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  • Alex Dixon

    Osterhout Design Group - Senior Design Engineer

    San Francisco, CA

Applied Design Consultants LLC is a group of design and manufacturing junkies. We do more than pretty pictures, we get stuff built. Started by ID principal Alex Dixon in 2005, we have since grown to a team including ME’s, graphic designers, fluid dynamicists, manufacturing engineers, EE’s and programmers. We love a build challenge as much as we love a new bike ride or a cold pint. If we’re not glued to the screen, or getting our knuckles bloody in the shop, we’re riding, playing, brewing, skating, surfing, writing, and making

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education: UC Santa Barbara/ SF State Univ. - Industrial Design - '99 career history: Innovative Composites, White Salmon, WA, tech/production - '99-'01 Chinook Windsurfing, Hood River, OR, design lead, R&D manager - '02-'06 Boeing / Insitu Group, Hood River, OR, senior cad designer - '07-'09 Applied Design Co., San Anselmo, CA, founder/principal - '09-'14 Osterhout Design Group, San Francisco, CA, senior design engineer - '14-present specialties: solidworks, composites, electromechanical integration, marine hardware, ASME/ISO/MIL