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Stevie Meder

Designer Available for Awesome Endeavors

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Actively seeking challenging design experiences. Please do not hesitate to reach out for my availability.

Work Experience

Design Compendium

Lead Creative/ Production Manager

As a freelance designer with Design Compendium I am called upon to lead projects from concept through completion, sometimes jumping in midway through a project to manage production or help with installation. This includes client communication, multiple stages of conceptual design, pricing, vendor relations, production of parts by hand or machine, all the way until and including installation.
October 2014 - November 2014 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Doremus

Lead Creative

Lead Creative, Designer, and Production Manager for a brand awareness event in Soho. I was commissioned to create 16 different installations made of inanimate objects in a little over two weeks.
June 2014 - June 2014 New York, New York, United States

Pickett Furniture

Design Director

January 2014 - Present Brooklyn, New York, United States

Planterworx

Industrial Designer

-Create detailed Solidworks drawings for client approval, shop fabrication
-Client relations management
-Concept development
-Function as an integrated team member
-Serve as liason between design department and fabricators
-Train new design employees
May 2013 - September 2013 Brooklyn, New York, United States

POD-Design And Media

Industrial Designer

Creative Director (temp), January - April, 2013
-Collaborated with architects and graphic designers
-Designed and pitched product design proposals
-Developed new product concepts with Rhino 3D
-Fabricated existing ideas using in-house and external resources
-Executed product photography for ecommerce purposes
January 2013 - April 2013 Brooklyn, New York, United States

MKG

Intern Designer- Freelance Designer

-Assisted in designing high-profile events (Coke, Delta, Evian)
-Conceptualized both with sketches and 3D modeling
-Created shop drawings for production team
-Created visuals for marketing collateral
-Layed out proposals and re-caps for high profile event success
September 2012 Soho (subdivision), New York, United States

Bill Bancroft Furniture Design

Design Intern/Designer

I worked with Bill Bancroft very closely through 2009, and continue to work with him on occasion. He has become a very good resource and a very good friend.
-Grasped the basics of furniture design and fabrication using advanced technology and traditional machinery
-Participated in independent and team projects including but not limited to: client meetings, fabrication, model making, on-site
May 2009 - August 2012 Brighton, Massachusetts, United States

Jonathan Olivares Design Research

Design Intern

-Became research assistant
-Designed information graphics from topical researcg
-Fabricated scaled architectural models, including public spaces and furniture
-Used all work for an exhibit, The Outdoor Office, at the Art Institute of Chicago
-Work was recommissioned after original opening
August 2011 - December 2011 Massachusetts, United States

Room 68 Furniture And Design

Intern Designer

-Assisted in pricing of products
-Project manager of company branding and retail display
-Recruited potential designers for showcase
-Represented the shop/gallery space
August 2011 - December 2011 Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States

Design Museum Boston

Design Team Member

- Created and executed guerilla marketing strategies - Project manager of grant writing and location scouting
- Team editor
- Worked together with a group to create an exhibit from start to finish

http://www.core77designawards.com/2012/recipients/retail-retell-recycle-rethink-2/
April 2011 - August 2011 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Artaic Innovative Mosaic

Intern Designer

-Created mosaic marketing collateral
-Designed both custom and commercial mosaics
-Fabricated mosaics, pre-installation, per design specs
-Realistically rendered mosaics in context
January 2011 - April 2011 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Education

Wentworth Institute Of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

August 2008 - August 2012 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),

Awards

Core77 Design Awards

Student Notable: Student Initiatives

Core77 Design Awards

Student Noteable: Exhibitions

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Rhinoceros, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Suite, ArchiCAD, Artlantis Studio, Google Sketchup, Photoshop, Solidworks, Vectorworks,