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Laura Abbott | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 29, 2013

Laura Abbott

Industrial Design & Creative Services
   United States
  |   Stamford, CT
  |  3:00 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

Laura Abbott Design provides CREATIVE services including Industrial Design, 3D computer modeling and photo-realistic rendering, graphic design, imaginative brainstorm sketching, comprehensive design research, prototype coordination, concept development and general creative consultations of all sorts.

Laura Abbott Design provides solid implementation of ideas via detailed drawings, specifications, mock-ups and prototypes of all kinds.

Laura strives to raise the bar of design excellence wherever her professional endeavors take her. She...

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Jul 23, 2012|Label & Package Design|$1,160|Completed
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Jul 2, 2012|Product Design|$439|Completed
Jun 7, 2012|Label & Package Design|$110|Completed
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Mar 19, 2012|Label & Package Design|$335|Completed
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Portfolio

Concept development, design, 3D rendering, non-working plastic prototype
concept sketches and sewn mock-up samples
design, prototype
concept sketches, renderings, prototypes
3D model & rendering of diamond Jewelry for The Danbury Mint
Complete re-design of the "Bendaroos TM" Product line including pop-up...
Brainstorm sketches followed by 3D renderings for sales meetings
Landscape design rendering (summer and fall). Note: rendering of building (alone)...
Design of packaging including concept rendering (left and middle), dieline...
Concept, space layout plan and model, renderings of specific areas, presentation board...
Brainstorming session & sketches of line extension concepts. Including drawings...
Design, renderings, specifications, plastic prototype, stencil design, sticker design
Design, prototypes, specifications
Design & 3D renderings for presentation purposes
Design, rendering, graphic layout, prototype
Design, 3D rendering
Design, 3D rendering, specifications
Design, renderings, specifications, market research
Design & 3D rendering
Hand drawing, assistance with setup & sourcing of materials
Concept, design, rendering, prototype
Spacial layout, 3D rendering

Skills (10)

Tested
ADOBE CS6 (Mac and PC .AI; .PSD; .INDD)
3D modeling & rendering (Pro Engineer & Rhino)
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Strong hand sketching and other fine arts including painting
Rapid Prototyping and SLA prototyping
cardboard
resin
plaster

Service Description

Keen knowledge of hard and soft consumer goods of all kinds, including: childrens' products, pet products, small consumer electronics, plastics, exhibit and trade-show elements, packaging, branding, graphics and event design.

Utilizing the most up-to-date computer software resources including Pro Engineer Wildfire 4.0, Rhino, Flamingo, Adobe CS 4, 5 and 6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)

Major Clients including The SNUGGIE company, Conair, Cuisinart, Bendaroos, Robbins Tesar Inc, NineWest, Robert Verdi Inc, The Food Network, All Star Marketing, LevAqua, Elissa Held Events and more.

Case-Study Example: design & development of the "Glow Crazy" lightwand (children's toy). Laura Abbott Design created & supplied initial concept sketches, followed by a finished physical model (used in product photo-shoots for packaging purposes), detailed manufacturing specification, design & specs of carrying case, produced original graphic artwork for stickers & stencils included with the product for resale. Note: "design" work included aesthetic design only - electronics and engineering completed by manufacturer in China.



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Employment

Laura Abbott Design, LLC
Designer & Owner
2007 - 2011
Consistently developing innovative ideas that have successfully re-invented existing brands, and generated completely new products concepts. Persistently educating myself with valuable skills...
CONAIR CORPORATION
Industrial Designer
2006 - 2008
Fast paced, team oriented work in collaboration with engineering, marketing and fellow designers to constantly raise-the-bar of design excellence for a variety of Conair’s product categories...
KG&D ARCHITECTS
Marketing Assistant
2001 - 2006
Successfully re-designed the firm’s website including new graphics, clean user interface and organization of all information for web-portfolio. Determined optimal layout of marketing materials and...

Education

The Pratt Institute
Bachelor of Industrial Design
2002 - 2005

Keywords

industrial design
creative services
product design
3d modeling
rendering
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