Industrial Design Portfolio of David Codamo

2015 Industrial Design Portfolio of David Codamo

 

Portfolio

C-mi Drone

C-mi (see-me) is the first camera drone designed with real world usability in mind. Stowable: Its frame is designed to […]

Vintage Industrial Design

The following is a sample of projects that I have helped develop and refine with emphasis on […]

The Lux

The Lux is the best luxury dress shoe for any special event.

Boxfresh X Teenage Cancer Trust

Top 10 submission for Boxfresh X Teenage Cancer Trust competition

The Core System

This analysis aids in the search for products and solutions for athletes as well as food and nutrition on-the-go for them to perform at their best.

Ice Crusher

The first of its kind, single hand held ice crusher. Allows users to quickly crush ice into bottles, as well as maneuver and moderate the amount of ice.

Rob Dyrdek Rentless Backpack

Skateboard backpack concept designed with the vision of Rob Dyrdek.

R1 Safety Razor

Safety razor concept design completed as a school project.

SRP Watermark

A water conservation app concept to make communities more aware of water usage.
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“an artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision” 
My name is Dc, my core strength is product design and I am capable of working in many other creative areas. 

Resume

Education

Bachelors of Science in Industrial Design
Arizona State University – Tempe, AZ
Graduated: May 2012
Magna Cum Laude Honors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hobbies/Interests

– Enjoy playing any and all sports
– Follow action sports closely
– Die heart Boston Celtics fan
– New pair of shoes
– Traveling
– Meeting new people

 

 

 

 

Work Experience

Ashima Devices – Pasadena, CA | Lead Industrial Designer | June 2014 – Current
Apply the technology of spacecraft exploration to real-world problems.
User Interface design & product development strategy.
Industrial & Graphic design services.
Human factors & end user research.

Vintage Industrial  – Phoenix, AZ | Lead Industrial Designer | Nov. 2013 – May 2014
Design industrial grade furniture: chairs, tables, desks, consoles, and custom pieces.
Create construction documents in Solidworks for manufacturing.
Initiate designs with emphasis on cost, manufacturability, and validity.
Recreated and refined over 80% of the division’s produced furniture designs.
Provide presentation, concepts, layouts, and recommendations for increased value.

GarageMahalsScottsdale, AZ | Contract Designer | Oct. 2012 – Oct. 2013
Design, build, and assemble new website platform.
Assist with brand expansion across social media outlets.
Created clear and professional web and graphic material.
Generate marketing and promotional ideas for expansion.
Research competition and trends to formulate strategies growth.
Communicated with clients to turn their ideas into design concepts.

Detail Design & FabricationPhoenix, AZ | Contract Designer | Dec. 2011-May 2012
Design for brand identity and environments.
Website design and built for in-house products: Branded Seats.
Ideation and conceptualization for design, fabrication, and installation.
Coordinate with management and design team through project completion.

LOT2 LabsTempe, AZ | Intern | July 2011-Feb. 2012
Developed and improve new business ventures marketing strategies.
CAD modeling in Solidworks and renderings to display final graphic package presentation.
Brainstorm concepts, competitive product research, and concept mock up to communicate design intent.
Continuously network and display professionalism during client interactions.
Skills utilized and acquired: Punctuality, effective communication, attention to detail, patience, and time management

Skills

capabilities

Research/
Analysis

Find the right information on the subsequent product, brand, and communication development is based on. Look at customer emotions, attitudes and behaviour, analyse responses, and think laterally to develop an appropriate creative response. Determine the right product position, design language, and design brief.

Ideation/
2D Development

Visual Product Language creates differentiated and sustainable brand value. Development though rapid sketching, perspective, and orthographic. Allows to visualize broad variety of direction with clarity in form, scale, proportions. Implementing inspiration into aesthetics, and evolving into desired direction of form, function, and overall appearance.

Digital Design/
3D Modeling

Define and create digital concepts to present the product or brand value to a targeted audience. Build hand study models and rapid prototyped models to determine human factors. Final 3D model parts and assemblies in Solidworks to be rendered for photo-realistic images and final prototyping.

Final Product Development

Prepare the product for full-scale production and check the manufacturing of the device in realtime production. Communicate with manufactures to ensure minimum miscommunication. Complete several error analysis to ensure quality of final product.

programs

Photoshop/Illustrator

90%

MS Office/Mac/PC

90%

Solidworks

80%

CSS/HTML

60%

Keyshot

100%

Sketching

80%

Ethnographic research

75%

Model making/Rapid Prototyping

75%
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“IN ORDER TO SUCCEED, YOUR DESIRE FOR SUCCESS SHOULD BE GREATER THAN YOUR FEAR OF FAILURE.” 
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Contact Information

Questions? Comments? I’d love to hear from you. Drop me a line and I’ll follow up with you immediately.

Email address: dcodamo@gmail.com

Phone: 480.352.7795