Work Experience:

 

Nov 2016 - Present
Nick James Design, Newcastle upon Tyne
Full time Furniture Cabinetmaker

Main responsibilities : Furniture design, furniture making, strong communication with staff and clients, teamwork.

 

A variety of traditional and specialist joinery projects, including household furniture and bespoke commercial fit-outs. This experience has developed a highly proficient workshop skill set, as well as an extensive understanding of material, process and manufacture.

 

 

July 2016 - Oct 2016

Freelance design projects

Main responsibilities : Design tasks, research, generating presentations, communicating with clients

 

 

May 2016 - June 2016

Northumbria University Design Exhibition.
Main responsibilities : Organisation, communication, sourcing, logistics, print design

New designer’s exhibition at Business Design Centre, London. Responsible for the 

coordination of the brochure, stand design + logistics for the degree show.

 

April 2015 - Aug 2015
Normann Copenhagen, Denmark.
Design Internship
Main responsibilities : Design projects, design development, computer work, drawings, presentations, strong communication

Work included design development and iteraton, CAD drawings for manufacture and prototype modelling. Working with international colleagues in a fast paced studio has developed a confident, patient approach when engaging with others.

 

March 2014 - June 2014

Deadgood LTD, Newcastle upon Tyne

Design Internship

Responsibiities included design development for the 2015 product range, marketing and print content for Clerkenwell London 2014, manufacturer visits and general day to day studio runnings.

 

June 2013 - Aug 2013

The Northumbrian Piper
Bartender

Main responsibilities : Customer service, tills, money handling

 

 

January 2012 - April 2012

The King Edwards VI School, Morpeth, England

EDT Engineering Awards

A sustainable energy project for rural farmers in less economically developed countries. From product development to testing, our final presentation and report finished 5th of 40 projects.