Los Angeles, CA     kayvan.naderi@gmail.com     949 939 7717




Summary​​​​​​​

I am an Industrial Designer with 5+ years of experience. I intuitively observe products, spaces or services and want to make them better. I have a strong passion for designing clean and innovative experiences which involve researching, conceptualizing, sketching and prototyping. As a designer, my main goal is to create aesthetically pleasing spaces and products which deliver strong content to a variety of demographics.
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Experience
Senior Alias Modeler
Fisker Inc  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  March 2017 – Present
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Technical Designer
Scenario  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  March 2017 – November 2018
Worked on a wide range of products for Disney’s theme parks. Participated in the multi-disciplinarydesign process and assisting in all project phases, including conceptual design, presentation,schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and Production ReadinessReview (PRR). Contributed to the design/manufacturing process by utilizing knowledge offabrication tools & techniques as well as generating and revising highly detailed complex 3Dmodels, fabrication drawings and assembly instructions. Interfaced directly with engineers,fabricators and external vendors to resolve design/fabrication issues. Specified material/finish andselection of OEM components (hardware, fasteners, pins, fitting, etc.).
3D Experience Designer
Code Four  |  Huntington Beach, CA  |  January 2016 – March 2017
Created and developed innovative solutions for exhibit & event design projects by giving physical form to a brand’s essence for high-profile clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Home Depot, Major League Soccer, Irvine Company, and Citadel Outlets.

Industrial Design Freelancer
Creative Circle  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  February 2015 – December 2015
Developed new & existing products identified from research by facilitating brainstorming sessions, sketching, computer rendering, and prototyping, for various clients.

3D Artist Contractor
Kelly Architects  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  November 2014 – March 2015
Involved in design development by creating and developing virtual 3D models and renders, presentation images, photo montages and other design elements.

Industrial Designer
K-ONE Design  |  November 2011 – June 2014
Involved in a variety of both long term and fast-paced client projects ranging from furniture and POP displays to home appliances. Active in the entire process from concept to finalized product, including research and design briefs, ideation, concept creation, idea selection and refinement, CAD surface modeling, and prototyping.

Rhino 3D Design Instructor
Tehran Institute of Technology  |  December 2009 – November 2011
Led 3D CAD Modeling and Rendering Course for architects, industrial and interior designers. Created lesson plans and developed course materials.
Exhibit Designer
Olako Exhibition Stand Design Group  |  August 2009 – October 2011
Designed and produced a variety of exhibits that sparked public interest. Generated creative solutions during the design and fabrication process.



Education
ArtCenter College of Design
Evening Studies, Transportation Design | 2016 – 2018

IAU College of Art & Architecture
Bachelor's Degree, BFA in Industrial Design




SOFTWARE SKILLS

Alias, Rhino, Grasshopper, Solidworks

V-Ray, KeyShot, Lumion, Flamingo nXt 

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Painter

SketchUp, AutoCad, Navisworks, 3ds MAX




Awards
Michelin Challenge Design
Winner, Displayed at Detroit International Auto show, USA, 2012
"City 2046: Art, Life and Ingenuity" Transforming Personal Mobility

CDN Interior Motives Design Awards
Finalist, Best use of technology and best conceptual exterior, Germany, 2011
"A car for the digital age"

Futuristic Car Design Contest
Winner, Displayed at Seoul International Motor Show, South Korea, 2011
"Progressive Sports Cars of the Future"

Kia Motors Design Competition
First place, Displayed at AUN Gallery and Behzad Gallery, Iran, 2010
"2020 KIA Super Sport Concept Car"

Red Dot Design Award Concept
Winner, Displayed at Red Dot Design Museum, Singapore, 2007
"A fresh concept in future housing (portable house) named Living-Box"
Los Angeles, CA | kayvan.naderi@gmail.com | 949 939 7717

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