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Industrial Designer

As an Industrial Designer at Glorious, my primary responsibility is to design and develop cutting-edge gaming peripherals that meet the needs of our discerning gaming customers. I work closely with cross-functional teams including product management, engineering, and marketing to ensure the successful launch of products from concept through production.

• Design and develop high-quality, innovative gaming peripherals that meet the needs of our customers, while adhering to project timelines and budgets.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful launch of products, from concept through production.
• Create sketches, renderings, and 3D models of product concepts, and use prototyping to test and validate designs.
• Conduct user research to understand the needs and preferences of our target audience, and incorporate insights into the design process.
• Ensure that product designs are manufacturable, meet regulatory requirements, and are cost-effective.
• Stay up-to-date with industry trends, technology advancements, and design innovations, and incorporate them into product development

At Glorious, I have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with talented professionals, and contribute to the development of high-quality gaming peripherals. I am passionate about gaming and designing innovative products that enhance the gaming experience for our customers.

Glorious Gaming

Mar. 2023 - Feb. 2024

Industrial Design Consultant

Passionate Industrial Designer helping to drive innovation at FormX, a startup revolutionizing product design and manufacturing. Expert in design thinking, prototyping, and user-centric methodologies, shaping FormX's product line and market success.

• Conduct user research, employing a human-centered approach to inform intuitive and user-friendly product designs.
• Lead concept development and prototyping, iterating
• Collaborate with engineers, manufacturing experts, and marketers to ensure successful product implementation.
• Contribute to FormX's branding and visual identity, creating compelling presentations and collateral.
• Assist in intellectual property strategy, protecting innovative designs through patents.

Passionate about transforming industrial design, I'm dedicated to driving FormX's success by creating groundbreaking, user-centric products that disrupt traditional manufacturing. Together, we're shaping the future of design.


May 2023 - Oct. 2023

Industrial Designer

UAG (Urban Armor Gear) is a company that specializes in designing and manufacturing protective cases for mobile devices, laptops, and tablets. As an industrial designer at UAG, I play a crucial role in the development of new product designs. My responsibilities include:

• Ideation and Conceptualization: I participate in brainstorming sessions to generate ideas for new product designs that meet the needs of the market.
• Sketching and Modeling: I use my drawing skills to create rough sketches and detailed drawings of my designs, and I also create 3D models to visualize the products.
• Material Selection: I am responsible for selecting the materials and determining the best construction methods to ensure the durability and functionality of the products.
• User Experience: I work closely with the engineering team to ensure that the design not only looks good but is also user-friendly and meets the needs of the target audience.
• Prototyping: I create prototypes of the designs, test them for functionality, and make any necessary modifications.
• Branding Alignment: In addition to product design, I am also involved in ensuring that the designs accurately reflect the company's image and brand values.

Overall, my role as an industrial designer at UAG is to bring my creative vision to life while ensuring that the products are functional, durable, and meet the needs of our users.


Apr. 2021 - Dec.2022

Industrial Designer

As an industrial designer at Illumivation, I play a key role in the development of out-of-home marketing and exhibit design solutions for the company's clients including Range Rover, Nike, Puma, and Freeform. My responsibilities include:

• Concept development: I work with the marketing and design teams to generate ideas and concepts for out-of-home advertising campaigns and exhibit designs.
• Design creation: I am responsible for creating detailed designs and prototypes, using computer-aided design (CAD) tools and other design software.
• Project management: I work closely with other members of the design team, as well as with clients, to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.
• Material selection: I research and select materials and components that meet the functional and aesthetic requirements of each project.
• Testing and refinement: I participate in the testing and refinement of designs to ensure that they meet performance and safety standards.
• Fabrication coordination: I work with our in-house fabricators and manufacturers to ensure that designs are produced according to specifications and within the agreed-upon timeline.
• Installation: I oversee the installation of out-of-home advertising displays and exhibit designs at various locations, making any necessary modifications to ensure proper functioning.

My role as an industrial designer at Illumivation requires a strong understanding of design principles, materials, and fabrication processes, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with clients, manufacturers, and other team members. My ability to manage projects from conception to completion and meet tight deadlines was critical to project success.


Oct. 2019 - Apr. 2020

Industrial Designer

As an industrial designer at DePree LTD, I play a crucial role in creating and developing innovative and functional products. I work closely with clients to understand their requirements, analyze market trends and competition, conduct research, and generate creative concepts that meet their needs and meet design standards.

I have excellent visualization skills, and a strong understanding of materials, production processes, and ergonomics, and I use a variety of tools, such as sketches, 3D modeling software, and prototyping equipment to bring my designs to life.

Once the design is finalized, I work closely with the engineering and production teams to ensure that the product can be manufactured within the specified budget and timeline. I also provide support to the marketing team by creating renderings, animations, and prototypes that can be used to promote the product.

In summary, as an industrial designer at DePree LTD, I am a creative problem-solver who uses my design skills and technical knowledge to bring innovative products to market. I work closely with clients, engineers, and other team members to ensure that the final product is both aesthetically pleasing and functional.


