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Kyle Cherry | Industrial Design
Product Design and Development
Highly experienced in professional design and development, specializing in digital design for presentation and manufacturing.
ID Hardware Development
UX UI and Graphic Design
[ www.kylecherry.com ] Highly skilled design and development professional, specializing in design, manufacturing and presentation. Experienced in Industrial and User Experience Design project management. Advanced knowledge of upcoming technologies, electronic components and other hardware. Works well under pressure and short deadlines to solve complex problems. Deadline driven and results oriented design professional. ~Industrial Design Complex 3D modeling and surfacing, design for tooling, design for manufacturing/assembly, sketching, rendering, prototyping. Highly knowledgeable with materials, color, coatings, finishes and texture. ~Experience in manufacturing with: • Consumer Plastics • Engineering Plastics • Injection Molding • Magnesium Thixomolding (Injection Molding) • Over-Molding • CNC Machining • Design for tooling • Aluminum V-Process Casting • Most metal fabrication processes • RoHS Compliance Lead Industrial Design direction and brand creation. 10+ years with highly developed 3D modeling and rendering skills. ~UX/UI Design Experience working with wire frames, user interface comps, creating mock-ups and websites with CSS, JS, CMS and HTML. ~Contributed to products and case studies for: • Microsoft • Nvidia • Nike • McLaren Automotive • Deutsche Telekom • Panasonic • Skype Partners • Behringer • And many more... ~Software 10+ years of experience designing with CAD, rendering, and graphic software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino 3D, SolidWorks, KeyShot, Maxwell Render, Inventor Pro, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and more. ~Press My work can found on The Wall Street Journal, Gizmodo, Syfy Channel's Device and Wired Magazine online, among other places of publication. The Wall Street Journal The Shape of Things to Come - By Joe Mullich 2010 http://online.wsj.com/ad/article/laptop-shape Gizmodo Mphony Is the AV Receiver I Want to Have - By Jesus Diaz 2009 http://gizmodo.com/5370548/mphony-is-the-av-receiver-i-want-to-have Canvas Laptop Computer Concept for Creative Types - By Kit Eaton 2008 http://gizmodo.com/367520/canvas-laptop-computer-concept-for-creative-types ~Experience Creative Director Innovative Converged Devices - ICD January 2012 to Current I am responsible for creating and maintaining specification, design direction and product look/feel though the design process. I maintain strong collaboration, from my team and myself, with Design, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, manufacturing, suppliers, and the client. Other tasks include keeping budgets, BoMs and schedules. Product Development Designer Innovative Converged Devices - ICD June 2010 to December 2011 • Provide Industrial Design consult to major high-tech companies. • Creation of new consumer electronics. • EE I/O Component selection and placement with in products. • Work with products from concept, to design, to manufacturing. Chair of the Advisory Committee Puget Sound Skills Center - Engineering Design Department September 2011 to June 2012 Advisory Committee Member Puget Sound Skills Center - Engineering Design Department September 2007 to 2011 Contract Designer April 2010 to June 2010 • Worked as a consultant for Seattle area companies. Created designs for various industries and products. Design Director UX Ballinger & Associates January 2009 to August 2009 • Design and development consultancy with a focus on Microsoft technologies. • Was responsible for the look and feel of products and maintaining design direction. Industrial Designer Synapse Product Development July 2008 to November 2008 • Worked with the engineering team on client and in-house projects. • Developed pre-production prototypes and created design presentations for clients. Industrial Designer – Project Manager Neticipate Inc November 2007 to May 2008 • Developed consumer electronics suitable for manufacturing. • Created formal designs for presentations and display. • Coordinated and managed engineers, suppliers, OEMs, and prototyping shops for delivery of final product. Freelance Designer December 2006 to April 2008 • Worked as a consultant for Seattle area companies. Created designs for various industries and products. ~Honors/Achievements 1st place: International Design Awards Competition, Student-Home Computers. Education Bachelor of Science – Industrial Design Full Scholarship – Art Institute of Seattle Excellence Award (Art Institutes North America) ~Special Attributes Substitute faculty, Puget Sound Skills Center, Engineering. Worked with homeless children in the inner city of Chicago and helped build three houses in Tijuana, Mexico for homeless families. www.linkedin.com/in/kylecherry
Bachelor of Science – Industrial Design