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  • Lindsay Malatesta

    Industrial Designer

    Brooklyn, NY

Lindsay is an industrial designer with a passion for learning and showing empathy through design. Whether for fun and playful toys or serious and bold furniture, each user has their own story to tell, and it is her goal to be the pen to the users' paper.

Work Samples

  • Lucky Zone Design

  • Sonitus

  • Miniatur Garten

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Lucky Zone Design
    • New York, NY
    • Jun 2015 - Present (2 years 6 months)

    • Develop concepts for hunting and sporting accessories through sketching, prototyping, and CAD
    • Research and work with customers in order to create insightful user-centric products and maintain
    professional relationship with those customers
    • Improve communications with overseas office through more comprehensive tech packs and CAD to ensure more efficient and high quality samples
    • Assess and approve samples for production

  • Rapid Prototype Technician/Model Maker

    • MakerBot
    • Brooklyn, NY
    • Jan 2015 - May 2015 (4 months)

    • Utilized process of sketching, presentation, and 3D modeling in Solid Works to develop products for MakerBot’s 3D Design Services’ online product library
    • Rendered models and animations using Keyshot, Illustrator and InDesign to create cohesive assembly instructions as well as animations for internal and commercial use
    • Optimized files for printing on MakerBots by repairing files with Magics and slicing in MakerWare

  • Boys Gaming Design Intern

    • Hasbro
    • Pawtucket, RI
    • Jan 2013 - Dec 2013 (11 months)

    • Designed a new game by using research of game play and market trends in order to drive character and game development
    • Awarded funding to pursue a new game concept by forming and leading a team of graphic
    designers and outside vendors to produce game concept
    • Produced sketches, renderings, storyboards, and presentations using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Keynote for multiple toy concepts
    • Developed technical models in Solid Works in order to 3D print with MakerBot for brainstorms, meetings and presentations, as well as to send to manufacturers

  • Product Design Intern

    • Fit & Fresh
    • Providence, RI
    • May 2012 - Aug 2012 (3 months)

    • Sketch, Render, and CAD work of lunch bag concepts
    • Prepared presentations for sales pitches to professional companies
    • Researched and compiled trend information to utilize in the design process
    • Created children's and adult textile patterns using Adobe Illustrator


  • Wentworth Institute of Technology

    • Bachelors of Science Industrial Design
    • 2010 - 2014



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