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Ryan Eder

Collaborated with numerous Fortune 500 clients in various stages of product development.

Spearheaded a partnership with an Asian manufacturer to produce our own line of 'smart' kitchen products.

Founder of IncludeFitness - a company dedicated to providing accessible fitness equipment for those with disabilities.
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Mar 2006
Founder & Chief Creative Officer
IncludeFitness LLC is a company dedicated to providing accessible fitness equipment for those with disabilities. The Company was launched after the success of The Access concept in the 2007 IDEA Awards.

Raised over $600K in investments. Current investor list includes Dayton Development Coalition, SOCC, Integrity Holdings, Priority Designs, Cincytech USA, BIOSTART, and Procter & Gamble. Completed a full scale proof-of-concept prototype, obtained an issued patent, hired an experienced CEO, developed a comprehensive 5 year business plan, built a strategic advisory board, and partnered with numerous organizations to launch the Company.
Columbus, OH, USA
Jun 2006
Project Manager / Senior Industrial Designer
Work in all stages of product development: consumer research, trend analysis, brand development, concept generation, CAD development, visualization, product launch strategy, production coordination, IP protection, packaging development, presentation, etc. Clients include Nike, General Electric Appliances, Lowes, Black & Decker, Electrolux Appliances, Rawlings, STX, HoMedics and more.

Managed a royalty-based partnership between Priority Designs and Ansen Electronics; an Asian electronics manufacturer. Designed, managed and launched seven products including a family of ‘smart’ kitchen products now found in Target, Sur La Table, WalMart, Williams & Sonoma, Crate & Barrel and several large kitchenware resellers. Traveled to China twice to oversee production and launch.
Columbus, OH, USA
Jun 2006
1pt21 LLC
Portland, OR, USA
Jan 2006Mar 2006
Design Intern
Columbus, OH, USA
Jan 2005Sep 2005
Design Intern
Louisville, KY, USA
Jun 2004Sep 2004
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Jun 2003Mar 2004
Design Intern
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Sep 2001Jun 2006
BS Industrial Design
Gold, Best in Show, People's Choice
Spark! Awards
Silver Spark! Award - The Access
Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
Finalist - SmartMeasure
IDEA Silver - Optitrack Prime 41
Professional Notable - Equipment - Optitrack Prime 41
Red Dot Awards - Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen
Red Dot Honourable Mention - SmartMix
Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Brand Strategy, Concept Sketching, Creative Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Keyshot, Maxwell Render, Presentations, Visual Communication