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Tom Nasca

Industrial Designer

Seattle, WA, USA
I'm an industrial designer, photographer, woodworker, maker and tinkerer. I'm always making, always designing, and always seeking to improve myself and the lives of others through design.

Work Experience

Ideum

Industrial Designer II

December 2015 - New Mexico, United States

Villency Design Group

Industrial Design Consultant

I’m a consulting industrial designer for the Villency Design Group design agency. Independently and remotely, I am making concept drawings, surface models in SolidWorks, and working with manufacturing for prototyping.
June 2015 - New York, United States

Fryer Machine Systems

Design Engineer

I handled standard and custom product development with our in-house and overseas manufacturing resources, managed an engineering staff member in Taiwan, and was the lead designer of the enclosure on the new Fryer XP-32 (debuted at IMTS 2014).
March 2014 - February 2015 Patterson, New York, United States

Ducduc

Product Engineer

I developed concepts for a refreshed standard product line for our new showroom opening and spearheaded their research into lighting products. My regular duties involved creating production manufacturing models and drawings for our standard and custom product lines.
May 2013 - March 2014 Torrington, Connecticut, United States

Fryer Machine Systems

Design Engineer

I handled standard and custom product development with our in-house and overseas manufacturing resources, managed an engineering staff member in Taiwan, and was the lead designer of the enclosure on the new Fryer XP-32 (debuted at IMTS 2014).
May 2012 - May 2013 Patterson, New York, United States

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Design Shop Assistant

Maintained a clean and safe design shop for students, and instructed students on safe tool use for those tools they were unfamiliar with. I also aided students with modeling projects when they had questions about process or visual/physical/conceptual intent.
September 2010 - May 2011 Rochester, New York, United States

Self-Employed

Event Photographer, Product Photographer

I photograph weddings, parties, establishments and more for publicity, memories or special documentation. I also perform studio photography services for small companies where they need their products cataloged for in-house or advertisement use.

My work is in several wheelchair and bicycle enthusiast magazines, several Hudson Valley region newspaper websites and in the homes of happily married couples.
November 2007 - Present New York, United States

Education

Rochester Institute Of Technology

MFA Industrial Design

September 2009 - May 2015 Rochester, New York, United States

SUNY New Paltz

BFA Photography

August 2004 - May 2009 New Paltz, New York, United States

Skills

3D Printing, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Arduino, Blender, C++, Digital Photography, Electronics, Event Photography, Fine Woodworking, Jewelry Making, LUXION KEYSHOT, Metal Working, Printmaking, Sketching, Solidworks, Studio Photography, Video, Video Editing, Welding,

Achievements

-Designed, created and programmed an electronic lighted costume for an experimental performance piece, commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra.
-2nd Assistant Camera on Red cameras for Savoir Adore's "Dreamers" music video.
-Set construction for Cursive's "This House Alive" music video.
-Published in Becker's molded wood product contest, 2011.