ID/NPD/PM
Industrial designer
Creative thinker

Henrik Hjort

Henrik Hjort

Aarhus - 8210
hello@henrikhjort.dk
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About

9+ years of hands-on experience with the design and development of innovative and highly complex technological products has given me a deep understanding of what it takes to innovate and how to bring them to market.

I now work for SKY-WATCH as their Lead Industrial Designer and Team Lead for the mechanical engineerings team. Together with my team, we solve a range of challenges that give unique knowledge within technology, material and production.


Skill-set

  • Product design and development
  • Interdisciplinary design thinking
  • Manufacturing and technology
  • Team Leadership
  • Project management
  • Graphical design
  • Creative Ideation
  • DFM
  • User studies
  • Cognitive and physical ergonomics
  • Interface design
  • ...

Danish

English

French

German

Job Experience

Job Experience

SKY-WATCH

Team Lead mechanics & Lead ID

2017 - Present

New Product Development • Team management • Design • Mechanical engineering

  • Primary contact for R&D mechanics
  • Overall planning, coordination and monitoring og mechanical assignments
  • Prioritization of mechanical assignments and resource palnning as part of R&D Project management team
  • Personel responebility for the mechanics team
  • Coordination of softwarelicensesn and investments needs
  • Implmentation of development processes and systems in R&D
  • Lead Industrial designer

Lead Industrial Designer

2011 - Present

New Product Development • Industrial Design • Usability • DFM

  • Sole mechanical resource
  • In charge of all things design and mechanical
  • Design for manufacturing (DFM)
  • Sourcing of all mechanical elements of the X1 quadcopter. Primarilly injection moulded parts
Learn More About SKY-WATCH

Eltronic

Industrial Designer

April 2011 - November 2011

Storyboarding • Process visualization • Graphic design • Concept development

  • Primary contact for R&D mechanics'
  • Storyboarding 
  • Designed a water proof GPS unit

Entrepreneurship

Job Experience

The Deer & Me

Industrial Designer and co-founder

2014 - 2017

Industrial design • Graphical design • Concept development 

  • Product design
  • Graphical design and web
  • Basic accounting

Creative By Right

Creative director and co-founder

2005 - 2012

During my studies ran a graphical design company. We produced all sorts of graphical material and web for a range of different companies...

  • Graphical Design for print and web
  • Building and shop decorations

Edutation

Education

Architechture & Design at Aalborg University

MSC INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

2005-2010

Cources & training

  • Agile project management course
  • Epoxy safety cource
  • Solidworks PDM admin
  • Solidworks programming
  • Drone pilot
  • First aid

Software skills

3D modeling

I have worked extensively with advanced shape modeling and rendering.

  • SOLIDWORKS
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM
  • Fusion 360
  • Rhino
  • Solidworks visualize
  • Keyshot & hypershot
  • Sketchup

Graphics

I have worked extensively with advanced shape modeling and rendering.

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe inDesign
  • Adobe Premire
  • iMovie

 

Others

I have worked extensively with advanced shape modeling and rendering.

  • MS Office (Word, excel)
  • Google suite: Documents, Sheets, Custom maps, and Forms
  • Jira
  • TeamGantt
  • Liquidplanner
  • Windows and Mac
  • Basic Html and CSS
  • Wordpress

Production methods

Here are some of the production methods/processes I have worked with

CNC machining

Advanced Additive manufacturing/3d Printing

Injection moulding

Composit (Carbon and glass fiber)

Sheet Metal and spring design

Foam processing

Sand casting

PCB & FPC, FFC, FR

Laser cutting

Rubber casting

Annodization