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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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Industrial Designer / Color, Finish, and Material Designer

Identify and explore new technologies work with designers, engineers and manufacturers to execute new visually compelling design solutions.

  • Trend analysis and forecasting of color, material, and graphics for regional and global products. Lead in design research and trend analysis.
  • Responsible for developing a new CFM design strategy for new lines of premium Kitchen Aid products. Develop CFM design strategy to fit the needs of each product
  • My product design skills combined with my architectural and CFM design skills resulted in my being requested to participate in several brainstorming, concept design, and marketing projects within the CFM department and also in other design departments at Whirlpool.
  • Participated in the Lowe's kiosk appliance redesign team to redesigned several of the department stores appliance kiosk in an effort to create a more pleasing and informed environment for the shopper. These ideas were proposed and implemented sales increased as a result.
  • Provided industrial design for the 2011-12 Senior PGA Golf stand mixer.
  • Research and develop a competitive go to market color strategy for a new line of Kitchen Aid utensils and hand held gadgets.
  • Work with a team of graphic designers and illustrators to develop a soft goods line including mixer covers, aprons, hand towels, and pot holders.
  • Provided new design options for product packaging for the Kitchen Aid portables line.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
22

Lead Industrial Designer

Responsible for understanding the voice of the customer and creating a design to reflect the specific needs of the customer. This required story boarding, sketching, and 3D CAD work.

  • Created a patented design for residential tree removing equipment
  • Granted a myriad of scholarships including the General Motors scholarship and the Chrysler Corporation Scholarship, while attending the University of Cincinnati.
  • Dean's list recipient.
  • Responsible for two current United States patents while working for Owens- Illinois and [company name].
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Industrial Design
23

Industrial Designer

  • Designed packaging and point of sale items for Starbucks stores throughout the world.
  • Designed multiple coffee mugs and related products for Starbucks Coffee.
  • Oversaw production from initial sketch to final products including mugs, tumblers, pitchers, tea pots, and product packaging.
  • Designed products and packaging using the latest 3D CAD software.
  • Traveled to China to oversee manufacturing of mugs and other POS items, designed and assisted with implementation of new designs with manufacturing facilities.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Industrial Design
24

Senior Industrial Designer

  • Developed products within the security industry including closed circuit television, and security exit systems for the retail industry.
  • Oversaw industrial design at corporate as well as divisions in San Diego, California and Pearl River, New York.
  • Conducted user interface studies for security camera controllers in the casino and retail store environment.
  • Received a patent for the exterior housing of a security camera.
  • Worked with marketing developing an exit system for the French hyper market with constraints of reducing manufacturing cast while achieving a new design to fit the market needs.
  • Left organization due to a corporate cutback that let three hundred people go.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
25

Creative Industrial Designer

Manage the development of products reflecting design criteria, goals, competitive analysis, design trend and inspiration.

  • Design development using Ideation Sketching, 3D computer modelling and prototyping.
  • Conduct research and benchmarking to understand market trends, competitiveness and user needs.
  • Successfully developed cutting edge products from concept through production
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Industrial Design
26

Senior Industrial Designer

Snowmobile Designer using Alias from concept to manufacturing

  • In one year, designed 30 aesthetic parts of the Mountain Cat Sleds (Class A & B Surfaces/sides)
  • In one year, designed the Mountain Cat that won snowmobile of the year in 2005. The design was carried over to many other models over the years
  • In the same year, designed the early concepts of the 2006 Trail Performance Models
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Design
BFA
Industrial Design
Industrial Design
27

Industrial Designer

  • Directed and guided manufacturing and design team in China regarding concept development and prototyping of gaming lifestyle accessories and storage products for the N. American Market.
  • Assisted marketing and graphic teams with art assets, renders, and collateral material.
  • Conducted and aggregated research on console, mobile, and consumer electronics industries to identify new trends in usage to deliver better user experiences for LEVELUP and Whalen Furniture products.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Web Design
C
Digital Fabrication Techniques
BS
Industrial Design
28

Contract Industrial Designer

Consumer Experience Design Group, Chicago, Illinois Apr Contract Industrial Designer for Color/Material/Finish Team

  • Created new guideline for new Color/Material/Finish exploration for industrial designers
  • Joined a second color variation of KRZR Phone
  • Reorganized Color/Material database of cell phones for next generation
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
C
Product Design
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
29

Industrial Designer

  • Freelance Designer of State-of-the Art coffee pots, food carriers, carafes, air pots and various other drink ware (Major brands: Solaria and Eterna).
  • Worked on concepts and modified existing designs
  • Significantly designed product catalogues
  • Trained staff in Adobe Graphic software, 3D Modeling software and design techniques.
  • Submitted both sketches and 3D models as concepts and completed works
  • Consulted on various materials and design techniques for new product lines
  • Consulted on trade show display concepts for the shows in Germany, Chicago and China
  • Was selected and attended design trade show in Frankfurt Germany.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Illustration & Industrial Design
Industrial Design
Industrial Design
30

Industrial Designer/ Graphic Designer

Industrial design/ Graphic Design

  • Designed and developed steel products from beginning to end for businesses and promotional events around the nation and Canada.
  • Developed drafting files in preparation for Plasma, Laser and CNC machines.
  • Maintained constant communication with customers throughout the development process.
  • Created presentations with photorealistic renderings in accordance with customer specifications for approval.
  • Created, printed and installed graphics for products that promoted customers brands.
  • Made advertising graphics for various companies around Arizona such as Portable Air, Titan Fire Co and Kidz Connextion Dental.
  • Designed catalogs, redesigned logos and created various webpage layouts.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Industrial Design

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