Industrial Design professional, focused on Interior/Architectural related products: Furniture, Door Hardware, Fixtures, Lighting and related Residential + Commercial Products.

Work Samples

  • Products on the market

  • Guilloche Pendant

  • Hardware Concepts

Work History

-Industrial Design- EMTEK ASSA ABLOY July 2009 – Present Lead Industrial Designer for Emtek door hardware, a company within the ASSA ABLOY North America Residential Door Hardware Group. Focusing on improving the aesthetics of Decorative Door and Cabinet Hardware, I also work on design projects within the Assa-Abloy Americas Division. -Responsible for creating a product development strategy focusing on implementing Industrial Design into the product development cycle. -Industrial Design along with an aggressive development strategy has been responsible for increased sales growth in the last 1.5 years. Designs brought to market: -Entrysets -Cabinet hardware collections -Various Knob, Lever and Rosette Designs -Furniture Designer- SMK design resource April 2008 – July 2009 (1 year 4 months) SMK was a US Sales and Design Representative for a large Overseas Trading Company with Clients including; JCPenney, Crate and Barrel, and Pottery Barn. During my time at the company I brought multiple products to market that are still selling to this day. My job functions were as follows: -Research and Identify Design Trends in Furniture, Lighting and Interior Design -Design and Develop Cost Sensitive, Manufacturable and Marketable Furniture Concepts for our clients -Gather and Compose a Database of Competitor's Products. -Identified Voids in the Market and new channels for Product Development -Corresponded with overseas Engineers during the Prototyping and Manufacturing Process. -Education- The Art Institute of Orange County BS, Industrial design 2006 – 2008 California State University-Dominguez Hills General Education with an emphasis on the Social Sciences 2003 – 2006

Education

Art Institute Orange County

Specialties

Awards

BS degree

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