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Nina Soluski

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Work Experience

Hasbro

Playskool Preschool Design Co-Op

Designed new concepts and new ways of play for Mr. Potato Head™, gave direction to sculptors, visual communication
September 2010 - December 2010 Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States

Hasbro

Girls Design Co-Op

for Easy Bake, Baby Alive, Baby Alive: Crib Life, HanaZuki
March 2011 - June 2011 Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States

Vans

Footwear Design Co-Op

Assist in bringing shoe designs into production
Colorways for Surf, Pro Skate, and Boots (2012 & 2013)
Techpacks for new sandals for Spring 2013
Collaborations with athletes and artists to develop specialty shoe designs
Special Mark-Up's (SMU) for retailers in Southern California
September 2011 - December 2011 Cypress, California, United States

KAO Brands

Packaging & Bottle Design Co-Op

Package design for John Frieda, Guhl, Bioré, Jergens, Curél, Ban.
Analyzed bottle ergonomics, current consumer perception, brand language, & brand equity for new concepts and redesigns.
Lead in-house prototypes using Objet, Z-Printer, and Solidworks modeling program while collaborating closely with engineers, technicians, marketers, and graphic designers.
Collaborated with moderators and engineers to conduct package design focus groups.
March 2012 - June 2012 Ohio, United States

Bruce D Robinson Design Group

Design Co-Op

Prop Design, Logo Design, Sign Design, Interior Design, concept drawing
August 2012 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Education

University Of Cincinnati

Bachelor of Science: Industrial Design

Currently working on capstone/ senior thesis.
September 2007 - Present Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Japanese (Beginner),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, ArchiCAD, Autodesk Alias Studio Tools, Autodesk Showcase, Sketchbook Pro, Solidworks, Z-Print,