Industrial Design Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Exchange year 2009-2010:
University of Leeds, : Product Design Leeds, UK
· 3rd year standing, expected graduation 2012 (including co-op/internship, 1 year studying abroad)
· CGPA 10.23 on 12.0 scale (A-)
· Dean’s list 2009, 2008, 2007, renewed entrance scholarship, Canadian Federation of University Women scholarship 2007
· Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver
· 3D modeling software: SolidWorks (3yrs), ProEngineering (1yr), Alias (1yr)
· Knowledge of drafting conventions and standards
· Sketching development, rendering by hand and with tablet.
· Understanding of model-making for different purposes, in many materials
· Knowledge of materials, surface finishing, assembly and production methods
· Communication to large groups, and one-on-one; Industrial Design classes require frequent 5-minute presentations to peers, professors, and external stakeholders. Involved presenting ideas, defending concepts, explaining thinking processes, etc.
· Basic knowledge of electronics and programming with Flowcode and XHTML
· Secret Government Clearance as of June 2009
CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE
Industrial Design Co-op Student: Allen Vanguard Corporation,
May 2009 to August 2009: 4-month work term
· Participated in design projects such as soft goods and metal/plastic accessories, working closely in collaboration with other employees and with another engineering co-op student.
· Created prototypes applying user research, ergonomics and anthropometrics.
· Learned to use Pro-Engineering software to create 3D models for product accessories.
· Main point of contact between Soft-Systems Production team and Electronic Systems team on an accessory project.
· Used Adobe Illustrator and InDesign to author user manuals, create a comprehensive visual layout, illustrating instructions.
· Used Adobe Illustrator to create the graphics for product
labels. Contacted necessary supply chain members for samples, cost estimates, and orders.
High School Co-op Student: Clothes by Muriel Dombret,
July 2006 to August 2006: 2-month work term
· Experienced all aspects of the industry including pattern drafting, fabric testing and cataloguing, technical drawing and fashion illustration.
· Successfully used Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Express to re-organize customer database, making it more effective and efficient to reach key customers for upcoming events
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
Tele-counselor: Carleton Undergraduate Recruitment Office
September 2010 to current
· Contacting potential
students to answer general questions about Carleton, the application process, and upcoming events. Carleton University
· Answer specific questions related to industrial design and architecture programs and the application process.
· Track call outcomes, arrange for additional requested information to be sent to potential students.
· Transferring calls to the correct departments and answering general questions.
· Created new student cards and bus pass IDs, adding money to student cards.
Cashier & Sales Associate: Melanie Lyne, Ottawa & Roots 73,
May 2008 to August 2008 (Melanie Lyne)
September 2006 to August 2007, & Christmas break 2007 (Roots 73)
· Worked in all aspects of running a store: receiving stock, closing, customer service, cleaning, etc.
· Diligently completed store paperwork tracking sales etc, number work, special orders.
Ski Coach & Instructor: Mount Pakenham Ski Hill, Pakenham
Winter months 2003 to 2008
· Successfully taught and evaluated classes of young skiers and racers to improve skiing
· Involved planning interesting lessons to keep students enthusiastic and engaged.
· Helped set up and organize races, allowed you racers to experience a real race situation.
CIDSA (Carleton Industrial Design Student Association)
· Social Chair 2010-2011 & 2008-2009: entails planning all in-school activities including fundraising and annual year-end dinner
· 2nd-year representative 2008-2009
· EngFrosh: Involved in leading Carleton’s Engineering Frosh week 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Clubs, Societies, and Volunteering
· Clean Carleton volunteer
· Art Society: Drop-in for 2 hour life drawing sessions once a week.Ski and Snowboard club: Participated in team ski races spread throughout the year. Every Sunday during the winter, meet up with other ski and snowboard enthusiasts to enjoy the slopes.