Product Design Engineering Student
Glasgow School of Art & The University of Glasgow
Sep 2011 - Present (9 years 9 months)
A joint course of
1) Engineering theory (Mechanical, Materials, Manufacture, Microelectronics) and Design theory (User Experience, Design Process, Project Management, Technology)
2) Practical Application: Designing and making real products from briefs set by companies and industry.
Chubb Fire & Security
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014 (3 months)
Became involved with Chubb via winning a competition to design a new telecare device.
The position lasted the entire summer and involved working with Chubb engineers, directors, marketers and telecare support team to develop the design concept to a manufacturable product.
> Prototyping (3D printing, silicone moulding, electronics, radio comms)
> Communication with consultancies, manufacturers and suppliers
TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013 (1 month)
Industrial Design Internship in TP Link's headquarters in Shenzhen, China.
> Working with TP-Link's design team to produce concepts for Wifi routers, and a remote control
> Consisted of multiple concurrent design projects involving user research and testing, sketching, prototyping, and rendering
> Design for mass manufacture
User Experience Designer
Aug 2012 - Aug 2012
User Interface, function analysis and redesign of PVM app.
> Use of user scenarios and flowcharts to understand the user experience of using the app, and to identify areas that could be improved.
UI design for new Timeline app
Design Engineer Intern
Caterpillar Inc. & FG Wilson
Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
Summer work experience
> Caterpillar Production System training within a Simulated Work Environment.
> Engineering drafting drawings for generator sets
> Updating and packaging kit drawings on Pro Engineer, SAP, AutoCad for delivery
Manufacturing Design Intern
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011 (9 months)
Overview of entire process of nano-scale manufacturing of silicon wafers for hard disk drive heads including
> Machine floor layout design, flexible production cells, critical process planning & managing production bottlenecks, manufacturing in level 5 & 6 cleanrooms
> Overview of design process for wafer technology including multi-layer photolithography and chemical vapour deposition
> Introduction to Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing
Graphic Design Work Experience
Big Fish Design & Advertising
Aug 2010 - Sep 2010 (1 month)
BigFish are a graphic design consultancy specialising in corporate identity, design for print, web design, advertising, and illustrations.
Student placement. Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Insight into project planning and management to tight deadlines.