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Steve G Brown
Senior Industrial Designer
Specialize in the development of attractive, usable, produce-able products
Large cabinet products
Stephen Glen Brown Vancouver WA 98686 Email: email@example.com cell phone (360) 903-3469 Summary: Passionate customer advocate with extensive experience in new product development. Enjoys a fast-paced, creative team environment. Strong in visual, written and oral communications. Fluent in Spanish. Skills: Customer Research Product Definition Future Vision Team Creativity Manage Partners Usability Testing Physical Mock-ups Visualization Autodesk Alias Rhino 3d PTC Creo SolidWorks Adobe Creative Suite Experience: Design En - (ID/UX for Tektronix, Rockspoon present Syncro Design (ID/UX at HP Vancover) 2009-2015 Design En – Vancouver, WA 2003 - 2009 Product development consultant for: Hewlett-Packard (Printers/Copiers) Gerber Legendary Knives ScanWorks (3D scanners) Polyvision/Steelcase – Beaverton, OR 2000 - 2002 ID/UX/Product Brand Manager Unified the product lines of three acquired companies under one brand Created form of CopyCam and other Polyvision products Managed contract manufacturers and research firms Conducted customer research for Beaverton R&D Created future products concepts Design En – Vancouver, WA 1999-2000 Product development consultant for: Intel (PDA/Mobile phones) adidas (electronic performance measure devices) Coleman (beverage coolers) Hewlett-Packard – Vancouver, WA 1991-1999 Industrial Designer Designed 3 printers that generated over $20,000,000,000 in revenue. Predicted product packaging direction change, implemented in new platform. Managed R&D and Marketing customer research. Pioneered use of Alias Studio (surface modeling CAD) within HP. Developed rapid concept modeling for HP product development. Managed external firms in customer research, usability, brand management and industrial design for over $500,000 in services. Saved $20,000,000 in localization costs through intuitive usability solutions Co-chaired the steering committee for the HP International Industrial Design Council. Sponsored and managed two BYU Design student printer projects. Automated Video Systems -- Cupertino, CA 1987 Consultant Interface designer Hewlett-Packard – Cupertino, CA 1984 - 1991 Industrial Designer/Product Designer Created modular computer systems packaging design and sold to HP divisions saving millions of dollars Tandem Computers – Cupertino, CA 1984 Industrial Designer Refreshed old designs and produced appearance models Education: Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design 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 Dept., Brigham Young University Industrial Design Council – (HP Corp. Engineering) 1998/99 Trusted Advisor Forum – Presenter to CoCreate customers 1995-98 Wood Badge, BSA WE-1-492-1-03-44 Advisor to HP CAD tools developers, HP Germany 20 Patents awarded Red Dot Award 2013 HP OfficeJet Pro X Series Good Design Award 2013 HP OfficeJet Pro X Series
Foundation in color theory, 2D and 3D form. Jr./Sr. coursework with corporate sponsors such as General Motors and Clairol doing actual product development. As a senior I was elected as IDSA President (Student Chapter).