Schneider Electric | North Andover, MA

Industrial Designer | 2011 & Currently Employed

› Generate and communicate the visual and physical aspects of designs through sketches, illustrations, renderings and 3D rapid prototype models
› Participate in the mechanical design and development of various energy management devices, systems and solutions
› Collaborate with other Schneider Design & Ergonomics global teams to consider multi-cultural design aspects in order to deliver thoroughly conceived, global product solutions
› Generate paramtric models, drawings and specifications using Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks and Creo
› Interface with vendors for critical component selection and tool qualification
› Assist with implementation of graphic elements on product interfaces, interactive applications and embedded display solutions


OptoGlo | Leominster, MA

Mechanical Engineer | Contractor | 2016-2017

› Modify and refine plastic part mechanical design
› Assist with illuminating displays PCB layout
› Create photo-realistic renderings of illuminating displays, parts and accessories

Swirl Networks | Boston, MA

Mechanical Engineer | Contractor | 2016

› Conceive and prepare plastic part mechanical design for production
› Assist with PCB component selection
› Create photo-realistic renderings of network beacons, parts and accessories

Roche Diagnostics | Boston, MA

Technical Illustrator | Contractor | 2015-2017

› Create photo-realistic rendered images for hematology equipment, parts and accessories
› Collaborate with engineers and technical writers to create visually engaging diagrams and drawings for equipment documentation
› Use custom tools for the translation of models from different sources to be usable in desired software for production
› Develop new methods and workflows to create and deliver complex renderings and visuals in accordance with the Roche brand illustration guidelines

Mid Ocean Studio | Providence, RI

Digital Illustrator & Structural Engineer | 2011 & Part Time

Under the direction of Brower Hatcher, the creative team of Mid-Ocean Studio is a group of artists, designers, fabricators, and technical personnel. Responsibilities include working directly with Brower Hatcher generating 3D matrix drawings in Rhino. The drawings are used for presentations and pending approval are used to generate BOM and buildable reference data.

Decor Craft Inc | Providence, RI

Graphic and Industrial Designer | 2010-2011

Responsibilities include generating new ideas for housewares, kitchen and stationary products. Prepare 2D and 3D drawings for production, gather research to determine materials, color-ways, and surface finish. Other responsibilities include working daily with vendors and manufacturers from several areas of China, clarifying design specifications and questions.

Elite Kitchen & Design | Greenville, RI

Independent Contractor | Summer/Fall 2010

Construction projects consisted of renovation including but not limited to exterior and interior. Installation projects incorporated new materials and technologies.

BEB Model Shop | Dept. of Architecture, RISD | Providence, RI

Computing Assistant and Laser Machine Processor | Spring 2010

Assisted students by converting and trouble-shooting 2-d(dxf) computer drawings via AutoCAD. The drawings were then prepared using Laserworx, and then cut or etched using a 120watt laser cutter.

OIT | Office of Information Technology, RISD | Providence, RI

Computing Assistant and Monitor | 2008-2010

Responsible for information technology including Help Desk, technical desktop/laptop services, network support, administrative computing support, and telephones. In addition, providing secondary technical support to all academic departments and divisions.

ID Model Shop | Dept. of Industrial Design, RISD | Providence, RI

Technical Assistant and Monitor | 2007-2010

The Industrial Design Model Shop serves the ID Department by handling the widest variety of materials, machinery, and processes of the three department shops. Materials include wood, metal, plastics, foam, clay, wax, and many types of casting materials such as plaster, resin, rubber, latex, and liquid plastic.


DeSilva YardWorks | Smithfield, RI

Owner | 2005-2007

› Acquired customer base of 15 annual accounts including 15 seasonal accounts.

› Performed lawn maintenance, seasonal cleanups and landscape modifcations and repair

› Managed used equipment purchasing and repair


Robert DeSilva Carpentry | Johnston, RI

Finish Carpenter | 2003-2005

› Measured, cut and installed, sub flooring, baseboard, trim, doors, cabinetry and countertops.


Manuel DeSilva | Smithfield, RI

Tiler | 2002-2003

› Measured, cut and installed floor, wall and shower tile.


Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design 2007-2010

Rhode Island College | Providence, RI
Art Education and Sculpture Course Work 2004-2007

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth | Dartmouth, MA
Art Education Course Work 2003-2004

Otis College of Art and Design | Los Angeles, CA
Foundation Program Course Work 2001-2002


CAPINC Third Annual SolidWorks User Conference | Boxborough, MA

Conference & Workshops | October 2013

›Session One: Top 5 Part Errors and How to Fix Them
›Session Two: Top 5 Assembly Errors and How to Fix Them

Design & Manufacturing New England | Boston, MA

Conference & Workshops | April 2013

Design & Manufacturing New England offers the full spectrum of resources in design and manufacturing, including CAD/CAM software, 3D printing, prototyping, contract manufacturing services, materials and more from leading industry suppliers. Workshops attended include:
›iFixit Teardown: The Continuous Evolution of the Smartphone iPhone 5 vs. the Nexus 4 Kyle Wiens, Co-founder and CEO, Dozuki, the team behind iFixit
›The Capabilities of Super-High Speed Imaging Dr. Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab and Co-founder of EyeNetra
›Designing for Niche Market Startups: Bleck Design Group

