About.

Dan Allen

Senior industrial designer based in Phoenix, AZ

Dan Allen

As an industrial designer, I am the facilitator of a wide range of products from concept to production. Focusing on the needs of the user I strive to create a balance between form and function to develop meaningful user experiences and innovative solutions to all types of challenges.

Specialties: Industrial Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, 3D Modeling, User Interface Design, Branding and Identity, Marketing, 3D Printing, Human Factors, User Experience Design, Graphic Design and Project Management

Experience

Senior Industrial Designer, Mediphor

April 2015 to Present

Product design and development company that works with companies and entrepreneurs to bring a wide range of consumer products to market. When approached with a new product idea, I research existing market competitors and consumer desires to develop exciting new products to reshape or create new markets.
• Led the design and development of a new at home water treatment system that is currently in the manufacturing stage
• 3D modeled and created 30+ consumer products all currently close to production or in production
• Drafted project timelines, BOMs and manufacturing drawings
• Created captivating photo-realistic renderings and animations that have helped secure millions in funding for clients products and stand out against the competition

Chief Design Officer, Wild Portals

January 2018 to Present

Designing user experiences with augmented reality for Snapchat and Facebook social media platforms. I lead the design team creating AR effects for HBO, Sony, Snapchat, Hilarity for Charity and many more.

Faculty Associate, Arizona State University

August 2017 to June 2020

Teaching Introduction to Computer Modeling and Advanced Surface Modeling classes at ASU.
• Produced video tutorials to teach Solidworks and Keyshot online and in person

Industrial designer / project manager, rdx technologies

March 2013 to February 2015

Water treatment and renewable fuel oils production company that pioneers evolutionary technology. Through my research and design, I advanced three of the company's focal equipment offerings to the quality standards at the top of the industry.
• Led the design and development of RDX's pilot water treatment system that is currently treating water from national companies to municipalities in Africa
• 3D modeled and ran stress and flow simulations increasing safety and reducing material and labor costs
• Drafted project timelines, BOMs and manufacturing drawings from 1000+ part assemblies

Education

Bachelor of Science in industrial design

Arizona State university - tempe, az

2008 to 2012

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