About Me

n | David Teixeira: Positioned to deliver creative and innovative solutions, combining form and function to achieve a superior result and overall user experience.

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Core Competencies

• Visual thinker and communicator.

• Hand sketching and rendering.

• User Interface design.

• User Experience design.

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Technical Skills

3D Solid Modeling.

• Proficient with SolidWorks 2011.

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3D Surface Modeling

• Experienced with Blender 2.49.

• Trained in the use of Alias 2010.

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Computer-Aided Design

• Level 1 certification in the use of Autodesk AutoCAD.

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Graphic Design

• Experienced with Adobe Photoshop CS4.

• Trained in the use of Adobe Illustrator CS4.

• Experienced with Adobe InDesign CS4.

• Well versed in the use of Corel Paint Shop Pro.

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Web Design:

• Trained in the use of both Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 and Adobe Dreamweaver CS4.

• Trained in the use of both Flash Dreamweaver 8 and Adobe Flash CS4.

• Experienced in HTML and CSS webcode development.

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Office Productivity:

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project, versions up to and including 2010

• Experienced with the OpenOffice.org office suite.

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Awards and Recognition:

• Top three in the 2011 Bayer Material Science design competition.

• Top three in the 2006 ABC Automotive Accessory design competition.

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Relevant Work Experience:

Shop Worker................................................................................................................................2011-2012

Nova Rapid Product Development, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

• Produced plastic components through soft tooling processes.

• Aided in the maintenance of existing product moulds.

• Aided in the production of new product moulds.

• Developed a part in SolidWorks for rapid-production.

• Performed de-flashing work on completed parts to be sent for finishing.

• Finished parts produced in soft-tooling.

• Cleaned parts in preparation for painting.

• Finished and cleaned FDM and SLA rapid prototype parts.

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Design Intern (Industrial Design Co-Op) .........................................................................................2010

Shelfjoy.com, Aurora, Ontario, Canada

• Worked with the client for a total brand re-launch.

• Researched current trends in interior décor and home organization.

• Conceptualized new product lines based around modular concepts.

• Created SolidWorks models and presentation renderings of new product designs.

• Built the beginnings of a team that later continued the project following the end of co-op internship.

• Conceptualized new layout and design for the company website.

• Did preliminary work on development of a new logo.

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Education/Professional Development:

Autodesk AutoCAD Level 1 Certification

Seneca College

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Bachelor of Applied Technology Degree (Industrial Design)

Humber Institute of Applied Technology and Advanced Learning

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College Diploma (Product Innovation Technician)

Humber Institute of Applied Technology and Advanced Learning

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