John Lang


Learn about me and what I do best.

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My Design


My style is traditional with focus on functionality. I design products that work well, look appealing, and provide an emotional connection between the user and the product.

My Studies


Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY
Graduated with Dean's List recognition in 2004.
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

Art Institute of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA
Graduated with Dean's List recognition in 1998.
Associate Degree in Industrial Design
Received Best of Quarter in a faculty judged Furniture Design competion in the Fall Quarter of 1997. Received a Merit Scholarship for maintaining a high GPA.

Artist @ Work in Philadelphia, PA
Set design, fabrication and props
Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, PA
Exhibit design and fabrication

My Skills


• Proficient in sketching, sculpting, mold making, and prototype fabrication.
• Illustration capabilities in various media including marker rendering and airbrush.
• Knowledge of manufacturing and prototyping materials and processing.
• Able to design and duplicate architectural models from thumbnail sketches to a finished presentation piece.
• Computer skills include Solidworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Megacad.

What can I do for you?


• Paint mural for your child's room
• Custom paintings
• Airbrush t-shirts

My Experience

2015 to -
Design Engineer at
Acme Plastics
in Woodland Park, NJ

• Responsible for the design and engineering of new POP displays.
• Use Solidworks, CNC machining, 3D printing, and digital printing to create samples for client review and approval.
• Sketch or draw new concepts for product presentations.
• Work with a team of engineers, production staff, and project managers to fulfil client needs.
2013 to 2015
Packaging Designer at
Interstate Container
in North Brunswick, NJ

• Design corrugated displays using Artios CAD software.
• Make samples using Kongsberg cutting table.
• Work closely with Customer Service and Production to ensure product quality.
2005 to 2013
Shop Lead at The Wood Shop, Inc.
in South Toms River, NJ

• Architectural millwork and CNC machining in the custom design of balusters, furniture, molding, and related building materials.
• Use large woodworking machinery including CNC lathes, CNC routers, and shop tools.
• Read plans involving specific design components and set up CNC machinery to meet these requirements.
• Interact with the company owner regarding design requirements and production.
• Consistently meet finished product delivery times.
2006 to 2007
Solidworks Designer at Jernie Corp. in Toms River, NJ

• Designed parts for the fabrication of vending machines.
• Created blueprints and plans to be sent to parts manufacturers.
• Assembled machines upon the receipt of completed parts.

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