Industrial Designer seeking a Product Design position in consumer electronics. 8 years of ID New Product Development designing hardware accessories for the Video Game Industry. Many of my designs have been officially licensed by Nintendo, Microsoft Xbox, and Sony PlayStation. These products can be found at Best Buy, Fry's, Target, Walmart, GameStop, and Amazon. I have over 50 products I've designed from sketch to final production.

Work Samples

  • TE2 FightStick

  • C.T.R.L.R. Mobile GamePad - CES 2013

  • MLG Pro Circuit Controller - Production 12-31-11

Work History

CONTACT: Freelance Email: lawthedesigner@gmail.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/lawthedesigner _______________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION: College For Creative Studies (CCS) Detroit, MI Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design (Graduated in May 2004) _______________________________________________________________________ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: COMPANY: Mad Catz, Inc. Industrial Designer - Full Time Staff - Salary (7 Years, 8 Months, March 20, 2006 - November 11, 2013) Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; publishes games under its Mad Catz brand; and distributes games and videogame products for third parties. Mad Catz distributes its products through most leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. COMPANY: American Iron and Steel Institute AISI Intern - Contract (3 Months, June 2003 - Sept 2003) Internship offered the opportunity to work with a design team through solutions for the Urban Youth theme. Industrial manufacturing and processing were guided by AISI steel application specialists and industry professionals. Designed & milled from an Alias 3D model and presented in front of media representatives and design professionals. The final presentation was displayed at the 2004 Detroit Auto Show. Car Design News - Internship Featured Story http://archive.cardesignnews.com/news/2003/031103ccs-aisi/index.html _______________________________________________________________________ SKILLS: Market Strategy and Product Brainstorm Pencil / Marker Ideation Rendering Orthographic / Product Dimension Drawing Digital Wacom Tablet Sketching & Rendering Adobe Photoshop CC Digital Pixel Rendering Illustrator CC Vector Rendering SolidWorks 2013 3D CAD Modeling PhotoView 360 CAD Rendering Alias Studio Tools 3D CAD Modeling Prototype Model Making Clay Surface Modeling Communication with Mechanical Engineers Ergonomics Designer PANTONE Color and Plastic and Paint Finish Specialist Outsourcing and Vendor Communication Cut and Sew Soft Goods Manufacturing Production Product Photography PowerPoint Presentation Outlook, Excel, and Word _______________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION: Continuing Education - Collin College – Plano, TX SolidWorks 2013, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Mandarin Language Courses (Sept 2014 - Dec 2014) College For Creative Studies (CCS) - Detroit, MI Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design (Graduated in May 2004) Car Design News Article - Senior Thesis College for Creative Studies - GM Autonomy 2020 project http://archive.cardesignnews.com/news/2004/040512ccs-gm/index.html Discovery Channel Interview "Student Car Designers Hit The Big Time" Television Broadcast Auto & Design Magazine - featured AISI Internship publication Issue 145 p.93 AISI Internship Display Sony Drive model was displayed January 4-19 at the 2004 Detroit Auto Show _______________________________________________________________________ LANGUAGES: English, Chinese _______________________________________________________________________ AWARDS & MEDIA: CES Innovations 2012 Design & Engineering Showcase Award MLG Pro Circuit Controller http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20111108006994/en/Mad-Catz%C2%AE-Nam Best of CES 2012 "Gaming Hardware" Nominee Street Fighter x Tekken VS FightStick http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/01/11/ces-mad-catzs-street-fighter-x-tekken-fightsticks Best of CES 2009 "Gaming Accessory" Award Street Fighter IV Tournament Edition FightStick http://www.ign.com/articles/2009/01/16/best-of-ces-2009-awards?page=2 Best of 2009 Award "Best Console Peripheral, Reader's Choice 2009" SFIV TE FightStick http://www.madcatz.com/pressreleases/Mad_Catz_Best_Console_Accessory_of_2009_IGN_Award.pdf Limited Edition Comic-Con SFIV Controllers http://www.joystiq.com/2009/07/20/limited-edition-mad-catz-sfiv-controllers-available-at-comic-con/ http://www.capcom-unity.com/sven/blog/2009/07/20/comiccon_exclusive_sfiv_sticks_and_pads_revealed PS3 Maven - Street Fighter 4 PS3 Controllers Gallery Article http://ps3maven.com/street-fighter-4-ps3-controllers/ Ars talks with the men behind the Mad Catz FightSticks http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2009/02/ars-talks-with-the-men-behind-the-mad-catz-fight-sticks.ars SDTEKKEN - Street Fighter IV Making The Grade A FightStick Story http://sdtekken.com/2009/02/07/making-the-grade-a-fightstick-story/ Xbox Freedom - Wireless N Adapter Concept for Uninterrupted Internet http://xboxfreedom.com/xbox-360-wireless-n-adapter-concept/ Xbox Freedom - Rock Band Wireless Fender Telecaster http://xboxfreedom.com/rock-band-wireless-fender-telecaster/ PS3 Maven - Rockband 2 Telecaster: Tribute To Fender’s Telecaster Article http://ps3maven.com/rockband-2-fender-telecaster-guitar/ PS3 Maven - PS3 HDMI Selector Cooling System http://ps3maven.com/ps3-hdmi-cooling-system/ PS3 Maven - Mad Catz PS3 Controllers Design Collection http://ps3maven.com/mad-catz-ps3-controllers/ ProsumeThis Blog - Sony Car AISI Internship Model http://prosumethis.blogspot.com/2007/01/law-dares-sony.html Dean's List, Ford Scholarship, CCS Merit Scholarship _______________________________________________________________________ HOBBIES: Car Racing & Custom Modification, Motorcycle Riding, RC Car Building & Model Making, DJing, Video Games, Cooking, BMX, Fashion & Health, Electronic Gadgets, Tools, and DIY Home Projects.

Education

College for Creative Studies Detroit

Specialties

Affiliations

CCS Alumni

Awards

2012 CES Innovations Design & Engineering Showcase Award, 2012 IGN Best of CES Nominee, 2009 IGN Best of CES Award, 2009 IGN People's Choice Award

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