Tom Gooden

Tom Gooden  |  Good Dog Design

Australian-born and Texas-raised, Tom Gooden is a creative designer who calls California home. He's a lateral thinker who can switch instantly from open-minded, creative thinking to a structured, planned approach. He taps into constantly evolving technology and design to produce fun and engaging products.

For more than 20 years, Gooden has served as creative director of Good Dog Design, providing top-notch design services for companies around the world and maintaining successful working relationships with Fortune 500 companies such as Intel, Mattel and Dole, as well as with many local businesses and non-profit organizations. Good Dog Design prides itself in exceeding user expectations and building lasting client relationships.

Gooden worked as a concept designer at Lucasfilm Ltd., where he developed product concepts for Mattel, Hasbro and other major toy companies. While at Lucasfilm, Gooden created inventive approaches to project visualization and played with lots of toys. Throughout his career, he has been drawn to projects and companies focused on creating high quality concepts and products for children.

Gooden received a bachelor's degree in industrial design from the Rhode Island School of Design.