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  • Tom Tice

    Industrial Designer

    Grants Pass, OR

With the spirit of an inventor and the passion of an artist, I became an industrial designer and never looked back. I always look to take on new design challenges.

Work Samples

  • Gold Dredge

  • Indoor / Outdoor Furniture Design

  • Trail and Hiking Footwear

Work History

Designer/Engineer - Playcraft Systems Grants Pass, OR --- Playground Equipment designer Aug 2016 - Present Logistics Manager - Xipiter LLC Portland, OR --- Processed and mailed customer orders of Xipiter products Jun 2015 - Oct 2015 --- General office management --- Operate 3D printer and rapid prototyping Industrial Designer - Xipiter/Senrio Portland, OR --- Designed Xipiter's first retail product: SyncStop Jan 2015 - Jun 2016 --- Arranged and coordinated the manufacturing process of the company's products --- Operate 3D printer and rapid prototyping Freelance Industrial Designer - T-Squared Design Portland, OR --- Xipiter: Designed exterior casings for computer hardware and consumer electronics Aug 2014 - Present --- Mission Hills: Designed outdoor wicker dining set --- Guild: Created blueprints for retail environments Security Officer, Tac-One Security Portland and Medford, OR --- Patrol properties, write reports, perform investigations July 2013 - Dec. 2914 --- Condo concierge; security for NBC show "Grimm" and movie "Wild" Hotel Valet - multiple locations - Ace Parking Management Portland, OR --- Parked vehicles, transported luggage, customer service July 2013 - Jan. 2014 Intern, Art Design Portland (ADX) Portland, OR --- Maintained workshop, assisted clients with shop equipment and design Aug. 2012 - Jan. 2013


  • Continuing Education: Pensole Footwear Design

    • "Sole of Oregon" certificate Fundamentals of footwear design, Portland, OR
    • 2014 - 2014
  • Continuing Education: Art Institute of Portland

    • completed class "Digital Presentation" Portland, OR
    • 2013 - 2013

    After graduation, I returned to the Art Institute of Portland for a "Digital Presentation", a class of interest.

  • Art Institute of Portland; Portland, OR

    • B.S. Industrial Design
    • 2010 - 2012

    Studying industrial design allowed better understanding of manufacturing, aesthetics, drawing/rendering, consumer trends, CAD software, organizing presentations, and so much more.

  • Linfield College; McMinnville, OR

    • B.S. Environmental Science
    • 2004 - 2008

    At Linfield College, my liberal arts education included coursework in writing, psychology, biology, ecology, economics, policy, mathematics, studio art, photography and philosophy. My focus was Environmental Science with an Art minor.



Playcraft Systems Inc. Linfield College Alumni