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James Pierce, Emerging Technologies Manager

James is PrintFX and FabLab's manager.

 

 

Muhammed Shahadat Muhammed Shahadat, Acting Coordinator for PrintFX and the FabLab
Mo is responsible for the day-to-day operations and staff support in PrintFX and the Fablab. He graduated with honors from Parsons the New School of Design with a BFA majoring in Product Design and over the years has developed an expertise in digital fabrication. His previous work experience covers seasonal exhibition designs for the NYNOW show for Sustainability booths at the Jacob Javitz center from 2012-2017. He's also worked with various toy companies to produce working prototypes and appearance models, and dabbles in freelance 3D modeling. He is an adjunct instructor that loves teaching, he's taught 3D courses such as Solidworks, Sketchup, and Rhino at Parsons, 3rd Ward, and FIT. Outside of FIT he enjoys furniture design, comics, model building, chocolate, and the minutiae of the design world.
photo of printfx member Linda Elber, Graphics Assistant for PrintFX

Linda’s responsible for assisting in PrintFX’s clerical responsibilities and other daily operational support services. She graduated with honors from SUNY Albany with a BA in Fine Arts, with a concentration in medical illustration. Previous experiences include support staff for FIT's Toy Design department, a tech for several ad agencies including Spiros Associates which designed the motion picture posters for Paramount pictures, and as an assistant set designer for several off off Broadway shows. 

printfx member Jason Yip, Technologist C for PrintFX
Jason is a graphic designer for the PrintFX Lab. Jason provides graphic design services and supports operations. He graduated from FIT with a BFA in Communication Design. He was the winner of the FIT 60th Diamond Anniversary Postcard Design Contest during his senior show. Jason’s graphic design experiences include print and brand packaging design. Among other previous work experiences, Jason was a freelance graphic designer at Greensoundroom Production and a graphic designer for Tong & Chiu Communication Design (where he worked with clients at Barnes & Noble, Skyy Vodka, Rémy Martin, Midori, 1800 Tequila, and Jose Cuervo). Jason was born in Hong Kong and is fluent in Cantonese.
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Autumn Newcomb, Technologist C for PrintFX and the FabLab 
Autumn's favorite services are vinyl cutting, laser cutting, and 3D printing. Autumn graduated with honors from Alfred University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, concentrating in print media, glassblowing, sculpture, and video. Outside of FIT, Autumn makes art through a variety of media, including sculpture, illustration, and music videos. In her spare time she likes to travel, play soccer, and explore new music. 

 

 

 

 

 

The direct phone line to PrintFX is (212) 217-5470.

To contact an individual unit member by email, the address format is [email protected].

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