Curriculum Vitae

Brief summary of my career leading up to becoming a business consultant.

Job Roles

Founder

~ We Sort Ltd  ~ small business consultancy  ~ wesort.co.uk

October 2009 to Present

~ Strategic business planning
~ Admin & production systems
~ Web consultancy

Studio Manager

~ Jack Trench Ltd  ~ bespoke cabinet maker  ~ jacktrench.co.uk

June 2008 to September 2009

~ Tender management with quoting on commercial, residential & public sector projects
~ Design & concept development, visualisation, client liaison
~ Office management and set-up digital studio & established workflows throughout business

Freelance Designer

~ self employed  ~ graphics & CAD 

January 2006 to June 2008

~ Web design & development, artworking, layout, 3D CAD visualisation

Model-Shop Technician

~ Foster + Partners  ~ architectural firm  ~ fosterandpartners.com

July 2007 to January 2008

~ Management of rapid prototyping facility using 3D printing
~ Technical assistance on traditional model making

Client Liaison & Designer

~ Unto This Last  ~  furniture design & manufacturing  ~ untothislast.co.uk

June 2006 to June 2007

~ Client orders & after-sales, distribution, operations improvements
~ 3D visualisation, web master, graphics & print, assembly graphics, contact for PR & marketing

Technical Advisor

~ New Heights Furniture  ~ furniture retailer  ~ new-heights.co.uk

March 2004 to May 2006

~ Assessments & repairs of timber furniture for after-sales & quality control

Carpenter

~ Kapenta Builders  ~ builders firm 

May 2003 to May 2004

~ General carpentry, joinery, structural building work, finish cabinetry

Education

Middlesex University

~ BA Industrial Design, London 

September 2004 to May 2006

~ Concentration on design for sustainability

State University of New York at New Paltz

~ BA Design & Technical Theatre Arts, NY, USA 

September 1997 to December 2000

~ Further studies in fine art, philosophy, history

York Central School

~ High School Diploma 

September 1985 to June 1997

~ Concentration on fine art, design & technology, science