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Anna Myers

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As a student at the College for Creative Studies I have over a year and a half of professional industrial design experience. In the design world I have worked on sporting goods with Adidas North America, packaging design with LPK, toys with Hasbro, consumer goods with Beyond design, medical devices with Ethicon Endo Surgery and a military contracts for a consultancy. For the experience in these various fields of Industrial Design I have become skilled in many areas of the process; trend and material research, watertight 3d modeling and rendering, high quality sketches, finalized renderings and energetic brainstorming sessions.

I am a dedicated designer with an unyielding passion for creating an excellent product. I am interested in freelance and contract opportunities for both product design, illustration and graphic design.
Experience
Morgan Hill, CA, USA
Jun 2013Present
Junior Soft Goods Designer
Design and development work for bags and gloves, material research and sourcing, market research for gloves and bags, mock up creation, sample testing research, factory visits to determine sample and construction costing, on-site dealer research, consumer research, bag and glove technical package creation of own designs for production, created trim and detail artwork for bags and gloves, collaborated across multiple teams to help create cohesive design stories
Portland, OR, USA
Jun 2011
Performance Footwear Design Intern
Shoe tooling and Illustrator linework for future seasons, graphic design and applications on both mens and womens footwear models, created technical package drawings for pullovers made in on-site model shop, designed across both disciplines of basketball and running footwear, collaborated with other department teams to develop graphic patterns. Worked with multidisciplinary teams to create concepts for future lines.
USA
Mar 2011Jun 2011
Sports Action Intern
Early concept generation, exterior pattern work for upcoming product lines for Sports Action toys, brainstorming for new lines of blasters
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Jan 2011Mar 2011
Industrial Design Intern
Active in brainstorming sessions for new product revitalization,
market research, branding development, implemented packaging solutions into more user friendly products, visualized ideas to
present to client, researched and organized ergonomic data to include in the appropriate designs.
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Aug 2010Jan 2010
Industrail Design Intern
Water-tight 3D modeling in both Alias and Solidworks for rapid prototyping and ergonomic testing, worked closely with engineering team to visualize patent ideas, rapid idea generation, refined concept generation.
Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 2009Jan 2010
Industrial Design Intern
Early concept generation, helped with development
process, CAD development in Solidworks, preparation of client presentation models, product research for presentations, brainstormed many ideas that were chosen by clients to be brought to next stage in the design process.
Detroit, MI, USA
Nov 2008Mar 2010
Circulation Assistant
Assisted students with various projects,
organized and categorized books/materials for viewing and renting
Education
Detroit, MI, USA
Sep 2007Jun 2013
College for Creative Studies
Product Design
Awards
May 2010
Hush Puppies/Runway on Monroe
Shoe Competition finalist
Jun 2007
College for Creative Studies
Portfolio Scholarship Competition finalist
Aug 2007
Scholastic
National Portfolio Competition Finalist
Jul 2004
Flax art and design Magazine
cover design contest winner
Skills
 
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Sketchbook Pro, Solidworks, Rhinoceros, Alias, painting, Model-Making, rapid visualization in pen, pencil and marker