Max Stropkay

RESUME

email mstropka@andrew.cmu.edu
portfolio
www.maxstropkay.com

Education

Carnegie Mellon University
Dean’s list, Pursuing Bachelor of Design in Products
Class of 2020

Concord Carlisle High School
Honor Roll, Swim Team Captain
Class of 2016


Employment

Tank Design
Cambridge, MA
UX Design Intern, Summer 2018–Developed and prototyped several online experiences. Participated in client meetings, brainstorms, and presentations. Compiled and analyzed usability research. Created blue sky ideas for future of shipping experiences.

Thoreau Camp
Concord, MA
Art Director, Summer 2017 - Developed and implemented skill and age appropriate art curriculum for children aged 5-14. Explored multiple art mediums including drawing, painting, and sculpture. Oversaw art supply equipment and ordering.

Essential Design
Boston, MA
Product Design Intern, Summer 2016–Developed and prototyped ideas for the Design Museum Boston innovation challenge, which involved a weekend-long design charrette to create and present ideas to revitalize the area under the I-93 overpass.
Product Design Intern, Summer 2015–Conducted research and information gathering for a medical device project, participated in brainstorming sessions, compiled notes and data into reports, built foam models of products, utilized CAD modeling and rapid prototyping technologies.


Skills

Software
Solidworks, Keyshot, Fusion 360, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, XD, Sketch, Cinema 4D

Hands On
Sketching, Model Making, Prototyping, Silk Screening, Woodworking


Student Member, IDSA
Sigma Chi Fraternity
Carnegie Mellon Ski Team
Electric and Acoustic Guitar
Swimming, Snowboarding, Surfing

Activities