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KATIE COX EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

757 . 646 . 9317 id.katiecox@gmail.com

1310 2nd Street Radford, VA 24141

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design December 2016 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA Deans List 2013 - 2016 Industrial Designer Jan 2017 - Present Grupo Phoenix LLC Dublin, VA Used Inventor to design + engineer rigid packaging for clients in the dairy food industry. Generated product ideas through sketches, mock ups, illustrations + renders. Defined product specifications with project managers + clients at onset of project. Collaborated with marketing team to develop + implement materials/content for company-wide rebrand effort including decals, posters, banners + letterheads. Design Freelancer Summer 2018 Green Upward Collaborated with a small business owner to create a call-to-action environmental poster with tips for reducing waste. Used Adobe Illustrator to finalize design with digital + hand-drawn typography + hand-drawin illustrations. Korona Candles Iterated on concepts for wax-melt packaging + form, created product illustrations for online surveys + comparison studies. Industrial Design Intern Jan 2016 - Aug 2016 Eclipse Product Development East Kingston, NH Developed products with design team in the fields of dentistry, general surgery, psychiatry + consumer goods. Sewed softgoods prototypes, designed + cast silicone prototypes, generated concept sketches to communicate form + function, developed CMF iterations, created wireframes for mobile app design, analyzed usability testing feedback to improve workflows + designed user interface prototypes. Presented concepts to clients for feedback. Design Freelancer Summer 2016 Gained a general understanding of dissolution unit used for hemodialysis. Sketched concepts for a bag-cutting + product dispensing system, which cleans up current hand-pouring method. Designer + Team Member Summer 2014 Local Design | Student Entrepreneurial Venture

RECOGNITION

Blacksburg, VA

Connected Future Innovation Challenge Finalist | Autodesk University | 2015 Sponsored Studio for Senior Living Award | SFCS | 2015 Industrial Design Merit Award | VTID | 2014 + 2015 Best Student UX - Project Zone | User Experience Awards SF | 2014

SKILLS

sketch ideation, digital sketching, rendering, rapid physical protoyping, storyboarding, 3D printing, design research, woodworking, photography, sewing, illustration

Adobe Creative Suite, Inventor, Rhino, V-Ray, Keyshot, Fusion 360, Sketchbook Pro, SolidWorks, InVision, Microsoft Suite

ACTIVITIES +

Collecting house plants + unique objects, hiking around, wooden kayak build (2015), wedding table build (2017), kayaking, marine life, drinking dry cappuccinos + early grey tea, watching sci-fi movies, daydreaming about cats, doodling ideas/people/things, learning, supporting women in design

TRAVEL

Tanzania (Jan 2015), VTID China Study Abroad (Mar 2015), Barcelona (Dec 2015), backpacking Big Bend (Summer 2015), Bali (Aug 2017)

INTERESTS

Katie Cox Resume  
Katie Cox Resume  
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