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  • Ryan Francis

    Product Design Engineer at PCH Lime Lab

    San Francisco, CA

I am a dedicated and enthusiastic designer with a impeccable eye for detail and a drive for perfection on all of my projects at hand. I'm a focused problem-solver as well as an excellent collaborator. I constantly strive to improve my own design processes, while maintaining a strong client focus and building professional relationships between my domestic and international clients. Specialties: Industrial Design Design Research Ideation 3D Modeling Prototyping Fabrication and Reconstruction

Work Samples

  • Swivel Gardening Cart

  • Swivel Gardening Cart Model

  • Sony a352 DSLR Camera

Work History

  • Product Design Engineer

    • PCH Lime Lab
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Oct 2013 - Present (4 years 1 month)
  • Product Designer

    • Rofu Design
    • Jun 2010 - Sep 2013 (3 years 3 months)

    Product Design and Development for Keen Footwear, Chrome Industries and Overland Equipment.

  • Rapid Prototyping Studio Monitor

  • Design and Fabrication Specialist

    • Labexperiment
    • May 2009 - Sep 2009 (4 months)

    Provided support and Exhibition Consulting for a Design Show Case sponsored by the San Francisco Design Center located at One Rincon Hill.

  • Exhibition Designer

    • Kadan Productions
    • Sep 2004 - Aug 2008 (3 years 11 months)

    Constructed and Fabricated technical background set layouts for Fashion Week, Project Runway, and other Private Label Fashion Designer Showcases.

Education

  • California College of the Arts

    • B.F.A. Industrial Design
    • 2008 - 2011

    CCA All College Honors Award; Industrial Design CCA Leadership Award 2010 CCA Mentoring Award 2011

  • Columbia University in the City of New York

    • Summer Archtecture Program
    • 2007 - 2007
  • University of California, Santa Cruz

    • B.A. Illustration and Painting
    • 1994 - 1998

Specialties

Awards

International Housewares Association Student Design Winner 2010, Swivel Gardening Cart -- 23rd Koizumi International Lighting Student Design Award 2010, Triode Safety Light -- CCA All College Honors Award 2010, Industrial Design -- CCA Leadership Award 2010 -- CCA Mentoring Award 2011

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