colleenleide
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About

Artist and designer working between artistic and industrial fields to problem solve and create. My education in fine art and work experience as a design engineer I have developed a critical eye for aesthetics and innovation while drafting and prototyping to crafting a final product. Efficiently produces 2D and 3D drawings and models for clients including artists, craftsman, and engineers for lighting, furniture, and industrial manufacturing applications. I have worked with various CAD packages to model, render, CNC cut, or 3D print, and hand model anything a client would desire.
Additionally I am self motivated to educate myself in a broad range of topics including graphic design, marketing, and IT.
Artwork includes textile weaving, rug making, garment knitting, woodworking, metal-working, painting, drawing.

Experience

  • CAD Designer Iron Mountains LLC · Oct 2018 – Present 1 yrs 11 mos Morgantown, PA, USA Worked with mechanical engineers, industrial designers, and marketing to refine products for best 3D models in Solidworks for injection molding parts.
  • Design engineer R&M Equipment Company · Apr 2015 – Apr 2017 2 yrs Spring City, PA, USA - Clear communication through design meetings, drawings, and blueprints for the fabrication shop on site that built structural steel bases for mounting equipment.
    - Created a quality control procedure for all products prior to ship date. Including measurements, component serial number logs, and detailed photographs per each package.
    - Organization and time management to oversee all stages of fabrication, working with welders and assemblers to finish the design package to the customer’s specifications.
  • Designer John Pomp Studios · Sep 2013 – Sep 2014 1 yrs Philadelphia, PA, USA - Created unique designs for furniture, lighting, and home
    accessories within the brand vision
    - Careful execution of a variety of new product lines for a
    luxury market within current and classic stylistic aesthetics
    - Proven leadership overseeing a junior designer working on
    client drawings also maintained drawing file database
    - Clear communication through design meetings, drawings, and
    blueprints for the three manufacturing studios on site: metal
    shop, glass shop, and lamping shop
    - Efficiently procured outside material and parts with detailed
    part drawings for metal lathes, waterjet cutters, plasma cutters

Education

  • Temple University Bachelor of Fine Arts, Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM 2009 – 2013 Graduated in 2013 from Tyler School of Art in the Metals/Jewelry/ CAD-CAM department. The department is superior at the collegiate level for their commitment to the advances in emerging technologies in the discipline. A strong focus on the revolutionary concept of computer aided design, manufacturing, and production while pursuing personal interests in product design and sustainable design. Excelled through technical and theoretical concepts of art and design, as well as minoring in the history of art for a broad knowledge of aesthetics and concepts.
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Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

German Elementary proficiency

Location

Birdsboro, PA, United States