d ford product designer resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

A hardworking and reliable student with a strong ability in time management and organization. Offering leadership, sticktoitiveness and compliance. Highly organized, proactive, and punctual with a team-oriented mentality.

  • Productive
  • Proactive
  • Creative
  • Automotive product expertise
  • Product design transfer
01/2015 to Current D-Ford Product Designer Bass Pro Shops | Altoona, PA,
  • I worked with a project team to conceive, design, test, and develop new products and services.
  • I participated in the entire design process—from inspiration and research to building prototypes and MVPs.
  • I approached problems with an exploratory mindset, asking “why” and “how” before deciding on “what” to build.
  • I translated user needs and inspiration into actionable design principles and turn those ideas into tangible concepts.
  • I Understood human needs and motivations, and integrate them into product design through user features and functionality.
  • I brought concepts to life quickly through sketches, 3D models, and low-fidelity product prototypes to enhance team learning.
  • I Pushed your team to get tangible quickly, turning insights into action by building to think and learn.
  • I Supported decision-making with the team on fidelity, process, and materials for prototype creation.
  • I Engaged in the development and testing of prototypes throughout the design process.
  • I iterated designs quickly to inspire and improve new concepts and support the rapid product development process.
  • I incorporate material, manufacturing, or engineering requirements and processes into design progression.
  • I collaborated with a multidisciplinary team with backgrounds such as design research, software engineering, and interaction design.
06/2012 to 07/2015 Chassis Suspension Engineer Catholic Health Services | Miami, FL,
  • I designed, developed, and launched Suspension components, systems, and features by managing Tier 1 suppliers and in house engineering with a supplier source.
  • I engineered suspension systems and components.
  • I ran vehicle tests, and bench tests for specific functions.
  • I managed supplier timing and supported vehicle builds.
  • I worked with vehicle development engineers to refine functional characteristics of the SUspension components, system, features into the vehicle
01/2009 to 12/2011 Product Development Intern Ford | City, STATE,
  • Directed preparation of marketing collateral, including descriptions, photographs, and copy for print and digital needs.
  • Developed, maintained, and deepened strategic partnerships with agencies, vendors, and auto leaders.
  • Leveraged industry trends and competitive analyses to improve marketing campaign performance.
  • Directed strategic support for senior leadership, providing detailed analysis for new business opportunities, while consolidating current business and building relations with dealerships.
  • Balanced company objectives and customer desires when formulating pricing and marketing strategies.
  • Collaborated with sales, service, finance, and logistics to influence critical business growth outcomes.
  • Strategized approaches to meet objectives and capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Conferred with advertising managers to develop and implement marketing plans.
  • Worked with PDs and Marketing Directors to coordinate marketing activities focused on successful promotion of Ford vehicles.
  • Executed optimal sales strategies to achieve commercial goals for all markets.
12/2005 to 04/2008 Mechanic St. Louis Hills Auto Service | City, STATE,
  • Cleaned the inside of vehicles to sanitize and meet customer expectations.
  • Maintained the garage by opening and closing service doors and organizing equipment.
  • Attention to detail
  • Kept detailed records of all repairs, thelabor involved, and parts used and input data to thecustomer database.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working conditions.
  • Attended all safety and training meetings to learn techniques to avoid injuries and mishaps.
  • Assessed all necessary shop equipment to promote proper and safe working conditions.
  • Interpreted drawings and schematics to pinpoint sources of mechanical issues.
  • Properly adjusted counterweights, door mechanisms, and safety controls.
  • Maintained knowledge of updated changes in various models of equipment.
  • Assisted drivers by safely directing vehicle backward to position correctly.
  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
Education and Training
Expected in 2012 to to Bachelor of Science | Mechanical Engineering Kettering University , Flint, MI, GPA:

As a lead product designer, I led my team to the release of the Mustang 2019. We helped design the hood, for optimal aerodynamic efficiency, and looks.

Activities and Honors

I am an avid runner who enjoys a good book. I like to hike, bike, and spend time outdoors. I fancy myself a pretty competent guitarist, and I like to play board games.

Additional Information

I am conversationally fluent in French, enough so that I could represent almost any automotive company.

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School Attended

  • Kettering University

Job Titles Held:

  • D-Ford Product Designer
  • Chassis Suspension Engineer
  • Product Development Intern
  • Mechanic


  • Bachelor of Science

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