Marc Levinson is an Industrial Designer and Entrepreneur. He grew up in south South Florida them moved to San Francico where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from California College of the Arts. Marc is currently providing design services through SECTOR. He’s also partnered in a small business incubator called Aggregation. Whether it’s with the resources and capabilities of a Fortune 500 company or the penniless passion of inventors and startup junkies, he strives to innovate and prides himself in bringing good ideas to fruition in a cohesive and resonant way.
- Able to generate and communicate ideas quickly through sketching
- Experience taking a project through the entire design process from ideation to manufacturing
- Exceptional understanding of complex three dimensional and mechanical forms
- Works well under pressure in a high-paced environment with demanding clients
- Adept at working in groups, well-respected by peers
Ritz Carlton – Singer Island, FL June 2011 – January 2012
Consulted with Singer Island Ritz property manager and Florida environmental authorities. Worked to develop a way to help the waterfront building meet new lighting requirements put in place for sea turtle nesting habits.
Designed then oversaw manufacturing and installation for three retrofit light fixtures as an alternative to replacing all exterior lighting in the building.
Hewlett Packard/Haas@work January 2011 – May 2011
Selected to work with a team of U.C. Berkeley MBA students following the methods of innovation and design thinking processes to research, generate, develop and present ideas to the client Hewlett Packard.
CCA Rapid Prototyping Studio August 2009 – December 2011
Maintained and Managed the use of two 3D printers, the Eden 333 and the Dimension Elite. Also monitored and aided students in their use of the laser cutting facilities
ICE Kitchenware December 2010 – February 2011
Freelance Industrial Designer
Worked on designing a set of products for kitchen appliance start up ICE. Working from ideation through manufacturing products expected to reach market this year.
The Palm Beach Garage May-August 2008, 2010
Worked as a mechanics assistant on antique, exotic and high-end luxury cars. Worked in fabrication and restoration of vehicles and assisted in mechanical work.
Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, AutoCAD, Graphite, Rhino, Tsplines, Solidworks, Sketchup, Zbrush, Maxwell Render, Hypershot, Keyshot, Hypermove, Photoview 360, Sketchbook Pro, Microsoft Office, WordPress
machining mill, lathe, arc welding, asettling torch, bronze casting, sand blaster, vacuum forming, wood lathe, mold making, potters wheel, industrial sewing machine, foam modeling, band saw, drill press, table saw, disk sander, belt sander, mill router
3D printing, laser cutter, CNC router, CNC milling machine, CNC waterjet, injection molding, digital sketching
23rd Koizumi International Lighting Design Competition, OX3 Light Therapy
-Honorable Mention 2010
-Design Excellence Award (Web Voting) 2010
2011 Spark Concept Awards, OX3 Light Therapy
2011 Spark Concept Awards, Lili Tea Infuser
Core77, Lili Tea Infuser
Autodesk, Lili Tea Infuser
PetaPixel, Nikon D4X
BFA in Industrial Design, CCA – California College of the Arts, Fall 2011