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  • Brent Beukema

    Industrial Designer at Twisthink LLC

    Grand Rapids, MI

Work Samples

  • C3 Brushless Drill

  • Kobalt Impact Driver

  • Weather Resistant Motorcycling

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Twisthink LLC
    • Holland, MI
    • Jan 2015 - Present (2 years 10 months)
  • Industrial Designer

    • Freelance Design
    • 2008 - Present (9 years)

    I've developed projects ranging from improving existing design concepts through form and manufacturing exploration, sitting with customers to visually communicate their ideas, as well as working with lawyers to find solutions around patent issues to provide engineering documents for future development.

  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • Stanley Black & Decker , Inc.
    • Towson, MD
    • Dec 2012 - Dec 2014 (2 years)

    Designing products for the DEWALT brand.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Chervon North America
    • Jun 2009 - Nov 2012 (3 years 5 months)

    Collaborate on product creation and development of portable power tools through form, usability, and ergonomics.

  • Tutor

    • Kendall College of Art and Design
    • 2009 - 2010 (1 year)

    Assist teaching students in digital modeling (Rhino), digital rendering (Blender), and visual presentation (Photoshop).

  • Technical Writer

    • JR Automation
    • 2005 - 2008 (3 years)

    Write, design, edit, and produce technical manuals and training materials for automated technology and software.

Education

  • Kendall College of Art and Design

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2010
  • University of Michigan

    • Fine Arts
    • 2004 - 2007

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