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Collin J. Rusin
Industrial Designer, Entrepreneur, Fabricator
Head Designer Black Dog Robotics Feb 2016- Present Redesign the Black Dog robot. Design "tops" for military/SWAT applications. Develop a strong, consistent brand language. http://www.blackdogrobotics.com/ Industrial Designer - Kuryakyn motorcycle accessories July 2014 - present Design motorcycle accessories for - Harley, Honda, Victory, Indian etc. Industrial Designer - Rusyn Designs LLC - CEO October 2013 – Present Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Freelance design work (anything outside of the telehealth industry). I have worked in various industries including but not limited to: toys, hunting, fishing,and water transportation. Industrial Designer / Engineer Cardiocom - Medtronic Company February 2012 – May 2014 (2 years 4 months)Chanhassen Minnesota I designed various telehealth products - starting with ideation through manufacturing. I also worked on projects that required Graphic development - icons, layouts, short animations etc.
Developed and produced viable designs for water purification mechanisms. Worked on a mechanism that could both transport and purify potentially contaminated water.
Used a number of crude schematics, technical data, and technical design parameters to produce a prototype that could be easily understood by interested nonprofessionals.
I cut and sorted polycarbonate lens, as well as loaded specialty film into the molders. I also fixed problems pertaining to the molders.
I helped students problem solve issues concerning: 2D/3D printing, Solidworks, HyperShot, Photoshop, Illustrator etc.
In the evening's I keep under age individuals from entering the bar, as well as stocking the cooler, and cleaning up after patrons.
StoutMedia is a SSA governed student organization at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. We were a media organization dealing in web 2.0 technology to further connect students. We represented the overall 'student voice' on campus. I was in charge of getting info about upcoming sports events, both varsity and intramural levels as well as news that affected the student body as a whole.