Combining an international upbringing with international Industrial Design Education and Experience, Brian melds Silicon Valley rational and user-based functionalism with European Emotional and form based Design. <a href="" ><img src="" width="120" height="33" border="0" alt="View Brian Ward's profile on LinkedIn"></a>

Work Samples

  • Portfolio

  • Camden Bridge Lighting

  • Bloomberg London Lounge Seating Area

Work History

BRIAN WARD BA, MA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN. CSD, IDSA, BDI WEB,, ADDRESS Los Altos California, Nicosia Cyprus, London UK CONTACT MOBILE +357 99717284 NATIONALITY US (citizen), BRITISH, BRASILIAN OBJECTIVE: I wish to continue to contribute my skills in the Industrial Design Process: Managing, Research, preliminary strategic/ conceptual design and detailed implementation for production, innovating and incorporating crucial dynamics of market, user, and technical aspects established by the client or brief. EDUCATION: MA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design University of the Arts, London Masters of Art Industrial Design 2005 BA GENERAL DESIGN San Jose State University, California BA Design Emphasis Industrial Design 1999 AIGLON COLLEGE Chesieres-Villars, Suisse (Switzerland) SOCIETIES: Member Chartered Society of Designers UK 2005 Member Industrial Design Society of America IDSA 1999-2008 Member British Design Innovation 2005 AWARDS: 2007 Gold- Medical Design Excellence Awards- Pascal Photo Coagulator 2007 Gold R&D Magazine's R&D100 Awards- Pascal Photo Coagulator 2004 Camden Council Street lighting competition, London UK winner+ Installation built. 2004 Bloomberg soft seating competition, London UK Runner-up EMPLOYMENT: CYPRUS Designer Oct 2006- Present KANIKA DEVELOPMENTS Limassol, Cyprus Duties: Architectural Designer, 3D Design Coordinator, Interior and Furniture Designer, Design supervisor. UNITED KINGDOM Product Designer February 2006 – July 2006 DYSON TECHNOLOGIES Malmesbury UK Duties: New product development. Prototype, Aesthetic and Structural design, fittings, sourcing materials, parts and liaising with outside technology developers and manufacturers, Ergonomics, Form user and design language development. SLA and SLS prototyping experience Design Researcher Dec 2005 – March 2006 MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY London Human Computer Interaction Design Department Usability Duties: Researched Mobile phone usability and socio- Cultural aspects of European mobile phone users for a major ASIAN mobile phone manufacturer. Collated research, aided in steering of project emphasis, filmed user research- video ethnography, edited films and created presentations. Liason with the heads of User Interface design at the client company. Contact Dr. William Wong for reference 020 8411 5000 Industrial Designer October 2005 MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY PRODUCT DESIGN London Industrial Design Project (non disclosure) Designed and produced concepts for presentation- Peter Fossick Industrial Designer 2004-2005 PETER HARVEY LONDON London Assistant Furniture Designer/ Industrial Designer Aided in Conceptual design of GRP furniture, floor plan of Interiors Translating the sketches and drawings to 3-D+ CAD models. Helped running the shop, designing and setting up studio for 100% Design week, Interacted with Theo Theodorou, Gregorio Spini president of Kundalini SPA other London Designers Contact Peter Harvey for reference: Designer 2004-2004 INNOVISION London Lighting designer/ technical lead: ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING DESIGN PROJECT CHALK FARM BRIDGE LIGHTING PROJECT Client- Camden Council and British Waterways. street lighting Campaign through Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design co-designer and developer of conceptual and narrative design with fellow team members, presented to clients on many occasions, was the sole technical Designer liaising with the build engineer, researching and acquisition of lighting materials. The project was installed and can be seen under Chalk Farm Bridge. SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA Industrial Designer JANUARY – OCTOBER 2003 LUMENIS Inc. Santa Clara California Medical, Surgical Device Design In charge of: Research, Conceptual Design, User testing, Mocking ups, sourcing of parts, Industrial Design 3D CAD for Medical-Surgical Laser Design, liaising with mechanical engineering, worked directly with Director of R+D. Industrial Designer 2002-PRESENT: My consultancy: ITERATIVE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN