E’yea Vicol d.b.a. Athens West Productions since 1987
Position: Concept, Design, & Production consultant
Artistic Design Experience
Concept Designer of a Worldwide Destination Spa: “Inner Space”
Cleveland, OH, Owner: D. Pawlouski, May 2004
Scope: Researched, designed, sketched, and presented Spa concept
Supervised: 2 Direct, 0 Indirect
Producer/Designer for a industrial product rollout tour: “Back to the Future”
Youngstown, OH, Tampa, FL, Producer: G. Bartholomew, Feb 1994
Scope: Production, Scenic, & Lighting design, Construction, 2 city Tour
Supervised: 10 Direct, 6 Indirect (union)
Producer/Designer/Director of an Alumni Art Exhibit: “No Particular Place or Time”
Youngstown, OH, Ex. College Chair: Dean Small, Apr 1993
Scope: Produced/Designed/Constructed Scenic, Lighting, Effects, Costumes, & Music
Supervised: 12 Direct, 3 Indirect
Scenic, Lighting, and Effects Designer of an environmental theater presentation: “K2”
Youngstown, OH, Director: R. Vargo, Jan 1993
Scope: Designed, Technical Direction, Construction & Welding
Implemented a metal shop into the University Theater Dept..
Supervised: 4 Direct, 8 Indirect
Assistant Art Director for a 35 mm independent film: “Home Run”
LA, CA, Art Director: B. Himber, June 1981
Scope: Responsible for all execution of locations, set dressing, and props
Supervised: 2 Direct, 2 Indirect
Engineering Liaison for a component engineering Global Shared Database: “GSD”
Warren, OH, Dept.. Manager: D. Ellwood, Jan 2003
Scope: Research, Redesign, Present, Signoff, & document the modification plan. Also lead Scrubbing, Population, and migration of data in real time.
Supervised: 5 Direct, 25 Indirect (engineers, data input, programmers, IT liaison)
Technical Director for the construction and installation of themed amusement park: “Fantastic Puro Land”
Tama, Japan, V.P. Technology: D. Thornton, Dec 1989
Scope: Directly let contracts for all animation, show control, & show monitor and coordinated all domestic contractors & vendors specifications, product, and deliveries.
Supervised: 10 Direct, 150 Indirect (US & Japan)
Project manager for the first viewing of a prototype animated attraction system: “Dynamic Motion Simulator”
LA, CA, V.P. Engineering: E. Plitt, Nov 1986
Scope: Managed the shipping, load-in, load-out, setup, and lighting design for the IAPPA convention in FL.
Received the “Best of Show” award.
Supervised: 2 Direct, 10 Indirect (teamsters)
Design and Technical consultant for the rollout of: “Agassi Street Tennis”
NY, NY, Art Director: T. Wright, Feb 1993
Scope: Refined and executed design presented at “Toy Fair”.
Technical consultant during the final phase of a theater renovation: “The Ford Theater”
Youngstown, OH, Dept.. Chair: F. Owens, Oct 1993
Scope: Served as the University’s liaison on all outstanding issues on the backed of a two year renovation of the hydraulic, lighting, rigging, and audio systems. Also let the contract for lighting instrument inventory.
Supervised: 2 Direct, 25 Indirect (contractor & vendor leads)
Corporate Design and Management
Design Engineer developed CAD assemble system for General Motors: “Relational Component Grouping” “RCG”
Warren, OH, Dept.. Manager: T. Horrel, Jul 1999
Scope: Proposed, conceived, designed, & implemented the system over 2.5 years. GM realized $2.6 million (70,000 man-hours) in savings during the first year.
Annual saving now approaches 13 million.
Supervised: 10 Direct, 150 Indirect
Senior Design Engineer developed a cross platform format for a “Component Engineering Product handbook”
Warren, OH, Dept.. Manager: T. Horrel, Jul 2001
Scope: Supervise and design a product format that supports WEB, cut-sheets, and engineering specifications driven by a central database in real time.
