Eric Fields

Industrial Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience

Logitech

Principle Industrial Designer

October 2016 - Present California, United States

Ammunition

Lead Industrial Designer

-Managed client relationship and design direction, managed designers and deliverables
-Collaborated with UX and Strategy teams to establish a cohesive approach
-Engaged in strategic business initiatives, product definition, and product roadmapping
-Frequent travel throughout Asia to lead kickoff meetings, vet suppliers, and oversee manufacturing
-High degree of involvement with client to develop products to the highest degree of corporate standards
-Involvement in ID team recruiting and mentoring
April 2013 - June 2016 California, United States

Ammunition

Industrial Designer

-Primarily worked with Beats By Dr. Dre through the brand’s unique partnership with Ammunition
-Heavily engaged with Robert Brunner and Beat’s management team (GM, Pres, CEO) designing new products and new categories
-Responsible for ID conception, client presentations, overseeing design development
-Bi-weekly travel to L.A. to foster client relationship
-Collaborated closely with UX, mechanical and acoustic engineering teams
-Frequent travel to China for build reviews, establishing aesthetic standards for a growing company
-Self-managed multiple projects in various stages of development
-Worked with Beats from early-days Monster partnership through the Apple acquisition
April 2011 - April 2013 California, United States

Bould Design

Industrial Designer

Worked in a small, fast-paced environment with a high level of involvement, bringing numerous consumer electronics to market. Participated in every phase of the design process, from developing concepts to delivering highly detailed production documentation. Gained experience working directly with clients from large corporations to small startups.
October 2008 - March 2011 Mountain View, California, United States

Herman Miller

Industrial Design Co-Op

Worked in an interdisciplinary team with Herman Miller researchers to create product solutions for patient transfer scenarios within the healthcare industry. The program focused on a strategic process of ethnographic research and professionally facilitated brainstorming to develop meaningful solutions to complex healthcare scenarios.
August 2007 - May 2008 Tempe, Arizona, United States

BMW Designworks USA

Industrial Design Intern

Worked in cross-disciplinary teams developing products for high-profile clients such as Hewlet Packard, Klipsch, and BMW. Primarily developed design concepts, presentation materials, graphics, and supported other designers. Participated in client meetings, presentations, and brainstorming sessions.
June 2007 - August 2007 Los Angeles, California, United States

Awards

Cooper Hewitt

National Design Award, Product Development (Ammunition Group)

2016

Spark Award

Product Design, Silver: Beats Pill

2013

Red Dot Award

Beats Pill

2013

Red Dot Award

Nest

2012

Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

IDEA Gold; Nest

2012

British Design & Art Direction (D&AD)

D&AD; Nest

2012

CNET

CNET Editors Choice Award; Roku XD

2010

Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

IDSA Student Merit Award, ASU

2008

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Alias Image Studio, Attention To Detail, Branding, Bunkspeed, Manufacturing, Maxwell, Prototyping, Research, Rhino, Sketching, Solidworks, Teams,