Elijah Klauder 

473 E 16th Ave, Eugene OR, 97401

505.935.7042 |


·       I am a senior at the University of Oregon. I  am currently studying Product Design.

·       My goal is to gain real world work experience in my field before I graduate, and understand the dynamics of                    individual and team based projects intended for the market.

·       I am resourceful, acclimated to fast paced work environments, and can perform under pressure


University of Oregon                                                                                                                                            

Eugene, Oregon

Product Design Major                                                                                                                             Current Student           

·      The Product Design Program provides a thorough grounding in the use, invention, and production of consumer products. It integrates the theories and applied practices of the art, architecture, and design disciplines, creating collaborative opportunities across campus with the business school and the anthropology and chemistry departments. Through human centered design we intend to create a better quality of life for all inhabitants of our world.


Pensole Footwear Design Academy                                                                                                                     2017

Kicks Camp PDX

Mlab Color and Material Design

A one week professional development intensive at the Pensole Footwear Design Academy where I designed Footwear Color and Materials for the Grove Hotel in historic downtown portland, taking inspiration from the design language and aesthetic of the hotel and its future patrons.


The Portland Waldorf High School                                                                                                                      2014

Milwaukie, Oregon

Focus on Applied Arts                                                                                                                                                                         


Blunt Graffix                                                                                                                                                   2017-Present

Eugene, Oregon

Graphic Designer                                                                                                                                                                

Worked assisting in the creation and formatting of original art work and quality graphic prints.


Threadbare Print House and Design                                                                                                           2017/2018

Eugene Oregon

Graphic Designer                                                                                                                                                              

Created custom graphics for local businesses intended to be printed and sold on brand merchandise and apparel.


Bent Image Lab                                                                                                                                                     2017

Portland, Oregon

Production Assistant                                                                                                                                                                 

Worked assisting the Art Department in stop motion animation and live action productions. Constructed and painted sets, props, and models while also assisting multiple other departments as a production assistant.


Stumptown Printers                                                                                                                                      2013-2014

Portland, Oregon

Intern / Printers Devil                                                                                                                                                               

Stumptown Printers focuses on two traditions of printing–letterpress and offset lithography. I performed a number of tasks, such as designing and setting type lines for customer projects. 


Design for America                                                                                                                                               2017

Eugene, Oregon

Team Lead

Worked on interdisciplinary teams to create solutions for social problems using the Human Centered Design Process. Taking projects to completion through ideation, prototyping, and user testing. Attended the National DFA conference with over 20 other university chapters to participate in design sprints, guest lectures, and rapid prototyping exercises.


University of Oregon Student REC Center                                                                                                           2017 

Eugene, Oregon

Certified Lifeguard Instructor                                                                                                           

As an instructor I teach basic life support and ASHI standard CPR and rescue maneuvers to prospective lifeguards under a strict training standard.


University of Oregon Student REC Center                                                                                        2015, 2016, 2017

Eugene, Oregon

Lead Guard                                                                                                         

As a lead guard I supervise all other guards on shift and take on a more direct role in emergency preparedness and management as the first responder in the chain of survival for drowning victims.


Grant Pool - City of Portland                                                                                                       2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Portland, Oregon                                                                                                                                       

Starguard Certified Lifeguard

Certification - includes Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.

The program focuses on professionalism and accountability: The StarGuard program teaches behaviors and skills to help lifeguards reduce risk and be at their best and ready to take action in the event of an emergency.


Honors & Awards


Salone Satellite 2018 World Design Exhibition                                                                                                    Apr 2018

Original Slide Chair furniture design was chosen to represent the University of Oregon at one of the worlds largest design exhibitions in Milan.



Design Sprint Awards - Outstanding Potential To Make Impact                                                                        Aug 2017

Design for America

honor descriptionTeam concept showed exemplary potential to make meaningful and lasting impact with a tool kit design to help retrofit non ADA compliment historic buildings and restaurants to be Universally Accessible.



Oregon College of Art And Craft Juried Regional High School Exhibition                                                       Mar 2014

 Oregon College of Art and Craft

Art and designs made throughout my time in high school were chosen to be displayed at the OCAC High School Art Expo.


·      Matt Dye (Blunt Graffix)

·       Brian Bagdonas (Stumptown Printers):

        971-201-9779 E:

·       Jackie James (UO SRC Pool):   

        541-346-4112 E:


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