As a creator of many award winning and successful products, I know what it takes to bring great design to market and have the vision and enthusiasm it takes to make this happen. A strong user centric approach, branding and competitive analysis experience, along with expertise in sketching and 3d visualization allow me to drive collaboration with teams to make great design for businesses to succeed.

Work Samples

  • Revel OLED Luminaire

  • Kindred

  • Glimpse

Work History

Senior Industrial Designer, Acuity Brands Lighting, Berkeley, CA. January 2010 – March 2016. Driving innovation and user centered design in advanced R&D group charged with mainstreaming Organic Light Emitting Diode technology in commercial lighting applications. Independent Industrial Design consultant, San Francisco, CA. February 1998 – Present Consulted on Industrial Design and 3d development for several industry leading companies. Clients include Kodak, IDEO, Lunar Design, Samsung, HP, Dioptics, Landor, Lunar Design, Popular Science, Pentagram and Sony. California College of Arts, San Francisco, CA. January 1999 - June 2000. January 2009 – May 2009, Adjunct Lecturer Instruction of Autodesk Alias Studio 2009 and Hypershot in the Design Communications curriculum. Lifestyle Design, Santa Barbara, CA. December 2006 – January 2008 Lead Designer and Director Creative lead for Industrial Design team on many projects with an emphasis on brand strategy and innovation. Pentagram Design Inc., San Francisco, CA. July 2001 - May 2006 Senior Industrial Designer, Director of 3D Responsible for 3D development, research, branding and strategy in desktop PC, mobile PC and consumer electronic markets. Director of 3D CAD development team using Alias Studiotools. Lunar Design, Palo Alto, CA. July 1993 - February 1998 Industrial Designer, Model maker March 1992 - July 1993, IDEO Product Development, Palo Alto. Designer, Modelmaker Applications of Choice Autodesk Alias Studio 2014, Keyshot, Autodesk Inventor, Adobe Creative Suite.

Education

University of Cincinnati

Specialties

Awards

2014 Two Next Generation Lighting awards. Nomi and Trilia 2014 Architectural SSL magazine Product Innovation Awards, Lumen Being and Modelo 2013 Illuminating Engineering Society annual progress report. Lumen Being and Modelo 2011 “Most Innovative Product of the Year” af Light Fair International 2011. Revel OLED Luminaire 2011 “Top 10 Must See Products” Light Fair...
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