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OSCAR SALGUERO

EXPERIENCE
AWARDS EDUCATION
SKILLS
INTERESTS
Product Designer
Brooklyn, NY
osalguero10@gmail.com
www.oscar-salguero.co
703.650.8635
UNCHARTED PLAY (July 2013 - Present, NYC)
Lead Product Designer
Designing new Social Innovative products, including the Soccket & Pulse
(of-the-grid energy generating, play objects) currently distributed in various
countries. Field research done in Abuja, Nigeria.
STUDIO FORMNATION (Feb-July 2013, NYC)
Freelance Product Designer
Intensive concept generating and 3D modeling of children toys, giftware and
furniture for clients including: Kikkerland, Bed Bath & Beyond and Fab.com
QUIRKY (Sep-Dec 2012, NYC)
Product Design Intern
Sketching, prototyping, and concept development of product ideas submitted
by the community. Sandables, my personal material research project is
currently under production consideration.
STUDIO NENDO (June-Sep 2012, Tokyo, Japan)
Product Design Intern
Prototyping and 3D modeling of products for top design brands from
Japan and Europe (SoftBank, Varaschin, Conde House) as well as material
experimenting for Triennale di Milano Sex & Design exhibition.
ROCK THE BLOCKS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (Jan-Mar 2012, VA)
Head Graphic Designer & Co-Founder for the rst local music festival in
Blacksburg, VA
KEM STUDIO (April 2011, Kansas City, MO)
Interdisciplinary Design Workshop Participant.
Developed an original concept for aerial performers using a helium balloon.
BEAUX ARTS GALLERIA (Jan 2011 - May 2012, VA)
Studio Photographer
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, May 2012
Virginia Tech | Blacksburg, VA
GPA 3.85
Software Skills
Rhino, Solidworks, Fusion360 (3-D Printing. LaserCAMM),
Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Keyshot,
MakerWare.
Analog Skills
Silicone casting, Wood construction; Foam modeling; 3D Print
assembly, Pottery; Slip casting; Felt construction; Stitching;
Concept Sketching; Photography; Vacuum Forming; Paper
Prototyping
Languages
Fluent Spanish & English, Basic Japanese
Street Photography
Storytelling
Radio DJing
Urban Exploration
Poetry
Graphic Novels / Drawing characters
Soccer
Hacking Toys
DIY Music Instruments
Virginia Tech IDSA Merit Scholar Nominee 2012
IDEA 2012 Student Category, Bronze
Eli Lehman Award 2012 Winner
Marcel Wanders Pattern Play Design Contest 2012, Runner Up
ICSID World Design Impact Prize 2012, Finalist
Venice Cityvision Competition 2011, Citivision Favorite
Eastman Innovation Lab Industrial Design Scholarship 2011
IDEA 2011 Student Category, Finalist
INDEX: Design Challenge 2010, Honorable Mention (sponsored
by UNICEF)
Twitter Poetry winner, 2010, sponsored by CAUS
Inspiration & Creativity Award, 2008, Briar Woods High School
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