Design Leader Resume Samples

A Design Leader leads and directs the team of designers and takes responsibility for providing creative strategies, attending client meetings, mentoring and guiding team members, and ensuring timely delivery of designs, and executing creative materials. A well-drafted Design Leader Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – developing design strategies, managing a team of several designers, delivering critical feedback, collaborating with product and marketing teams, presenting design ideas, tracking and evaluating feedback, and creating an overall picture of how well the design is performed.

The ideal candidate for this role must be able to denote on the resume the following skills and abilities – excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, time management, and leadership skills. Other crucial skills include – artistic innovation, conflict management, negotiation skills, leadership skills; and deadline management. Most sample resumes make a display of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study and proficiency with design tools, presentation tools, and web technology.

Design Leader Resume example

Design Leader Resume

Summary : Senior Designer with 15+ years of experience working in the production of military vehicles, including hydroforming, stamping, casting, welding, and machining to ensure specifications were met. A driven, analytical leader with a proven record of overseeing the design and manufacturing of vehicle components, including cooling, braking, steering, and engine systems. Dynamic design leader specialized in light-weight vehicle development, powertrain placement, and driveline angles.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Matlab/Simulink.

Description :

    1. Worked on international projects, collaborating with companies to design High Mobility Multi-Purpose Vehicles (HMMWV).
    2. Managed product design structure for products including frames, cradles, and suspension links.
    3. Specialized in vehicle light-weighting applications, powertrain placement, and driveline angles.
    4. Spearheaded the design and production of prototype vehicles, collaborating with 20 - 30 union representatives, pre-production assembly engineers, and directors of engineering to complete projects.
    5. Oversaw six designers, confirming manufacturability and replicability of parts.
    6. Played an instrumental role in Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) projects to maintain standardization of assembly and meet criteria for the construction of classified equipment.
    7. Set up engine placement and transmission for each vehicle.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Coursework


Design Leader Resume

Objective : Highly experienced Design Engineer / Manager in the automotive and aerospace field. Excellent record of achievement through innovation of design, problem analysis, supplier interaction, and production launch. Outstanding reputation as an organized leader who never fails to achieve objectives. A dedicated team player with a strong work ethic plus a record of achievement and advancement that has been earned through contributions to bottom-line results.

Skills : CAD Systems, Microsoft Office Suite, DFSS Green Belt, DFM/DFA, GD&T, Global 8D, GM 5 Phase, DFMEA.

Description :

    1. Project planning and system development for turnkey robotic systems.
    2. Tasks include interfacing with R & D, manufacturing, and production areas.
    3. Designed a robotic hand, which was written about in the Design News Publication as an innovative robotic creation.
    4. Worked in the area of jet engine component design, military vehicles, off-road transmissions, and geared steering systems, aircraft and missile support systems, mechanisms for high-speed assembly equipment, automation, special machinery, and in various capacities within automotive product design.
    5. Managed a 40-60-man design section for a local engineering company involved with induction heating process equipment.
    6. Designed new test methodologies to experimentally assess part performance subjected to unique conditions.
    7. Independently managed a large and/or complex team that delivers on multiple projects or programs across regions or business groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
B.S. In Vehicle Design Engineering


Design Leader Resume

Summary : Seeks to secure a position utilizing 25 years of experience in design, mechanics, management, and robotics. Opportunity for the challenge and continued professional growth conducive to a team orientated environment.

Skills : SR. Wiring Harness Engineer, Liaison Engineer, Resident.

Description :

    1. Coordinated with buyer's representative initial function and concept of the project.
    2. Kept employees aware and updated on buyers' design standards.
    3. Selected the best people available for each area of the project.
    4. Oversaw all checkers, designers, layout people, and detailers during the project.
    5. Did plant inspection when necessary for the project.
    6. Kept buyers representative and upper management of Design Tech Eng.
    7. Aware of progress and any problems occurring during the project.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Design Leader Resume

Objective : 29 years of experience in automotive design and product development. Design studies, packaging to verify assemblies and product changes for various vehicle developments and product releases, engineering changes. Strong organizational experience and leadership skills. Proven ability to increase productivity and cooperation within an organization. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills: analytical and versatile.

Skills : Online Knowledge Management Training.

Description :

    1. Worked on hood latches PPS (Pedestrian Protection System) for various Ford platforms U502, CD4 (Fusion), etc.
    2. Responsible for P415, 10 model years for Super Cab door latching systems.
    3. Expert Tce gatekeeper data management coordinator for transferring files and completion of notices/changes CNs into the database system.
    4. Door module systems-was brought on to launch vehicle with demanding notice changes to complete.
    5. Managed a Facebook page with over 50,000 followers and maintain an email list of over 10,000 people.
    6. Shipped over 100 packages a day, create, contract, and direct positions in the automotive industry, available upon request.
    7. Worked and Lead; Engineering Design Management with Dads Corporation and responsible for aligning designs, supplier base, tasks, and objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Degree In Business & Certification Design Eng.

Design Leader Resume

Objective : A Senior Team Leader/Project Manager with proven experience in a diversified arena. Experienced includes project development of oilfield components including the acquisition of three provisional patents. It also includes Automotive and Aerospace Leadership in product design and development. The fundamentals of my background include liaison with engineering and manufacturing, as well as vendors and purchasing.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, UG, Catia, Auto Cad, Solid Works.

