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.
PRIMARY SKILL SETS
Digital Rendering: Adobe Suite, Rhino, Solidworks
Analog Rendering: Sketch, Marker, Paint, Control Drawings
Model Making: Clay, Plastic, Wood, Metal, Foam
Machinery: 2D Router, 5-Axis Mill, 3D printer, Digitizing
Project Management: Time line, Phase-Gate, Charter
Innovation: Research, Survey, Brainstorming, Cost reduction
ThyssenKrupp Elevators Americas; Middleton, TN; Oct 2011-Present
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.
Triton Boats; Ashland City, TN; Oct 2006-Oct 2010
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.
Digital Repair Facility; Auburn University, AL; Feb 2004-Oct 2006
Serviced new and existing infrastructure. Trouble-shot, repaired, and installed technology. Worked with over 3000 computers, monitors, laptops, projectors, printers, and software.
Saved university tens of thousands of dollars annually by implementing and managing Dell leasing program, which supported 1100 customers and over 2000 computers.
Consistently achieved outstanding customer service results through feedback surveys.
Dyanetics; Huntsville, AL; Summer 2002
Produced accurate and detailed drawings for the defense contractor. Managed and maintained part drawings and revisions to ensure product quality.
Bachelor of Industrial Design; May 2006
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Auburn Study Abroad; Summer 2005
Shu-Te University, Yen Chau, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, R,O.C.