40 years of experience developing products which improve the human experience
HSD’s human-centered product design approach combines researchers, human factors engineers, designers, engineers, marketing and manufacturing experts to create a team specifically tailored to an individual client’s needs. Our team combines upfront contextual research, human factor testing, and conceptualization to understand and validate user needs. From there, we design, engineer, prototype, and test until we’re confident the design is ready for introduction and meets regulatory requirements. This process has helped create over 400 successful products in our
The firm’s customized team approach to innovation and client service has remained relatively unchanged and is still the driving force behind HSD today. Our designers, engineers, and researchers utilize the strengths of the team philosophy to solve even the most challenging problems. This collaborative effort combines the needs of both end users and suppliers—resulting in award-winning products that exceed customer expectations, stimulate the market, and create a better customer experience.
In just four decades, HSD has produced over 400 successfully designed products and has been recognized as a leader in Medical and Life Science product development. An award-winning portfolio of surgical tools, diagnostic instruments, delivery devices, and consumer healthcare products showcases the firm’s wide range of clients, including both Fortune 100 firms and emerging new ventures. HSD has established its self as one of the leading medical device development firms in the country.
We build a lot of things, and a great place to work is one of them. At HSD we believe the best ideas are products of a positive environment – combining hard work, collaboration, good food, and of course a lot of fun! Each member of the HSD family offers a unique perspective, skill set, and personality, creating a diverse atmosphere to think, play, and grow.