Description :

    1. Reported to the Engineering Manager where responsibilities included the lead design of a small engineering and development team.
    2. Position required the extensive use of kinematics, as well as other Catia tools in diverse engineering culture.
    3. Responsible for the design and development of the Spocket moving roof, and other sophisticated mechanisms.
    4. Required the use of linkages, linear actuators, gear-driven cable devices, etc.
    5. Responsible to design the architecture of this vehicle.
    6. Designed leader of concepts concerning moving panels and complex mechanical devices.
    7. Continuous use of Catia Version 4.2.2, kinematics, curves and surfaces, and solids.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Design Leader Resume

Objective : Experience in simulation, instrumentation, controlling, and physical testing of electromechanical systems. Seeking an engaging career that tackles your needs for Mechanical Engineering, R&D, and ground-breaking design.

Skills : DFMEA, Catia V5, APQP Trained, Automotive Design, Automotive Engineering, PLEX, ISO TS16949 Trained, SDRC Ideas, CGS, PDGS CAD Systems.

Description :

    1. Responsible to lead a team of designers in China and Michigan to develop Acura NSX door trim.
    2. Managed designer workload, design and drawing direction, and timing for both design teams.
    3. Support engineering for manpower cost, design content, and timing, drawing development, and manufacturing objectives.
    4. Supported CAE timing and all customer requirements.
    5. Participated in DFMEA development meetings.
    6. Evaluated CAD models to ensure data integrity and approve design content.
    7. Responsible for directing other designers, detailers, and status projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Business Administration

Design Leader Resume

Objective : Product Designer / Engineer in the product development field, seeking advancement within an established company based on initiative, team involvement, leadership skills, and overall performance.

Skills : Revit Structural Design, Autocad Civil 3D.

Description :

    1. Conducted design review meetings, DFMEA, and issue resolution with supply groups and manufacturing.
    2. Design Leader in the development of Concept Proposals and System Assemblies for Automotive Interiors & Seating - Frames, Structures, & Mechanisms - 'A&B surfacing of Plastics and Foam.
    3. Managed prototype builds design review meetings and issue resolution with OEM engineers.
    4. Provided 'A' Surfacing for plastics & foam (all rows), 2nd row Frames and Mechanisms - concept development through vehicle launch.
    5. Also designed parts and mechanisms relating to a number of Military projects contracted by General Dynamics for United Defense.
    6. Worked directly with Project Engineers preparing detailed part and assembly drawings for those projects.
    7. Conducted meetings as Systems Integrator with OEM Engineers and interior component suppliers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GD&T In Architectural Design

Design Leader Resume

Objective : Team-oriented designer, well organized, with a very versatile technical hands-on approach to design engineering and problem-solving.

Skills : CAD/CAM Design, Materials & Process; Metals, Advanced Composites & Program Management, Engineering Management, Engineering, Manufacturing.

Description :

    1. Planned campus-wide design-centered events.
    2. Prepared workshops featuring various design skills.
    3. Created and managed project schedule for gray water filtration in Honduras.
    4. Developed and recorded filter designs and iterations conducted testing, and edited engineering design report.
    5. Responsible for the design, program tracking of the prototype process for multiple chassis components, including the design.
    6. Supervised up to 11 CAD operators in the design of automotive seats and electrical systems.
    7. Used GD&T on drawings/layouts, (and foam seat, for automotive applications.).
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    Mechanical Design And CAD

    Design Leader Resume

    Objective : As a Design Leader, responsible for Mentoring other managers, especially coaching first-time managers and managers new to Facebook Inc, Contributing to strategic decisions, using insights from the team to create a point-of-view.

    Skills : Leadership, Employee Management.

    Description :

      1. Led environmental graphic design efforts in Workplace, Retail, and Higher Education markets.
      2. Do a final review of all drawings and deliverables prior to delivery of the finished project.
      3. Assisted build shop with any problems occurring during build due to design problems.
      4. Built internal community (for example, drive inclusion, onboard new employees, and connect people on your team with new opportunities).
      5. Built a diverse and an inclusive environment across the team, model inclusive behaviors, and hold managers accountable.
      6. Coached team members to increase their impact, develop their strengths and grow their careers.
      7. Provided regular performance feedback, check-ins and reviews for people who report to you.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  GD&T In Architectural Design

                  Design Leader Resume

                  Objective : Seeks to obtain a full-time position that will challenge and enable the use of 5 years of engineering experience and skills to add value to the engineering industry.

                  Skills : Revit Structural Design, Autocad & Autocad Civil 3D.

                  Description :

                    1. Responsible for supervising 18 to 24 people in the processing of weld studies, processing, robot processing, body shop weld tooling, and transfer line.
                    2. Applied 6-sigma tools to various projects in support of customer initiatives.
                    3. Reduced engineering costs by developing software programs that quickly assess design feasibility.
                    4. Provided publishing and technical support to more than 50 part-time web authors to ensure high quality of performance.
                    5. Created and tested training course material for development tools prior to implementation.
                    6. Created documentation for web publishing, document.
                    7. Shaped team strategy, identifying risks and prioritizing opportunities. Set clear expectations and goals for individuals and the team.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BA In Business Administration