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  • Steve G Brown

    Senior Industrial Designer

    Vancouver, WA

Specialize in the development 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: Syncro Design (ID/UX at HP Vancouver) 2009 – present Product layout, detailing and user testing of printers Design En – Vancouver, WA 2003 - 2009 Product development consultant for: Hewlett-Packard (Printers/Copiers) Tektronix (Probes and Technician tools) Gerber Legendary Knives ScanWorks (3D scanner) PolyVision/Steelcase – Beaverton, OR 2000 - 2002 ID/UX/Product Brand Manager Unified three acquired product lines into 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 phone) adidas (electronic performance measure device) Coleman (beverage coolers) Hewlett-Packard – Vancouver, WA 1991-1999 Industrial Designer Designed 3 printers that generated over $20,000,000,000 in revenue Predicted styling direction change and implemented in new printer platform Managed design research Help pioneer 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 Ind. Design Council Sponsored and managed two BYU Design student printer projects Automated Video Systems -- Cupertino, CA 1987 Interface and form design consultant Hewlett-Packard – Cupertino, CA 1984 - 1991 Industrial Designer/Product Designer Created modular computer systems packaging design and sold to numerous HP divisions saving millions of dollars Tandem Computers – Cupertino, CA 1984 Industrial Designer Refreshed old designs and produced appearance models 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) 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 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)


  • Brigham Young University

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Industrial Design
    • 1980 - 1984

    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).





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