Benjamin Donnelly

Industrial Designer / Concept Designer

Brisbane, Australia
I have a strong passion for design, illustration, animation, film-making and storytelling and look to use design as a catalyst for positive change by promoting positive, sustainable futures throughout my work. I'm extremely passionate about my disciplines of focus and hope to one day inspire others as much as they have inspired me.

Work Experience

Legendary Entertainment

GODZILLA - Set Designer / 3D Concept Artist

September 2018 - Australia

Warner Bros.

AQUAMAN - Concept Artist / Set Designer

Concept Design and Industrial Design for Feature Film at Village Roadshow Studios. (Prop Design, 3D Modelling, Visualisation, Design for Manufacture & Assembly of Parts)
February 2017 - Australia

Marvel

THOR RAGNAROK - Concept Props Illustrator

Concept Design and Industrial Design for Feature Film at Village Roadshow Studios. (Prop Design, 3D Modelling, Visualisation, Design for Manufacture & Assembly of Parts)
April 2016 - October 2016 Australia

The Buchan Group

3D Modeller / Design Assistant

At the Buchan Group I am an architectural design assistant and a 3D modeler, working in the 3D visualisation and graphics departments. I produce models for rendering, animation and a range of augmented and virtual reality tools in both fixed and real-time settings. I practice my knowledge as an industrial designer to solve complex problems, and produce presentations for client liaison and concept design development. Additionally, I specialise in laser cutting and large scale architectural model making.
November 2013 - Present Australia

Queensland University Of Technology

Tutor in Industrial Design

Industrial Design, Product Visualisation 01
February 2012 - Present Australia

PropMill

Concept Designer, 3D Modeler, Animator

Architectural Modelling and Rendering, Concept Design, Projection Graphics and Animation, Installation and Exhibition Design
November 2013 - Brisbane, Australia

Infinity Design

Product Design Intern

Prototype Part Assembly, Design Research, Mind Mapping, Concept Development, Design Sketching, Concept Modelling, Model Making, Rendering for Client Presentation, Part Tolerance Measurement
February 2016 - February 2016 South Brisbane, Australia

Education

Queensland University Of Technology

Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Industrial Design

I graduated with first class honours in Industrial Design with a second major of Architecture at the Queensland University of Technology.
February 2012 - July 2016 Brisbane, Australia

Moreton Bay Boys College

Senior School Education

I graduated with my Senior School Certificate in October 2011 from Moreton Bay Boys College as head of my class in Ancient History, Graphic Design and Art. I received the Caltex award for taking initiative and making change within our community through selling photographic prints and donating a percentage of our profit to Architecture for Humanity.
February 2007 - October 2011 Australia

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Design Institute Of Australia

Design Institute of Australia Encouragement Award

2015

Infinity Design

Infinity Design Award

2015

Queensland University Of Technology

Industrial Designer of the Year 2015 (4th Year)

2015

Queensland University Of Technology

Industrial Designer of the Year 2013 (2nd Year)

2013

Queensland University Of Technology

Industrial Designer of the Year 2012 (1st Year)

2012

Skills

3d Modelling, Animation, Architecture, Concept Design, Film Making, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Model Making, VFX,