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Industrial Designers develop concepts and designs for manufactured products. Example resumes for this position highlight such skills as defining sketch forms and CAD refinements for products, working directly with engineers to refine product development, creating illustrations and packaging graphics, and creating storyboards to define user scenarios. A bachelor's degree in a field like industrial design, engineering or architecture is an essential component of an applicant's resume, and prior experience, such as an internship, may help secure an entry-level position in this area.

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1

Junior Industrial Designer

Designed and produced a variety of soft goods technology focused, sports and water-resistant cases.

  • Strategized designs based on cost targets, material quality, legal requirements, and branding guidelines.
  • Managed projects from ideation, sample development, client review, and production.
  • Created and client relationships by providing feedback and project status updates regularly.
  • Worked in and communicated directly with China factories regarding sample making, materials procurement, material quality, reverse cost engineering, and production quality control.
  • Interpreted and implemented branding guidelines into client artwork for case styles, presentations, and packaging on behalf of client.
  • Developed K-12 iPad rugged case based upon set parameters to pass 6ft drop test and minimize size for charging station requirements.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
2

Industrial Designer

Freelance Designer of State-of-the Art coffee pots, food carriers, carafes, air pots and various other drink ware

  • Worked on concepts, significantly designed catalogues and modified existing designs
  • Trained staff in Adobe Graphic software, 3D Modeling software and design techniques.
  • Consulted on various materials and design techniques for new product lines and Trade show displays
  • Attended design trade show in Frankfurt Germany and in Chicago (In 2011 now under a freelance relationship).
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Industrial Design
Industrial Design
3

Industrial Designer

Custom design of architectural elements like: fireplaces, columns, pedestal sinks, kitchen hoods and other natural stone creations.

  • Designed and conceptualized the perfect project for each client.
  • Visited job sites to get measurements for accuracy and precision.
  • Created detailed CAD drawings, 3d models and product rendering.
  • Designed the products according to a specific production process.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Photography & Autocad
4

Mechanical Designer / Drafter / Industrial Designer

Startup company developing a family of reconstructive implants that treat a variety spinal disorders.

  • Used SolidWorks to create concepts and production ready designs for line extension and alternate designs for spinal implants made from titanium, stainless steel and cobalt chrome.
  • Redesigned surgical tools to incorporate ergonomics and human factors for increased surgeon comfort and user satisfaction.
  • Drafting, drawing, part and assembly creation for FDA requirements and conformance with ANSI Y14.5M standards and GD&T. Modified SolidWorks models to adapt them for FEA analysis.
  • Designed metal parts for in house machine shop on lath, wire EDM and machining center.
  • Translated CT scans of patient's spinal columns from Mimics software into SolidWorks 3D organic surface models using Scan to 3D. Used SQL to extract information from a MySQL database of anatomical data points.
  • Designed parts for SLA / FDM made at a local model shop. PDMWorks experience.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Industrial Design
5

Industrial Designer

Designed point of purchase displays, electronic kiosks, and graphics for outside clients.

  • Created concept sketches, marker renderings and computer renderings in Photoshop and Form Z.
  • Created presentations and attended sales calls.
  • Devised control drawings, design specifications and detailed assembly instruction sheets.
  • Worked with Engineering, model builders, and approved prototypes.
  • Gold POPAI award, March 1998.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Da
6

Industrial Designer

  • Drove overall look and feel of electrosurgical generators, innovative hand-held surgical instruments, and accessories. Responsibilities included industrial design, user interface design, and human factors research.
  • Translated user needs and usability testing results into award-winning medical devices.
  • Defined, documented, and implemented human factors requirements based on user-centered design methodology principles, in an FDA-regulated environment.
  • Submitted several invention disclosures; nine patents awarded, others pending.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
7

Senior Industrial Designer

  • Key contributor to the design and success of the iScrub 20 ride-on floor scrubber. Sales were 200% more than first year projections and the first 150 units were secured by one buyer before production started.
  • Preserved end-user needs throughout entire product development cycle by leading cross-functional teams in design and brand strategies.
  • Redesigned the shoulder straps and waist belt of the very profitable Vac Pac to be more comfortable and properly fit more people. New sales increased, and because it was a retrofit to previous Vac Pacs systems, replacement sales went up as well.
  • Initiated and led ethnographic and contextual research activities for multiple project teams used to create prioritized customer needs and product specifications using the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) process.
  • Implemented multiple innovation techniques to identify solutions for customer needs. Searched for untapped opportunities to achieve superior product offerings and profitability objectives.
  • Mentored new designers design aesthetics, assisted in training of 2D and 3D software and organized informal department meetings to improve collaboration.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Transportation Design
8

Industrial Designer

Created concept illustrations on tight deadlines for client proposals

  • Worked closely with Project Lead to create solutions, for both visual and construction challenges
  • Developed Mood Boards for personal and project inspiration
  • Illustrated detailed CAD drawings for in-house fabrication team
  • Optimized a fast and efficient workflow for my department
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Animation
9

Industrial Designer / Owner

Medical Device Design

  • Acquired and maintained knowledge of anatomy / pathology of decubitus & diabetic ulcers
  • Researched current paradigms of wound management & latest treatments
  • Analyzed compared / contrasted current negative pressure wound therapy devices
  • Ideated sketch & data concept development
  • Developed 1st phase concept refinement and CAD construction and rapid prototyping
  • Marketed in person and net conferencing presentations to medical professionals, venture capitalists, and business development professionals
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
10

Industrial Designer

Used SolidWorks to design machinery for production under tight deadlines

  • Improved multi-tasking skills while working on multiple projects and solving day to day problems
  • Learned the production process of locomotive wheels and applied the demand needed to designs
  • Supervised fabrication and instillation of projects in a high demand foundry setting
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design

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