As an employee for Performance Designed Products, my designs were manufactured under the Energizer® brand license name. Here are some highlights of my accomplishments. • Developed Energizer® brand charger design that made its product debut at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo and was marketed for the Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming controller. • Designed for 100 GameStop stores a P.O.P. merchandise display that had a reduced retail footprint over the competition. • Received positive consumer reviews for Energizer® brand 3X charger design for Nintendo that offered charging solutions.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Designer/Freelance

    • Performance Designed Products LLC., Video gaming and mobile accessories manufacturer
    • Aug 2011 - Present (3 years 11 months)

    Video gaming and mobile accessories manufacturer
    • Based on research to identify markets, I provided sketches and 3D mock-ups of a charger for Xbox 360 and PlayStation gaming controller. Produced and delivered final product designs of which one showcased at the 2011 E3 Expo in Los Angeles.
    • Participated and communicated effectively with creative, cross-disciplined team in the design of a P.O.P. display that sold into 100 GameStop stores. I was responsible for 2D “Specing” and preparing design sketches in 3D.
    • Assisted in the development of product solution that offered innovation of a design that utilized slide mechanism to hide and access inputs.
    • Through investigation learned to use software program technology in the development of organic shapes for HDMI cable accessories design.
    • With attention to detail and storytelling, I recomposed art assets from Marvel Comics, Disney, Blizzard and Pop Caps using Photoshop and Illustrator
    • Using technique to identify design theme, I conceptualized and modeled in 3D a Walmart branded audio and video cable head accessory.
    • Problem solved and solution offered with modified company product SKU that combined use to house and charge new Nintendo Wii U Gamepad.

  • Hospitality Waiter and Staff

    • Peninsula Hotel
    • Oct 2008 - May 2012 (3 years 7 months)

    Represented hotel standards with initiative to uphold high end service and experience for client in all functions to include banquets, high-teas, weddings and political dinners.

  • Assistant to professors

    • Otis College of Art and Design
    • Sep 2008 - May 2009 (8 months)

    Guided freshmen with design choices and advice based on class assignment and students personal interpretation. Classes were for Product Design and Life Drawing respectively.

  • Office Administrator

    • Architype
    • Jul 2005 - Aug 2008 (3 years 1 month)

    Researched new business opportunities to seek possible sales and placement of product to include MechoShade, Nesson Lighting, Moroso and other high-end furniture lines. Brought database up to date in coordinated effort, managed and processed marketing kits with follow up, maintained library and delivered furniture.

  • Sales

    • Burberry
    • Aug 2005 - Aug 2007 (2 years)

    Team player with goal of achieving and surpassing store sales objectives. Active in inventory and year–end holiday sale events and awarded top salesman for in-store sales contest.

  • Sales

    • Bloomingdales
    • Jun 2003 - Aug 2005 (2 years 2 months)

    Exceeded $400k in sales selling menswear and accessories. Received multiple letters from clients expressing gratitude for my excellent service. I mentored new hires within my department level and was successful in meeting company objective with the opening of new store credit card accounts.

Education

  • Otis College of Art and Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Product Design
    • 2007 - 2011

    Dean's List: Freshman 2007, Junior 2009 and Senior 2010.

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