Barbara Stettler

Portland, OR, USA
I'm a product designer. I work with other talented folks to craft compelling meaningful brands through physical products and interactions. I've collaborated on projects for major international corporations and tiny emerging start-ups in the areas of consumer electronics, housewares, sporting goods and medical products.

Work Experience


Senior Industrial Design Contractor

February 2013 - Present Portland, Oregon, United States

Cinco Design

Senior Industrial Design Contractor

Worked as a member of a small team of designers on high-level strategy and vision programs as well as product design and packaging projects.
February 2013 - December 2013 Portland, Oregon, United States


Senior Industrial Design Contractor

Led and mentored junior teams on two major programs from concept through design phases. Worked collaboratively with the strategy team to hone product value propositions and story narratives for our clients.
June 2012 - September 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

New Deal Design

Senior Industrial Designer

Worked in a fast-paced studio bringing multiple projects to market in the field of consumer electronics. Responsible for leading teams through all phases of development from brand positioning and concept development through production. Crafted solutions to complex problems at the intersection of physical and digital interaction. Strong emphasis on project management and client relations.
December 2009 - April 2011 San Francisco, California, United States

New Deal Design

Industrial Designer

Worked on all phases of product development including hand-sketching, foam
models, 3D modeling, concept rendering and presentations.
June 2007 - December 2009 San Francisco, California, United States

Lunar Design, Y Studios, Guyot Designs, Mophie

Independant Contractor

Worked independently and in-studio for various clients on a range of projects including medical devices, consumer electronics, footwear, and packaging.
June 2006 - May 2007 San Francisco, California, United States

Smart Design, Ziba, One&Co, Tangerine, Little Tikes


Completed six three-month internships at various firms gaining exposure to a
variety of design processes, management styles, and product categories.
January 2003 - March 2006 United States


University Of Cincinnati

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

September 2000 - June 2006 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Concept Generation, Design For Production, Design Strategy, Form Development, Keyshot, Model Making, Rhino, Solidworks,