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:: PRODUCT/INTERACTION DESIGNER ::
San Francisco / Mountain View, CA
Industrial design graduate with special interest in interaction, I would like to dedicate my time to product development driven by end-user insight to meet needs and support human behaviour. Idealy this converges with the overall business goals of the current client and therefore contribute to a future where user needs and business goals meet.
I´m looking to join a company that belives in a holistic approach to design and business.
>> Seeking full time employment.
>> Currently in partnership with Vertical Product Development, Palo Alto. We involve ourselfs in product and design development for an array of Silicon Valley firms and also specialises in design and development for early phase startup companies. Exciting ground that is.
>> Masters Degree in Advanced Product Design, Umea Sweden.
>> Bachelors degree in Industrial Design from the Institute of Design in Umea, Sweden.
>> work - summarized 4 years of experience before, during and after studies.
>> Freelancing as designconsultant and pragmatic creativity coach.
>> Winner Access Logo competition 2006
>> 1:st prize Amcor European Packaging Designprize, 2002
>> 2:nd prize Markslojd Lightprize 2002
>> Honourable mention, Venture Cup, business plan, 2002
>> 1:st prize Markslöjd Lightprize 2003
>> prize in Venture Cup 2003, one out of 10 prizes.
>> Finalist in CHI student Design Competition 2004
>> 2:nd prize Entrepreneurship Cup 2004
>> Winner Markslojd Lightprize 2004
>> Honourable Mention, Paper Province Packaging Award 2004
-05 Masters degree, ADP Umea IoD
-03 Bachelors Degree, Industrial Design
-02 Work, MDf (marketing design factory, HONG-KONG
-01 Intership, No PicNic Industrial Design, Sthlm, Sweden
-00 Design Assistant, Zenith Design Group, Sweden
-98 Military Service, Swedish Special Forces ( Para´s)
-97 Art school, Nyckelviksskolan; Sthlm, Sweden
-95 High school degree
Creative Group Methods in Design Industry.
A study of the use of methods in industry today and a comparison of the 200 available methods from litterature. This study was later implemented as part of the curriculum at IoD, Umea.
-Sketching traditional and dig. (Painter/Wacom)
- 3D modeling, ALIAS studiotools >10.0
- 3D modeling in Rhinoceros & Flamingo
- Presentation, FLASH MX and Premiere
- Modelmaking traditional and NC-milling/Rapid
- Process, good projectleading skills,
- takes initiative
- Verbal, fluent in English, Swedish,German
- Ambition, train hard/work hard
RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
Lead and execute brainstorm sessions
Have done research in pragmatic creativity and idea management.
3D hardware mock-ups & prototypes
Lo-fi and digital GUI prototypes
High-gloss presentation models
Soudy Khan, Vertical Prod. Development, Palo Alto
Zenith Design Group AB, Sweden
Phone: +46 40 937
Umea Institute of Design
Umea Institute of DesignMasters Degree
2005 ENP Business Plan winner
2004 Markslöjd Lightprize winner
2004 Venture Cup winner
2003 Markslöjd Lightprize 2:nd
2003 Amcor Packaging Des. winner