Antonio Borja is a 2004 BFA graduate from the School of Industrial Design at Academy of Art University. After graduation, Borja went to work utilizing his vast range of skills to launch a professional freelance career, and work for General Motors as a creative designer.
He later returned to his alma mater to teach Design Drawing, Transportation Design, and Digital 3D modeling courses. At the Academy, Mr. Borja led the creation of an interdisciplinary collaborative program that gives students hands-on experience working with companies such as NASA, Samsung, Audi, Nissan, Peugeot, Citroen, General Motors, and Jaguar. In this role, he guides students from the schools of Graphic Design, Fashion, Interaction & UI/UX Design, and Interior Architecture, to create a holistic vision for the design objectives of the client.
As Director of the School of Industrial Design, he has successfully worked to integrate the latest rapid prototyping, generative design, and visualization methods into the industrial design curriculum. This has made the Industrial Design program a featured partner for companies such as Gravity Sketch, Adobe, and Autodesk.