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Freelance Product Designer
Motivated and looking to learn.
Perry the Platypus iPod Speaker Dock
Barbie Gourmet Kitchen
Disney iHome CoBrand Product Line-Up
BRIAN SCOTT HALL firstname.lastname@example.org 917 • 291 • 0619 WORK EXPERIENCE: Freelance Designer Brian Hall Product Design, LLC, Seattle, Washington • Created sketches, landscape illustrations and graphic label artwork for Fisher Price products, such as Thomas the Tank Engine division; produced graphics for play tables and play tiles. • Provided concept sketches and color renderings for many other brands including BubbleGuppies and Nickelodeons Blaze. ? Contributed to concept development for Photojojo involving development of iPhone accessories and LEDs for photography; worked on flash-ring iPhone case, flash-gels, and color flash labels. ? Provided concepts for earphones and over-ear headphones for SDI Technologies to be sold to mass retailers such as Target, Best Buy, and Walmart. 2013-Present Senior Industrial Designer: Consumer Electronics and Toys SDI Technologies / KIDdesigns • Responsible for the design of licensed electronic toys and youth electronics. • Project Lead on multiple projects, responsible for creating concepts and art directing a team of designers and mechanical staff. • Creating concept sketches, package mock-ups, vector control drawings, 2D renderings and 3D models in SolidWorks. • Managing production with both in-house mechanical staff and overseas vendors. • Managing estimated cost packets and design lists. Awards for products designed: • Barbie Consumer Products: North America Product of the Year 2011 for The Barbie Gourmet Kitchen • Barbie Consumer Products: Design Partner of the Year for 2010 and 2011 • Hasbro Spud Award 2010 Nov 2009 to Dec 2012 Senior Designer: Toddler Bedding and Room Decor The Betesh Group: Baby Boom and Funhouse Division • Responsible for managing many projects simultaneously. • Met with licensors to determine direction and product lines. • Conceptualized, designed and developed specification packets for production in licensed bedding and room decor (lamps and storage accessories). • Coordinated product samples and production changes with overseas vendors to meet shipping deadlines. • Collaborated with buyers and in house sales staff to meet cost specifications. July 2006 to Feb 2009 Industrial Designer: Consumer Electronics and Toys SDI Technologies / KIDdesigns • Responsible for the design of both licensed electronic toys and consumer electronics. • Developed concept sketches, foam models, vector control drawings and 2D renderings and 3D surface generation. • Other responsibilities included leading team brainstorm sessions and production management with both in house mechanical staff and overseas vendors. May 2003 to July 2006 Industrial Designer: Consumer Products Marche Design,LLC. • Responsible for design of a wide range of consumer products (from small electronics to industrial sized floor scrubbers). • Collaborated with an experienced team of designers and in-house mechanical engineers. Feb 2001 to Jan 2003 References upon request SKILLS: Rapid visualization and refined product rendering using a variety of methods listed below. PC and Mac skills: Expert with: Solid Works 2015 Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Experienced with: Rhinoceros 3.0 (with Flamingo) Microsoft Office Model building skills: Foam core Poly foam Styrene Acrylic Electronic soldering LED's Surface finishing and painting Communication skills: Verbal and visual presentation skills include both domestic clients and overseas vendors. EDUCATION: The University of Kansas Fine Arts: Industrial Design Aug 1995 to Aug 2001 Wichita State University Fine Arts: General Studies Aug 1992 to May 1995
University of Kansas August 1995 to Aug 2001