Currently I am working as a Freelance Industrial Designer. Upon request I can provide my most recent resume in Word / PDF format, provide professional letters of recommendation and provide diverse / extensive product design portfolio samples - that have successfully been taken into production.

Work Samples

  • Mini Professional Portfolio

  • Design Patents

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Work History

K. Todd Shelley Freelance Industrial Designer 2691 Raven Oaks Drive #106 Dubuque, Iowa 52001 shellkt@mchsi.com ktsdesignstudio@gmail.com www.linkedin.com/in/shellkt 563-690-0179 (H) 563-663-5188 (C) ____________________ RESUME Professional Summary • Industrial Designer with a successful record creating innovative / manufacturable product design. I have taken over 30 designs into production. I am listed as inventor on 4 design patents, have submitted 7 invention disclosure statements and have designed appealing / profitable products for the household appliance, camping, recreational vehicle and furniture industries. ____________________ Professional Experience KTS Design Studio - Freelance Industrial Designer Dubuque, Iowa 2/2009 - Present • Client: Flexsteel Industries recreational vehicle and commercial seating business units. Designed seating for: Fleetwood RV, Monaco RV, Jayco RV, Newmar Motor Homes, Gemcar, Palm Beach Marine, Premier Marine, Enterprise Rent-A Car and RoadTrek Motor Homes. To date I have had 10 designs go into production. ___________________ Industrial Designer - Vehicle Seating Products Flexsteel Industries Dubuque, Iowa 7/2006 - 11/2008 • Was responsible for Industrial Design in the recreational vehicle seating business unit and also supported design in the commercial / hospitality seating business unit. • Designed seating for: Fleetwood RV, Monaco RV, Tiffin Motor Homes, Winnebago Industries, Carver Yachts, SeaRay, Polaris Industries and Disney Hotels. • During my tenure, I had 16 designs go into production. Key achievements • Fleetwood RV American Allegiance Integrated Bucket Seat. • Disney Hotels Grand Floridian, Tokyo and Anaheim Daybeds. • Fleetwood RV Pulse / Icon Contemporary Recliner. • Flexsteel Motor Home Euro-Chair Redesign. ____________________ Industrial Designer / Concept Engineer - Styling & Concept Development Group Winnebago Industries Forest City, Iowa 7/2002 - 1/2006 • Was responsible for Industrial Design of Winnebago and Itasca brands. Primary focus on interior cabinet design / configuration, space planning, furniture, decorative trim design and also assisted with exterior vehicle design. • During my tenure, I had 6 designs go into production. Key achievements • Winnebago / Itasca 500 Series Motor Home Interior. • Winnebago Exterior Entertainment Center Redesign. • Winnebago G-Series Storage Console Redesign. ____________________ Staff Industrial Designer - Global Consumer Design Whirlpool Corporation Benton Harbor, Michigan 4/1993 - 1/2002 • Was responsible for Industrial Design of Whirlpool and KitchenAid brands. Created: concept sketches / illustrations, control panel graphics, user interface design, preliminary mock-ups, 2-D / 3-D CAD and production ready artwork. • Designed for: refrigeration, dishwasher, cooking, laundry and small appliance product categories. • During my tenure, I had 13 designs go into production. Key achievements • Whirlpool Dishwasher Utensil Basket Redesign. • Whirlpool In-Door-Ice Ice Dispensing System. • KitchenAid VBL / OTR Microwave Redesign. • KitchenAid Briva In-Sink Dishwasher. ______________________________ Industrial Design Engineer - R&D Group Thetford Corporation Ann Arbor, Michigan 9/1991 - 3/1993 • Was responsible for Industrial Design of Thetford RV and camping sanitation products. • During my tenure, I had 2 designs go into production. Key achievements • Thetford Universal Porta-Potti Hold Down. • Thetford Sure-Lock Hose Accessory. Junior Industrial Designer - R&D Group Maytag Company Newton, Iowa 12/1989 - 11/1990 • Created design for Maytag major household appliances. Product categories: dishwasher and laundry. • During my tenure, I had 2 designs go into production. ____________________ Education Bachelor of Fine Arts Industrial Design Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan Honors: GPA (3.75) Software Experience Ashlar Graphite, Macromedia Freehand MX, Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator, Corel Draw / Photopaint, MS Office / Project, Pro-E, Unigraphics and some SolidWorks.

Education

Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University

Specialties

Awards

During my career, I have successfully taken over 30 designs into production and I am listed as inventor on 4 design patents.

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