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Bryan Day

Junior Designer

San Jose, CA, USA
As a very mechanically inclined individual, my design process focuses on making sure that my solutions function well early on. Through the building of mock-ups and functional prototypes, every mechanical element must be dialed in before moving to the next phase. I strongly believe that an elegant design is achieved through the thoughtful and careful refinement of each pivot, hinge, slide, or other functional element. I strive to make products that are fun, sleek, and thoughtful inside and out.
Work Experience
Morgan Hill, CA, USA
Jun 2010Aug 2010
Product Design Intern
Assisted in the designing of several projects including the 2012 Sirrus platform pedal which went into production late last year.
San Jose, CA, USA
Shop Intern
I was hired after completing a project while in school in which I helped in the design and fabrication of a solar powered public seating area.

My main duties are: assisting in CAD modeling, shop cleaning and maintenance, fabrication and finishing of varying complexity, and errand running.
Mar 2007Jun 2011
Sales Associate
Working here helped to greatly expand my knowledge of fabrication. By working in departments such as tools and hardware, I developed a keen understanding of what types of fasteners were best suited to a job. This knowledge has proved invaluable.

My main duties consisted of: helping customers, stocking, clean-up and maintenance, cashiering, and merchandising.
San Jose, CA, USA
Aug 2006May 2012
BS Industrial Design
Overall GPA: 3.29
Member of IDSA student chapter.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Alias, Digital Illustration, Fabrication, Keyshot, MIG Welding, Marker Rendering, Microsoft Windows, Solidworks