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Tanaka Bofu

Graduate DesignerReading, United Kingdom
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Tanaka Bofu

Graduate DesignerReading, United Kingdom
About me
Currently, I'm a graduate of Industrial Product Design at Brunel University. In recent years I have been gearing myself towards a career within the creative design industry. Hence, I have taken on skill sets guiding me in this direction i.e. Product Analysis, Systems Design, Graphic Communication, and Design process. Be it an idea, vision, or concept it has to be given a form for it to be understood. The design has many applications and opportunities which drew in my interest, allowing me to cultivate my own ideas, concepts, and values. As a designer my values lie in, providing a formative solution that dovetails with a functional design. I aim to push for a sustainable, affordable solution, particularly for a forward-looking sustainable market. Cultivating my own ideas and concepts has allowed me to develop skills from, 3D CAD to the use of Adobe and Microsoft software. I present these ideas or concepts through an iterative process, which continuously refines itself to a commercially viable end. My Industrial Design degree has allowed me to produce ideas that have form and structure, developed from a Fine Art background. I began my journey with sketches going on to product design. Through Product Design, I developed my ability to critically evaluate and analyze the relationships between innovation, design, advertising, and marketing. To become a more rounded creative mind and designer.
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Work history
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    Design InternRealise Product Design
    Bristol, United KingdomInternship
    Support the team on varying project briefs from research to design, the team further provided insights on personal projects through user feed back.
    Retail AssistantArcadia
     - Bristol, United KingdomPart Time
    - Stock room assistant: supported and checked the delivery and transportation of delivery to the stock room. Prepared clothing for shop floor replenishment with the stock room manager - Shop floor assistant: Tasked with serving and aiding customer needs from a selection of clothing and other items through sale/purchase. Working in a team of 4-6 maintaining shop floor service and quality. - Till trained in purchases and returns - Accounts trained 5 opened store accounts
Skills
  • CAD Design
  • CAD Drawings
  • CAD
  • Graphic Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Product Design
  • Solid Works
  • Fusion360
  • Adobe Suite
Education
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    Industrial DesignBrunel University London
    Uxbridge, United Kingdom
    BA studies in industrial design and technology, covers Human Factors, Design process, Graphic Design, and Environmentally sensitive design.