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Salutations! I am Kristen and I love people, life and design and I believe successful products are a harmony of these elements.

I am always open to freelance or consulting work! Drop me a line any time!

I have had experiences in both corporate and consulting environments, nationally and internationally. I have … Read More
Salutations! I am Kristen and I love people, life and design and I believe successful products are a harmony of these elements.

I am always open to freelance or consulting work! Drop me a line any time!

I have had experiences in both corporate and consulting environments, nationally and internationally. I have also been educated in both the United States and Germany. I love taking on new challenges and new experiences, meeting inspiring people along the way! Read Less
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    Bould Design — Canada
  • Industrial Design Contractor
    Speck Products — Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Industrial Design Intern
    Dot Kite Design Lab — Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Industrial Design Intern
    Newell Rubbermaid / Goody — Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Industrial Design Intern
    Procter & Gamble (P&G) — Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Industrial Design Intern
    GE Consumer & Industrial — Louisville, KY, USA
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Bould Design
December 2010-Present
Mountain View, CA

Speck Products
Palo Alto, California
June 2010-September 2010

Trend forecasting and textile creation for 2011 product lineup as well as color ways. Translated runway styles to the Speck brand in the forms of patterns and textiles which were successfully select… Read More
Bould Design
December 2010-Present
Mountain View, CA

Speck Products
Palo Alto, California
June 2010-September 2010

Trend forecasting and textile creation for 2011 product lineup as well as color ways. Translated runway styles to the Speck brand in the forms of patterns and textiles which were successfully selected to be in retail in Spring/Summer 2011. Continuously made product specs as well as became familiar with dye sublimation, laser cutting and vendor relations. Worked within a team environment on a daily basis between project management, engineering and marketing to create meaningful products.

Dot Kite Lab
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 2009-December 2009

International co-op for design consultancy Dot Kite Design Lab. Hired as
the lead Industrial designer for packaging and accessories project “Botan
Tea” for ideation, concept development and rendering under strict
timeline. In charge of primary design decisions between management and
graphics as well as managed a variety of side projects involving furniture
design & construction, environmental renders and project pitching.


Newell Rubbermaid, Goody hair styling co-op
Atlanta, GA
January 2009-March 2009

Design co-op for both Goody and Solano brands. Co-led designs for 2010 Professional Line brushes and accessories as well as rebranding effort for newly added Solano. In charge of brainstorming concepts, ideation, 3-D modeling, photoshop applications, rapid prototyping (on-site) and communication between manufacturing vendors and marketing teams. Was able to place multiple products in production for expected launch of December, 2010.

Procter and Gamble, Pampers co-op
Cincinnati, OH
June 2008-September 2008

Design co-op for Pampers brand. Primarily worked on sustainability team and consumer experience team. Provided skeched and illustated concepts leading to prototype templates for upstream products and environments. Became familiar with design managment, Adobe CS4 and intrapersonal communication between P&G and design consultancies. Excelled at public speaking and introducing weekly ideas to the design team as well as managed self-driven projects with a major emphasis on storytelling.


General Electric, Consumer and Industrial co-op
Louisville, KY
June 2007-March 2008

Member of design team for wet products. Responsible for designs of upcoming water filtration units, dispensers, dishwashers and various other areas of the General Electric Appliance company. Sketched daily and became proficient modeling in Solidworks and rendering in addition to tools in Adobe suite. Was a critical team member to the dishwashing/wet products design team. Was able to place numerous parts into production for 2009 and complete water dispensing system for 2010. Read Less
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