Inspired and uniquely skilled Sculptor / Designer with extensive background developing clay models for small- and large-scale woodworking projects. Proficient with latest programs used to digitize designs for production on CNC apparatus. Strong, articulate communication and presentation skills with talent for discerning client preferences and needs and developing project concepts accordingly. Possess critical time management skills essential to attainment of project objectives and continued business productivity.
Platform: Windows XP
Applications: ArtCamPro, Dr. Picza, Adobe Photoshop.
CAMCRAFT 3-D, INCORPORATED, Houston, TX – 2003 to Present
Sculptor / 3-D Modeler
Collaborate with clients and residential builders to discuss individual project needs and establish design concepts and plans. Utilize traditional hand clay sculpting to produce maquettes for digitization for woodworking projects. Operate ArtCam Pro, design and manufacturing software, to generate program toolpaths for woodcarvings to be completed via CNC device. Network with machinists to review blueprints and ensure precision and timely completion of projects. Instruct other sculptors and management to effectively utilize 3-D application.
? Enhanced productivity by devising new, more efficient carving methods and developing templates for complex projects.
? Recommended artists liaise directly with clients rather than through PR representatives, allowing for increased client involvement in design process and greater client satisfaction.
? Realized exceptional 100% customer satisfaction rating by completing each project with precision and adherence to stringent schedules.
NATIONAL DAIRY BRANDS, Houston, TX – 2009 to 2009
Designer/ Mold Maker
Design molds for signature butter as well as redesign existing molds for use in state of the art vacuum forming machines using 3-D modeling software. Generate toolpaths and operate CNC machine.
? Assist owner with the preparation of new vacuum forming machines for the plant
? Order materials and tools
? Supervise plant employees
~ Additional Experience: Supervisor for Sodexo, New Paltz, NY (1997 to 2002). ~
Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts, Visual Arts Major, 2002
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, NEW PALTZ, New Paltz, NY
Key Courses: Design, Graphic Design, Printmaking, Silk-Screening, Photography, Typography