Aug. 2016 - Sep. 2019

B.S. Industrial Design

As a student in the Industrial Design program at Metropolitan State University of Denver, I receive a well-rounded education that combines technical skills, creativity, and critical thinking. The focus is on the design process, from research to production, and I get to work on various projects, exploring materials and techniques while also considering the impact of my designs. I learn about computer-aided design, rapid prototyping, design history, and theory.
The faculty consists of experienced designers and industry professionals who bring real-world knowledge to the classroom. They provide personalized attention and mentorship to help me sharpen my skills and portfolio. Participating in design competitions, exhibitions, internships, and study abroad expanded my exposure to the design community and allows me to build my professional network.

Sponsored studios/Projects: Lockheed Martin, HexHead, OWOW, and the Colorado Convention Center.
International Designers Society of America - Treasurer.
International Design Project - South Korea.
International Design Project - Germany, and Freshman Mentor.

Metropolitan State University of Denver

2015 - 2018

Formula SAE

Over the course of three years, I had the privilege of participating in the Formula SAE competition, where I contributed to the design, construction, and racing of three distinct Formula-style race cars as part of a dedicated team. This multi-year commitment allowed me to deepen my understanding of automotive engineering and refine my skills through iterative design and hands-on experience.

Each year presented unique challenges and opportunities, and I enthusiastically embraced them all. Collaborating closely with my team, I played an integral role in every aspect of the project, from the initial brainstorming sessions to the final competition events.

Our journey began with the conceptualization and engineering of the race cars, where I leveraged my expertise in software tools like Solidworks and Fusion 360 to develop innovative designs for the chassis, suspension, powertrain, and aerodynamics. Ensuring the safety and performance of our vehicles was paramount, and I dedicated myself to meticulously addressing both technical requirements and competition regulations.

As we transitioned to the fabrication and manufacturing phase, I led efforts to prototype, fabricate, and assemble the various components of our race cars. From machining intricate parts to welding structural elements, I applied a diverse range of manufacturing techniques to bring our designs to fruition. Through rigorous testing and optimization, we fine-tuned our vehicles for peak performance and reliability on the track.

Documentation was a key aspect of our project, and I took pride in preparing comprehensive engineering design reports, cost analyses, and presentations to showcase our team's achievements to competition judges and industry professionals.

Competing in the Formula SAE competition three times provided me with invaluable insights and growth opportunities. Each year, I eagerly tackled new technical challenges, expanded my network within the automotive engineering community, and refined my leadership and teamwork skills. This immersive experience has been instrumental in shaping my career trajectory and instilling in me a passion for innovation and excellence in engineering.

Colorado State University

2011 - 2013

A.A. Fine Art

As an aspiring creative, I embarked on a transformative journey at Front Range (FRCC) to earn my Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Fine Art. Throughout my time at FRCC, I immersed myself in a dynamic curriculum tailored to develop my artistic skills and nurture my passion for creativity.

At FRCC, I delved into the world of fine arts through a diverse array of courses, including college-level Ceramics 1, 2, and 3. These immersive experiences allowed me to explore the tactile nature of clay, honing my skills in shaping and molding three-dimensional forms. I found immense satisfaction in bringing my visions to life through the medium of ceramics, refining my techniques with each successive course.

In addition to ceramics, I eagerly pursued advanced jewelry-making and 3D design courses, expanding my artistic repertoire and pushing the boundaries of my creativity. Through hands-on studio work and guided instruction, I delved into the intricacies of metalwork and digital sculpting, discovering new avenues for artistic expression.

Balancing my artistic endeavors with general education requirements, I cultivated a well-rounded academic foundation, enhancing my critical thinking and communication skills. As I progressed through the program, I dedicated myself to building a comprehensive portfolio of my artwork, showcasing my growth and versatility as an artist.

Throughout my journey at FRCC, I engaged in collaborative projects, participated in critiques, and sought mentorship from experienced faculty members. Their guidance and feedback were invaluable in shaping my artistic development and instilling in me a deep appreciation for the creative process.

Front Range

2013 - 2015

Ezra DePree is a driven and dynamic professional with a passion for using technology to create innovative solutions. With many years of experience in the fields of Industrial Design, User Experience Design, Product Strategy, and Design Innovation, Ezra has developed a strong understanding of the latest technologies and a proven ability to deliver quality, repeatable results.

Ezra's technical skills include proficiency with various industry programs such as Fusion360, Solidworks, and Keyshot, and a deep understanding of the product development processes, from design and development to manufacturing and deployment. He is also knowledgeable in design strategy and has experience working to innovate and implement new technologies.

In his previous roles, Ezra has been responsible for leading the development of several successful projects, utilizing his strong problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams. His commitment to continuous learning and improvement has allowed him to stay ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving industry.

Outside of work, Ezra is a lifelong learner, always seeking new challenges and opportunities to grow. He enjoys motorsports, the outdoors, and traveling and enjoys creative development literature.

Ezra is always open to new opportunities to utilize his skills and experience in a challenging and dynamic environment. He is eager to collaborate with talented individuals and contribute to the success of a forward-thinking organization.

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