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc BIM Camp | Boston, MA

AIA 4 PDH/HSW | March 2013

BIM Camp attendees learn the skills needed to successfully implement BIM workflows into their practices, better understand how IFC-based standards benefit design teams, create sustainable and high-performing designs, and collaborate through Open BIM. Sessions include "Small Green BIM" presented by François Lévy, AIA, AIAA, and author of BIM in Small-Scale Sustainable Design, "Legal Issues in BIM" presented by Jay Wickersham, Esq., FAIA and Bennet Heart, Esq. of Noble & Wickersham LLP (Boston) and Mitchell S. Milby, Esq. of Milby, PLLC (Dallas), and "Plugging Structural Analysis and Design into the BIM Workflow" presented by Dan Monaghan from Nemetschek Scia.

IDSA Design 4 2011 | Providence, RI

Conference & Workshops | April 2011

The Industrial Designers Society of America promotes the practice and education of Industrial Design. Workshops attended include:
›User Experiences in a Digital-Physical World by Catherine Nygaard, director, UX & Claudia Bernett, user experience lead, Method.
›Redefining Patient Safety and Hospital Workflow With Human-Centered Solutions by Kristin Simoens, director of healthcare delivery solutions & Margaux Boyaval, program director, Ximedica
›The Design-Driven Startup by Allen Tear, managing partner, Betaspring
›The Challenger Challenge - Know What You're Challenging and Challenge It - By Design! By Mike Branson, managing partner, Pearlfisher
›The Real World: Design by Brian Matt, CEO and founder, Altitude
›Northeast District Student Merit Award Presentations, Part One

Build Boston | Boston, MA

Conference, Workshops & Volunteer | November 2010

Build Boston is an annual trade exhibit dedicated to Architecture and building, sponsored by the Boston Society of Architects, and provides a series of 200 workshops relating to the fields of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Design. Workshops attended include:
›Crime prevention through sustainable design
›Sustainable design through early stage energy modeling
›Pedestrian design mistakes
›Complete Streets
›Developments in high performance day lighting
›Cultural catalysts to inclusive/socially sustainable design
›Designing radically local buildings
›Design work in developing countries and under privileged areas
›Transforming neighborhoods into communities
›What every architect needs to know about mediation
›Structural insulated panels
›Innovative strategies for green data center design

ACADIA | New York, NY

Conference, Workshops & Training | September 2010

ACADIA explores the ways designers, architects, engineers and scientists collect, analyze and assemble information through computational systems that redefine the notions of design performance and optimization, evolutionary and responsive models. Workshops attended include:
›Conceptual Design in Autodesk Revit Architecture - 3 days
›30+ workshops/presentations relating to computational design and architecture

Bioneers by the Bay | New Bedford, MA

Conference, Workshops & Volunteer | December 2009

Bioneers by the Bay Conference presented by the Marion Institute is an internationally acclaimed annual gathering of environmental, industry and social justice innovators who have demonstrated visionary and practical models for restoring the Earth and its inhabitants.

Better World by Design | Providence, RI

Conference, Workshops & Volunteer | November 2009

Better World by Design is a three-day internationally acclaimed conference in Providence, RI that connects students, professionals, and individuals from a variety of disciplines in order to build a global community of socially conscious and passionate innovators.


CAD | Autodesk Inventor, Rhinoceros, Creo Parametric, Solidworks, Autodesk AutoCAD & Revit

Digital Rendering | Keyshot, Flamingo nXt, Photoworks, Photoview 360

Digital Drawing | Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash

Programming | HTML, CSS, Visual Basic, Visual Studio, Rhinoscript, Arduino

Digital Manufacturing | Laserworx, Dimensions Magic, Graphtec

Management Tools | Microsoft Office Suite, Asana

Model Making | Wood, Metal, Plastics, Paper, Paper board, Epoxy Resin Casting, Ceramics, Concrete Casting

Prototyping | Mechanical, Electrical Wiring & Soldering

Finishing | Oil, Acrylic, Aerosol, Commercial coatings

Machine Tools & Fabrication | Metal, Lathe & Vertical Access, Vertical & Horizontal Bandsaw, Table Saw, Disc & Rotary Sanders, Planar, Jointer


Gloucester Harborwalk | Gloucester, MA

Open call for public art | 2013-2014

With Every Street There's a Story | http://ghwalk.blogspot.com

Core77 & RKS Design | Thousand Oaks, CA

Logomark Redesign Challenge | 2012

Designed in USA | http://core77.com/blog/competition

Cut & Paste Digital Design Tournament | Brooklyn, NY

First Round | 2010

"Bliss" | http://www.cutandpaste.com

RISD Industrial Design Department Show | Providence, RI

Woods Gerry Gallery | 2007

Design Principles | http://www.risd-id.org

Rhode Island College | Providence, RI

Art Center | 2007

Sculpture | http://www.risd-id.org

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