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Member since December 3, 2012
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SUKO Design is a registered freelance design & engineering bureau which focusses it's services on developing consumer products SUKO Design distinguishes itself by integration of user functionalities, efficient production (design for assembly) and modern, stylish design. SUKO Design gives you the opportunity to visualise your ideas and realise your concepts. SUKO Design is specialised in design and engineering for plastic injection moulded products.
$55 USD/hr
5 reviews
4.6
  • 100%Jobs Completed
  • 77%On Budget
  • 77%On Time
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Portfolio

Recent Reviews

  • image of esskayland Some Final Engineering DFM for a Snap Together Plastic Box $444.00 CAD

    “Susanne was GREAT to work with! Thorough and thoughtful and plan to work together again soon. Highly recommended.”

  • image of podmore Project for sukodesign $250.00 USD

    “Susan was a great Freelancer for my project. She has excellent and timely communication. Susan brought a great design sense to the project. Her work was on time and I appreciated her input and creativity. She is very skilled at both injection molded part design and Solidworks which is why I will be back to work with her again.”

  • image of becca613 Industrial Designer for 6 Kitchen Tools $444.00 USD

    “Working with SukoDesign has been very enjoyable. Susanne put a lot of effort into this challenging project and offered viable solutions to difficult problems. Her contribution to the project was incredibly valuable, and we consider her an asset to our company and the project's success.”

  • image of mark6five Design changes for Toy to be injection moulded $390.00 AUD

    “My experience with Suko Design has been amazing. They exceeded my expectations and needed very little input from me to understand what was required and brought innovative ideas to the design that enhance customer experience as well as cost benefits. If you want a seamless, delightful design experience then choose Suko Design...I know I will. all the best Mark”

  • image of barth75 Design a Trolling Bucket $640.00 USD

    “Sukodesign did an outstanding job on this project. Understands injection molding design. Highly recommend”

Experience

Owner

Jan 2013

Developing consumer products and packaging, by taking care of the complete product life cycle: Market Research, Product Positioning, Brainstorm, Ergonomic Analysis, Product Design, Engineering, FEM Analysis, Maintenance and organisation of a.o. User Manuals.

Owner

Nov 2011 - Jul 2012 (8 months)

Developing consumer products and packaging, by taking care of the complete product life cycle: Market Research, Product Positioning, Brainstorm, Ergonomic Analysis, Product Design, Engineering, FEM Analysis, Maintenance and organisation of a.o. User Manuals.

Design Engineer

May 2010 - Oct 2010 (5 months)

Design and Engineering of rigid plastic packaging, specialized in (thin walled) injection molding and In-Mould Labeling. Design and organisation of the company corporate identity. Rendering and photographic material for promotional purposes. Cups4you is manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging for the food industry.

Design Engineer

Feb 2007 - Feb 2010 (3 years)

Design and Engineering of manual wheelchairs. PDG Mobility is manufacturer of manual wheelchairs.

Product Manager

Oct 2005 - Jan 2007 (1 year)

Product Manager of electrical scoot mobiles and wheelchairs's seating system. Moving People is manufacturer of scooters, manual and powered wheelchairs.

Design Engineer

Jan 2003 - Jun 2005 (2 years)

Design and Engineering of rigid plastic packaging for the food industry, specialized in (thin walled) injection molding and In-Mould Labeling. Vadeal Plastics is a manufacturing company.

Design Engineer

Sep 2002 - May 2003 (8 months)

Design and Engineering of an ergonomic Computer Input Device. Ergonomic analysis resulting in a realistic prototype, reinforcing the patented biomechanic model. This project has been completed in cooperation with the Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Design Engineer

Aug 2001 - Aug 2002 (1 year)

Design and engineering of ergonomic asseccories for traverse flute and saxophone, including ergonomic analysis.

Education

Master of Science

1995 - 2001 (6 years)

Qualifications

Project Management (2002)

High Tech Master Class - TNO Defence

Marketing - Nima A (2006)

ISBW - The Netherlands

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing - Level II (2009)

Dimensional Management Systems, LLC, Canada

Publications

Hand and arm problems in flutists and a design for prevention

Hand and arm problems are frequent in flutists. Severity is largest in professional players, which can result in being disable to work. Based on a biomechanical analysis we designed supports for the left and the right hand which can be easily clipped on the flute. Tests by professional flutists demonstrated that the left hand support eliminated extreme extension of the index finger and the right hand thumb support prevented rotation of the flute about its longitudinal axis. The latter reduces tension in for

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