Ian O Malott

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Procter & Gamble
Senior Designer
2017-Present

Used design thinking processes to uncover business opportunities and navigate internal challenges in Fabric Care category. Responsible for categor categrory disruption, strategic thinking, package design, and new product development across multiple global laundry brands.



The Heavy Hours
Co-Founder & Drummer
2016-2020

I started a band alongside my three best friends from highschool. After playing countless from Chicago to Nashville to Panama City, we worked our way to signing a record deal, building a team of manager, agent, social media team, radio team, lawyers and business managers. We wrote and created alongside producers such as Simone Felice (Felice Brothers, The Lumineers, Jade Bird, Matt Maeson), David Baron (Megan Trainor, Shawn Mendez, Lenny Kravitz) & Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys, Yola, & Marcus King).



University of Cincinnati, DAAP
Adjunct Professor
Summer + Fall 2018

Led a design studio as an adjunct professor in the School of Design teaching a 300 level course in Design Visualization. My objective for the course was to help each student develop a unique approach to storytelling through the visualization of their ideation processes.



Libby Perzyk Kathman (LPK)
Industrial Design CO-OP
Spring 2016

Worked in a fast pace studio environment on product branding, packaging, and graphics. Was responsible for sketching, CAD modeling, and client presentation generation. Met with clients and conducted consumer research to create to insights into desirable, brand relevant products



The Brandery
Design CO-OP
Fall 2014

The Brandery is a top ten seed stage start-up accelerator. I worked alongside the Brandery class of 11 startups, over the course of the 12 week program, helping them build and execute their start up ideas. The 12 week course culminated in a final ‘Demo Day’ pitch to angel investors in the midwest region. Through the process I helped these start ups develop their business models, and create their products through iterative sketching, app wireframing, UI/UX prototyping, CAD development, and physical prototyping.



Frontgate
Industrial Design CO-OP
Spring 2014

I worked alongside product line managers to develop cohesive furniture lines for the Frontgate and Grandin Road brands. Through iterative sketching, technical drawings, and CAD generation, I worked directly with oversees suppliers to create and revise product samples for final production.



DAAP Build Lab
Shop Assistant
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014



Recreational Equipment Inc (REI)
Camping & Climbing Specialist
Summer 2012 - Spring 2014


Education


The Leadership Consortium
Leaders Program
Spring 2021 Cohort

Semester long course taught by Harvard Professor Francis Frei



Harvard X
CI in Disruptive Strategy
Fall 2020

Semester long course taught by Clay Christenson in Disruptive Strategy



University of Cincinnati, DAAP
B.S. Industrial Design
Class of 2017



Batavia High School
Salutatorian
Class of 2012


Awards & Recognition


DOW Packaging Innovation
Diamond Award Finalist
Fall 2018



Procter & Gamble
Connect & Develop Award
Fall 2018


Giving Back


P&G CO-OP Mentor
Fall 2018 - Current



P&G X DAAP Student Project Coordinator
Fall 2020



Design in Mind Student Aid
Spring 2017



New Richmond High School
Asst. Varsity Soccer Coach
Fall 2014-2017



Young Life
Head Leader
Spring 2013 - Fall 2016


Skills


Analog

Sketching
Trend Forecasting
Design Strategy
Brand Development
Consumer Research & Analysis
Paper Prototyping
Woodworking

Digital

Adobe Suite
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premier
  • Adobe Lightroom

3D Modeling & Rendering
  • Solidworks
  • Rhino
  • Fusion 360
  • Marvelous Designer
  • Keyshot

Microsoft Suite
A little bit of HTML & CSS