Friday, October 12, 2012


Shane Washburn
Cell 650 380 5069
Professional Experience:
Feb 2006 – Present Mechanical Designer / Industrial Design
Sparkfactor Design
801 high street
Palo Alto California
May 2005 – Feb 2006 Mechanical Designer
Oceanic USA
2002 Davis St
San Leandro, Ca 94577
Nov. 2001 - May 2005 Production Supervisor
Deep Ocean Engineering
1431 Doolittle Drive
San Leandro, Ca 94577
Oct. 2001 - Nov. 2001 Industrial Design Consultant
Varian Medical Systems
2599 Garcia Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94043
Sept. 1999 - Oct. 2001 Industrial Designer
2370 Watson court
Palo Alto Ca, 94303
Jan.1999 - June1999 Design Intern
Pentagram Design
387 Tehama St.
San Francisco Ca, 94103
Oct.1994 - Jan.1999 Technical Assistant Model Shop
Industrial Light and Magic
Now Kerner Optical
San Rafael CA,
San Jose State University,
Graduate BS Industrial Design
1991- 1994
Modesto Junior College,
Graduate, Associate of Arts Degree
Computer skills:
2-D- Adobe illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Vellum, Word, Excel
Solid Works , Google Sketch-up Pro.
Video- imovie, finalcut-pro

Monday, October 08, 2012

Mission One Electric Motorcycle

Designed and engineered high power LED headlight to optimize the following:
  - Uniform brightness
  - Thermal management
  - Power control and management
 - Quick turn prototyping (ME and EE)

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Oceanic Project

Housing for Underwater Life Support system. Integrated redundant battery systems with valving and micro controller. FDM model built directly from Cad Data for fit check.


Friday, April 29, 2011

Create Technologies for SparkfactorDesign

Designed and built Robotic Pick and Place robot for Automated Vending Truck. 

Developing cutting Edge Materials and equipment for the packaging industry.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Spark Factor FEA work

Studied part deflection for IP-64 seal design on injection molded part. Optimized final design to maintain consistent o-ring pressure.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Bio Rad Life Science for Spark Factor Design

Redesign Mechanical Sample loader for Mass Spectrometer. Reduce parts and simplify design for manufacturing. Rework Sample Translator for increased life time and reduced service.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Deep Ocean Engineeering

Designed and built 150 pound displacement remotely operated vehicle. Equipped with: Scanning sonar, Video, Depth and headding systems. CAD modeling done in Solidworks.