Daniel Dion

Daniel Dion, IDSA | Benchmark Electronics
Principal Industrial Designer

IDSA Minnesota chapter co-chair


IDEA Awards - Finalist - Medical and Scientific Products - 2014
A' Design Awards - Gold - Medical and Scientific Products - 2014
Medical Design Excellence Awards - Gold - 2010

Daniel leads the Industrial Design and Human Factors effort on many engineering projects at Benchmark Electronics, and is instrumental in generating concepts to drive development engineering initiatives. Since 2001, He has effectively delivered direction and support to a vast array of projects in several key market segments which include: Medical, Industrial, Communications and Computer data storage.

Through balancing aesthetic values and user-centered design principles with the real world constraints of functional requirements, budget and the market forces, Daniel is successful in producing marketable, manufacturable and award winning design solutions for a diverse customer base.

Prior to his current position, Daniel worked as an Industrial Designer in a number of design consultancies, including the Global Group Design Center (Office Systems and Contract Furniture) and Muller Design Group (Consumer products, Environmental Graphics, Way finding systems).

Daniel graduated with distinction from a 4 year program in Industrial Design from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Canada