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Jeff Smith

Education Manager, Autodesk 

Jeff Smith, IDSA, is an industrial designer currently working for Autodesk as an Education Manager.  With a diverse background in product design and development, Smith brings this experience to a team that supports Fusion 360 in higher education within the United States.

Prior to Joining Autodesk, Smith worked for more than 20 years as design director of Reflex Design, Inc.  A Ft. Lauderdale, FL based consulting group serving a range of domestic and international clients.  The diversity of products included Fitness Equipment, Medical, Industrial, Consumer and Kitchen products.  Jeff also spent eight years as adjunct faculty at the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale.  While there, Jeff taught Solidworks, Sketching, Product Design, Personal Watercraft Design and Design for manufacturing.  In conjunction with the AiFL, Jeff also built an internship program with Reflex Design and the school.

In addition to work experience, Jeff also served as Chapter Chair for the IDSA’s Florida Chapter and has presented at many District and National Conferences.  Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Industrial design in addition to an Associates in Illustration.

Follow his travel and sketching on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/blaster701/