I currently work for the Own brand design team at Office Depot Corporate. Designing products that range from consumer office supplies to office furiture and seating. I also manage and run a freelance design company called streetdemonsdesigns.com. There I manage and design graphic ,web and product design projects.
When im not working I aid the staff at the Art Institute of ft. lauderdale by conducting workshops( advanced solidworks,sketching and rendering)
Office Depot/ Private Brand
Boca Raton FL.
Oct. 2010 - present
Product Designer- Product development- Office Depot Own Brand
Design for (own) brand products. ( Foray, Realspace, Realspace Pro ,Ativa Ativa Mobile IT ) Work with internal merchants to help guide products from concept develpment, vendors and then to store. Create working cad files for prototyping and production. Create photoreal renderings, showing CMF and design direction for Own brand style guides to be used for internal and external use at Office depot corporate.
Annual travel to Asia and elsewhere to visit manufacturing companies as well as IDSA National conferences and other design related events.
Streetdemonsdesigns.com/ID driven Development
spring 2005- Present
Principle partner/Industrial Designer
freelance product design, packaging design, graphic design ,branding, Website design and development( over see the dreamweaver,flash html development) ,high end hand or digital illustration, program development, 3D cad consulting and physical appearance models and digital photography..
Some of my current and past clients (Ideation studios, Shooters cafe, Bootleggers, W.B .Engineering inc., Exlusive design Inc. ,Explorer satellite inc. Global view product development group L.L.C, Armalazer INC. Art to Part Inc. Ornamator L.L.C and many others )
Global View Product Development L.L.C
Full time May 09 - April 10
LEAD Industrial Design consultant
work directly with Clients production teams and vendors, concept development, marketing material development, cad development for production, prototype construction and presentation, production artwork and layout design. Worked on large corporate projects as well as smaller inventor projects
- Lead designer on a 4+ million dollar project for Walmart Inc.
Motorola Inc. (CXD group)
Nov. 2008- April. 2009
Co-op Design Intern Mobile devices
Designed new Iden driven concept phones. focusing on user interface such as the keypad and PTT. Aided senior design staff with CMF presentations for major clients. Designed in partnership with Chicago and Brazil Motorola IDEN/CXD Design studios.
Part time/ Intern
Sept. 2008- Nov.2008
Reverso Pumps Inc.
Lower shop Manager/ CNC operator
Sept. 2006- Sept.2008
Computer program skills
Advanced Soildworks 2011
(surface building, EN drawings, solid building
large part Assemblies)
Photo View 360
Bunkspeed Hypershot Pro
Luxion Keyshot 2
Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5
Design For Manufacturing( understanding draft angles,
no undercuts and material wall thickness)
Website Design and Development
website Design Management
Photo Real CG Renderings
Advanced Rapid Hand Sketching
Advanced Rapid Ideation
(C.M.F.) colors, materials, finishes
high end illustrations (pencil, ink, digital)
Dynamic Photography (Nikon D3100 SLR)
Florida Atlantic University
Executive Certificate - Project Management
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale 2005-2009
BS Industrial Design
Morris County School of Technology, Denvile NJ 2004-2005
Auto tech 1 graduate
(engine, brake and suspension repair)
Management and project leadership
hobby model maker( Saturn v rocket, titanic
Study Jazz, Ballet, Modern Dance
Study MMA at American Top Team Fort Lauderdale ( Muah Thai Boxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsue Gi and No Gi , MMA)