dan_alexander
Global rank:
6,760 / 34,249
Skill pts: 5

About

A well-presented and outgoing key account manager with a passion for building relationships. I have 17 years’ B2B experience in design & print agencies and a BA (Hons) in Creative Product Design & Marketing (1st Class).

My approachable manner and ability to work under pressure, provides an excellent customer experience. I have acquired a variety of skill sets from sales and account management, to technical 3D CAD visualisations and website development. I am looking for the next step up where I can further develop my skills and make an impact.

Key Skills
• Account management.
• Communication, zoom/teams meetings.
• Product Design, development,
• CAD modelling, visualisations & animation.
• 2D Illustration, art & photo editing.
• Product photography, 360° photography and VR tours.
• Organisational skills/multi-tasking ability
• Time management.
• Adaptability, adept working under pressure.
• Print management, procurement, distribution.
• Project management & CRM systems.
• Understanding Client’s Business & Needs.
• Website management and development.
• Marketing, SEO, Google analytics & Ads words.
• Brand development, copyright and trademark registering.
• IT support, computer maintenance, data cabling and network installations

Experience

  • Product designer / Concept artist Digital Stone Ltd · Full-time Jan 2005 – Jun 2017 12 yrs 5 mos Lincoln, England, United Kingdom In this role I created CAD plans for injection molding and fabricated steel display stands for point of sale pick and mix stands. I also created 3D visualisation for a range of customers architects, garden buildings, art products and exhibition displays.
  • Managing Director Freeformpd · Full-time Jan 2003 – Jan 2005 2 yrs Lincoln, England, United Kingdom Created 3D visuals, graphics and CAD drawings for manufacture. Some of the work included architect building visuals for planning permission and designing Pick and Mix POS stands displayed in Alton towers, ASDA, LEGOLAND.
  • Product Design and Development Designamite · Internship Sep 2001 – Mar 2002 6 mos Lincoln, England, United Kingdom I worked on a wide range of product design projects from designing medical waste disposal machines to lighting enclosures. This mostly involved creating CAD drawings, 3D renderings for concepts, 2D artwork and manufacturing of bespoke products.

Education

  • University of Derby BA, Creative product design & marketing, 1st class honors 1999 – 2003 Taking design briefs, creating concepts and sketches, developing and prototyping and detailed plans for manufacture and production.

    Marketing part helps target the market the product is aimed for and keep the product in the correct budget and plan for the product to be scaled up to mass production.

Other experience

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award (hidden) – (hidden) – Bronze & Silver
  • Best In Show University of Derby product design degree show.
  • Assistant instructor Taekwondo Association of Great Britain (Black belt 1st Dan) My role was to train and instruct adults and children in martial arts and fitness, preparing them for grading and national competitions