Work Samples

  • Internals Of The Shower Touch Unit

  • Rapid Prototype- Speedo Hairdryer

  • Dog Grooming Project

Work History

Kyle Jackson 158 Blenheim Drive, Allestree, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 2GN M: 07534 312254 E: PROFILE A Third year industrial design student with two part time jobs and 24 months employment experience. Currently seeking an entry level product design role for a placement period. An individual with interests in CAD design, sketching and rapid manufacturing. An effective communicator who works well as an individual and within a team. SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES Team working • During design week I worked on a brief to design and model a small pet toy for the company Omlett. I organised group tasks, CAD and modelling • Working in a bar staff team in order to deliver a quality service to the customer Problem solving • During the first semester a maths/physics based assignment was conducted in which I received a First Class result. Technical skills • Good overall knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint • Sound skills working with some CAD packages, Solidworks and 3DS MAX • Effective model making skills with good and safe practice of machines including the lathe, laser cutting machine and milling machine Health and Safety awareness • Whilst working at the Woodlands Hotel I obtained training and certificates for COSHH, fire safety, food hygiene and legal awareness Punctual and reliable • Good time keeping skills at work Ability to meet deadlines • University deadlines never late for and work training deadlines Good organisation skills • Prioritizing university assignments and workload during employment Attention to detail • At Yeomans and Staniforth Chartered Accountants I had to be accurate and numerate when dealing with the customers’ accounts • At university I have to be highly literate and have great attention to detail when completing written assignments Languages • Studied German through to the end of GCSE CAREER HISTORY Polish Club Derby. Bar Person Nov 2012 - Present • Serving customers at the bar • Cleaning and tidying up after customers • Greeting customers in a friendly manner • Money handling skills when managing the till The Woodlands Hotel Derby Front of House Aug 2011 - Present • Serving at the bar and delivering meals to customers • Cleaning and tidying up after customers • Greeting customers in a friendly manner • Money handling skills when managing the till Yeomans and Staniforth Chartered Accountants Derby Accounts Assistant Jul 2008 – Jul 2008 • Assisted with accounts during a period of work experience • Carried out general administrative duties EDUCATION University of Derby Derby BA (Hons) Product Design Sept 2011 – Present • Year One: Strong 2:1 overall Allestree Woodlands Sixth Form Derby A-Levels Sept 2009 – Jun 2011 • Product Design (C), English Language (D), English Literature (E) Allestree Woodlands School Derby GCSEs Sept 2004 – Jun 2009 • 12 GCSEs: Maths, ICT (worth two GCSEs), Design & Technology, English Literature, Statistics, Additional Applied Science, Science, Business Studies (Double Award), German, Statistics • 4 B grades (Maths, ICT and Design & Technology) and 4 C grades (Including English Literature and Statistics) POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY • Sports Representative for one year at Woodlands School PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS • Student Member of the Institution of Engineering Designers (iED) OTHER INFORMATION / INTERESTS • Obtains a Full Driving Licence • Non-smoker • Member of the University Gym • Member of the Woodlands Pool Team • Enjoys playing football, Pool and table tennis References available on request


  • University of Derby

    • BA (HONS) Product Design Industrial Design
    • 2011 - 2014



Member of the Institution of Engineering Designers (iED)