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  • James Thompson

    Industrial Designer

    Toronto, ON

Degree in Applied Technology, Industrial Design. I have worked in three different fields of design over the past 4 years. I currently Design/Program manage for SIGMAPAC Engineered Services in Markham, just north of Toronto. We specialize in automotive packaging and racking for a majority of the major auto retailers. www.sigmapac.com. I've been gaining experience in multiple fields because I believe different challenges contribute to unique outcomes.

Work Samples

  • Fitness Marketing / brand Concept

  • Industrial Design

  • Sketching / Ideations

Work History

JAMESTHOMPSON 160 Whitburn St, ON Whitby, L1R 2M7 jrtdesign@hotmail.com (416)843-9023 OBJECTIVE To obtain a full time, long term position as an Industrial Designer. I want to contribute my energies and skills as part of a team to help the progression of the company and its standards. EDUCATION Humber College - Toronto, ON (September 2006 – April 2010) Bachelors of Applied Technology {Industrial Design} Dunbarton High School - Pickering, ON (September 2001 – June 2006) High School Diploma (honours) EMPLOYMENT Sigmapac Engineered Services - Toronto, ON (October 2012 – Current) www.sigmapac.com Industrial Designer/ Project Manager – I Design/Engineer Returnable/Reusable package solutions for the automotive industry. We Work with the largest automotive manufacturers in today’s market throughout North America. From start to finish I design and oversee products that convey parts from manufacturing to assembly. I design and present concepts to clients, create and approve 3D models as well as manufacturing drawings. I build, source and approve samples & prototypes while managing client’s requests. I help purchasing source materials/ products that I utilize in my designs while keeping cost in mind. Our company designs and manufacturers in Steel (various), Textiles (various), Plastics (sheet & injection molding), Urethane, Plastic corrugated / paper corrugated. I create all 3D models using Solidworks and export all needed files for manufacturing. Pro-x Event - Toronto, ON (August 2011 – October 2012) www.proxexhibit.com (EXHIBIT DESIGNER) Intermediate Industrial Designer – I designed unique event, trade show & marketing displays for multiple markets. I created initial ideations and concepts to have approved by the design director. After approval I would finalize the BOM and would create the drawings for production. I have created custom designs for such clients as Adidas Group and BMO. MainTECH Industries - Toronto, ON (August 2010 – August 2011) www.maintechindustries.com Jr. Industrial Designer - I created multiple products, product pages, PPT presentations, BOM's and installation instructions for the POS industry. I use SolidWorks, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator CS5, HyperShot, Excel and LightRoom as my fundamental tools in creating innovative designs. I facilitated sourcing and ordering of parts and hardware. I also manage client requests and problems on a daily basis in order to achieve a strong business relationship. Extreme Fitness – Pickering, ON (January 2006 – August 2011) Personal Trainer – Part time, certified, fitness trainer. I helped people become happier by coaching them to a healthier lifestyle. Awards & Accomplishments - Company sponsored competitions (TEAM PROJECTS) Cosmoda- Designed a health conscious lunch box with Mario Batali as the influence in concept. Psion Teklogix- 1st - Designed a rugged bicycle courier PDA device to resist abuse while in use. Bayer- Designed a mass medical utility carrier for the Disaster relief design competition. Knowledge: Adobe Suite CS6, SolidWorks 2016, HyperShot, photo shoots, model making, print production, Microsoft suite, CNC, Laser cutting, water jet cutting, Die Cutting, DXF Exports, BOM’s, forming. -Strong hand sketching & understanding of perspective.


  • Humber College

    • Bachelor of Applied Technologies Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2010

    Education Humber College - Toronto, ON (September 2006 – April 2010) Bachelors of Applied Technology {Industrial Design} Dunbarton High School - Pickering, ON (September 2001 – June 2006) High School Diploma (honours)