The communications course at RMIT industrial design has responded to industry expectations of graduate attributes with the establishment of the Wacom Lab and a greater emphasis on sketching and visualisation skills which greatly assisted Ryan during the selection process for the position at Holden. Lecturer Bernie Walsh provides students interested in a career in automotive design with expert tuition in the practice of vehicle design and most importantly encourages creativity. Bernie is an alumnus of the industrial design program at RMIT University and began his career like Ryan at the GM Holden studios in Fisherman's Bend.
RMIT University industrial design graduate Ryan Fonceca begins his career with a position in the advanced design studio at GM Holden.
RMIT lecturer Bernie Walsh provides expert advice and feedback to Ryan during his studies at RMIT industrial design. Ryan is one of many automotive designers who Bernie has mentored over the years.
GM Holden Head of Design Tony Stolfo examines Ryan's final year project at the RMIT industrial design graduate exhibition with Communications Coordinator Ian Wong. Ryan was a GM Holden CO-OP student spending one entire year at GM during his studies at RMIT University.
Ryan's final year single person transport transport project supervised by Bernie Walsh and Ian Wong was supported by industry partners Delineate and Autodesk.
RMIT industrial design graduate Ryan Fonceca's single person transport vehicle concept.