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Employee Spotlight on Jay Tucker, Strategic Account Manager

“…If I can see a clear vision for how a project or product can help people in the end, and I can understand the people who might benefit from it, I get excited about it.” Jay began working at SIGMADESIGN in 2000 What was your youth like? Like so many others who grew up in the 80s, I was a …

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President’s Corner – Thriving during COVID-19

By Bill Huseby, President & CEO Covid-19 created a rapidly changing work environment. To remain a successful business during this tumultuous time, SIGMADESIGN implemented flexible, short-term tactics and is actively evaluating long-term strategies for resilience and growth. Creativity, innovation, and adaptability continue to be essential to thrive and continue to grow our business.  Since the onset of the pandemic, we …

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Successful User Interface Design

Successful User Interface design is a combination of having the right tools for the job, the right talent for design, and the right process in place to put it all together. SIGMADESIGN delivers User Interface design (or UI design) expertise using Adobe’s latest UI Design software, Adobe XD. Our designers use this software program as a part of their UI …

Firmware & Software Virtual Event – September 15, 2020

SIGMADESIGN FW+ SW VIRTUAL EVENT OVERVIEW Is your company looking for ways to enhance your Firmware and Software skills or catch up on ‘best practices’? SIGMADESIGN’s Firmware and Software group is hosting a virtual event for companies that are looking to upgrade their FW/SW chops. Learn some new skills to take away for your team, or see how SIGMADESIGN can …

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Product Development Cycle

Understanding Levels of Engagement in the Product Development Cycle As a full-service Engineering and Product Development firm, SIGMADESIGN sees a tremendous variety of project types that we help through the product development cycle. SIGMADESIGN has capabilities encompassing everything from concept through production, so projects can range from building a quick prototype in two weeks, to a full scale development of …

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Alexia Rostow – Employee Spotlight

“I have experience in engineering production and manufacturing, with an emphasis on prototyping and assembly. My technical experience combined with my creative and liberal arts background allows me to think outside the box when problem solving, communicating effectively, and managing personnel.” Started at SIGMADESIGN in 2013 What was your youth like? I was born and raised in the Washington D.C. …

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President’s Corner – Manufacturing in the USA

By Bill Huseby, President & CEO While most of us associate manufacturing with Asia, there is actually a fair amount of it happening in the U.S. Manufacturing makes up 11.4% of the U.S. economy’s GDP and added $2.38 trillion to the economy in the last quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. This occurs despite the fact …

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Grey Lerner – Employee Spotlight

“An enjoyable thing about the profession, which I am continuously surprised by, is that so much of our world is calculable.” Time at SIGMADESIGN: 10 Years What was your youth like? I grew up in Western Montana, in the country. There was a lot of opportunity for me to partake in outdoor activities like hiking, hunting, biking and playing. My …

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SIGMADESIGN ISO 9001:2015 Certification

By Bill Huseby, President & CEO To help support growth, continue to produce high-quality deliverables, and open our services to additional market sectors, SIGMADESIGN has worked hard to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification. This certification focuses on quality systems management, emphasizing risk analysis and management. Improving our company processes will help us continue to meet our clients’ project requirements consistently and …

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SIGMADESIGN Masks – Pattern and Instructions

The SIGMADESIGN Soft Goods Team produced a design for our own “sneeze guard” masks. As production ramps up, we are distributing masks so employees who need to come to the office because of work requirements can wear them.  Thankfully, the team is making more than enough of these for everyone at SIGMADESIGN. Many people (internal and external to SIGMADESIGN) have …