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Andrew Raffel

Andrew Raffel

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

Ilan Dei Studio, Venice, CA, US, Product Development Manager

_Product development lead from concept generation through build data and production execution.

_Product range from small home goods to large-scale art installations.

_Primary focus on commercial and exterior residential furniture.

_Improvement and implementation of product development processes and strategies for more efficient concept generation, design, and production.

Oct 2013 - current
 

UCLA School of Arts & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Instructor

_Introduction to digital fabrication workshop.

_Assisted students in developing small products as well as file generation and execution in regards to digital fabrication.

_Focus on understanding the machinery involved with digital fabrication as well as material methods and design techniques.

Aug 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Greg Lynn Form, Los Angeles, CA, US, Fabricator

_Part of team that fabricated 1:5 scale prototype of Room Vehicle designed by Greg Lynn.

_Focus on fiberglass and carbon fiber fabrication techniques including mold construction and lamination process.

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture and Urban Design

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Currents Fall 2012, Award

UCLA A.UD end of quarter show

2012
 

Pella Fellowship Award, 1st Place

Awarded to top undergraduate project at University of Illinois-Chicago

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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