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I am a design pioneer looking for creative solutions for the future.
Dale Earnhardt - The Intimidator D3
DARPA XC2V FLYPMODE Concept
Solar Trio a Shell Game Changer
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA 2005
Bachelor of Science in Transportation Design
Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA 1998-2001
Art, Product and Transportation design foundation courses
ITT Technical Institute, San Bernardino, CA 1997
Associate of Applied Science, Computer Aided Drafting
Peterbilt Motors Company a PACCAR Inc., Denton, TX 2007-Present
Currently contracted by The Bartech Group to Peterbilt Motors as an exterior and interior designer. Working on the development of new product. Support and design advance concept products.
Kenworth T700- Heavily involved in the new over the road aero exterior design.
BMW/Designworks USA, Newbury Park, CA 2004-2007
I was a consultant working for a variety of Designworks clients who needed our design help or contribution to improve or rethink their product or philosophy. Some of the projects required one or all of the following; research, sketching, refinement, mockups to 3D computer or 1:1 full scale models.
Transit Department- Designed the exterior or interior of private jets, planes, trains, buses, RVs, bulldozers, cruise boats and yachts. My Semi-Truck design for the year 2015 was selected by the client to go into a 1:1 full scale clay model which was Di-Noced before it was shipped.
Product Department- Premium massage chair, home entertainment speakers, and story board illustrations of future products I designed and an Alias model of a printer.
Automotive Department- BMW 3-Series interior concept research and design. BMW 3-Series rim designs for Munich.
Ford Lincoln - Sponsored by Visteon 2005
Worked as a team learning the science of lighting by research and developed creative design proposals enhancing vehicle interiors and exteriors. Demonstrated in my proposal how light can transform the ambient characteristics of a vehicle and the driving experience.
Toyota Scion - Sponsored by Calty Design Research 2005
Proposed and designed a new segment for 2015, targeting Generation Y from a sketch stage to a final 3D
1/4-Scale model coupe. Displayed my concept with interactive controls using Real Time Technology.
Panasonic - Sponsored by Panasonic 2004
Collaborated in a group of different disciplinary majors to come up with a transit system. We came up with the GO Traveling Ubiquitous System. My design was a universal electrical powered vehicle that seats four.
Mazda R&D, Irvine, CA 2003
Collaborated in the developmental design of the Mazda 3 for 2010 and sketched designs for the next generation Mazda 6. Delivered research, concept sketches, package drawing renderings, and 3-D 1/5-scale model RX-8 for the year 2015.
I/O Controls Corporation, Azusa, CA 1999-2002
Designed and engineered over 40 types of DINEX multiplex modules for the global transit bus control market. Created, maintained, and revised the CAD models for each product we produced. Collaborated with engineers to generate the Bill of Materials for each product. Produced and developed a short video of the company’s product assembly and capabilities.
Starcrest, Perris, CA 1997-1999
Improved the mail order product assembly line with conveyor belts by developing and laying out engineered drawings of work flow diagrams and schematics. Collaborated with engineers and mechanics to develop these diagrams which were implemented at the warehouse. Laid out architectural drawings after inspecting and surveying buildings and warehouses for company expansion.
Design - Creative problem solver with great concept sketching, rendering, and 3D modeling skills
Computer - Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, Alias Studio Tools, Power Point and AutoCAD
Leadership - President, Vice-President, and Student Representative at Art Center College of Design
Attributes - Responsible, passionate, dedicated with a sense of humor
Languages - Fluent in English and Spanish; Conversational in Italian
• General Motors
• Ford Motor Company
• Art Center College of Design
• Local Motors DARPA XC2V Winner - Full Scale running Prototype presented to the president of the United States of America July 2011
• Autoweek - Web site article
• Metro Pop - Magazine article
• Moto Revue - Magazine article
• SoloMoto 30 - Full spread magazine article
• Total 911 - Full spread magazine article
• Mazda Sport - Full spread magazine article
• Business Week - Web site and magazine article
• Dot Art Center Magazine - Magazine article
• The San Francisco Chronicle - Front Page article
• Discovery Channel Motorcycle Special - Art Center Design Interview
• XC2V FLYPMODE – Numerous of internet websites articles
Art Center College of Design