Alexander Bennett

Industrial Designer

Seattle, WA, USA
Industrial designer on Microsoft’s devices team, using electronics and code to prototype the future. RIT ID Alum. Seattle soccer aficionado.

Work Experience

Microsoft

Industrial Designer

March 2018 - Seattle, Washington, United States

Microsoft

Designer, Office Envisioning

March 2015 - March 2018 Seattle, Washington, United States

Microsoft

User Experience Design Intern

June 2014 - Present Redmond, Washington, United States

Sun Products Corporation

R&D Design/Packaging Intern

5 month internship: Collaborating with Senior Designers and Packaging Engineers on the design of new and current products. Ideating future product innovations and creating designs using surface modeling in Solidworks. Working with an EOS 3D printing system and gaining a thorough understanding of plastic injection and blow molding.
January 2013 - Present Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Education

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Industrial Design Major, Entrepreneurship minor
September 2010 - Present Rochester, New York, United States

Awards

Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

RIT IDSA Student Merit Award

2014

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Metaproject 04 - 1st place winner

2013

International Housewares Association

Student Competition Honorable Mention

2013

Rochester Institute Of Technology

1st Place, Shark Tank Business Competition

2012

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, APPLE FINAL CUT PRO, Apple Keynote , Arduino, CSS, Design Thinking, Electronics, Framer, HTML, Solidworks, Start-up Strategy, Surface Modeling, WordPress,