Joseph T. Riehl
12923 NE 144th pl. Kirkland WA 98034, USA
To obtain a full time position and expand my familiarity and knowledge within the industrial design field to better suit my long-term career goals.
I am an easy going creative person who enjoys sketching, snowboarding, mountain biking, and automobiles. I am constantly on the lookout for new opportunities to expand my knowledge of the industrial design field. My open mindedness keeps me unconfined as I venture farther down my career path as an industrial designer.
Familiar with both Mac and Windows based operating systems
3D Studio Max
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier, In Design, and Go-Live
Knowledgeable in Macromedia Flash, Catia, and Pro-Engineer
9/2011-PRESENT: BUILT DESIGN. EVERETT, WA
Work on a design team to deliver creative solutions for retail fixtures and spaces, product design, brand strategy, and graphic design primarily for the outdoor industry. Clients include Outdoor Research, Arcteryx, Gore, Marmot, K2, Ride, MSR, GSI, Sealine, Sea to Summit, Contuor, and Osprey.
1/2009-9/2011: FORMFLY DESIGN @ SYNSOR CORP. EVERETT, WA
www.synsor.com | www.formflydesign.com
Worked on a design team of 4 to deliver creative solutions for retail fixtures, environments, point of purchase displays, kiosks, tradeshow spaces, and high end architectural visualizations. Clients included Kodak, Microsoft, T-mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Jamba Juice, Nintendo, Otterbox, Super Supplements, Alaska Airlines, Starbucks, Philips, Costco, and GE.
9/2007-6/2008: CENTER FOR INSTRUCTIONAL INNOVATION @ WWU. BELLINGHAM,WA
Worked on a team of 8 to facilitate first year teachers as a technology resource. Projects included short films, website creation, photography, and a small amount of exhibit design.
9/2005-9/2006: DESIGNER AT AVALANCHE RANCH LIGHTING COMPANY, BELLINGHAM, WA
Worked as a designer on a variety of rustic style lighting products including an entirely new “contemporary/rustic” lighting series as well as a small line of furniture. Software used was primarily Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Rhinoceros 3.0 (with Bongo animation plugin)
6/2005-8/2005: INTERNSHIP AT RESOLUTE LIGHTING, SEATTLE, WA
Assisted in the fabrication and assembly of various Resolute Lighting projects. Among them were custom fixtures for the Seattle Bank of America Tower, Hackensack University Medical Center, Fats Asia Bistro, and the apparel chain Pac-Sun. I was exposed to a variety of fabrication processes for parts made both in and out of house.
9/2002-6/2008: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, BELLINGHAM, WA
Bachelor of Science: Industrial Design
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