Industrial Designer; Independent/Freelance, Värnamo, Sweden; project-based contract work through small- to medium-sized design service agencies and directly with companies to perform market trend analysis, concept development, user and usability study, CAD technical drawings and visual representation of product, mockup and prototype creation.
2016 - 2018
International Product Manager EROW Region, Sports & Travel Bags; Thule Sweden AB, Malmö, Sweden; responsible for EROW regions in owning and driving the development of new products within Thule's Packs, Bags, & Luggage product category. Responsible for maintaining profitability through portfolio planning and product market strategy, while supporting concept and product development, testing, supply planning, sales and marketing, customer service, and communication within the EROW regions. Portfolio road map creation and execution to deliver profitable global products distributed in over 140 countries worldwide.
Industrial Designer; Zenit Design, Malmö, Sweden; product design and service design with majority of work involving concept development within the categories of home appliances, bike transportation, watches, speakers, and home interior furnishings.
1. Materials research on the viability of recycled ABS plastic filaments for use in commercially avaialble home-based rapid prototyping apparati (eg RepRaptor, Tinkerine, MakerBot, etc)
2. Research project on smart footwear technology; client: Plantiga Analytics; summary: concept development of sports footwear integrated with passive sensors able to communicate gait, impact force, simulate pressure plate readings, pronation, enabling athlete performance analysis and foregoing the limitations of pressure plate and lab conditions. Concept development of custom footwear last construction using commercial 3D scanning technology and rapid prototyping for personalised performance footwear.
Exhibition Designer; Snug Vest, Vancouver, BC Canada; design and fabrication for the client - a compact, cost-appropriate and easy-to-assemble trade fair exhibition display that can be taken on the plane as checked luggage and able to display multiple products.
Bachelor of Design: Industrial Design; Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, Canada; furniture and product design, sustainable and strategic design.
International Student Exchange; Industrial Design at Lunds Tekniska Högskola (LTH), Lund University, Lund, Sweden;
Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology min. Economics; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.