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  • Ryan Kosanke

    Industrial Designer

    Saint Paul, MN

Driven and experienced product designer with over a decade of technical experience; adept in conceptual design, form development and human factors. Diverse manufacturing skill set spans assorted materials and processes.

Work Samples

  • Replacement Air Cleaner Cover

  • Minimalistic Air Cleaner-Redesign

  • Smart Home Climate Control

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Kuryakyn
    • Somerset, WI
    • Nov 2014 - Present (3 years)

    • Industrial design for parts and accessories that add value to customer bikes for the cruiser genre of the motorcycle industry.
    • Research and Development with evolving product lines for performance, ergonomic and chrome trim products.
    • Contribute ideations, rendering with analog and digital methods then evolve to presentations.
    • Sketches are advanced to Solidworks 3-D models and drafting ready for manufacturing.
    • Communicate design direction and nuances visually and verbally to other designers and engineers within the department and at our satellite location.
    • Designs are based on extensive product knowledge and research of motorcyclist needs and desires with current market trends.
    • Interact with other departments within the group plus third party manufacturing overseas.

Education

  • California State University Long Beach

    • B.S. Industrial Design Industrial Design
    • 2005 - 2012

Specialties

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