Kit McBride

Seeking role as Junior Product Designer

  • LocationUnited Kingdom


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About me


Born, raised and educated not far from the Lake District prior to studying design in Leeds. Product Design graduate awarded a Master of Design with First Class Honours from the University of Leeds, with specialist knowledge in Assistive Design. An original designer with an extensive skill set: an engineer’s grasp on how things work, natural artistic creative flair for visual communication and a winning formula for successful problem solving.



  • Sound Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Prototyping
  • Sketching
  • Solidworks CAD 3D
  • Design Research
  • Music Production
  • Innovation
  • Teamworking
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Keyshot Rendering
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Assistive Design
  • Disability Design

Work history


Sound Designer

Interaction Design, Northumbria University

Jun 2015 - Oct 2015


Course Mentor

Futurelearn Massive Online Open Course

May 2015 - Jul 2015


Design Module Analyst

Product Design, University of Leeds

May 2014 - Aug 2014


Event Co-organiser

Various Club Night Brands

Feb 2013 - Feb 2014


Junior Designer

Jon Stynes Design, Cumbria

May 2013 - Aug 2013



Product Design MDes

University of Leeds

Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Master’s Dissertation - Developed 3 assistive products with Calderdale Council to help the elderly prepare hot food independently at home Bachelor’s Dissertation - Developed a tablet stylus and app-based game to improve the handwriting technique of young children with dyspraxia