Ryan Geraghty
[Product Designer]

Resumé


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EDUCATION

B.F.A. in Industrial Design 

University of Notre Dame 2012 

3.67 GPA

SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign and After Effects CC; SolidWorks; Rhino Modeling Software; Keyshot; Sketch; SketchBook Pro; and Final Cut Pro

Conference and event coordination, ethnographic and trend research, tablet and paper sketching, verbal presentations, copywriting, MAC and PC platforms, and 3D printing and printer maintenance

 

DESIGN EXPERIENCE

FOSSIL GROUP | SENIOR PRODUCT DESIGNER [Feb 2017-Present]

[Acquired Misfit in Dec 2015]

Design new product platforms for both analog and display smartwatches.

Create 3D computer models of products for engineering and design purposes.

Facilitate communication between manufacturing and brand design teams.

Manage development of multiple smartwatch designs for 11 global brands.

Present designs to upper level management and licensed brands.

Continue responsibilities and work on products for the Misfit brand.

 

MISFIT | INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER [Aug 2014–Feb 2017]

Designed new products, from initial concept development to manufacturing.

Created 3D computer models of products for engineering and design purposes.

Developed both the UI and UX for a custom smartwatch operating system.

Designed and managed brand presence at conferences – e.g. CES and SXSW.

Communicated with manufacturing teams to oversee production.

Rendered products and used Adobe Creative Suite for image creation.

Created presentations and presented designs to upper level management.

Contributed to the naming of products and features.

Assisted with copywriting for the Misfit website, pamphlets, and brochures.

 

DEAP DESIGN | JUNIOR DESIGNER [Aug 2012–Aug 2014]

Assisted in ideation, concept sketching, and client presentations.

Built physical and digital concept models.

Created presentations and presented designs to upper level management.

 

BLACKAPPL | CONTRACT DESIGNER [Jan–Dec 2013]

Built and rendered digital models based on concept sketches.

Refined concept designs and models based on engineering restraints.

Assisted with ideation, research, copywriting, and client communication.

 

ASSOCIATION FOR CRAFT PRODUCERS | DESIGN INTERN [May-Aug 2011]

Worked as a volunteer designer in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Developed local-sourced products directed at global markets.

Introduced 20+ copper, wood, and ceramic products.

 

FREELANCE WORK

Ayda — San Francisco, CA

SoundFocus — San Francisco, CA      

EarLens — Redwood City, CA

Webb deVlam — Chicago, IL

Marin Soil Solutions — San Rafael, CA

 

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

PIANO TEACHER [2007–Present]

Teaching piano to students ages 5 to 15

 

CALCULUS & PHYSICS TUTOR [Aug-Dec 2013]

Tutored high school students in calculus and physics after school

 

FILMMAKING SPECIALIST [Summer 2008–10]

Taught film and editing techniques in various programs/formats

Created short-length films and animated movies