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Product Designer CV Template + Tips and Download

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Liam Morrison

17 Vauxhall Grove
Northumberland
NS2 0HG
Mob: 079 5457 2346       Email: liam.m@live.co.uk

Personal profile statement

I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly motivated Product Designer with an artistic nature keen eye for detail. I am experienced in the full design process from getting the initial customer specification and understanding the technical aspects of the job to draw up the design and presenting the finished prototype or product to the customers. I am accustomed to working under pressure, and I am a natural problem solver with the ability to come up with innovative solutions to produce the most appealing products in the market.

Achievements

  • Winner of Designer of the Year 2015 at Toys World
  • Graduated with a First Class (Hons) Degree from Brunel University

Education

2010 – 2013BSc (Hons) Product Design Brunel UniversityGrade achieved: 1st Class

Relevant Modules:

  • Design Process
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Human Factors of Product Design
  • Art and Embedded Systems
  • Graphic Artwork Creation and Photography

2009 – 2010
Results: English: A Maths: B Design & Technology: A
A LevelsYorkshire College
2005 – 2009
Results: 9 GCSEs at Grades A-C, including Maths and English
GCSEsCoventry School

Work experience

Jan 2015 – PresentProduct Designer         Toys World

Main duties performed:

  • Working across all areas of design including specification, prints, sourcing, prototyping, testing 3D modelling, presenting and delivering of products
  • Developing ideas and sketches for prototypes using a variety of specialist software such as AutoCAD and Simplify3D
  • Brainstorming new products to release for the coming business year
  • Presenting prototypes to higher-ups for approval / modifications / improvements
  • Testing designs to identify any flaws or health and safety risks
  • Coordinating with the sales and marketing teams to determine market trends
  • Assisting with the creation of advertisements
  • Creating artwork for marketing materials such as posters and booklets
  • Liaising with photographers to shoot professional photographs in the studio
  • Performing Colour Correction, Touch Ups, and Enhancements on artwork
  • Visiting customer sites to discuss the product/prototype and making relevant amendments and improvements when required
  • Providing technical training to junior graphic designers
  • Deciding on the most appropriate materials to use for the products

Feb 2013 – Oct 2014Trainee Product Designer       Novel Solutions Ltd.

Main duties performed:

  • Working on products from inception through to fruition
  • Designing bespoke artwork for packaging and overseeing its print, manufacturing and delivery
  • Providing Customer support and training
  • Ensuring that designs meet the customer specification
  • Greeting customers and making them feel welcome
  • Organising meetings between designers, engineers and customers
  • Booking rooms and arranging interviews with third-party professionals
  • Coordinating the outsourcing of the work that cannot be done in-house
  • Performing market research and competitor’s analysis
  • Performing general Admin duties

Qualifications

  • Autodesk Certified
  • Chartered Society of Designers- Member (MCSD) (2016)
  • Adobe Master Certification- CS Design Master (2015)

Skills

  • Adept at coming up with innovative ideas, concepts and designs
  • Highly conversant in Adobe Creative Suite, Google SketchUp, 2D CAD as well as Simplify3D (3D printing software)
  • Highly experienced in working to deadlines and dealing with business clients
  • Able to identify market trends and opportunities using a variety of primary and secondary resources
  • Clean full UK driving license
  • Able to work on all types of products; furniture, toys, appliances, etc.

Hobbies and interests

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I have a passion for business, DIY and doing hands-on activities around the house. Whenever I get the time, I trawl the Internet to research the latest news in the design industry.

References

Mr Michael Nolan
Product Manager, Toys World
Address: 14 Summer Rd, Chester, PW4 8XT
Tel: 0773 4577 8775
Email: michael.n@live.co.uk
Ms Julia Willingham
Supervisor, Novel Solutions Ltd.
Address: 7 Milk Rd, Suffolk, S10 1XE
Tel: 0740 6854 8796
Email: julia.w@gmail.com

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Tips

  • Skills: Besides the obvious designing skills required for this job; communication, social and customer service skills are also critical to be successful in this job. Working as a Product Designer means that you will regularly be in direct contact with the client to discuss the progress of the project, get feedback on the work completed and make relevant amendments when required. It is, therefore, recommended to give concrete examples of these skills on your CV to make it clear that you have what it takes to do this job well.

Good Luck!

product-designer

OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £18.000 – £45.000
  • ENTRY
    Degree and Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    38+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Design Skills
    Producing excellent designs that meet user requirements
  • Computing Skills
    Ability to use a computer and design programs effectively to accomplish tasks
  • Precision
    Being able to identify and specify a measurement, lines and borders with precision and working with it accordingly
  • Creativity
    Ability to “think outside the box” and come up with novel products
  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to build business relationships
  • Attention to Detail
    Ensuring that no “small details” are overlooked

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