Trained in industrial design, Tom has been working for more than four years in UX with clients such as Aon and Hitachi. He is comfortable working within tight timeframes and collaborating with global teams. He can align user needs with business requirements and has a track record of successful products that deliver real value to businesses—having worked in agencies, freelancing, and consulting with start-ups and multinationals. Tom's experience has given him the confidence to tackle any project.
Worked with two other designers on the Nocura Mask by Polyphotonix, a sleep mask for patients with diabetic retinopathy. The role was heavily focused on research into materials and ergonomics as well as rapid prototyping and testing.
Participated in an exploratory project with Lakeland, looking at how 3D printed chocolate and sugar could be integrated into their and stores. The role was primarily based on customer trends, the viability of service, and technology integration.
Worked as part of a team to develop a sustainable approach to single-use roll-up banners. We developed and iterated models of the product to create a roll-up banner that could be manufactured out of nothing more than cardboard and an elastic band.
Technologies: Industrial Design, Service Design, Research, Sketching, SOLIDWORKS, Adobe CC
Industrial Design Intern
2014 - 2014
Mehnert Corporate Design
Participated in the design of the FRITZ! Dect 210, an outdoor power socket adapter for AVM. I primarily worked on the early stages of this project, producing initial research, sketches, models, and conceptual CAD prototypes/renders.
Led the redesign of a multi-functional surgical display for a Chinese client with guidance from senior designers. My role included research, sketches, development of 2D and 3D concepts, material selection, and presentation skills.
Assisted senior designers on multiple projects with Wilo. My responsibilities included sketching, physical models, conceptual photoshop renders, product renders and imagery, small CAD projects, and building presentations for client feedback.
Technologies: Prototyping, Sketching, KeyShot, SOLIDWORKS, Adobe CC