Social Design Masters Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands HSP Huygens Scholarship Recipient
Bachelor of Industrial Design (H1 Honors) Monash University, Melbourne Australia Equity and Excellence Scholarship Recipient
Bachelor of Industrial Design/ Mechanical Engineering transfer Monash University, Melbourne Australia
Short courses in Drawing, Adobe and Office Software, Animation, Public Speaking, Public Relations, and Dutch Language Interaction Designer at Frog Design Amsterdam Visual Intern at Frog Design Amsterdam Freelance Design at the Australian Conservation Foundation, graphics, presentations and animation to be used in various events along the East coast of Australia. Freelance Design for a range of private clients in the form of video editing and interface creation. Animations and flash interfaces were created. Employment at Victoria Police as a VPSG3. Graphics operative, Judicial Support Unit. February 2008- August 2009. Generation of 2D3D animations and graphical materials for high profile cases to assist in court. Crime scene reconstruction using video editing, flash animation and 3d modeling. Homicides, assaults, abductions, fraud cases, large scale crimecsenes, mechanical failures for the Coroner’s Court.
11 WORK EXPERIENCE
Freelance Design at Oxfam Australia, Refugee Realities 7 month Creative Intern/ Co-ordinator Set design and constructions, exhibition design. Website construction in flash and animations. Producing graphics and illustrations, delegating responsibilities to graphic artists and animating illustrations. Creation of a full scale refugee camp simulation within the city of Melbourne.
Curriculum Vitae Finalist in the Marimekko, ‘Why not Together’ Competition, Product Design Category. Presented at the Design 4 Heath Conference, at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Received the Best Paper Award for ‘Designing Heath: Incorporating Social and Mental Health into contemporary medical practice.’
Participated in the INDEX: Student Design Challenge ‘11, as expert.
Nominated for the INDEX: Design Award for Who is Who, World Refugee Day game.
Awarded HSP Huygens Scholarship to complete Man and Humanity Masters at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Featured in Eindhoven Dagblad Newspaper regarding Game design for World Refugee Day Participated in the SIDeR 2010 conference at the Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden. Featured in Design>ED Magazine
Freelance Design at FutureCanvas, Reforestation project Production of urban gardening projects, including workshops throughout the community, on how to grow vegetable, vermicomposting and create gardens in small spaces. Freelance Design at the Australian Conservation Foundation, Adapting Al Gore’s Presentation to Australian Audiences to use around Australia as part of their Leadership Program. Graphic Design.
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INDEX:Aspen Design Challenge Winner (Global Design Competition), for VeggiePatch
Published in INDEX Designing Waters Future handed to all COP-15 Delegates at the Copenhagen Summit.
Listed in The Age magazine as one of the Top 100 Influential People in Melbourne Featured on Catapult Program on JJJ Australian National Radio programme Winner of the Premiers Design Award Winner of Best of the Best Award (Product) Recipient of the Monash Product Design Award Excellence and Equity Scholarship Holder at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
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Cultural anthropology and sociology skills. Knowledge of, and history of using co design tools, and applying practice based qualitative research
Knowledge of material selection and production processes, and an interest in emerging and sustainable materials and technologies. Ability to communicate concepts by sketch work and CAD thought-out the various stages of design, inclusive of theme boards, finished renderings, orthogonal drawings, videos and animations. Knowledge in branding and logo design and creation of various types of promotional material. Ability to animate in 2D and 3D, and produce and edit videos. Proficient hands-on knowledge of model making and construction, ability to produce various types of products and furniture in a range of methods. Practical knowledge of finishes, painting techniques and styling. This includes processes such and SLS prototyping, Lasercutting, and injection molding. Able to create molds and cast metal, ceramic, rubbers or plastic. Eight years of woodworking knowledge, as well as various knowledge of textiles, upholstery techniques, dyeing, embroidering and silk screen printing. Experience in creating and reading detailed drafting documents for external manufacture. Applied knowledge regarding costing of materials and ergonomics in design. Familiarity in formulating research papers and founded rationale documents after consulting with clients. Experience in Business Planning. Strong Presentation skills. Polish and English language skills
Designing Health Thesis Focusing on the role of Social and Mental Health in the contemorary medical system and subjective recovery process. Participated in a Sleep themed workshop facilitated by Shin Azumi ( UK/Japan) Involved in a co creation workshop involving Impegno, Muzus and homeless men living in the Hague, Netherlands
11 OTHER THINGS
Collaborated and co designed health products with a group of young Rhematoid Arthritis sufferers in Amsterdam Undertook a 3 month Refugee awareness project with the assistance of Amnesty International Netherlands, VluchtelingenWerk NL, United Against Racism, Australian Refugee Council, Oxfam and Vluchtelingen in de Knel Eindhoven. Participated in a 3 month project in partnership with the Solid House Foundation and the Design Academy Eindhoven, creating training kits and tools to use in southern Sudan. Attended SIDeR 2010 conference for Interaction Design, in Umeä Institue of Design, Sweden. Explored the Milan Fair ( despite the volcano), Venice Architecture Biennale, Utrecht Biennale for Social Design, INDEX Awards Exhibitions, Design 4 Health Show and Dutch Design Week.
Visited the RCA in London, Helen Hamlyn Centre, the Wellcome Trust Museum and Library. Attended a range of lectures and workshops including ones presented at the Design Academy. John Thackara, OMA, Marcus Fairs, Linda Hansen and Joanna Berzowska. Given a day tours of Theo Jansen’s and Achille Castiglioni’s worshops, OMA Headquarters in Rotterdam and Muzus in the Hague. Travelled and couchsurfed, the Netherlands, Italy, France, Sweden, Australia and the UK. Continues work on VeggiePatch including collaboration with UNICEF Supply Division Victorian Liaison for O2 Australia
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Adobe Creative Suite 3, 4 and 5 Flash, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, Encore Adobe Livecycle Alias Maya and Auto Studio Solid Edge 3D Studio Max, Vray AutoCad Microsoft Office Package including Access Peoplesize Basic HTML editing skills
In Leadership Group for Futurecanvas Reforestation. Member of BNO, Golden Key International, Design 21, o2 Australia
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