Jeff Deacon

Transportation Design / Product Design

Biography

Jeff has experience in both prototyping and industrial design through with nearly twenty years of practical, hands-on projects. He has mentored junior employees and managed successful projects. The context where his skills and processes were applied included medical, architectural, consumer electronics and even transportation/mobility projects. Jeff's professional experience varies from consultancy to corporate business environments and occasional freelance client work. The academic area of his career began in 2016, when Jeff was charged with teaching assignments at ArtCenter College of Design.

His philosophy and preference is to create and iterate designs in 3D and to understand how 2D ideas translate to 3D solutions. Often a magnitude of new or more powerful opportunities can be found with rigorous development into this third dimension. As humans we appreciate and can best discuss the core of design development with tangible, 3D-Models and prototypes. Those individuals who infuse craftsmanship in their work prove to be atriculate designers—a commendable goal.

Classes

  • 3D Fundamentals 1