Real-time 3D Modeler, Designer, Supervisor
Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 2005 - Present (15 years 7 months)
3D Modeler/Designer/Unit Leader: create & support 3D models for use on real-time simulation systems, perform on-site data collections for customer specific vehicles in order to create texture composites, create cost estimates for custom 3D modeling work, graphic design for vinyl logos and striping used on customer systems, unit leader of 3D graphics department supervising up to 3 employees.
Oct 2004 - May 2005 (7 months)
Freelance Designer: modular point-of-purchase design and creation of apparel and tank/tail bag systems, ideation through to production of in-jacket spare shield storage, graphic design and brand placement for logos and artwork on riding jackets and rider-specific racing leathers.
Grand Rapids, MI
Jun 2004 - Aug 2004 (2 months)
Design Intern: general office work, ideation designs for new office furniture/products, designed and supervised in-house production of RF ID controlled lockable office cabinet prototype, integral in modifications to upcoming seating solution pre-production.