Alexander Bernard

Mechanical Designer/ Industrial Designer

Jacksonville, FL, USA
Solutions to problems can happen if you stop and think about the process to get there. I can provide strong problem solving skills to the right company. I have managed to lead a movie theater from being closed down to the number one theater in Savannah, GA. It lead in profit and attendance by developing a strong training and leadership program of employees and managers. Mentoring is one of my core skills. With this I bring my computer design knowledge of Rhino 3D, SolidWorks, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and Microsoft Office. My continued studies at Savannah College of Art and Design(SCAD) will provide the necessary skills sets for your company. Please contact me to talk more . You can email me at alexandervbernard@gmail.com . Thank you.

Work Experience

Aerotek

Mechanical Designer

Designing and illustrating Standard Operating Procedures for the company (SOP)
Contract to Hire
special projects
Assisting team engineers in projects
creating drawings and models
January 2016 - Present Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Myers-Seth Pump

Industrial Designer/ Graphic Designer

• Accomplished one year project design and construction of a new, fully enclosed water pump using SolidWorks.
• Increased water pump part sales from 35 to 100% over last year’s sales.
• Create winning Specification Sheets to show water pump capabilities compared to the competition.
• Provide more knowledge and understanding to customers with new and updated Owner’s manuals of their water pumps.
• Listen and understand more effective ways for welders to produce more A36 mild steel parts with minimal labor costs.
• Using SolidWorks and Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to design Bill of Materials that is clear and precise.
July 2014 - January 2016 Florida, United States

Anderson Merchandisers

Sales Representative Associate

• Lead in customer and employee satisfaction in quality design of displays in Wal-Mart stores of the Savannah, GA area.
• With a fully equipped I phone5 was able to anticipate and work through weekly changes of planograms of books, CDs, and DVDs.
• Collaborated with Wal-Mart staff to finish quick deadlines of moving new products to the best customer foot traffic areas.
• Built with attention to detail various standees for special midnight and new release DVDs and books.
• Gained knowledge from weekly meetings via conference calls and provided insight in proven ways to complete tasks effectively.
July 2013 - July 2014 Georgia, United States

Frank Theaters

General Manager

• Carried over the leadership of the theater by increasing sales through promotions.
• Developed rapport with local businesses to create more ways to bring in customers to our theater through midnight shows, discounts for concession items, and giveaway promotions.
• Train effective staff and managers through a mentoring system. This lead to 10 percent turnover rate.
• Assembled staff members to help fabricate prototype standees for various seasons in the year.
• Resigned the position to pursue degree in Industrial Design full time.

March 2011 - November 2011 Georgia, United States

Trademark Cinemas

Salaried Assistant Manager

• Earned the number 1 theater in Savannah Magazine for 2010.
• Drive promotions and sales by working with local Tybee Island community to make ”The Last Song” movie a leader in sales in all of Savannah.
• Encourage and mentor staff members by listening to their suggestions and challenges.
• Strategically place movies in appropriate theaters to maximize theater seating by designing detailed spreadsheets.
• Created incentives for staff by sales games. Coupons, movie posters, banners, standees, t- shirts were given out to weekly winners and those that have shown winning customer service skills.
October 2009 - March 2011 Georgia, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

Industrial Design

Deans list in 2010 4.0 GPA.
August 2010 - May 2014 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Northern Virginia Community College

Dual Degree in Fine Arts and Art Education

graduated with dual degrees in one year.
August 1997 - June 1998 Woodbridge, Virginia, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),

Awards

Scholarship

Dean's List

2010

Sholarship

Academic Honors

2010

Student Opportunity

2010

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Arduino UNO, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Rhino 3d, Solid Works Composer, Solidworks,

Design Skills

Foam Modeling, Plastic Prototyping, Ideation, Marine Design, Drawing, Painting, Metal/wood Lathe, Band saw, Scroll Saw

Plasma Cutter, Metal Breaker

Extracurricular

SCAD Sand Arts, SCAD Sidewalk Arts, Custom Picture Framing, Volunteering, Car Mechanic, Mural Painting, LOGO Design, Web Art Design, Storyboard Design

Natural Disaster Shelter Project 2013

• What we can do to help those after
a natural disaster occurs?
• Survivors needs: shelter, water, and
communication for 6 to 8 weeks.
• Constructed a collapsible shelter with solar fabric,
bamboo structure, and aluminum frame.
• A visual stimulating graphic presentation using Adobe
Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office to show
how the shelter was accomplished.
• An in-depth printed booklet showing detailed
accomplishments, answers to questionnaires, and further
research of costs and transportation.

Gulfstream BBQ Grill Project 2013

• Using branding and style of Gulfstream to produce a BBQ grill and three tools.
• The BBQ grill final design was based on the luxury plane interior.
• Best choice of materials: aluminum, oak plywood to emulate the feel of Gulfstream.
• Finished product was displayed with printed posters using Rhino 3D, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office.
• Final overview with renders and costs were recorded in a printed booklet.

Bus Transportation Project

Investigated the issues with public transportation and what can be improved from it.
Observations were conducted of the bus flow from stop, drop off, and pickup of passengers.
Conclusion showed small seat size and students carrying portfolio bags.
Constructed full size mockup of bus interior and flow.