Supervised: 2 Direct, 3 Indirect
System Design Engineer developed automated CAD circuit layout program: “Auto Circuit Update System”
Warren, OH, Dept.. Manager: D. Ellwood, May 2002
Scope: Severed as the programming liaison to the engineering group for specifications, GUI design, testing, and rollout.
Supervised: 2 Direct, 2 Indirect
System Designer and Webmaster developed and implement a WEB site for the Component Engineering Group: “Delphi Component Engineering WEB”
Warren, OH, Dept.. Manager: J. Stanhope, Jun 2002
Scope: Interviewed, designed, created, presented, and maintained the Web site.
Supervised: 1 Direct, 3 Indirect
System Design Engineer and Programmer who developed a custom application: “Program Interaction Impact” for the Component Engineering Group.
Warren, OH, Dept.. Manager: J. Stanhope, Jul 2002
Scope: Interviewed, specified, designed, programmed, and rolled out the MS Access application.
Supervised: 1 Direct, 0 Indirect
Corporate Production Supervision
Production Supervisor of the Component Terminal Manufacturing Department.
Warren, OH, Dept.. Director: J. Larson, Jul 2004
Scope: Responsible for the quality, quantity, and delivery of product to global customers. Managed tool & die makers, operators, skilled trades, and maintenance personnel with regards to time, safety, training, discipline, and production output.
Set new productions records for shift, department, and division.
Supervised: 19 Direct, 8 Indirect (three trade unions)
Assistant Professor of Theater Design & Technology: “Youngstown State University”
Youngstown, OH, Dept.. Chair: F. Owens, Sep 1992-93
Scope: I supervised, designed, and built 5 main stage productions, taught 6 courses, supervised all technical aspects of production, ran the scene shop and trained work study and interns.
Supervised: 10 Direct, 55 Indirect (practicum)
CAD Instructor for drafting design and techniques: “ITT Technical Institute”
Youngstown, OH, Dept.. Chair: S. Sofia, Jan 1995-97
Scope: Required to adapt core curriculum to local campus in addition to teaching four classes of related studies. Also charged with student proficiency testing, evaluation, and retention.
Instructed: 35 students per session.
ATHENS WEST PRODUCTIONS; Sedona, Arizona 2004 to Pres.
DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS; Warren, Ohio 1994 to 2004
ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE; Youngstown, Ohio 1995 to 1997
JSC ENTERPRISES INC.; Geneva, Ohio 1993 to 1994
Youngstown State University; Youngstown, OHio 1992 to 1993
Assistant Professor of Theater Design & Technology
LEXINGTON SCENERY & PROPS; LA, California 1990 to 1991
Scenic Project Lead
“FANTASTIC PURO LAND”; Tama, Japan 1989 to 1990
Technical Director for the construction and installation of themed amusement park
LEXINGTON SCENERY & PROPS; LA, California 1988 to 1989
Scenic Carpenter, Lead Welder
ATHENS WEST PRODUCTIONS; Athens, Ohio 1987 to Pres.
Owner, Lead Consultant
OHIO UNIVERSITY; Athens, Ohio 1984 to 1987
Graduate Scenic & Lighting Lab Teaching Assistant
THE GOODMAN THEATRE; Chicago, Illinois 1982 to 1984
Lead Carpenter, Stage Hand
“HOME RUN” 35 mm independent film:; LA, California 1980 to 1981
Assistant Art Director
OHIO UNIVERSITY; Athens, Ohio 1976 to 1980
Scenic & Lighting Lab Assistant
LINCOLN ELECTRIC INC.; Cleveland, Ohio 1974 to 1976
BGS – Electronics, Computer Science, & Media Design Ohio University
Athens, OH, School Chair: R. Winters, Jan 1976-80
MFA – Production Design & Technology (Scenic, Lighting, & Effects) Ohio University
MA - Arts Administration & Management
Athens, OH School Chair: R. Winters, 1984-87