Sebastian Lindquist

Woodshop Supervisor

Interests:
Woodworking, prototype development, project management, digital electronics, open-source software

Contact:
sjlindqu@uncg.edu


EDUCATION

2014 MS in Information Technology and Management,University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2010-2014 Undergraduate, Computer Science Department,University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2003-2007 Bachelors of Fine Arts in Drawing, University of Missouri


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 Present Lecturer, Woodshop Supervisor, UNCG Department of Interior Architecture

  • Responsible for daily woodshop operations
  • Instruct undergraduate and graduate students from Art and Interior Architecture proper use of woodworking equipment
  • Maintain a safe and productive work environment
  • Lead graduate assistants who help to maintain the shop and assist fellow students
  • Stakeholder in Interior Architecture’s CAM Studio

2010-2014 Project Contributor/Manager, UNCG Information Technology Service

  • Learned new skills related to project work-flow and management
  • Follow Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a guide for projects
  • Lead projects as a project manager by following ITS Project Management Methodology
  • Managed projects involving server application installations and vulnerability/security efforts
  • Regularly work with clients, subject-matter experts, and vendors
  • Responsible for updating, maintaining, and creating Service Level Agreements

AWARDS

2013-2014 Portable Electronics Development Platform, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award, UNCG Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office

  • Computer aided manufacturing and computer numeric control experience
  • Drafted prototype enclosures for CNC Milling and laser cutting
  • Utilized project management skills
  • Embedded Linux operating system

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2009-2010 Gallery Assistant, Green Hill Center for NC Art
2007-2008 Studio Assistant and Instructor, Craft Studio at the University of Missouri

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to mechanically maintain all shop equipment and shop spaces to ensure safe and productive atmosphere
  • Strong ability to organize and manage projects, schedules, and resources
  • Detail-oriented woodworker with experience in stick frame construction, cabinetry, wood turning, and kinetic sculptures using wood as a structural material
  • Uniquely qualified for a position involving digital fabrication with a background in art and computer science
  • Experience with 3-Axis ShopBot Desktop and Full-sized, CNC metal mill, and laser cutting systems
  • Knowledge of mold making and vacuum bagging methods
  • Confidence reading and drawing blueprints and project plans
  • Enjoy guiding students through woodworking processes to help them achieve project goals

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Equipment Experience: Table saw/StopSaw, band saw, wood lathe, miter saw, drill press, planer, wide-belt sander, vertical milling machine, metal lathe
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, AutoCAD, 3ds Max, ShopBot
Electronic Hardware: Digital electronics, troubleshooting, hardware repair
Systems: Windows, Mac OSX, Linux (Ubuntu, Angstrom), AVR Microcontrollers, OS installations and setup, troubleshooting
Project Management: Project life cycles, scheduling and communication, documentation, planning and time management
Research and Advancement: Ability to research and apply new technologies to solve problems, remain current with new trends in technology
Soft Skills: Clear written and verbal communication, build strong working relationships, patient and active listener


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Forge: The Greensboro Hackerspace, Charter Member
  • ACM, Association of Computing Machines
  • PMI, Project Management Institute