matth1
Global rank:
8,205 / 42,659
Skill pts: 5

About

CAD Designer with over 20 years experience within the manufacturing and packaging industry.
Highly proficient in every stage of the design process across all phases of development
In depth understanding of client requirements
Skilled project manager
Delivering design projects within time and on budget
Expertise in leading the technical design team to complete creative objectives
Fluent in a variety of CAD packages including AG CAD, Artios, Impact & Auto Cad
Winner of the packaging "Starpak Award"

Experience

  • Structural Packaging Designer Chester Medical · Full-time Jan 2012 – Present 9 yrs 9 mos Chester, England, United Kingdom Responsible for the CAD / CAM department
    Taking on design briefs directly from new and existing clients
    Working as part of the multidisciplinary team to achieve project milestones
    Creating complex, bespoke and innovational packaging solutions
    Resolve any production issues, quickly effectively without compromising the integrity of the design
    Creation of Die drawings
    Order cutting formes
    CAD Cutting carton samples
    Drawing & CAD cutting litho varnish blankets
    Advising the Cut & Crease/Glue departments with machine trials and modifications to maintain optimum production efficiency.
    Skilled project manager, offering constructive advice, managing expectations, building report and communicating effectively with clients throughout the design process.

Education

  • NEWI HND, Technical Illustration, Distinction 1993 – 1995 Course study included creating line and airbrush illustrations & renderings of mechanical objects, producing exploded 3D assembly component drawings in a variety of different media including water colour, acrylic, pencil technical pen. Final project involved work experience at the JCB plant producing illustrations of the new 'Fastrak' tractor.
    Achieved a grade distinction.