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Design Engineer

Location:
San Francisco, CA
Posted:
April 19, 2016

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EDISON NATION SENIOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

October 2014 - Present

Lead Industrial designer for the Edison Nation "As Seen on TV" division. Responsible for the design, development and prototyping of at least 12 consumer products per year.

INNOVATIVE KIDS & SUGAR LULU LEAD INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER September 2013 - September 2014, Norwalk, CT

A key player within a small team of designers focused on creating high-end childrens’ wooden toys, books, lifestyle and jewelry products. Heavy involvement in the entire life-cycle of every new product from brainstorm sketches to mockups, 3D rendering and final review of vendor samples. Responsible for the design, fabrication, coordination and setup of the Sugar Lulu tradeshow booth at Toyfair 2014 - including signage, displays, product placement and custom designed flooring solution.

LAURA ABBOTT DESIGN, LLC. INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

November 2007 - September 2013, Stamford, CT

Consistently contracted by a wide range of industry-leading companies to contribute industrial design expertise and creative skills.

• Contracted by Robbins Tesar, Inc. to provide design, construction and detailed setup drawings for holiday window installations at AT&T flagship store locations across the country. Worked closely with creative director to oversee all construction and shipping according to strict project timeline. Major involvement in all client and vendor meetings

• Slashed time & costs for the Danbury Mint by generating photo-realistic renderings of high-end jewelry, providing a means to test market interest before physically manufacturing the items. CONAIR CORPORATION INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

April 2006 - Jan 2008, Stamford, CT

Collaborated with engineering, marketing and fellow design team to brainstorm, design, prototype and provide manufacturing specs for the full spectrum of Conair’s product categories. Heavy focus on Conair and Babyliss hair dryers and straighteners, men’s and women’s shavers, shower radios, lighted mirrors and Weight Watchers bathroom scales. Examined cost parameters, target markets and demographics to produce captivating designs. Achieved “Inventor” status for the Conair

“Pulse Massager” US Patent No. 200********

• Creative concept development including

hand sketching and physical mock-ups

• Advanced 3D modeling & rendering skills.

Creo (Pro Engineer), Rhino, Flamingo

• Rapid Prototyping and SLA prototyping

experience, model-shop experience

• Adobe CC and earlier (including Photoshop,

Illustrator, In Design)

• Advanced fine arts & craft skills including

painting, photography, machine sewing

• PC and Mac platforms

PRATT INSTITUTE

2005, Brooklyn, New York

Bachelor of Industrial Design

High Dean’s List & Presidential Merit Scholarship

DENMARK DESIGN SCHOOL

2005, Copenhagen, Denmark

Scandinavian Glass Design

Summer Immersion program

KG&D ARCHITECTS

MARKETING INTERN

2001 - 2006, Mount Kisco, NY

Maintained resource libraries,

attended construction site visits,

completed architectural models

and elevation drawings.

Successfully redesigned the

firm’s website including new

graphics and organization of

web-portfolio.

ROBERT VERDI INC.

DESIGN INTERN

2003-2004, New York, NY

Worked directly with company

owner to produce specification

drawings for household items and

furniture for the Discovery Channel’s

“Surprise by Design” television

series. Contributed to design and

setup of a “dining environment” for

Elle Decor’s Dining by Design

National Fundraising Event.

LAURA EXPERIENCE

LYNCH

ABBOTT

SKILLS

EDUCATION

Achievement in Sustainable Design:

The Pratt Institute, May 2005

Outstanding Achievement

in Glass Design: Danish International

Study, September 2005

AWARDS

CONTACT

914-***-****

acufdg@r.postjobfree.com

www.lauralynchdesign.com



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