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Promoting innovations in materials, technologies, and introspection to reduce complexity of design to its simplest, most usable form. An idea may be held cohesive to its family heritage and future growth through project management with designers, toolers, executives, and vendors.
- Thyssenkrupp Elevators Americas
- Oct 2011 - Present (2 years 2 months)
Prepares working plans and detail drawings of parts of machines from rough or detailed sketches and notes from engineering. Plans, designs, and coordinates the integration of machinery and equipment
into manufacturing process. Generate and drive innovation through new concepts, ideas, and technologies with a hands on and systematic approach.
- Freelance Designer
- Oct 2010 - Oct 2011 (1 year)
Free Lance designer.
Custom design solutions including:
Jewelry refinement and rendering for customer/industry,
Product design and engineering for mass production,
- Triton Boats
- Oct 2006 - Oct 2010 (4 years)
Managed design from concept through production, including mold making and part sourcing, for market leading manufacturer. Produced sketches, models, and renderings to define the aesthetic look and direction of the brand. Orchestrated engineering changes, process streamlining, and legal compliance to ensure national regulations were met.
Pursued new design language and product evolution road map to meet branding identity, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.
Introduced new methods and materials to reduce costs by over 3% and enrich brand identity.
Helped generate millions of dollars annually through the production of up to 3000 cutting-edge boats.
Attended annual seminars and passed certification to ensure all national regulations were consistently met.
Saved company $20K annually by bringing mat production in-house.
Conducted performance testing on boats to ensure company benchmarks, such as speed, fuel miles, and maneuverability.
- Bachelor's Industrial Design
- 2002 - 2006
- Product Design Product Design
- 2005 - 2005
ABYC Certified; 2009-Present
CE Certified; 2007-Present
Patents pending for bathroom ventilation system
1st Place; Technical Drafting
2002 Alabama VICA Skills Competition
Runner Up; Technical Drafting
2002 National VICA Skills Competition