Ian Gilley
38 Norwood Ave.
Cranston, Rhode Island 02905


IG Design Solutions
2011 - Present
Creative Director, CEO

IG Design Solutions is an industrial design based product development company delivering solutions through creativity, innovation and performance. As a full service design platform, IG Design Solutions coordinates need-based design solutions while working with existing and developing brands. At the forefront of developing concepts and pioneering products, IG Design Solutions is a comprehensive product design resource from concept, sketch, spec, engineering, proto-type, and manufacture sourcing. Clients include: National Geographic “NatGeo Channel”, Umarex, Elite Force, LeadDog Marketing.


Zelus Inc.
2015 - Present
Chief Designer/Co-Founder

Zelus is an innovative product development company focused on creating products for the professional on the go. Product history includes the EDGE, ICON and View laptop cases.


The Elliott Group
1997 - Present
Vice President of Product Development

Lead designer overseeing a team of designers, engineers and prototype fabricators.
Work with sales team to develop innovative solutions to the clients needs.
Clients include Bose, Samsung, Sony, LG, Savant, Sonos, Tom Tom, Logitech,
Valspar, Shimano.

The Helicopter Factory
3/95 - 2/97
Design Director / CEO

Established the Helicopter Factory design studio to develop and manufacture a
line of full suspension mountain bikes, distributed by Performance Bicycle.
see full suspension mountain bike in myportfolio
R.I.S.D Industrial Design Department
Teaching Assistant

Taught students model making techniques, equipment usage and safety.

NewBold Design
1/90 - 8/95

Senior Designer

Senior industrial designer for this award winning company founded by the former vice
president and co-founder of Rhode Gear. Clients include Rhode Gear, KG Engineering,
Converse, Bell Sports, Fram, Trek, Lightoleir, Safety First.
Rhode Gear USA
6/89 - 1/90

Industrial Designer

In-house designer for this nationally recognized manufacturer of bicycle accessories.
Responsible for concept generation, renderings, prototyping and production specs.

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