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Hans Nielsen, Industrial Designer
St. Louis Park, MN
As a motivated and passionate Industrial Designer, I am always seeking opportunities to utilize my skills and passion for design.
Full-time Industrial Design career with an innovative, technology driven company.
University of Wisconsin-Stout [Fall 2006- Fall 2010]
Major: BFA in Industrial Design.
Best Buy Corporate [Feb 2012- Present]
Industrial Designer/Product Display Designer.
Working with a small team of designers at the corporate campus to design and prototype product displays and fixtures utilized in many different Best Buy stores. Often while juggling many different projects, product displays transition from sketches to prototype at a rapid pace.
Global Neighbor Inc. [Spring 2010]
Worked with this small Ohio-based environmentally friendly lawn care product company redesigning their current flagship product known as the NatureCut lawn mower. Through classroom critiques and communication with the engineer/owner of the company, a final design was refined from a plethora of concepts and a wide array of features.
Imola Motorsports Inc [May 2009- Feb 2012]
Designer/Fabricator/Wheel and Tire Technician/ Driver/ Sales/Inventory Manager
Simultaneously worked in many different roles with this rapidly growing start-up company. Tasks included: designing and fabricating unique product displays and functional storage and workspace solutions, inventory management, graphic design for advertising, consulting customers with automotive repairs and modifications.
A&P Auto Specialties [May 2008- Jan 2009]
Packaging Specialist/Product Inventory Manager
Responsibilities: Documenting and photographing product inventory as well as developing shipping solutions for a variety of items.
Transportation, consumer electronics, hand tools, household, sustainable furniture design, alternative energy technologies, performance and aftermarket automotive products.
2010 Global Sustainability Scandinavia Experience
[10 days of touring sustainable culture and industry in areas of Sweden and Denmark]
2009-2010 Industrial Designers Society of America UW-Stout Chapter Secretary
2008-2010 UW-Stout Auto Club Member
Ideation Sketching and Model Making
Digital Rendering [Illustrator and Photoshop]
3D Modeling and Rendering [Solidworks, Alias, Sketchup,
Prototyping Working Models
Fabricating and Technical Problem Solving
Available upon request.
University of Wisconsin-Stout
- BFA Industrial Design Industrial Design
- 2006 - 2010