I solve problems, every day. I have the knowledge needed to help bring products from concept to reality. I have a solid understanding of manufacturing techniques and technology. I have excellent mechanical ability and comprehension. I can improve whatever project is placed before me with my enthusiasm and experience. I am an information junkie who can get inside a user's head to understand where they are coming from and it helps me be a better designer. I get excited about everything I work on. A better process makes a better product. Specialties Ideation and brainstorming skills, running a successful Kickstarter campaign, modelmaking, concept sketching and form refinement, high amounts of energy and creativity. Dan Bishop Industrial Design

Work Samples

  • Vitals Monitoring System

  • RENDER K- A Machined Pen

  • Sketches

Work History

  • Product Design Principle

    I am responsible for production ready design for custom machined parts and assemblies. These include one-off solutions and full production parts. I handle all new product development and market research for all in-house projects, including our multiple successful Kickstarter projects. Every house branded product begins and ends with my input and design. I provide on demand design services and sketching for customers to help flesh out basic ideas and needs in order to make production ready parts. I work with Solidworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office.

  • Freelance Designer and Consultant

    • Bishop Design Industries, LLC
    • Mesa, AZ
    • Sep 2008 - Present (6 years 1 month)

    Work is as diverse as architectural drafting to designing furniture for children, to brainstorming data storage devices.

  • Patent Illustrator and Consultant

    • Stoneman Volk Patent Group
    • Phoenix, AZ
    • Sep 2007 - Aug 2008 (11 months)

    My duties included live sketching for clients, drafting patent illustrations, basic engineering analysis and acting as a technical consultant to those drafting patent applications within the firm. I used Solidworks, Auto CAD LT and Microsoft Office products.

  • Associate Designer

    • XPD (X Product Development) a division of the Esselte Corporation
    • Apr 2007 - Jun 2007 (2 months)

    (Corporate downsizing led to the elimination of my position) My duties included sketching, brainstorming and early stage product development. I also conducted offsite interviews for research, analysis of research data, and quality function deployment (QFD) of collected and distilled data. I worked with Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhinoceros 3D and Microsoft Office.

Education

  • Arizona State University

    • BSD of Industrial Design Industrial Design
    • 2003 - 2007

    Graduated with Honors- Magna Cum Laude, 3.68 GPA

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

JPMA Student Design Competition -3rd Place Winner, 2006 Eagle Scout Award, 1998

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