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cell: 862.268.5109

1519 6th ST

Apt 408, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Objective To be part of a diversified organization that focuses on providing creative and efficient design solutions for the end user.

Professional Experience


Senior Industrial Designer, Giant Bicycle Newbury Park, CA Aug '07 - Present Global team member responsible for the design and development of bikes and accessories. Involvement from beginning to end including close interaction with our facilities in Taiwan and China

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Design Virginia Polytechnic and State University Blacksburg, VA May 2002

Industrial Designer, HS-Design Gladstone, NJ June '04 - Aug ‘07 Responsible for all phases of product design from research through production: User research, trend boards, brainstorming, concept sketches, modeling, renderings, and final material/color selections. Primary focus on consumer, medical, and commercial products. Industrial Designer, The Perfect Impression Denville, NJ Oct '02 - June '04 Worked on a variety of products relating to the medical and consumer promotional industry. Research, brainstorming, concept development, and dealing with overseas factories. Adjunct Faculty, Kean University Union, NJ Aug '03 - June ‘07 Instructor of a 3 credit sketching class in the Kean Design department. Students gain a better understanding of sketch techniques and presentation ranging from traditional to digital media. Freelance Designer, ‘02-’04 Machineart, Inc.

Skills Software: - Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, Painter - InDesign, Acrobat, Power Point, Excel, Word - Solidworks 2008 / Photoworks, Dimension 3d printer, Hypershot General: - Effective brainstorming, user research, and compilation of data for presentations. - Concept sketches of line art through refined Illustrator and Photoshop renderings. - Foam models. - Presentation CAD renderings. -Knowledge of injection molding, pressure forming, twoshot overmolding.

Awards / Honors CES Innovations Winner ‘07 BioAxxis Locks ‘08 FindMeSpot GPS RESI Awards Judge: 2006 - 2008 IDSA Member: '03 - present;

Sprocket Studio

Merit Scholar - VT

USM Haller Modular Systems: Senior Thesis Scholarship Full portfolio & references available upon request

Erik Klemm Resume  

2009 Resume