College for Creative Studies: Transportation Design

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Scott Anderson

Adjunct Faculty

BFA, College for Creative Studies, MS, Oakland University, BS, Michigan Technological University

sanderson@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

Experienced in many product development and leadership roles within Ford, Chrysler, DaimlerChrysler, Lotus Engineering, and General Motors, as well as freelance work for Hasbro, TOMCAR, Ricardo Engineering, American Speed Company, Bright Automotive, and Rivian Automotive

Research Interests:

Transportation Design, Transportation Interior Design, Sustainability in Design, DFMA, Customer Design Research and User Experience Design specifically focused on using consumer insights and future trend research to drive product innovation and revolutionary design, as well as forward sustainable, lightweight, and efficient product design processes.

Professional Experience:

Lead Designer of 2019 Silversdo and GM Full Size Truck Architecture (puckups/SUVs) -- Carbon Pro pickup box, Multi Pro gate, and innovation design lead

Lead Designer for the 2008 Jeep Renegade concept, Jeep and Dodge production interior midsize programs, Design Director at Lotus Engineering on several Defense product development and full vehicle mass reduction programs

Sr. Lead Architectural Designer at General Motors Global Architecture studio

Sr. Lead Creative Designer in Chevy Truck Studio

Currently Design Manager for Ford Design - Truck/SUV Interiors

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