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  • Robbie Lillquist

    Industrial Designer at Garmin

    Kansas City, MO

Work Samples

Work History

  • Industrial Designer II

    • Garmin
    • Olathe, KS
    • Mar 2014 - Present (3 years 2 months)
  • Industrial Design Contractor

    • Loft, LLC
    • Pawtucket, RI
    • Jun 2013 - Nov 2013 (5 months)

    Ideation, form development, modelmaking, and CAD of various projects including consumer and industrial electronics, toys, and packaging. Involved in presentations to clients

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Loft, LLC
    • Pawtucket, RI
    • Feb 2013 - May 2013 (3 months)
  • Industrial Designer

    Worked on character design, user interface design, and watch design for a small non-profit startup.

    Exersaur description:
    Our team is creating a children's watch with biometric sensors monitoring physcial activity. As children exercise their virtual dinosaur avatar displayed on their screen, called the Exersaur, gains points and grows from an egg to a fully grown adult Exersaur. Users can sign onto the Exersaur Online Community to see their avatar's progress, customize their dinosaur, and share their experience with their friends online.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    Worked with the Prekool team (boys 3-6). Sketching/concept ideation, deco and color matching, foamcore model-making. Tonka's Chuck and Friends brand, Marvel, and Transformers.

  • Solidworks Teaching Assistant

    • RISD
    • Providence, RI
    • Mar 2012 - May 2012 (2 months)

    Assist teacher with class demonstrations; help students to learn Solidworks 3d-modeling software.

  • Metal Shop Monitor

    • RISD
    • Providence, RI
    • Sep 2011 - May 2012 (8 months)

    Oversee the safe use of power machinery in a shop environment; help students with projects.

  • Intern

    Helped make molds in wax for future casting; created several sizes of clasps for a variety of belt designs; created digital models to send to CNC manufacturers; researched and contacted casting manufacturers for a new series of stainless steel flatware.

  • Intern

    • New Netherland Museum
    • Albany, NY
    • Jun 2010 - Sep 2010 (3 months)

    Illustrated posters of navigational equipment of the Museum's Half Moon ship, created logos, created several tattoo designs, and drew storyboards for future video production.


  • Rhode Island School of Design

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2009 - 2013