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Dexter Robinson

Product Designer and Engineer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsIndustrial Designer - Industrial Design Engineer - Product Designer

About me

Specialist in new product development with 6 years experience, taking products from concept through to mass market launch. Wide range of skills from ideation and sketching through to engineering design, manufacturing and testing. Proven problem solver and strong team player with excellent work ethic.

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Skills

  • Product
  • CAD
  • Design
  • Design Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Prototyping
  • Research
  • Sketching
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design Development
  • Illustrator
  • 3D Printing
  • Engineering Design
  • Mechanical Design

Work history

Currently

Project Engineer

Harris Pye Engineering

Jun 2017
  • Full Time
  • Production coordination ensuring product is delivered as per schedule to on site installation teams using production planner. Reviewing of isometric drawings, site 3D models and engineering plans to ensure correct and accurate fabrication Site visits with customers to analyse installation progress.

Currently

Design Engineer

Renishaw

Aug 2015
  • Full Time
  • Key design function required to design and develop high accuracy hand held measurement device, taking product from concept study to full product launch.

2017

Industrial Design Engineer

Renishaw

Nov 2016 - Feb 2017
  • Full Time
  • Primary contact for visual brand recognition development, design methodology development and concept generation. Company wide industrial design support, developing product concepts for marketing and engineering teams.

2017

Designer & Director

Object Bags

Nov 2015 - Jul 2017
  • Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Cycling soft goods start up, producing unique hardwearing bags and accessories for cargo bikes. New product development, testing and product refinement. Business management, order processing and manufacturing. Social media and marketing, market research.

2015

Product Development Engineer

Renishaw

Mar 2012 - Aug 2015
  • Full Time
  • Tasked to explore emerging technologies, understand application requirements and undertake competitor analysis to design, test and develop innovative styli products. Manage custom quotation and product change processes. Check design work undertaken by draughtspersons. Mentor graduates and apprentices during placements. Work with customers on application problem solving and developing products for specific high value applications, including aerospace and automotive.

2012

Design Draughtsman

Renishaw

Oct 2010 - Mar 2012
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for producing accurate designs of quotation concepts ready for production. Undertake prototyping and testing of custom iterations of standard product for small volume production runs. Tooling and jig design, development and testing for electrical and mechanical assembly operations.

Education

2010

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) Product Design Technology

Swansea University

Sep 2007 - Jul 2010
  • Swansea, United Kingdom
  • Modular course placed emphasis on attention to detail and problem solving through individual and teamwork produced coursework, both research and academia based. Main themes of the course included Product Design, Computer Aided Engineering Design, Materials Science, Manufacturing Processes and Industrial Design.

Awards

2010

Crossrail Design Finalist

TFL Crossrail

  • One of three finalists to design platform seating for the new TFL Crossrail railway in London