Designer of consumer, medical, commercial, and sports products. Biggest satisfaction comes from seeing a product through from initial idea to completion...and making sure it is suitable for the end user group. Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams, both domestically and overseas as well as consulting and corporate environments.
Los Angeles, CA
To be part of an organization that focuses on providing creative, efficient, exciting, and fitting design solutions.
Senior Industrial Designer, Giant Bicycle
Newbury Park, CA
Aug '07 - Present
Global team member responsible for the design and development of bikes and accessories. Ranges from low-end steel construction to highly stylized and engineered composite frames. Involvement from beginning to end including close interaction with professional athletes, user groups, category managers, and working with Giant facilities in Taiwan and China.
Industrial Designer, HS-Design
June '04 - Aug '07
Responsible for all phases of product design from research through production: User research, trend boards, brainstorming, concept sketches, modeling, renderings, and final material/color selections. Primary focus on consumer, medical, and commercial products. Working closely with larger corporations to small start-ups in developing new design solutions.
Industrial Designer, The Perfect Impression
Morris Plains, NJ
Oct '02 - June '04
Worked on a variety of products relating to the medical and consumer promotional industry. Research, brain-storming, concept development, and dealing with overseas factories.
Adjunct Faculty, Kean University
Aug '03 - June '07
Instructor of a 3 credit sketching class in the Kean Design department. Students gain a better understanding of sketch techniques and presentation ranging from traditional to digital media.
Bachelor of Science, Industrial Design
Virginia Polytechnic and State University
-Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchbook Pro
-InDesign, Acrobat, Power Point, Excel, Word
-Solidworks 2010 / Photoworks, Hypershot, Dimension 3d printer
-Brainstorming, user & contextual research, and compilation of data for presentations.
-Concept sketches of line art through refined Illustrator and Photoshop renderings.
-Foam modeling and mock-ups.
-Presentation 3D and 2D renderings.
-Knowledge of injection molding, pressure forming, two-shot overmolding, carbon-fiber composites, etc.
- Awards & Activities
2009 Bike of the Year: AnthemX - What Mountain Bike UK
IDEA Honorable Mention '08 Bios Defender
CES Innovations Winner ‘07 BioAxxis Locks
‘08 FindMeSpot GPS
RESI Awards Judge: 2006 - 2009
IDSA Member: '03 - present; Merit Scholar - VT
USM Haller Modular Systems: Senior Thesis Scholarship