Sean is an Industrial designer currently based in San Francisco, CA specializing in a soft goods design and development. The last 5 years has led him to play a significant role in multiple areas of design: business development, team leadership/manager, and building products with DFM intent through to production. His background and knowledge extends to soft goods equipment, project management, materials and processes. As a designer he approaches each project with design for users and manufacturing in mind.  
Sean has worked on a  projects with a wide range of clients from design firms, startups and corporate clients: Bose, Harmon Kardon, JBL, Philip Morris International, Empatica, Microsoft, Xiamedica, Cue Health, Phillips, Wacom, and collaborated with design studios - Fuseproject, Astro Studios, Delve and many more. 
COSMO | 2.5 Years - Present
San Francisco, CA | Design Team Leader (Promoted)
COSMO | 2 Years 2 Months   San Francisco, CA | Design Project Manager
RSID | 9 Months | Oct 2016 - Jun 2017
San Francisco, CA | Contract - Freelance Industrial Designer
Speck Design | 1 Week Sprint 
Mountain View, CA | Contract Industrial Designer

Focus Product Design | 2+ Years
Menlo Park, California | Mid-Level Industrial Designer

Education

Academy of Art University | Dec. 2014
M.F.A Industrial Design Graduate

Western Washington University 1999 - 2006
BA General Studies | Minor Studio Art

Lulea University of Technology Jan .06 - Jun .06
Exchange Student; Industrial Design program


Awards

IF Design Awards Finalist | Mobile Mountain | 2016
RedDot Design Awards Finalist | Mobile Mountain | 2016
Spark Bronze Award | Mobile Mountain | 2015
Academy of Art University Spring Showcase | 2015
A'Design Silver Awards | Branche Teapot | 2014
Academy of Art University Spring Show Best in Show | 2014
IDEA Awards Finalist | Surfcase | 2014
Natgeo Shelf | Inhabitat.com Spring Greening Finalist | 2010
Mailbox | Ample Sample Finalist Showcased  @NeoCon | 2009


Software
Illustrator CS
Photoshop CS 
Indesign CS 

Solidworks 2022
Rhino 3D 7
Keyshot 9

Alias Automotive 2018
Procreate

Skills
Design Strategy
Concept Development
Story Telling
Rapid Prototyping
Analog Sketching
Digital Rendering
Mock-ups
Soft Goods Design


Interests

The outdoors...Snowboarding, Surfing, Running, Skateboarding, Photography, Architecture...and more.
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