Paul and Helen Farago Chair of Transportation Design
College of Creative Studies
Mark West most recently served as senior design manager at Visteon Corp. in Van Buren Township, MI, where he was responsible for developing and managing the corporation’s design and market development activities. He also led the research and development of interior concepts for production and advanced concept vehicles for top North American and Asian manufacturers. Before joining Visteon, he spent several years as a lead designer at Powers Design International, Newport Beach, CA, while also developing technology concept vehicles for Ford Motor Co. Before that, West worked for Industrial Design Research, Laguna Beach, CA, developing the set for Amblin Entertainment’s “SeaQuest DSV” TV series.
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