Christopher Brown is the design manager at Trident Design. He has received a BSD in Industrial Design from The Ohio State University, and an AS in Architecture from Sinclair Community College. His career has been a balance of client relations and design strategy in the Columbus area and can often be found collaborating with many other like minded individuals. Chris is the Chair of the Central Ohio Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). In this role, Chris has been working to build a stronger Industrial Design community in the Columbus area and introduce ID to other organizations and communities. Chris has a busy private life full of friends and family. He enjoys outdoor activities like cycling, running, and taking his dog to the park for a bit of fun. Chris has developed a passion for meeting new people, hearing their stories, and inspiring them with the knowledge that everyone has the power to design beautiful solutions to life's tricky problems. For more information or to set up a meeting, please contact me at

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Work History

.: EDUCATION :. The Ohio State University (2005-2009) Columbus, Ohio The Department of Industrial, Interior and Visual Communication Design Bachelors of Science in Design Hochschule Darmstadt fbg (2008) Darmstadt, Germany Studied Industrial Design and Interaktion Design Sinclair Community College (2002-2005) Dayton, Ohio Associates of Science in Architectural Technologies .: RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE :. Trident Design LLC (December 2010-present) Design Research Associate Interior Dunnage Specialties, Inc. "IDS" (March 2010-present) Accounts Manager Qualifying leads :: Developing and creating client relationships :: Project management :: Managing the sales pipeline :: Advocating for clients :: Increasing client satisfaction :: Organizing, attending and running meetings with prospective clients and the internal team :: Assisting in the creation of proposals :: Focusing on opportunities and challenges Freelance Designer (2008-present) Brand Identity and Strategy Interior Dunnage Specialties, Inc. "IDS" (summer 2008) Product Engineer, Designer Project Lead :: Redesigned Company Identity :: CAD modeling (Rhino, AutoCAD) :: Prototype builder Star Consultants, Inc. (2005-2006) Design Intern CAD modeling (AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, MicroStation, others) :: Administrative Assistant


Ohio State University, Department of Design