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Design Engineering

Location:
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
October 19, 2016

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MARK FERRI

Lexington, MA *****, United States 313-***-**** acw4zt@r.postjobfree.com

Online portfolio: https://americansculptor.carbonmade.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-ferri-2a224412 Collaborative leader, focused on mentoring team members and promoting more effective communication between design and engineering. Results-driven 3D artist with a proven track record of skillfully producing dynamic, brand driven industrial design. Experience

SENIOR DESIGN TEAM LEADER GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY 6/1998 – 7/2016

3D artist, hand shaping models in clay, demonstrating curve and surface creation capabilities for quality surface development

CAD surface creation, concept through Class A quality; CNC and SLA rapid prototyping machinery operation

Manage design sculpting team objectives in order to facilitate engineering team and fabrication shop processes and meet program timing

Incorporate aerodynamic engineering solutions with design expertise to optimize drag and down force, thermodynamics and fuel efficiency

Adhere to budget targets by shared part configuration matrices: Full size truck, SUV and UUT programs, Coupe, Sedan and Wagon programs

General Motors Design Internships 1998 and 1999

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES 8/2005 – 12/2012

Educated students in a formal classroom setting on the techniques of clay modeling

Assisted 30 students gain employment as clay modelers Education

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS CLASS OF 2000 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, COLLEGE OF DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE, ART & PLANNING

Major: Fine Arts, Sculpture concentration GPA: 3.6/4.0

1999 Isabel Meta-Wolfstein Fellowship Grant recipient – worked in studios and studied art in Florence, Italy

2000 General Motors Foundation Sculpture Scholarship recipient

Supervised College of DAAP Rapid Prototype Lab and Woodshop PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE 2001 DALE CARNEGIE INSTITUTE Leadership

PROGRAM LEADER ASSIGNMENTS

Exterior: 2014 Corvette Stingray and Z06; 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, ZL1 and Z28; 2011 Saab 9-4X; 2019 Global Compact Car, SUV and Hatchback; 2012 Global Chevrolet Colorado Mid-Size Trucks and SUV; 2020 Cadillac Global Mid-Size SUV

Interior: 2019 Global Compact Car, SUV and Hatchback; 2012 Global Chevrolet Colorado Mid-Size Trucks and SUV; 2010 Chevrolet Camaro INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Selected for two-year assignment at GM Brazil in Sao Paulo, to train skilled sculpting staff in clay modeling and CNC mill operation techniques

Leader on two global programs with primary partner Shanghai GM

Selected to work on 2004 Saab 9-2X team cooperatively with Subaru design in Tokyo, Japan

Patient, customer-focused, and can forge good working relationships with people from different cultures

Citizenship in US and Italy

Foreign language expertise - Italian, Portuguese, Japanese PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

Recruiter and speaker at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; College for Creative Studies, Detroit Michigan; University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning; Cleveland Institute of Art; Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

Mentor for college students in the 2015 Car Design News GM Intern competition SKILLS

3D CAD Modeling

Alias Autostudio

Maya

3DS Max

Rhino

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

3D printing SLA

CNC Programming

Tarus Aldebaren CNC

NX

Milling Machine Operation

MS Office

MS Project

Metal Fabrication

Welding

Plastics

Mold Making

Fiberglass

Carpentry

Lathe

Automotive

Mentoring

Lean Principles

Concept Development

Sculpture

Stone Carving

Drawing



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