Alan Peterson


1985 – Present (29 years)Marin County, California IMAGINEER whose creative intuition and innovation provide the bridge of development between art and engineering. Versatile craftsman skilled in precision design, engineering, and fabrication of hard and soft goods. Tenured at LUCASFILMS Industrial Light + Magic [ILM] as prototype model maker, machinist / mechanical designer. Transitioned to a position at UC BERKELEY in the COLLEGE of ENGINEERING to work as Development Technician supporting process engineers and scientists in the semi-conductor field. Contributed many design + fabrication solutions to customize the infrastructure of the new MARVELL NANOLAB. Demonstrated ability to identify, prevent, and solve production problems. Has worked with broad range of creative / technical personnel on teams and in project management capacities. Experienced in architectural, industrial design, product development, motion picture special FX, fashion, and engineering fields. Concurrent to career has worked as private consultant offering services in the design, creation, and process engineering of LUXURY LEATHER HANDBAGS AND CASES. Sample maker, available to manage the development and making of product prototypes / samples. Looking for a position that would benefit from my handbag design / making expertise.