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It's Me, Aaron Ruth.

Graphic Designer Petrol Head

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Let's skip the formalities

So, I'm Aaron...

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As you may have guessed from the URL, header, page title, and image, I'm Aaron. I am a bit of a dork with a HUGE passion to innovate and build a better brighter future. From my early years I have worked with as many inspiring and creative individuals as I can find. I personally am a bit of a dork, with a passion for turning wrenches... Oh, and I am a graphic designer by trade! So now that we're aquainted - feel free to take off those shoes and stay awhile.

Current Happenings

I am currently making my living designing graphics and user interphases for building automation systems with PC Automated Controls, Inc.

  • Fullname: Aaron Thomas Ruth
  • Passion: Anything mechanical
  • Job: Software/Graphics Engineer
  • Personal Project: GL08TY | 2JZ '82 Mercedes 380sl'
  • Email: me@aaronruth.me

Skills

As the old adage goes, "Jack of all trades, and a master of none..." These are a few things I pride myself on being knowledgable about.

  • 90%
    Mechanics / Diagnostics
  • 80%
    Design and Engineering
  • 85%
    Project Management
  • 75%
    Graphic Design
  • 95%
    Innovative Problemsolving
Resume

A close look at my past.

Here's a deeper look at what made me the professional I am today.

Work Experience

Graphic Designer

Oct. 2017 - Present

PC Automated Controls, Inc.

At PC Automated Controls, Inc. I design equipment graphics and graphic user interphases for building automation systems. I am currently training for controller programing and database generation too!

Fleet Mechanic

July 2015 - Oct. 2017

Fleet Service Solutions

My employment at Fleet Service Solutions as an automotive and diesel mechanic entailed; servicing all forms of vehicles and equipment including heavy machinery and semi trucks. This provided insight into equipment troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair, team building, and project management.

Lab Technician

Aug. 2014 - June 2015

PLTW Biomedical Sciences | SISD

During the course of my work as a laboratory technician for the nationally accredited PLTW Biomedical Sciences program at Eastlake High School (unpaid student internship), I articulated knowledge gained over four years of study into general medicine. I worked to lead incoming students through laboratory activities ranging from DNA sequencing to Prosthetic limb development.

IT Assistant

Aug. 2012 - June 2014

Eastlake HS | SISD

Throughout my high school career, I worked alongside the IT department performing a wide variety of computer maintenance ranging from network troubleshooting to configuration of graphic design labs. I gained experience working with; Apple OS X, Windows 7/8 and Apple iOS. Furthermore, I assisted in introducing the computer sciences magnet program (SATA) to the Eastlake HS campus.

Chief Engineer

Aug. 2012 - June 2014

Autonomous Vehicle Research Platform

I worked to lead a research platform into autonomous vehicle development during my high school career. The project (composed of myself and Alexis Lazcano) developed two iterations of autonomous vehicles: ALICE (Autonomous Low-speed Internal Combustion Experiment) and CORINA.beta (Computer Operated Intelligent Navigation Assistant). The project won an ASM Materials Education Foundation award for most outstanding exhibit of material science, and a TRAX International award for excellence in applied Science and Engineering.

Pit Crew Member

June 2010 - Oct. 2014

Dylan Harris Racing

During the summer months I worked with Dylan Harris Racing at El Paso Speedway Park and the Southern New Mexico Speedway as a general mechanic on both 305 cid Sprint Cars and Pro Dirt Class Legends. The fast paced environment taught me to handle stress and manage time in critical situations. Much of my knowledge of automotive mechanics has been established through my work on the pit crew, although I actively conduct independent study of automotive technology in personal free time.

Projects

A Peek At What I Do.

These are just a few of the more noteworthy projects that I have had the distinct honor to work on.

Services

How can I work for you?

These are a few of the things people contact me about on a weekly basis. Who knows, maybe you need some of my services. If any of the following looks promising, drop me a line and we will have to work together sometime soon!