An experienced, professional product development designer eager to help you achieve your product goals. Maintains a professional capacity to develop and evaluate design strategies for various fields including but not limited to industrial, medical, dental, and consumer goods. These fields are supported with the execution of various design driven tools to support tangible research, concept ideations, renderings, prototyping and mechanical modeling, material selections, and manufacturing processes providing various clients with the support and vision to be successfully positioned and have complete control in their market.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Development Designer

    • bb7
    • Madison, WI
    • Apr 2010 - Present (4 years 6 months)

    - Product development for various fields ranging from medical, dental, consumer, and mechanical design
    - Interactive design development for product interface and user interaction both qualitative and quantitative
    - Worked collaboratively with various teams consisting of electrical engineers, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, and fellow designers
    - Lead designer and project lead on various projects
    - Helped develop management tools to align decisions in the design process
    A few key projects:
    - Dental loupes for the medical/dental industry that won various awards and magazine features globally
    - Soft goods case for a respiratory breathing device focusing on the elderly
    - Hygiene product line for a specific archetype
    - User centered GUI for a total control climate system
    - Robotic test cell and interface that would demonstrate the use of bone and soft tissue manipulation tools and devices
    - Medical respiratory inhalation device for large quantity production in 9 months
    - Branded packing for the first time release of two new products
    - Welding helmet that helps evenly distribute weight across the user’s skull creating less pressure points

  • Product designer / Industrial designer

    • Gruv Design
    • Milwaukee, WI
    • Apr 2008 - Dec 2014 (6 years 8 months)

    - Partnered with an innovative design team working on various mechanical and hand held products

    - Focused on Ergonomics and hand control design

    - Created detailed sketches of various products from home lighting to large excavation equipment

  • Industrial Design

    • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
    • Aug 2005 - Apr 2009 (3 years 8 months)

    - Designed and built a recreational vehicle for deep snow
    and street driving

    - Developed process displays for STATUS showing product durability and materials

    - Designed a portable dishwasher that saved water and consumed no energy for
    International Housewares Competition

    - Collaborative project with MIAD/Harley Davidson on the FLH motorcycle Redesign

    - Collaborative project with MIAD/AO Smith on a water heater blower motor redesign

    - Developed a prototype model for HVLP painting based on the ergonomics of the hand

    - Collaborative project with MIAD/Milwaukee Public Schools to design a sink that
    children with disabilities can use

    - Designed an ergonomic rain collection system for MIAD/FISKARS collaborative project

    - Developed 3d rendered models for MIAD/MASTERLOCK collaborative project

    - Designed and developed loppers and pruning shears for MIAD/FISKARS collaborative
    project

    - Designed and created a prototype steam cooker that recycled energy and was
    healthier than a microwave

    - Developed fiberglass under water submersible, to record underwater information
    without human divers

    - Developed a Prototype to replace window blinds with solar LEC panels that stored
    the suns energy for later use

  • Fabrication and Paint Technician

    • CS Motorsports
    • Milwaukee, WI
    • Oct 2008 - Nov 2008 (1 month)

    2008
    -Involved with two fabricators
    -Small fabrication with structural integrity
    -Painting and mixing to client’s specifications

  • Fabricator/Designer

    • AFX a division of Sign Effectz
    • Mar 2008 - Aug 2008 (5 months)

    2008
    -Involved with teams and individual based jobs
    -Welding and engineering to meet clients need
    -Understood wiring and involved painting processes

Education

  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree Industrial Design; 2009
    • 2005 - 2009

Specialties

Awards

- Notable Entry Award for 'One hour sketch' IDSA student milwaukee Competition - Honorable Mention Award for Studebaker Competition - Featured at Productdesignhub - First place for Material Process Guide contest IDSA Conference - Medical Design Excelence award - Designed hygenie product line that won consumers vote as best for...
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