Resume

 

San Francisco, CA

8326876065

kellee.kimbro@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

University of Houston

Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, Spring 2012

B.S. Industrial Design. Magna Cum Laude 3.52 GPA

 

EXPERIENCE

Whipsaw Inc. 

San Jose, CA  August 2014- Present

Industrial Designer/Design Researcher

+CMF design and development, researching lifestyle trends, CAD and Rendering materials colors and finishes. Designing CMF documents for model makers and over seas manufacturers.

+Concept development for many different clients from corporations to startups. 

+Team member on two research projects that included, interviewing, storyboarding, user 

insights and user persona’s.

 

POLR Design 

Everywhere, February 2013-August 2014

Industrial Designer

+Focus on small project including branding, packaging, and industrial design.

 

NOOKA Inc. 

NY,NY September 2012-April 2014

Industrial Designer

+ Brand development, strategic design and manufacturing, production.     

+Concept development for lifestyle products. Sketching and model making

+Worked as design project lead and team member under creative director, responsible for market research, market opportunity, patent research, personas, concept development.

+3-D printing

+Interaction design

 

ORGANIZATIONS AND AWARDS

+IDA Bronze for TP-Link AC3200 Archer 

+Women in Industrial Design up and Coming Designer June 2014

+University of Houston Alumni Association - Founding Member March 2014-Present

+IDSA student chapter president 2011-2012

+IDSA Special Recognition Award (1st Place Thesis Project “Willow”)

+PTD (Prevention Through Design (Student Finalist top 3)

 

SKILLS

Software

Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, Invision, Principle, Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Suite, I also have skills in CAD programs Solid Works, Intermediate Rhino Modeling, and Rendering Software Keyshot, Keyshot animation, Microsoft Office. MAC and PC. 

Hands on

Woodworking, physical prototyping, sailing