John Youger

Industrial Design

John Youger teaches Industrial Design Studio, Design Methodologies, and Advanced Consumer Insights & Synthesis. John has 20 years of work history in the industry prior to coming to CCAD. During that time, John has worked at Fitch, Lextant, Resource, and as an Independent Consultant. Currently, he also works at WD Partners.

Professional experience areas include: Product Development, Brand Strategy, Shopper Insights, Packaging and Consumer Goods, Retail Design and Customer Experience. He has worked with Fortune 100 clients including: Microsoft, Starbucks, Intel, Procter & Gamble, and Home Depot to name a few.

Key Insight and Strategy specialties include: co-creation methodologies, ethnography, design thinking, and customer experience.

BA in Industrial Design, The Ohio State University, 1997.