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Industrial Designer with fteen years of professional experience in product design,

graphic design, and corporate design identity. Areas of interest: design research,
design strategy, user experience design and medical device design.

Master of Industrial Design Bachelor of Industrial Design


NC State University Ponticia Universidad Javeriana
Raleigh, NC - United States Bogot, Colombia
05/2017 2002

Research Assistant Present


NC State University
- Part of the RedLab team in charge of planning, organizing and teaching the Design Thinking course.

Teaching Assistant Jan 2016 - May 2017


NC State University
- ID445 and ID500 Advanced Industrial Design Studio Design Research, Spring 2017
- ID300 Intermediate Industrial Design Studio, Fall 2016
- ID 202-001 Basic Industrial Design Studio, Spring 2016

Director Jan 2011 - July 2015


CataSalamanca
Design Consultancy Company located in Villavicencio, Colombia.
- Directed and developed product design, graphic design, branding and advertising projects.
- Developed graphic and communication strategies.
- Responsible for communication and relationship with clients.
- Managed employees and subcontractors.
- Worked with Villavicencio City Hall, Corcumvi, The Institute of Tourism of Villavicencio,
Corpoica, EAAV, Avizor, among other 15 representative clients.

Industrial Designer Oct 2007 - Dec 2012


Corpometa
Corporation in charge of administrating the Meta Departments public parks as Bioparque los Ocarros,
Parque de la Llanura. Also in charge of organizing local and national events like ExpoMalocas.
- Designed graphic material and national advertising campaigns for ExpoMalocas.
(100.000 people attend this event each year. It is a US$500.000 budget)
- Coordinated production and manufacturing.
- Assisted on event planning and execution.

Design Director
AG Design Products
Industrial Design Studio
- Developed special projects for design rms as outsourcing.

Manufacturing/production manager 2003-2004


Diestra Ltda
POP Display and exhibit design rm
- Supervised personnel (35 employees).
- Supply management.
- Coordinated, planned and evaluated production.
- Administered inventory for materials as well as nished products.

Industrial Designer 2002-2003


Protonia LTDA
Furniture Design Firm
- Designed furniture and accessories.

Product Design Intern 2001-2002

(919) 299 9255


6902 Cameron Crest Cir. Excellent written and verbal Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator)
Raleigh, NC. 27613 communication skills in English and Corel Draw
msalama@ncsu.edu Spanish. Solidworks
catasalamanca@gmail.com KeyShot
h p://www.catasalamanca.por oliobox.me/ Microsoft Ofce (Word/Power Point/Excel)