Jake Monaghan-Gray

Compter Aided Product Design

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Computer aided product designer with excellent hands on practical
skills, problem solving ability, experience with several computer aided design programmes, technical drawing competence and knowledge of electrical and engineering principles.

Computer skills:
-Proficient in Creo parametric 3D design software.
-Other software includes AutoCAD, CorelDraw Suite, Sketchbook Designer, Signlab and Gimp.
-Fluent with Microsoft package (Obtained European Computer Driving License).

Drawing ability:
-Able to produce technical drawings to British standards.
-Competent conceptual sketching and development.

Other skills:
-Variety of practical skills with an eye for detail.
-Experience with 3D printing, laser cutting, turning, milling, vacuum forming etc.
-Creation of prototypes and scale models.
-Problem solving ability using logical reasoned methods.
-Good knowledge of electrical and engineering principals.
-General understanding of material science and manufacturing techniques.
-Group project experience

Work Experience

Labelcraft Signs Ltd

Graphic Designer

Vector based design work to create artwork for customers requiring:-

-CNC engraved/milled components
-Vehicle graphics
-Store window displays
-Leaflets
-Business cards
-General signage

The role also included production responsibilities which required the use of a vinyl plotter, large format printer and laminator.
August 2015 - April 2016 United Kingdom

We Are Vision

Product Designer

Creating 3D visualisations and production plans for a variety of visual marketing projects for brands within the eyewear industry.

Responsibilities:-
-Creation of 3D renderings and proposal douments for clients.
-Development of production plans and cutting lists.
-Operation of CNC milling machine and laser cutter.
April 2016 - April 2017 United Kingdom

One Dot Six Design

Freelance Designer

Freelance Designer based in Suffolk

My speciality is translating concepts,
created with a conversation and piece of paper
into digitally developed, real world designs.

Services include:
-3D modelling
-Logo & brand design
-Technical Drawing
April 2017 - Present Ipswich, United Kingdom

Education

University Of Portsmouth

BSC (Hons) Computer Aided Product Design

-Communication and IT
-Computer aided product analysis and illustration
-Product analysis
-Conceptual design
-Illustration techniques
-Materials and manufacture
-Technology concepts
-Advanced modelling
-Ergonomics in product design
-Product electro-mechanics
-Product modelling for manufacture

BENG (Hons) Engineering and Technology
-Electrical engineering (digital and analogue)
-Engineering materials and Design
-Engineering mathematics
-Engineering principles
September 2011 - May 2015 Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Awards

'Excellent Student Performance Prize'

2015