Victoria Ruta

Victoria Ruta

Matawan, NJ, US




Mataci Inc, New York, NY, US, CAD Designer

• Receiving and organizing incoming CAD models from clients
• Once models are recorded, responsible for any editing to the models, as directed from design team and client
• Reverse engineer mesh files into workable 3DM files
• Maintain Solidscape 3Z Pro machine and environment to ensure highest quality prototypes and turn around time
• Provide detail renders to the client to ensure models are ready for approval
• Work closely with casting department to guarantee models and molds standards are met for production

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016

Riva Precision Manufacturing, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Manager/ Rapid Prototyping Manager

• Was responsible for onboarding new clients with non disclosure forms and credit forms in alliance with finance team
• Managed daily communication with new customer until initiation is complete
• Cataloged incoming CAD’s, models, samples, and technical standards by verifying integrity and updating customer property log
• Worked with in- house model shop by engineering sound prototypes for customer approvals
• Monitored time calculations with fabrication of soft prototypes in order to provide first estimate quotes
• Once approved, create final prototypes using knowledge gathered for mass production
• Created small batch test runs in conjunction with operations team in order to calculate final price sheet
• Troubleshot road blocks in order to optimize production efficiencies
• Updated internal software with final routings used by production team for an on time delivery
• Provided highest level of customer service for clients looking for a high quality, Made in USA product

Rapid prototyping Manager
• Liaison between clients and CAD technician ensuring CAD files are valid to facilitate production- friendly models
• Proficient in CAD knowledge, specialization Matrix, Rhino, and Magics software
• Used CAD expertise, research, maintained, and did troubleshooting for in-house EnvisionTec, and Solidscape machines
• Advised PD team on which printer to use for specific CADs for optimal results
• Used detailed daily log to determine turn around time of prints based on size, quantities, and build plates to anticipate bottlenecks
• Work around daily challenges such as shrinkage percentage, build lines, and support orientation by researching and participating in CAD forums

Mar 2016 - Sep 2016

Swatch Group US, Secaucus, NJ, US, Watch Repair Technician

• Was responsible for watch servicing, case repair, and refinishing
• Performed bench work and repairs when necessary
• Assisted in water resistant methods and testing techniques
• Maintained records of orders and supplies
• Ensured all projects were completed in a timely matter to hit due date milestones
• Worked in a fast pace service oriented environment for a quick turnaround and customer service

Oct 2013 - Jun 2015


Gemological Institute of America, New York, NY, US, Jewelry Design

Certificate recevied.

Oct 2015 - Dec 2015

Gemological Institute of America, New York, NY, US, CAD Designer

Certificate received.

Aug 2015 - Oct 2015

Towson University, Towson, MD, US, Bachelors, Jewelry Design

Aug 2010 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization