Name

Ross Kemp

About

In 2011 I graduated with First Class Honours from Loughborough University, studying Industrial Design Technology.

Since graduating I have worked on a number of freelance jobs from packaging design, development of a bike product and even designing cakes! I also have experience in social media management for a motivational speaker.

My design work carefully considers visual brand language after working at Echo Brand Design and brand implementation specialists Endpoint - where I worked on projects for clients ranging from Apple, Santander and the NHS.

For the last 18 months I have been working as a Product Designer at Vax, where I have been a key part of a world first innovation in the vacuum cleaner industry. My role at Vax is a brilliant blend of Research and Development and Industrial Design.

In my free time I have designed and developed an electric powered water craft for beach lifeguards and the leisure market - Asap water crafts. Last September I was chosen from over 5,000 businesses for the BBC tv program Be Your Own Boss. I successfully pitched to Co-founder of Innocent Smoothies Richard Reed - who invested money in the product. He also introduced me to Sir Richard Branson, who kindly offerred to help launch the product!

Since the tv program my product has appeared in local and national press, including being the cover story of Develop3D and in The Telegraph. I have recently won the Lloyds TSB Best Start Up award for the midlands and will go on to pitch at national level.

Specialties

  • Industrial Product Design

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Flash & Dreamweaver
  • CAD - Pro Engineer
  • Rendering software