Cupertino California, London UK, Nicosia Cyprus Industrial Design Consultant principal Medical, Consumer Products +Electronics, Furniture, human factors and design Clients: Optimedica, Ituner. Industrial Designer - Associate 2000-2003 BARRY WINGATE DESIGN ASSOCIATES Los Gatos, California Worked directly with Principal Designer for Products, Furniture, Interior Design Projects. Provided sketching, mock ups, 3D CAD and presentation assistance Industrial Designer in-house 1999- 2002 INHALE THERAPEAUTICS (Nektar corp.) California Principal in-house Industrial Design Consultant duties: Pharmaceutical Device Design, Usability Design, Human factors Design, Color,Materials research (2 international patents awarded) Interacted with Design Firms for engineering: IDEO (Human Factors Janet Fulton Suri), ZIBA, Lunar Medical Technician 1992-1995 Ophthalmic Flurosciene Angiography and Photography Retinal Diagnostic Center, Campbell California DESIGN SKILLS: Industrial, Furniture, Interior, Product and Automotive and Transportation Design: Research, Concept generation, Sketching, Form Development, Model making: metal work, welding. Woodwork, Plastics casting and molding, Rapid- Prototyping, Presentations, film, photography and ethnography. Story boards, Interaction design, Architectural Design + model making, Industrial Sound Design, Team design, User based Design, Experience Design, Narrative Design, materials and tooling, cost reduction design DESIGN MANAGMENT: Client Liaison, Team Building, materials sourcing, Project development, planning and implementation, Branding, Corporate Identity, Packaging, Graphic Design, color, typography Bi-lingual (English, Portuguese, basic French, Learning Greek) DIGITAL SKILLS 2D: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Suite 3-D: Rhinocad (9 years) experience, Alias, AutoCAD 2007/ 2008, basic Solid Works, Unigraphics NX2 (trained) 4-D: Adobe Premiere, Sound tools: Propellerheads Reason, Adobe Audition, Digidesign Protools Microsoft: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint UK AND EUROPEAN DESIGN EXHIBITIONS Exhibitor - London Design week 2005 Designer’s Block PLASTV- POKOTV Exhibitor - Milan Design week 2005 Designer’s Block PLASTV- POKOTV Exhibitor _Milan Design Week April 13-19 2005: Projects exhibited at Salon Satellite, Milan Furniture Fair Presented-Klein-Dytham All Stars Presentation February 23,2005 Apple Store, Regents Street, London: The first PechaKucha in London: Presented portfolio to London designers and architects. contact: Mark Dytham Recommendations: Principal Industrial Designer at Iterative Industrial Design/Brian Ward Industrial Design (Sole Proprietorship) “Brian has performed major industrial design projects at both Lumenis and OptiMedica. His designs contributed to OptiMedica winning the gold medal at the Medical Design Excellence Awards, and R&D Magazine's R&D100 awards. In working with Brian I found that he works well with the team listening and researching to define the problem that needs to be solved and then works hard to develop a practical, ergonomic and creative solution. I recommend Brian 100% for industrial design projects.” November 5, 2007 Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Creative David Mordaunt hired Brian as a Business Consultant in 2001, and hired Brian more than once Interaction Design Researcher at Middlesex university “Brian Ward is an expert in the field of interaction/ Industrial design and usability engineering. He is a good team player and always seeks various ways to improve works that he is in charge of.” May 15, 2007 Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Good Value Dong-Han Ham hired Brian as a Research in 2,005 Industrial Design Consultant at Inhale Therapeutics/ Nektar “Brian worked at Nektar early in his career on the industrial design for our next generation drug delivery devices. Brian's designs were creative and effective. His range of concepts and excellent execution allowed us to evaluate a number of options and get practical feedback on what our patient population desired. Brian is committed and driven and can be counted onto deliver.” May 22, 2007 Top qualities: Great Results, On Time, Creative John Howard hired Brian as an Industrial Designer in 1998-2002


Central St. Martins College of Art & Design University of the Arts, LONDON





-R&D100 award 2007 -Pascal Photocoagulator -Gold Medal in the Medical Design Excellence Awards 2007 -Pascal Photocoagulator MA Industrial Design 2005 Winner of Camden lighting contest 2004 runner up Bloomberg soft seating competition 2004