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Andy Lewis

  1. 1. andy lewis design
  2. 2. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Name In brief Andy Lewis 17 Years experience as a designer for manufacture, working within the contract furniture, retail & promotional display and leisure Address industries, with responsibilities that include: 109 Pierrepont Road Nottingham - All aspects of 3D design, in particular the development of England furniture and display equipment for prototype and production NG2 5DX - Close links with both client and manufacturers to ensure the final solution meets all expectations DOB - Conversant with Autocad LT and Solidworks, to produce 27.11.1966 detailed drawings for design intent and production, including the supply of suitable files for direct manufacturing and Contact dimensioned layouts for graphic design/artwork t 00 44 115 981 3710 - Project management from brief to installation m 00 44 7903 661 290 - Experience in sourcing of all materials, equipment and e fixings to meet the needs of the project, including the specification of technology and multimedia equipment for interactive displays Relevant qualifications - Detailed & dimensioned site surveys with photographic back-up BA Hons 3D Design (Furniture & Related Product Design) 2:1 Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication, London For the last 5 years I have successfully run my own business as a freelance designer, working with numerous UK agencies on high profile accounts, such BTEC National Diploma in 3D Design as Motorola, BP, HSBC, Nike, Adidas, Harvey Nichols, BAT, DKNY etc. My skills Cumbria College of Art & Design are much in demand due to my ongoing commitment to quality and service as well as my attention to detail. Computer literacy Solidworks 3D CAD, Autocad LT, Microsoft Word & Excel, The future Photoshop Recent success with a number of international projects has encouraged me to pursue my career overseas. I am keen to take the knowledge that I have accrued over the years, along with my recent experience managing blue chip clients, to challenge myself with new opportunities andy lewis design
  3. 3. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Professional Experience 2000 –2001, 2002 - Present Day Andy Lewis Design (Freelance) 1996 - 1999 PTT Design Ltd, Nottingham Development Designer Designer/Project Manager Design and development of POS & retail display equipment, including Responsibilities include preparation of quotations for bespoke and standard ranges of fully specified and detailed drawings for manufacture. Outsourcing furniture, from casegoods to reception desks. Production of presentation and workshop manufacture & Project Management. drawings for client approval and workshop use, including origination of cutting lists for Clients include: Ogilvy Action (formerly 141 Worldwide), Fitch, manufacture. Software programming for CNC computer controlled fabrication of Greenroom Retail, Coutts Arken, Oakley Young, Artform,SD2,Diam furniture components. Sourcing and specifying of materials, fixings and fittings for use International,Clements Retail Solutions, Michael Sheridan Company, on standard and special furniture products. Full project management from initial client Design 4 Retail, Pointer Design, Vivid Retail, SDI, Beswick Design etc brief through to completion, including all site surveys and product detailing. Design and development of new ranges of case good furniture for the hotel and contract market, 2001 – 2002 Artform International, Loughborough including adapting existing ranges for specific projects. Senior Development Designer Design and development of POS & retail display equipment, 1994 - 1996 Technology Desking Ltd, London including fully specified and detailed drawings for manufacture. Designer Project Management of prototype and first-off fabrication in Metal, Design and detailing solutions for specialist banking furniture, involving the preparation Wood and plastic extrusion & injection mouldings. Design Manager of presentation isometrics, space-plans and desk sections. Responsible for supplying for a team of 3D & Graphic Designers. Member of Steering detailed production drawings on CAD for sub-contractors, to manufacture precision Group committee (alongside Company Directors) responsible for the sheet steel components to house technology, desk frames, accessories and timber implementation of protocols for new business cladding panels. Responsible for the up-keep of suppliers and samples library, and the sourcing of potential suppliers and sub-contractors. 1999 - 2000 Shaw Design Associates, Leicester Senior Development Designer 1993 - 1994 The Splinter Group, London Responsibilities include design and development of freestanding and Design Co-ordinator fitted products for retail interiors. Preparation of layout proposals Responsibilities as draughtsman, including interpretation of brief direct from client. and schematics for client approval and fully specified workshop Design and detailing of all items prior to production drawings. Time and quality drawings for manufacture.Visiting UK & European sites to prepare full management of projects during factory production. Project management during survey for concept design proposals and layouts. Project management installation and aftersales back-up. responsibilities for all aspects of development work, including direct client contact for ongoing account management 1990 - 1993 The Splinter Group, London Draughtsman Preparation of working drawings for client approval and workshop production, of items of bespoke furniture and specialist joinery. Design presentation drawings, including layouts, elevations, isometrics and perspectives. Sourcing and procurement of materials and fixings to meet performance specifications. Researching, documenting and monitoring of approved supplier and sub-contractor file in accordance with BS5750 guidelines. andy lewis design
  4. 4. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Project: Sheppherd & Wedderburn, Edinburgh A premium reception area for a new build site in Scotland which included a 7 metre reception desk (with storage) & library wall. All manufactured in quarter cut American Red Oak and patinated pewter panels. Responsibilities included taking architects brief, material sourcing and selection, detailed production drawings, project management & installation overview andy lewis design
  5. 5. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Project: Public (Germanos), Greece A new brand image for one of the largest retailers in Greece. New free standing fixtures and wall bays were required, including a series of cash and information desks. The store was broken into departments to cover home entertainment, books, CD’s & DVD’s. After consultation with the department managers, layout drawings were produced to show stock loading and product assignment. Detailed production drawings were then supplied to the local shopfitter for manufacture and installation. andy lewis design
  6. 6. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Project: 5 Star Bathrooms, BP, Vienna 8 Trial sites for BP to re-furbish existing forecourt bathrooms. Site surveys of all stores were taken to produce detailed drawings of the existing space, then developed to include new fixtures and fittings as well as some architectural elements. All finishes and fixtures were sourced specifically with the environment in mind and had to be efficient, renewable or re-cycled. The program will be tested and rolled out to over 20,000 sites. andy lewis design
  7. 7. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Project: MOTOSPACE (Motorola), Mobile Exhibition, Europe A series of mobile exhibitions built into vintage Airstream Caravans. The ends were cut open, reinforced and hinged to create access and presentation space. My role was to survey and supply fully detailed drawings to the manufacturer as well as full project management of all stages of the design & build. The displays included interactive product drawers with inbuilt screens, plasma displays with internet access and illuminated showcases for new product launch andy lewis design
  8. 8. development design - prototype - project management - site surveys Project: Motorola Experiential, UK Development of display fixtures for Motorola within the Car Phone Warehouse stores. Examples of development GA’s which were then expanded into production drawings for all elements, including acrylics, timber and metalwork. Development included specific detailing of security elements to guard against theft of the handsets. Photographs indicate on site results andy lewis design