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  • 1. Charley Millard Product Design Technology 28 Heather Close, Kingswood, Bristol, Bs15 8ap E:, T: 07905155518Introduction I am an enthusiastic Product Design Student in my second year of study at the University of the West of England. I am passionate about the technical side of Product design as I have an interest in how products work, how they affect the user and how people’s lives can be drastically improved. Between my second and third year I would like to take part in a industrial placement. All my work can be found at Solidworks Arduino Mechanisms & Structures Rhino 2D & 3D development Material selection Adobe CS6 Processing KnowledgeCurrent Study University of the West of England 2011-2015 2010 - 2015, Product Design Technology (BSc) 1st Year grade 2:1 2nd Year Modules - Computer Programming (Arduino) - Design Studio 3&4 - CAD solid and surface modelling - Materials and Processing - Computational mechanicsA Levels John Cabot Academy 6th Form 2009-2011 Media Studies A2 A Product Design A2 B Maths A2 C Biology AS EGCSE’s Bristol Brunel Academy 2005-2009 9 GCSEs A-C And Distinction in ICTCourse Relevent Experience June 13th 2012 – Sept 13th 2012 Globe IQ/ Meadow Kids A summer placement which then followed onto freelance work due to exceeding expectations. All my work for this can be found at Tasks included: - Creating an overall strong aesthetically pleasing trade show design which could be adapted to the different specifications of Hong Kong, Nurnberg, Italy and Frankfurt.
  • 2. - Using solidworks to build components suitable for industrial manufacturing - Using Rhino as a free movement programme to create scaled visual representations of each trade show design. - Creating the artwork for all panels including the supports. - Choosing the ideal material to support the lighting whilst also designing and creating this. - Communicating directly with China via email to solve manufacturing complications such as communication issues within the final design document due to not only a difference in dialogue language but also design language. Once complete I was then offered freelance work to create their marketing pieces for QR codes. Tasks Included - Using Adobe Illustrator to create a good overall look that will be aesthetically matched to the previous trade stand designs.General Experience September 2012 – Present, PAL Leader - Tutoring first years has enabled me to build an in depth knowledge of Product Design. - Speaking to a large group of people on a weekly basis has drastically improved my confidence and presentation skills. - Being available at all times to first years has taught me excellent organisation skills and adaptability. September 2012 – Present, Student Ambassador - Speaking to potential students about the course and answering any questions. Building my general customer service skills. August 2010 – July 2012, Retail specialist at Krispy Kreme - Learning and in depth knowledge of all donut ingredients taught me the importance of attention to detail. - Speaking to customers on a regular basis allowed me to build excellent communication and customer service skills. - Moving between departments and two different stores taught me how to adapt to any situation and aim to achieve the best I can at all times. February 2010 – August 2010, Team Member at Hollywood Bowl - Building general customer services skills as well as working with children and adults teaching me the importance of judging how you communicate with a specific audience. References Professional Academic Graham Macklin Drew Batchelor MEng MA(RCA) DIC Globe IQ/ Meadow Kids Programme Leader & Senior Lecturer, 6 Pierrepont St Product Design, Bath Faculty of Environment and Technology, Ba1 1LB University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK +44(0)117 32 86611