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68 Ashbrook Road, N19 3DH, London

00 123 456 789

ABOUT ME I am a proud kiwi, currently on my overseas experience travelling throughout the UK and Europe whilst on the hunt for my next career move! My partner and I intend to reside within the UK or Europe indefinitely. My family originates from Switzerland so I am travelling on a Swiss passport as well as a New Zealand passport. I am an Industrial / Product Designer and have had over 2 years experience in the New Zealand Marine Industry designing Aluminium Trailer Boats for Stabicraft Marine. I have a eye for all things design, from transport to product, architecture to furniture, animation to graphic! I enjoy working with others and am a natural leader. I find it very easy to get along with others, I am an outgoing and kind person. I respect others and their property and enjoy building new relationships. I consider myself to be a team asset, whether it be in a work or sports environment. My leadership skills and understanding of what it means to be in a team provide me with the tools to get a job done! I already have an excellent portfolio of work, numerous design awards, achievements, press releases and qualifications which my references endorse.

WORK EXPERIENCE • Stabicraft Marine - Industrial Designer, January 2012-April 2014 I joined Stabicraft Marine as an Industrial Designer after I proved my abilities in a 3 month internship. I played an important role in the companies shift in design thinking and designing a completely new product portfolio. I have lead my own projects which have earned exceptional results. • Speedy Signs - Management, sales, design, production and installation, part time 2009-2011 • Riverdale Investments - Building, labouring, 2007-2009 • Brightworks Stainless - Stainless steel kitchen bench tops, part time 2007 & 2009 • Mag & Turbo Warehouse - Automotive workshop technician, part time 2006-2009

QUALIFICATIONS • BDes ID (Hons.) - Bachelor of Design, Majoring in Industrial Design. 1st Class Honours, Massey University Wellington - College of Creative Arts, 2008-2011 • Business Finance BSNS.108 Paper - (Corporate, Investment and International Finance) Southern Institute of Technology, 2012 • Barista Training Course, Caffe L’affare, 2014 • Bar Tending Course, Professional Bar School, 2007 • Mig and Tig Welding Course, Weltec, 2007 • IDP - International Driving Permit, NZ Full Drivers Licence and Learner Motorcycle Licence • NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3 with University Entrance, Hutt International Boys School, 2000-2006

DESIGN AWARDS • 2012 Core77 Design Awards - Transportation Notable, University Major Project • 2012 Best Design Awards - Bronze Pin Award, University Major Project • 2012 NZ Dyson Awards - Top 10 New Zealand Designs, University Major Project


• 2009 Winner of the Massey Blues Award Design Competition - My design is now being manufactured with approximately 90 units awarded per year.

André Heller - Curriculum Vitae


MY TOOLBOX Microsoft Rhinoceros 3D




• Software - Rhinoceros 3D Surface Modeller, Bunkspeed Shot Rendering, Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier Pro, Acrobat, Microsoft Office, Autodesk Inventor Solids • Research & Development - Extensive range of R&D Methods • Collaboration - With Sales, Marketing, Design, Engineering and Production Teams • Sketching - Pen/Pencil, Model Making (Full-Scale Prototyping, Cardboard, Scale, Hand Craft and Clay models) • Workshop Machinery - CNC Routers, Mills, Lathes, Press, Water-jet, Laser Cutting, Saws, Welders • Signage - FlexiSign, Scissor-lift operation, Scaffold, Vehicle Graphics and Application • Automotive - Workshop Tools & Machinery, Mechanical & Engine, Suspension & Wheels, Electrical • Building - Carpentry Tools & Machinery, Excavation, Reinforcing & Concrete, Framing, Painting • Leadership - Coaching & Captaining Underwater Hockey Teams and Club

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT / ASPIRATIONS • Learning, developing and discovering new skills is what I crave! This is what makes the research phase of a project so much fun. I wish to grow and keep learning new skills throughout my career. • Now that I have developed a great passion for marine design, hydro statistics and marine engineering, I would like to further my knowledge in this field. One day I wish to own my own marine design company building high performance luxury tenders. • Computer Software I am interested in learning or developing my skills include Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, MaxSurf, Pronest, Revit, 3dsMax and Sketchbook. • I am competitive in Underwater Hockey and aim to attend as many international tournaments representing both New Zealand and Barbarian Team’s as I can. • When the time is right I plan to do my masters in industrial or transport design.

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS • Internationally recognised Underwater Hockey player • Restoration of my 1974 Glastron GT-150 speedboat, 1974 Datsun 120y Coupe, 2x Marcel Breuer Cesca Chairs • Designing an Award winning boat and getting a highly sought after job as a young design graduate

SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS • Represented New Zealand in Underwater Hockey Mens Elite Team, winning 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze Medal in various International and World Championships, 2008-2012 • Represented Queensland, Australia in Underwater Hockey Mens State Team, winning 1 Bronze Medal and 4th place at the Australia Nationals, 2009-2010 • Awarded Massey University Blues Sports Award for Underwater Hockey Achievements - Awarded my own trophy design, 2009-2010 • Coached & Captained Wellington Phoenix UWH Premier Team to Victory New Zealand National Tournaments 2008 & 2012 • Represented Wellington in the NZ National Weightlifting Champs, winning 2 Gold medals, 2004-2005

André Heller - Curriculum Vitae










Paul Adams, Daniel Upperton Director, New Product Manager STABICRAFT MARINE Invercargill, NZ 0064 27 5335928 0064 21 2228158

Lyn Garrett Industrial Design Lecturer MASSEY UNIVERSITY Wellington, NZ 0064 4 8015799

Dominique + Kathy Heller Owners + Directors SPEEDY SIGNS Wellington, NZ 0064 4 5660222

Rob Cameron Owner MAG & TURBO Wellington, NZ 0064 4 5694499

Nick Hobson Mentor / Industrial Designer HAWORTH DESIGN, Shanghai, China 0086 139 16416706


AndrĂŠ Heller - Curriculum Vitae

Dave Hadfield Director + Project Manager RIVERDALE CONSTRUCTION Wellington, NZ 0064 4 2347223


Andre Heller CV  
Andre Heller CV