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Mark Magaril

Mark Magaril

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am an industrial designer with experience in production management of furniture, lighting, and products. My work experiences with small companies have allowed me to take part in all aspects of the design process, from research and concept development, through prototyping and manufacturing.

Employment 

David Weeks Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Production Studio Manager

• Managed production of lighting/furniture design studio including prototyping, metalwork, finishing, and assembly
• Supervised and directed 5 production metal shop and assembly studio personnel
• Hired and trained 3 new production employees over 2 years
• Maintained quality control and timely completion of over 30 production projects per month
• Organized and oversaw production of new lighting collection from prototypes to showroom exhibition
• Established new vendor relations cutting critical parts production time and increasing quality standards
• Maintained relations and negotiated details and costs with over 20 vendors and manufacturers
• Initiated and oversaw redesign of critical machined parts to increase production efficiency and eliminate waste
• Conducted quarterly inspections of equipment to maintain standards of a UL certified lighting assembly shop
• Provided remote and onsite ongoing problem resolution to sales staff and directly to clients

Jun 2011 - current
 

SpaceMaster Closets Inc, New York, NY, US, Designer and Fabricator

• Designed closet and storage spaces from onsite surveys to drafting and assembly
• Assisted in the assembly and installation of residential closet interiors and built-in furniture

Jun 2010 - Mar 2011
 

Zarta Architects, Jerusalem, Israel, Designer

• Conceived and designed modular bookcases for a new library
• Created graphics for press kit and web site for the Merage Foundation

Mar 2010 - Jun 2010
 

Gaetano Pesce, New York, NY, US, Industrial Designer

• Designed and fabricated limited edition furniture and lighting from resins
• Designed and built molds for production of resin furniture and lamps
• Developed models and prototypes of furniture and lamps
• Managed production process from sketch to finished product
• Researched and sourced materials for production of designed pieces
• Supervised and directed a team of 3 fabricators in producing furniture pieces

May 2008 - Nov 2009
 

David Stark Design, New York, NY, US, Designer and Fabricator

• Designed, built, and installed event decorations, props, and furniture
• Resolved technical issues of furniture production

Aug 2007 - Dec 2008
 

Education 

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Industrial Design

Jun 2004 - Jun 2007
 

Skills 



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