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Duane De Gruchy | Elance
 
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Duane De Gruchy

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   Australia
  |   Royal Park, South Australia
  |  10:08 pm Local Time

Overview

Professional freelance Industrial Design services established in 2007, with almost 2 decades experience in consumer product development (HVAC, gas ignition systems, metal detection, automotive and more), I have been responsible for the the design of dozens of products during my career, now looking to offer my experience to assist new customers to realise their design and manufacturing goals.

Proven track record, creative, experienced, fast and efficient, always seeking new challenges. Get it right first time, contact me to discuss your...

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Portfolio

2000 Minelab MF-1 Security Detector - Development of a hand held security detector from...
2003 Champion Cooler Control - Development of a window view cooler control to existing...
2004 Microbric Kit Toy Robot - Development of a kit toy robot to be sold in...
2004 Tytronics IRIS Gas Re-Igniter - Development of a micro re-igniter for gas ovens...
2005 Clipsal C-BUS Thermostat - Development of 2 'top end' C-Bus user interfaces, taken...
2008 EziKey Plug-In Safety Device - Development of a plug-in safety device from initial...
2011 Bonaire Pyrox Wall Furnace - Design of a user interface & control units from...
2011 Bonaire Navigator Thermostats - Development of a universal user interface...
2013 Concept Generation Sketching - Fast and effective concept generation sketching is...
2013 Concept Presentation Rendering & Animation - 3D rendering and animation has...
2013 Technical Documentation - High proficiency with several CAD formats over a 2...
2013 Technical Documentation - High proficiency with several CAD formats over a 2...
2013 Technical Illustration - High proficiency with several vector graphics programs...
Thankyou for your interest! Please stay tuned for 2014 portfolio updates coming soon.

Skills (10)

Tested
Industrial Design
SolidWorks
Keyshot
design for manufacture
Advanced Surfacing
technical documentation
production engineering
AutoCAD
CorelDraw
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

I offer my clients a total concept to production solution, or anything in between. Services I offer include:

> Plastics design
> Sheet Metal design
> Industrial design
> 2D drafting (SolidWorks, AutoCAD - 20 years experience)
> 3D CAD modelling (SolidWorks - 15 years experience)
> Development estimation, project planning
> Design thinking, strategy
> Sourcing (materials, components, manufacturers)
> Standards and approvals research
> Concept development and ideation
> Design for manufacture
> Product Styling
> Graphic design (Adobe, Sketchbook, CorelDraw - 17 years experience)
> Illustration
> LCD display layout
> Packaging, POP
> User manuals and instructions
> 3D Printing and Prototyping
> Photo realistic rendering (KeyShot, Bunkspeed - 5 years experience)
> Animation (KeyShot)
> Reverse engineering

Through more than a decade worth of experience, I can offer toolmaking and moulding services through my contacts locally or in China, even find you a manufacturing facility!

Need electronic software, hardware and application services? I can also provide the following:

> Embedded software design (Atmel, Freescale, Hitachi, Microchip, ST and TI)
> Hardware design including schematic and PCB layout (Altium Designer, Protel 99SE)
> Application software design using C++, C#, VB (Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse)
> Application software design (STL, Qt and Boost libraries)
> Database design (Databases used PostgreSQL and MySQL)
> Android design and development (Java with...

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Employment

Conceptual Voodoo Design Services, Australia
Freelance Designer
2007 - Present
Freelance professional design services.
Tytronics Developments, Australia
Industrial Designer, Full-Time
2003 - 2012
Minelab Electronics, Australia
Industrial Designer, Full-Time
1998 - 2003
Seeley International, Australia
Industrial Designer, Full-Time
1996 - 1998

Education

University of South Australia
Bachelor of Design (Industrial)
1989 - 1993

Keywords

Industrial design
product design
Solidworks
Keyshot
automotive
rendering
conceptualization
graphic design
problem solving
design for manufacture
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