Head of Product Design at Yvolve Sports Ltd. T/A Yvolution **All old work here - contact for updated portfolio** Graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology's B.Sc Product Design course. Developed exceptional skills in the areas of sketch visualisation, Photoshop, Solidworks CAD and 3D rendering. Portfolio showcases some examples of old work not related to current position. If you would like to contact me, please e-mail: johnlukemcgowan@hotmail.com Thanks.

Work Samples

  • Little Whale

  • Bus Shelter Design

  • Sketching & Photoshop

Work History

August 2014 - current - Head of Product Design at Yvolve Sports Ltd. T/A Yvolution April 2012 - August 2014- Product Designer at Yvolve Sports Ltd. T/A Yvolution July 2012 - Design featured in German Magazine "Man Forum" December 2011 - February 2012 - Freelancing project. Conceptualisation, rendering. August 2011 - Freelance design for Hong Kong based Product Design company (Research, Brainstorming, Sketch Development, Ergonomics, Final Sketch Renders [sketch/photoshop/graphics tablet] ). WINNER - Most innovative product - Product Design Thesis DIT 2011. WORLD FINALIST - Member of one of 7 finalist teams in the Staples Global Eco-Easy Challenge - a design competition whose brief was to create an environmentally friendly office product. My team created the "Eco-Tab", a staple-less stapler which uses bio-degradable materials and fewer manufacturing processes than current staplers. Its function was inspired by Origami. WINNER OF DIT BOLTON TRUST COMPETITION 2010 Member of the winning team of the largest competition held in the Dublin Institute of Technology for the design of the "Spell Pen", a learning aid for people with Dyslexia. WINNER OF MICHAEL A. GRIFFIN INNOVATION AWARD Member of the winning team that received the award for most innovative proposal for the "Spell Pen" at the Bolton Trust Competition in DIT. 2010 - Contracted to design a piece of gym equipment which can be easily dismantled when not in use. If you would like to contact me, please e-mail: johnlukemcgowan@hotmail.com Thanks. FEATURED WORK: Portfolio feature on Coroflot 1/1/2012 (First Industrial designer to be featured in 2012). Various project features on Coroflot.com Feature on Yanko Design: http://www.yankodesign.com/2011/08/16/where-the-blank-is-the-bus/ Feature on Trend Hunter: http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/dublin-city-bus-shelter

Education

Dublin Institute of Technology

Specialties

Affiliations

Member of the Institution of Engineering Designers

Awards

Thesis - Most Innovative Concept Award 2011 July 2012 - Design work featured in German Magazine "Man Forum" Portolio Feature on Coroflot 1/1/2012 Various project features on Coroflot.com; Various project features on design websites;

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