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Sally Rumble

Senior Industrial Designer

New York, NY, USA
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Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
May 2012
intern
Collaborative fund aims to be the leading source of capital for creative entrepreneurs who are changing the world. Research content for microsite www.healthydoseofimagination.com, the future of healthcare, social media copywriting and outreach, video series production.
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2000Jul 2004
Industrial Designer
Developed housewares, electronics and personal care products from concept to production. Tasks included user research, concept sketching, model making, user testing, 2D and 3D dwg packages, and design refinement. Provided female perspective as the only female industrial designer on a staff of twenty industrial designers. Drafted proposals for potential clients. Monitored budgets. Lead milestone presentations with clients. Provided leadership and direction to cross functional development teams. Coordinated internship program, mentored students from around the world. Clients: OXO international, Hewlett Packard, Schick, BIC, Lego, Pampered Chef and many more.
New York, NY, USA
Nov 2004Jan 2006
Technical Designer
Partnered with head designers to execute seasonal women’s handbag design concepts post 1st prototype through engineering. Sketched new concepts as needed. Partnered with cross functional teams to refine concepts, materials, hardware and trim. Liaised with partners in pre-production, sample making, engineering and materials to facilitate development process with focus on pricing needs, production issues and commercialization.
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2006Oct 2010
Design Director
Directed small team of product designers to execute seasonal design concepts through to commercialization. Partnered with multidisciplinary teams to oversee development and refinement of all product. Worked directly with cofounders to maintain design vision as well as with partners in sales, marketing, production and Asian factories to facilitate development process with focus on costing, development, and production issues. Traveled to Asia up to four times a year as well as domestic travel for buyer presentations and trade shows up to six times a year. Buyers included: Best Buy, Apple, Moma Store, Target and Whole Foods.
New York, NY, USA
May 2011Apr 2012
Senior Designer
Create product from concept to execution in fast paced start up environment, sketch, model make, 3D CAD, etc, curate submissions, troubleshoot, factory liason, mentor, hire, source, style shoots, model, user research, user test, manage, produce web content, blog, participant in Quirky reality show, collaborate with multidisciplinary team.
Education
Australia
Mar 1996Dec 1999
University of Canberra
Bachelors of Industrial Design
Languages
 
French (Conversational)
Skills
 
3D Modeling, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Autocad, Blogging, Craft, Creative Brainstorming, Keyshot, Model Making, Rhino 3d, Sketching, Solidworks, User Research, User Testing