Hello, I'm Griffin…

I'm an Industrial Designer based in the San Francisco bay area, currently studying at the University of Cincinnati DAAP. My aim is to craft beautiful and purposeful design solutions while continuously growing and evolving as a creative professional.

I'm currently open to new opportunities. If you have a role that might be a good fit, I invite you to contact me — I look forward to connecting.


I'm an Industrial Designer with a passion for creating meaningful experiences through design. Armed with a strong foundation in both art and technology, I excel at translating ideas into tangible, user-centric solutions. My adaptability, curiosity, and drive for continuous improvement enable me to innovate and contribute effectively to cross-disciplinary teams. My collaborative spirit and adaptability make me a valuable asset in any team.

I have a thirst for knowledge, and am constantly refining my skills and pushing the boundaries of design excellence. My commitment to lifelong learning keeps me at the forefront of design innovation.

With a keen eye for detail and a passion for user experience, I'm dedicated to crafting designs that not only look great but also enhance people's lives. My curiosity and ability to stay abreast of industry trends and new technologies ensures that I'm always ready to tackle new challenges and push the boundaries of design innovation.


Griffin Brinda is a driven Industrial Design graduate from the University of Cincinnati DAAP, currently working in the San Francisco bay area. Griffin has cultivated a skill set aimed at crafting design solutions that resonate with users while incorporating market trends, new technology, manufacturing and visualization processes.

During his tenure as an Industrial Design Intern at Unbox Product Design in San Francisco, Griffin immersed himself in the realm of new product innovation and design engineering. Collaborating seamlessly with a dynamic team, he tackled diverse projects spanning consumer goods, commercial ventures, and medical devices. His role involved not only solving industry challenges but also addressing user needs and social environmental impacts, all while considering optimal manufacturing methods.

At SIG SAUER, Inc., Griffin delved into the world of firearms design, contributing significantly to the development of cutting-edge products. From concept ideation to realization, he played a pivotal role in creating designs that seamlessly merged the brand identities of both SIG SAUER and third-party retailers. Leveraging his expertise in 3D modeling and prototyping, he navigated the intricacies of product development, ensuring that designs met both functional requirements and aesthetic standards.

Poised to embark on the next chapter of his career, Griffin is open to new opportunities. With a passion for innovation, a demonstrated ability to collaborate, and a commitment to continuous learning, he is prepared to make a meaningful impact in the world of design.


With several years of hands-on experience, I have honed a versatile and robust skill set to take on any design challenge. I have navigated diverse projects spanning consumer goods, commercial ventures, and medical devices. This solid skillset ensures my design work meets both functional requirements and aesthetic standards.

  • Design Thinking

  • Product Innovation

  • Concept Ideation

  • Sketching

  • CAD Surface Modeling

  • 3D Modeling

  • Product Visualization & Animation

  • Prototyping

  • User-Centric Design

  • Market Trend Analysis

  • Effective Communications

Tools & Technology
  • Solidworks

  • Keyshot

  • Blender

  • Fusion 360

  • Figma

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

  • Premiere Pro

  • Unreal Engine

  • Manufacturing Processes

  • 3D Printing

My Origin Story

I am from the San Francisco Bay area, nestled in beautiful northern California. Growing up, my days were steeped in outdoor adventures, fostering a profound connection with nature that ignited my creative spirit. Raised by parents immersed in the Arts, I developed a unique perspective from an early age, shaping my perception of the world. As the years unfolded, my love of the arts flourished, paving the way for my journey into Industrial Design. Approaching each project with creativity and commitment to exploration, I allow designs to evolve organically. Fueled by an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I pursue continual growth, equipping myself with an extensive arsenal of skills to articulate my vision with precision and passion.

© 2024 Griffin Brinda


© 2024 Griffin Brinda



Andrew Bowen

Founder / Director of Unbox Product Design

"It was an absolute pleasure having Griffin work with us at Unbox. He is a bright, creative, hard-working designer who is able to learn and adapt quickly to our fast-paced consultancy environment. Griffin showed the ability to conceptualize complex problems, find solutions effectively, and refine work with a fine eye for detail. Griffin was tasked with many new challenges in his course of work and each time he met and exceeded expectations. We hope to work together again and look forward to seeing what else the future holds for him. I would be happy to answer any questions for those looking to know more."

Robert Cuthbertson III

Project Industrial Designer , SIG SAUER, Inc.

"Griffin was a great addition to our ID Team. He demonstrates great teamwork, takes direction and critique well, and aces day-to-day activities with admirable work ethic."

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Hiring for a role that might be a good fit? I'm currently open to new opportunities, and would be interested to learn more!