JOAQUIN CORTES

Granada (Spain) 1981

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENGINEERING

Polytechnic University School | University of Málaga (Spain)

+ 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Industrial Design & Mechanical Engineering

Professional Skills

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN
EXPLORATION OF IDEAS & CONCEPTUAL SKETCHES
Basic > Sketches good enough to communicate my ideas
CONCEPTUAL 3D MODELS
Very good > Great capacity to shape new ideas and a tireless imagination…
DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
MECHANICAL DESIGN & ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS
Good > A lot of experience in designing mechanical systems for several applications (machinery design, motorbike and bicycle mechanisms…) Good understanding and utilization of mechanical engineering handbooks, basic knowledge in Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and great undestanding of mechanical systems in general
DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURABILITY & MATERIALS
Good > Knowledge in most of the common fabrication procceses, making fabrication drawings and choosing appropriate materials
3D MODELING
ENGINEERING 3D MODELS
Excellent > My best skill… I can model almost every complex surface, assembly, mechanism…
3D RENDERING: SCHEMATIC & PHOTOREALISTIC
Very good > Elaboration of high quality virtual images
PROTOTYPING
3D PRINTING & CNC MECHANIZED
Good > Knowledge and experience in modern prototyping techniques such as Stereolithography and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
MANUAL ASSEMBLY & TESTING
Very good > I love it… Good at the handling of tools and a lot of experience in assembling mechanisms… Great capacity of understanding the problems of the real model (related to manufacturing, assembling or operarion), and finding solutions to solve it
SOFTWARE SKILLS
Excellent > Engineering CAD Software such as Solid Works, Solid Edge or similar… and great adaptability to new software
Very good > CAD Software for conceptual 3D models and rendering such as 3D Studio Max, Google Sketchup or similar
Good > Graphic design Software such as Corel Draw, Freehand, Illustrator, Photoshop…
LANGUAGE SKILLS
SPANISH – Native
ENGLISH – Fluency spoken-written
PERSONAL SKILLS
CREATIVE    MOTIVATED    DETERMINATED    INDEPENDENT    COOPERATIVE    FRIENDLY    HONEST