Jim Arnold, IDSA


Chair, IDSA Oregon
Lead Industrial Design Instructor, Art Institute of Portland
Instructor, University of Oregon

Jim Arnold, IDSA, has managed the design activity for numerous successful products in the recreation, automotive and healthcare industries. He has been a member of IDSA since 1997. Currently, Arnold teaches full time and designs part time. Skills include: design sketching, computer aided industrial design, design research, human factors; and fabrication of plastic, metal and outdoor performance fabric based products. Other areas of expertise include: educational administration, curriculum development, product concept development, design for production and team management. Outside of work he enjoys family, trail running, backpacking and cycling.