I work for Kifaru International where I design and make outdoor sporting goods.

Work Samples

  • Renderings and Sketches

  • Tea

  • Knife Design

Work History

Eric Bender email :EricBenderDesigns@gmail.com >Objective To work in a progressive, forward thinking company that will challenge me mentally and help broaden my skills as a designer. >Accomplishments - Design Within Reach Finalist – September 2010 - Mile High Music Fest by AEG – Recycled tire VIP seating – July 2009 -Lead Designer for Utilizigns LLC- December 2009 to October 2010 >Capabilities -Rendering / Illustration -Digital -Marker -Pencil -Comic book / Story Boarding -Architectural -Adobe Creative Suite -SolidWorks -Woodworking -Soft Goods -Patterning and Prototyping -Model Making -Product Prototyping / Mechanical studies -Scale / Architectural models -Product Ideation -Comprehensive sketching -Problem Analysis -Cost reduction >Education -BA of Industrial Design at The Art Institute of Colorado (Graduation date 12.2011) -Constant student


Art Institute of Colorado



Design Within Reach Finalist - No Fastener Table