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James is a highly versatile and dynamic designer with an agile and inquisitive mind. He has great interpersonal skills and a passion for creativity and technology. He is a team player who demonstrates initiative, adaptability and a commitment to gain the highest quality outcomes.

James has extensive successful de… Read More
James is a highly versatile and dynamic designer with an agile and inquisitive mind. He has great interpersonal skills and a passion for creativity and technology. He is a team player who demonstrates initiative, adaptability and a commitment to gain the highest quality outcomes.

James has extensive successful design experience across many commercial, technical and material environments. He solves problems effectively taking a holistic approach whilst still paying attention to detail.

With experience in all aspects of the design process he has a proven ability to successfully and effectively meet a design brief.
Specialties

• Concept generation with complementary skills in sketching, CAD and rendering.
• An effective team player who is able to respond appropriately to design scrutiny and feedback from clients and colleagues alike.
• Excellent graphical presentation and complementary interpersonal skills
• Highly proficient in manual and computer based engineering drawing.
• Experienced in various production techniques
• CAM and rapid prototyping.
• Website design.
• Workshop and modelling skills Read Less
June 2010 - Present:
Lead Product Design Engineer at H-B Designs - Cycle Pedestrian & Sports infrastructure.
Tasked with leading an in-house design team bringing outsourced projects together and forming a portfolio of products. Product development role transforming one-off designs into resellable production ready… Read More
June 2010 - Present:
Lead Product Design Engineer at H-B Designs - Cycle Pedestrian & Sports infrastructure.
Tasked with leading an in-house design team bringing outsourced projects together and forming a portfolio of products. Product development role transforming one-off designs into resellable production ready products often employing modular design techniques.
Project managagement across disciplines including NPD, production and installation.
Design work ranges from small outdoor steel and timber buildings to final boxed product.
Further responsibilities include leading the redesign of the company website and literature in order to support a developing product range and enhance the sales pipeline.

August 2010 - Present: Awarded full membership to the Chartered Society of Designers

June 2007 - June 2010:
Product designer at 3Form Design Consultants. Responsible directly to the senior partner. Championed a wide variety of projects including electronic, child & baby, packaging and industrial products.
Main responsibilities ranged from problem solving and rapid product conception, clear and effective presentation of work to client, through to product development, prototyping and engineering. Other responsibilities included graphic and web design as well as management of office IT software & hardware resources.

Aug 2005 - Sept 2006:
Junior designer at FSW Design Consultants in Nottingham. As part of a work placement he was involved in many different projects gaining valuable consultancy and work place experience. Before returning to finish his degree he was employed for a further month as a full product designer.

Freelance work: Various projects including product, graphic and web.

Degree - Sept 2003 - June 2007:
Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons DPS) in Industrial Design and Technology at Loughborough University. Achieved excellent results in all modules with a high 2:1 overall.
Elective subjects: ‘New Product Development’, ‘Sustainable Design’, ‘Internet and interface design’ and ‘Entrepreneurship and Innovation’. Read Less
• Proven project management abilities within a range of fields from traditional product design to small construction projects using both internal resources and external contractors.

• Adept in conception with complementary skills in sketching, CAD and rendering.

• Experienced in all aspects of the design proc… Read More
• Proven project management abilities within a range of fields from traditional product design to small construction projects using both internal resources and external contractors.

• Adept in conception with complementary skills in sketching, CAD and rendering.

• Experienced in all aspects of the design process and with a proven ability to successfully and effectively meet a design brief.

• An effective team player who is able to respond appropriately to design scrutiny and feedback from clients and colleagues alike.

• Experienced in large-scale production techniques as well as small batch and bespoke. Plastic mould experience including tool design.

• Experienced in engineering drawing, CAM and various rapid prototyping techniques.

• Excellent graphical presentation and complementary interpersonal skills

• Skilled in website design utilising a variety of packages and codes.

• Expertly trained and experienced in all aspects of the workshop.

• Highly skilled in numerous computer packages including:
• SolidWorks • Pro-Engineer • AutoDesk Inventor
• 3D Studio Max • Photoshop • Illustrator.
• Hypershot • MS Project • AutoCAD Read Less
Member Since: Dec 11, 2011