Dec 2010 - Present (10 years 6 months)
I have worked on freelance design projects for a number of companies since 2010.
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Sep 2013 - Oct 2014 (1 year 1 month)
Full Time Student Bsc Product Design
Dublin Institute Of Technology
Sep 2009 - Jun 2013 (3 years 9 months)
1st class honours Bsc Product Design
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Rara - The Mill
Jun 2011 - Sep 2011 (3 months)
Voluntary work at The Mill, a community centre on Coppermill Lane. Designing and building custom furniture and fittings on a tight budget to meet the Launch deadline.
Jun 2011 - Jun 2011
During my time working with Jim Rokos I worked on a number of projects including some of Jim's home furnishing products.
I was also in direct contact with shops requesting that they stock Rokos products.
Freelance Model Making Work
Feb 2011 - Apr 2011 (2 months)
During second year of my course I constructed a detailed 1:10 model of a desk system for Workplace Environments.
The Model was of a Steelcase Fusion desk system and was constructed from balsa, ply and aluminium.
Freelance Industrial Design Work
Dec 2010 - Apr 2011 (4 months)
Working part time for Ellydees, an Irish company designing sustainable lighting products, to research, design and prototype an aluminium outdoor light fixture. I detailed the design of the product and finally machined the prototype using a lathe and a milling machine.
Part Time Product Design Work Experience
Spear Technologies, Dublin
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010 (2 months)
Gained valuable design experience working part time. My role included contributing to idea generation for projects, conducting initial research, concept development, 3D modelling in Solidworks, rendering in Photoview and prototyping products.
Morrissey Engineering, Wexford, Ireland
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009 (3 months)
While working in Morrissey Engineering I fabricated various products from both stainless and mild steel. I used a variety of machines including belt sanders, hydraulic punches, Air powered spray guns, Mild and Stainless Steel Welders and a large variety of hand tools.