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  • Rob Prickett

    Research. Strategy. Design.

    Minneapolis, MN

I'm a product designer and strategist with expertise in conducting market & user research, developing strategy, and building great products with design & engineering teams. I've worked with startups and world-recognized brands including Medtronic, PepsiCo, and Yamaha Motorsport. My work has included consumer, industrial, scientific, transportation, and medical products, spanning both hardware and software solutions.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Mentor

    • Highway1
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Jun 2016 - Present (10 months)

    Advising hardware startup founders in the areas of user research, strategy, and design.

  • Principal

    • Outfitted
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Sep 2015 - Present (1 year 7 months)

    Leading clients from product discovery to launch, collaborating closely with their staff to build strategy, develop compelling brands, and design/engineer products that customers love.

  • Product Manager

    • redgroup
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Nov 2013 - Dec 2016 (3 years 1 month)

    Led activities relating to the discovery, strategic planning, and development of medical, industrial, and consumer products

  • Product Designer

    • redgroup
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Sep 2012 - Dec 2016 (4 years 3 months)

    Performed research and design activities contributing to the development of medical, commercial, and consumer products

  • Industrial Designer

    • Sportech
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Oct 2011 - Sep 2012 (11 months)

    Designed and developed OEM powersports vehicles and accessories. Involvement with Polaris, John Deere, Arctic Cat, Honda, & more. Interfaced with all touch points of turnkey business model

  • Industrial Designer

    • Fuseneo
    • Chicago, IL
    • May 2010 - Jul 2011 (1 year 2 months)

    Developed conceptual sketches, models, and prototypes for structural packaging and brand supporting products/devices. Primarily for several PepsiCo subsidiaries including Tropicana and Gatorade.

  • UX Design Intern

    • difted
    • Las Vegas, NV
    • Jun 2009 - Aug 2009 (2 months)

    Cooperated with the design team to develop web, video, and print assets. Maintained the front-end of
    several client sites, while collaborating with developers on back-end solutions and reinforcing social media
    campaigns.

Education

  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2010

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

First Place - Spring 2009 Multi-Purpose Cutting Tool, Student Design Competition for Fiskars • Featured on Yanko Design in Spring 2009

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