Jan 2018 - Present (3 years 3 months)
Studies and interprets drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished products, sequence of operations and set up requirements. Responsible for operation, loading and unloading material and parts, operating controls, setting offsets, deburring and inspection of quality parts for conformance to requirements. Requires knowledge in use of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments, as well as understanding the X, Y, Z axis.
Oct 2011 - May 2013 (1 year 7 months)
> I worked along side professional creative designers and sculptors in the "You Make a Difference Program" as a guest mentor. I started out as a student myself in the program from "07-"09.
> I provided assistance by working with students on their analog/digital sketching, and rendering techniques.
> I also helped students with modeling their vehicles in clay in 1/4 scale. This included packing clay onto their armatures, roughing- in their surfaces and refinement.
Jul 2007 - May 2010 (2 years 10 months)
>With the ceramics and pottery sculpting experience I gained from working at Pewabic Pottery, I was allowed to work along side the ceramics instructor as an apprentice at the recreation center.
> I helped students with various ceramics projects and also taught students how to wheel throw and apply glaze. Firing projects in the kiln was left to the instructor.
> Other responsibilities I had in the classroom included helping the instructor maintain order and cleanliness in the studio.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007 (2 months)
> I worked at the historical building as an apprentice for the summer.
> Duties consisted of stamping and glazing ceramic tiles, handling shipping and receiving orders for clients and classrooms, and making and selling objects we sculpted from clay including pottery thrown on the potters' wheel.