Bucky

JAMES BUCKROYD   |    503.858.7779   |   JBUCKY1@GMAIL.COM

SUMMARY
User centered designer delivering experiences in digital and product. Avid cyclist best described as a single day sportive / endurance rider and cycling lifestyle advocate. Participation in the local cycling scene and the sport of cycling. Long-term knowledge of cycling industry and product awareness. Techy by nature, gear head, founder of buckyrides.com and certified Shimano mechanic!

2016

  • Founded Buckyrides.com in March 2016
  • 2016 Rapha Ambassador: active participant, review gear and represent Rapha on social mediaRapha NW Brevet: ride participant,
  • Rapha NW Brevet: ride participant, write-up on buckyrides.com (most popular to-date) – #coffeeonthecolumbia
  • #coffeeonthecolumbia organizer, increased attendance
  • Endurance & Gravel Ride Planning: Work with OMTM.CC and Where the Pavement Ends on routes and ride organization.
  • Main event was the Holy Mountain in July / Aug. Also contributed and assisted with the Mosier Mayhem, currently route architecting for a future Mosier Ride (G Con1 ) – Participation in Local events – DM60 etc

2015

  • 20015 Rapha Ambassador: social presence and gear reviews
  • Racing for Portland Bicycle Studio
  • Lead team training rides during off season
  • Road Racing: Cat3, most enjoyable race Gorge Roubaix : Supported Mens 1 / 2 Field
  • Weekly PIR and local races
  • PBS Rainier Road Race: Main participant in helping organize, communicate and set-up

2008 – 2013

  • Raced with Yakima and Team BeerYakima:
  • Yakima: organized weekly lunch rides and participated in night mountain bike rides
  • Organized team events / weekly rides for Team Beer
  • OBRA Team Time Trial : Trained and participated in Corvallis for Yakima team
  • Rapha Gentlemen’s Race 2008 & 2010
  • Cyclocross C’s & B’s / Team Beer
  • Short-track mtb racing, raced and helped with Yakima promotionVelodrome Track – Raced 5/4
  • Velodrome Track – Raced 5/4
  • Assisted instructing track lessons for Learners Wednesdays
  • Road Mt. Tabor Series – Raced full series, won Cat 5, 2nd Cat 4 series
  • Participated in and supported community events Worst Day of the Year Ride for Team Beer
  • Participated in 2 Oregon Stampede rides with Team Beer

EXPERIENCE

  • Leatherman Tool Group – Manufacturer – Portland, OR. – (Current)
  • Pinnacle Exhibits – Design Consultancy – Portland, OR – (1yr)
  • Yakima Bike Racks Products – Creative Director Portland, OR – (7yrs)
  • 360 Design Consultancy – Founder & Designer Chicago, IL – (2yrs)
  • Ziba Design – Portland, OR – (2yrs)
  • Radius Design Consultancy -. Chicago, IL (1yr)
  • General Electric – Consumer Products -. Louisville, KY (6yrs)

SKILLS

  • Photoshop – Advanced
  • Illustrator – Advanced
  • Hand Sketching – Advanced
  • Wireframing – Advanced
  • Brandspace / competitor framing – Advanced
  • Sketchbook – Intermediate
  • Solidworks – Intermediate
  • Keyshot – Intermediate
  • Markup Languages – CSS / HTML – Basic
  • Actionscript – wait that was sort of a joke, but seriously I did learn it at one time.

EDUCATION

  • MBA. – Bellarmine University, KY, USA – 2001
  • BSc – Product Design – The University of Manchester – U.K. – 1996
  • MA – Industrial Design – The Ohio State University, OH, USA – 1998

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2014 IDSA / IDEA Bronze award – Whispbar WB200 Bicycle holder
  • 2013 Red Dot Design – Whispbar WB200
  • 2013 Good Design – Whispbar
  • 2002 Good Design, GE Harmony

JAMES BUCKROYD   |    503.858.7779   |   JBUCKY1@GMAIL.COM

Related: Also see

1. J Buckroyd CV

2. Rapha RCC Ride RCC Ride Etape du Hood

3. Rapha RCC PDX Courses

4. Rapha RCC Instagram MockUp

5. Portfolio