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Rolando G

Rolando G


Richmond, VA USA

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Rolando's work combines: Design, Art, and Being Creative

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Day In The Life

Senior Product Designer

I design furniture.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree


    Virginia Commonwealth University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Senior Product Designer:

Bachelor's Degree: Architecture

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Didn't understand the language, so I immerse myself completely into the culture and took lessons

  • 2.

    I couldn't afford higher education so I worked at night to pay for school

  • 3.

    I had to work lots of entry level jobs

  • 4.

    Volunteered for lots of projects that led me to meet people that got me my dream job

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    You shouldn't focus on being a designer and should focus more on your current obligations.

  • How I responded:

    Just gain confidence in your ability to follow your instincts and balance the demands.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Odd jobs and lots of work will help. Just know that your drive to succeed will make everything bearable.