Jimmie Barnes Jr.

I’m a creative professional with over 16 years of experience. I enjoy the whole process of design. From research and ideation, to final mockups and final production products. I’m a self-motivated problem solver who wants to improve the consumer’s experience.


  • College for Creative Studies
    • BS of Fine Art Industrial Design – Product (1999-2003)
  • St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley
    • Associates Degree Fine Arts – Honors (1997-1999)


  • Garmin International – Olathe, Kansas
    • Senior Industrial Designer – Aviation
    • June 2021 to (Present)
  • Garmin International – Olathe, Kansas
    • Industrial Designer II – Aviation
    • (2012 to June 2021)
      • Designing panel mounted units (Avionics) and various products for pilots that can be used in both airplanes and helicopters.
  • Hopkins Manufacturing – Emporia, Kansas
    • Industrial Designer – Automotive
    • (2005 to 2012)
      • Designed automotive accessaries. Mostly ice scrapers and brake controllers for cars, trucks, and RVs.
    • Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Suite, Solidworks, Rhino, Keyshot, Cintiq tablet, Corel Draw, 2D sketching, and 3D modeling for 3D printing/prototyping.

Official Resume available upon request”.