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  • Steve G Brown

    Senior Industrial Designer

    Vancouver, WA

Developer of attractive, usable, produce-able products

Work Samples

  • New HP Pagewide Printer

  • New AquaSkipper

  • A3 Pagewide

Work History

Stephen Glen Brown 10708 NE 30th Avenue Vancouver WA 98686 Email: stevebrown3of7@gmail.com mobile 360 903-3469 http://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-g-brown-8858165b/ Summary: Passionate customer advocate with extensive experience in new product development. Enjoys a fast-paced, creative team environment. Strong in visual, verbal and written communications. Fluent in Spanish. Skills: Design Research Product Definition Future Vision Team Creativity Manage mfg partners Usability Testing Physical Mock-ups Rapid Visualization Autodesk Alias Rhino 3d PTC Creo SolidWorks Adobe Creative Suite Experience: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN AND PHYSICAL USER EXPERIENCE Syncro Design (ID/UX at HP Vancouver) Sept 2009 - May 2017 - Created sketches, mock-ups and presentations to team and managers - Provided 3D CAD modeling specifications for high volume products - Participated in new product development and design review process from inception to launch, balancing aesthetics, function, cost and schedule - Researched industry trends and maintained awareness of competitor products - Saved months in product schedule and over $400,000 in prototypes and cosmetic models - Devised form cues that increased first-try user ink installs from 40% to 85% - Maintained relationships with internal partners (product marketing, purchasing, manufacturing) - Helped avoid potential paper-jam clear user injury through disengaging drive roller design - Inventor of patented binary stack indicators, output platter and 4-bar front door for A3 PRODUCT DESIGN AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN CONTRACTOR Design En – (HP, Tektronix, Inventist, ScanWorks, Gerber Knives) Aug 2003 - Sept 2009 - Devised client product form in sketches, mock-ups, CAD to diverse markets - Co-invented AutoNav that increased jam clear success rate 50% to 95% - Assisted engineering to respond to product developmental challenges - Provided form layout options, CAD and renderings to development team - Created usability solutions within engineering sub-assemblies Organizations: CHIFOO, (Computer User Interface Forum of Oregon) National Eagle Scout Association IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America) Secretary of Oregon Chapter 2000/2001 Distinctions: Curriculum Advisory Board – Design Department, Brigham Young University Industrial Design Council – (HP Corp. Engineering) Trusted Advisor Forum – Presenter to CoCreate customers Wood Badge, BSA WE-1-492-1-03-44 Advisor to HP CAD tools developers, HP Germany 22 Patents awarded Red Dot Award 2013 HP OfficeJet Pro X Series Good Design Award 2013 HP OfficeJet Pro X Series Red Dot Award 2017 HP Pagewide A3 MFP Education: Brigham Young University Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design Foundation in color theory, 2D principles and 3D form Jr./Sr. coursework with corporate sponsors such as General Motors, Proctor & Gamble IDSA President (BYU Student Chapter)

Education

Brigham Young University Brigham Young University

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA CHIFOO BSA

Awards

Red Dot 2013 & Good Design 2013 HP OfficeJet Pro X Red Dot 2017 HP Pagewide A3 MFP

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