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About Ian Thompson : Ian is a research led, user-centred design leader. He uses elements of theory and practice to create meaningful solutions that ensure engaging sensory experiences. With his design team Ian drives interaction, experience and service innovation to create formidable relationships between users and brand touch points. His experiences in the business of product design, engineering and manufacturing combine with his reflective practice, foresight and critical thinking to allow him intimate involvement with complete product experience. Ian is passionate about driving business growth through the design and development of holistic brand experiences.
STATEMENT OF ART:
I believe in a rigorous Design Thinking process to ensure that people are at the heart of solutions, and drive insight, innovation and strategy leadership to develop holistic brand experiences.

ORGANIZATION:
Kohler Mira Ltd.

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Mechanical engineer Cars, mechanics, technicians, engineers

EDUCATION:
Northumbria University, MA Design Practice (Distinction)
Edinburgh Napier, BSc hons Industrial Design (1st class)
Fife College, HNC/NC Computer Aided Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship - ExxonMobil

EXPERIENCE:
Senior Staff Industrial Designer - Kohler - K&B Group UK
Senior Innovation Consultant - Kinneir Dufort
Senior Product Designer & Manager - Dyson
Senior Industrial & Interaction Designer - The Centre for Design Research
Industrial Designer - Buko Retail Equipment
Project Engineer - NEC Semiconductors
Mechanical Engineering Apprentice - ExxonMobil

AWARDS:
Winner - IF Design Award - Rada Intelligent Care Range
Winner - Design Council 'Design bugs out' initiative.
Winner - The plastic industry Awards
Winner - Horners Award
Winner - Building Better Healthcare Award
Winner - Design Guild Mark
Winner - Audi Design Foundation Award

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Windows, Mac, Microsoft packages, Adobe CC, NX CAD, Rhino, VRay,

HOBBIES:
Design, Human Psychology, Leather Craft, Home Renovation, Motor Sport, Music, Arts and Crafts, Architecture, Cycling, Snowboarding, Kite boarding

WEB SITE:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ian-thompson-b3b61b8

REGISTRATION DATE:
2016-02-22 10:20:17

COUNTRY:
Great Britain

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Enterprise

Awards received by Ian Thompson


Intelligent Care Healthcare Taps & Showers

Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category in 2015
Ian Thompson and the Rada team for Rada

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