Curriculum Vitae

I’m an Industrial Designer based near Swindon, UK. I have worked on projects ranging from tablet computers, smartphones and radios, through to vehicle interiors, toys and test equipment. From initial concept visualisation and user research through to manufacture and assembly processes, I have worked to bring products to life, and to design with one simple goal: to make products that work.

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People I've worked with:

Skills and software:

Concept Generation

Problem solving, ideation and multiple concept creation

Innovation

Generation of products and concepts in new and interesting areas

Sketching

Development of multiple concepts and product renderings

Problem Solving

Mechanical design and Design for Manufacture

Adobe CS Suite

Advanced use of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

Rendering

Photo-realistic product visuals with Keyshot and VRay

Pro Engineer / Creo

High level of detailed modelling and surfacing

Solidworks

Product design and surfacing experience

UG NX

Engineering design and schematics

Rhino

Surfacing for detailed models and render scene setup

Solid Edge

Detailed modelling, engineering and surfacing work

MS Project

Project management, asset allocation and timeline planning

Experience:

TETRATAB

Head of Design • 2011 – Current

Managing all aspects of design within one of the largest suppliers of computing devices to emergency services and mobile workers in the UK. I have been involved in a wide range of projects, taking new products from research and client briefs, through detailed design and testing, to full mass manufacture and implementation. My involvement within the company has included design consultancy services for a range of clients, which I oversaw and completed, as well as participating in developing strategic plans for TETRATAB’s growth.

In addition to introducing a successful new range of core products for mainstream business, I have managed both a marketing team (overseeing all graphics and branding development for the company) and an international engineering team of over 60 people in 5 countries, developing devices in partnership with some of the world’s largest brands in electronics, computing and telecommunications.

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HRhV Design

Freelance Industrial Designer • 2007 – Current

Working on a consultancy basis, I developed a range of innovative products and solutions for various clients. Some projects were based purely on concept development and ergonomic research, whereas others involved full design services from sketches to physical product and promotional packaging.

In addition, I also worked on several self-started design projects, ranging from electronic wearables and jewellery to medical instruments.

BLOODHOUND SSC Land Speed Record Project

Design Engineer • 2009 – 2011

Working as a Design Engineer for Richard Noble, I worked as a key member of the engineering team creating a 1000MPH Land Speed Record vehicle. With the limited size of the team, I worked on many varied projects and tasks with the main focus of my role being on cockpit design.

Additional projects included the design and manufacture of test rigs, high quality model making, graphics, exhibition design and CAD. Due to the public nature of the project, I also took on a key role in public speaking, radio and social media.

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