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Industrial Designer at Ergotron
Saint Paul, MN
I am currently working in the Audio / Video furniture and accessories industry.
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Industrial Designer I
- Omnimount Consumer at Ergotron
- Aug 2010 - Present (3 years 4 months)
> Design and develop Audio/Video furniture and display accessories for the commercial and consumer industries.
> Conduct various aspects of research including competitive market and empathic user research.
> Create concept ideations through sketching and prototype fabrication.
> Generate and manage product designs through the use of Solid Works modeling program and EPDM management system.
Contract Industrial Designer
- Bemis Manufacturing Company
- 2009 - 2010 (1 year)
> Assisted in development of UPS Air Freight Delivery Systems.
> Conducted research on materials and delivery system processes.
> Developed concept designs for cargo and storage.
- Szar Design
- May 2009 - Dec 2009 (7 months)
> Conducted market research on company trends, new manufacturing methods, and user needs involved in food packaging and point of sale.
> Developed concept design sketches, prototype sketch models and Solid Works models of multiple food packaging and point of sale projects for customer presentations.
- Legrand North America
- Sep 2008 - Dec 2008 (3 months)
> Traveled across the midwest to conduct home style analysis of the region.
> Interviewed home owners and documented trends and styles of the residences.
> Presented photo observations and interviews to industrial design director.
Design Process Lab Staff
- University of Wisconsin
- Sep 2005 - Dec 2007 (2 years 3 months)
> Instructed design students in welding and machining processes.
> Assisted students in constructing product and sculptural models.
- Tappe Construction Company
- May 2005 - Sep 2007 (2 years 4 months)
> Built subcontracted homes for companies such as Pulte, Lenar, and Centex Homes.
> Interpreted blue print readings for structural assesments of construction.
University of Wisconsin-Stout
- BFA Industrial Design
- 2005 - 2010
Minnesota State University, Mankato
- 2003 - 2005