Product Design and Development of products related to the Consumer, Bathroom, Electronic Enclosure, PPE, Fashion and Packaging markets. Manufacturer and consultancy side experience. Experience of dealing first hand with clients, suppliers, manufacturers and sales and marketing teams. Broad experience across a variety of creative disciplines allowing me to be a sympathetic and highly adaptable design professional. Product Design and Engineering utilising a variety of Parametric CAD tools and Rendering packages. Specialties: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3 to CREO Solid and Surface, Pro/INTRALINK, Solid Edge ST3, Solidworks, Keyshot 3, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat and Distiller. High quality image manipulation and retouching. Fully conversant with both Mac and PC Interface and Microsoft Office. Traditional skills including sketch development, rendering and Illustration.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Senior Product Design Engineer

    • Optima Design Services Ltd
    • Aug 2011 - Present (3 years 4 months)

    Optima is a specialist product design consultancy servicing clients in the consumer, retail, military and medical markets. Specialist Pro/E consultants with over 15 years experience of developing cutting edge products using the most recent innovations in CAD and Rapid Prototyping technologies, for some of the most recognised UK and European product brands.

    • Development of Concepts
    • Industrial and Product Design
    • Additional Resource During Peak Periods
    • Specialist Skill sets including Mechanica/Finite Element Analysis
    • Generation of Complex Geometry and Surfacing
    • Draughting Services
    • Rendering and Animation
    • Pro/ENGINEER Consultancy
    • iphone apps - NEW!!

    OPTIMA Design Services The Village-No 20 Maisies Way South Normanton Alfreton Derbyshire DE55 2DS 2 min from M1 Junction 28 and 20 min from central Nottingham and Central Derby. Contact us at Optima to see how we can assist you with your Product Design and Engineering requirements. sales@optima-design.co.uk

  • Product Design Concept Specialist

    • Fine Group PLC
    • 2009 - 2011 (2 years)

    Fine Group PLC is a specialist product design and assembly manufacturer, providing solutions to Cover, Carry and Protect to customer's exacting requirements. Fine is a design-to-concept solutions provider and focus's on PPE (Health & Safety), Medical, Military, Fashion and other specialist markets.

  • Product Design Engineer (Contract)

    • Armitage Venesta
    • 2011 - 2011

    Product Design and Development for the commercial bathroom sector.

  • Product Design Engineer

    • Bristan Group Ltd
    • 2008 - 2009 (1 year)

    Bristan Ltd. is the UK’s leading supplier of bathroom and kitchen taps, showers and bath accessories.

  • Studio Designer

    • Vanishingpoint Visual Communications
    • 2006 - 2008 (2 years)

    Vanishingpoint Visual Communications is a specialist Photography and Graphic Design Studio producing exceptional images and graphic solutions for some of the most notable brands and companies in the UK.

  • Design Assistant

    • BBC/ITV Independent Drama's
    • 2004 - 2006 (2 years)

    Design Assistant for a number of UK Network drama series and childrens programmes including ITV/BBC Ind. Productions.

  • Design Assistant

    • Elan Vital
    • Apr 2001 - Dec 2001 (8 months)

    University Placement-Product development company working with fluid analysis and medical product technologies.

Education

  • University of Teesside

    • MSc Product Design, CAD, Engineering
    • 2002 - 2003

    Product Design, Rapid Prototyping and Pro/E.

  • University of Northumbria

    • BA (Hons) Product Design
    • 1998 - 2002

    Industrial and Product Design. Multiple RSA and APME Design competition shortlisting.

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