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Full name

Nick Napoda

Title

Designer

Location

New Orleans, LA

Blurb

Versatile design and business professional seeks career opportunities and continuing education merging design capabilities with interests in sustainability

Experience

Sales Specialist & Graphic Designer

Indian of New Orleans

St Rose, LA · September 2017 – Present

Sold motorcycles and accessories; marketed dealership through web media.

Apparel Manager & Graphic Designer

The Transportation Revolution

New Orleans, LA · October 2011 – September 2017

Managed apparel department for a premier European motorcycle dealership. Concurrently managed in-house graphic design, website and photography.

Industrial and Graphic Designer

Burlington Medical

Newport News, VA · August 2008 – March 2011

Created innovative sales aids and design solutions for a family-owned manufacturer providing radiation protection products directly to hospitals.

Part Time / Transitional

Multiple

NJ, GA, VA, TX, LA · 2001 – Present

Paddlesport Coach, Freelance Artist, E-Commerce Merchandiser, Auto Mechanic, Restoration Contractor, Server, Deckhand, Cashier

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA · 2003 – 2007

Magna Cum Laude

Skills

Sales & Interpersonal, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Marketing, Photography

Specialties

CRM and business software, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop Illustrator and Acrobat, E-commerce, Shopify, Web and print marketing, SEO, Sketching and rendering, 3D modeling and CAD, Prototyping and manufacturing, Human factors, design research, Sustainable design, Verbal and written communication, Self starter, leader, team player

Awards
2017 UKCC L2 Certificate in Coaching Paddlesport , British Canoeing
2017 4 Star Sea Kayak Leader , British Canoeing
Elsewhere