Professional designer with seven years experience in industrial design. <BR> Member of the Chartered Society of Designers. <BR> Experience designing toys for Lego, consumer, industrial and medical devices for clients such as Akzo Nobel and Kenwood, and as an illustrator and graphic designer. <BR> <BR> Experience in project management and working to define and implement a user-centered design process. <BR> <BR>

Work Samples

  • Industrial Design

  • Toy Design

  • Illustration

Work History

SKILLS Design management and process planning Selling industrial design in a consultancy role Market research and trends analysis Ethnographic /contextual research User needs analysis as part of a structured design process Structured brainstorming for concept generation Fast and accurate development sketches Concept art and illustrations Storyboarding 3D CAD modelling using Solidworks /Rhinoceros. Realistic renders from 3D CAD using Hypershot /Photoworks Detail design for manufacture Interaction design for web and product interfaces Model-making Packaging design Graphic design for print and web media ..................................................... AWARDS DESIGN WEEK AWARDS 2009 - WINNER Consumer product design category For AlertMe intelligent home security - www.alertme.com ..................................................... PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION MCSD - Member of the Chartered Society of Designers ..................................................... SOFTWARE Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Corel Painter Alias Sketchbook Rhinoceros Solidworks Bunkspeed Hypershot Photoworks Macromedia Dreamweaver ..................................................... LANGUAGES Danish - Advanced. Experience speaking Danish in a professional capacity. Prøve i Dansk 3 (PD3) Modul 4 - Danish qualification. Japanese - Basic, but getting better! Cactus Language Japanese - Beginners level qualification. German - Basic. .......................................................... EDUCATION 1999 > 2003 BA(Hons) Design for Industry degree Graduated 2003 with 1st class honours. 1996 > 1998 3 x A-Levels. .......................................................... EMPLOYMENT KINNEIR DUFORT DESIGN, BRISTOL, UK. 6/2010 - Present Senior designer working with some of the world's largest brands on consumer and medical product designs, including interaction and packaging design. Work at Kinneir Dufort covers the full spectrum of innovation activity, from user research and strategy, through design and development to manufacture and support. CAMBRIDGE DESIGN PARTNERSHIP, UK. 10/2007 - 6/2010 Industrial designer working with a wide variety of clients on consumer, industrial and medical product designs. My role included project management, selling industrial design and helping to define and implement a structured design process. Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to research, identify business opportunities, generate product concepts and develop them through to mass production. FREELANCE WORK 8/2007 - 10/2007 Toy design for Corgi Collectables, consumer product design, brand identity and graphic design for Konica Minolta, as well as magazine and CD cover illustration work. DESIGN EDGE CAMBRIDGE LTD, UK. 6/2006 - 8/2007 Industrial designer. Consumer and scientific products. Took on additional responsibilities involving PR and selling design services to new clients. LEGO SYSTEM A/S, BILLUND, DENMARK. 11/2003 - 2/2006 Childrens’ toy designer generating original product designs for Lego Duplo preschool toys. Part of a small team designing a major new product range from concept sketches to global launch. Primarily spoke Danish at work in my last year at Lego. DESIGN EDGE CAMBRIDGE LTD, UK. 3 month industrial design internship. P&L SYSTEMS LTD, KNARESBOROUGH, YORKSHIRE, UK. 4 month industrial /web design internship. .......................................................... INTERESTS WORLD TRAVEL Recent trips include Japan, China, Argentina, Malaysia and Denmark. MUSIC Play harmonica and sing in a blues band. Currently learning guitar. I have played with several bands over the years both in the UK and abroad. This summer Matt Corrall Band launched their debut downloadable album on Amazon, Rhaphspody and iTunes. www.myspace.com/mattcorrallband LANGUAGE Currently learning Japanese. ALSO Illustration, film, cooking, salsa dancing, running and squash.

Education

Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Specialties

Awards

MCSD - Member of the Chartered Society of Designers Design Week Awards 2009. Winner - Consumer Product Design. For 'AlertMe Intelligent Home Security'

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