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Don is an experienced design professional with the demonstrated ability to deliver creative solutions.

He has solid management skills and a track record of driving process improvements and team performance.

Product Development

Don has developed many consumer and aerospace products, bringing them from concept to production.

He's had success as an individual contributor and a manager.

Process Improvement

Good processes improve productivity, reduce complexity, and increase speed to market.

Don has a proven track record of process improvements.

Technical Writing

Making a complex concept easy to understand is an art.

Giving users the information when and where they want it is a science.

Product Development

Don has a broad base of product development experience, including consumer and aerospace products, bringing them from concept to production.

He's managed design teams, packaging engineers, test labs, technical writers, documentation teams, code compliance engineers, and prototype machinists.

Prolific designer

Don is the named inventor on 11 US Patents.

Creative thinker

Quickly works through multiple iterations.

Gets the job done

Delivers results on time.

Process Improvement

Good processes improve productivity, reduce complexity, and increase speed to market.

Don has a proven track record of identifying needs, gaining consensus, and implementing process improvements. Here are some highlights:

Speed product introduction

Don helped develop a new product delivery model for two recently combined businesses.

Eliminate waste

Six-Sigma tools improved product delivery speed and reduced cost.

Fix the process, measure the results.

A revised ECN process and published metrics led to improved and sustained performance.

Technical Writing

Making a complex concept easy to understand is an art. Giving users the information when and where they want it is a science.

Don has worked as a technical writer and managed technical publishing teams. He uses Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; structured authoring tools, HTML and XML, and is an experienced video editor.

Bringing order to chaos

An industrial control software company had lots of technical information about their product. It was poorly organized and difficult to maintain... (more)

Manage data, not documents

Different versions of the same topics appeared in multiple documents; Content was not presented consistently across multiple platforms... (more)

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Don Segien

818-521-5776

PO Box 392
Trabuco Canyon CA, 92678

Email: Don@Segien.com


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