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Roswell (Atlanta), GA
Experienced in industrial design, interface design, graphic design, and technical illustration. Able to manage multiple projects and meet extremely tight deadlines both as an individual and as part of a collaborative team.
Construction Vacuum Wheel
Oasis Airport Relaxation System
Donald S. Herzog
310 Meadowood Dr
Roswell, GA 30075
Sr. Interface/Industrial Designer
Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics
Apr 2011 - present
Leading product research, writing design specifications, creating interface flow diagrams, and implementing interfaces that enrich the user experience of Humminbird and Geonav brands. Implementing interfaces for several different platforms as well as developing interface architecture and style guides from the ground up.
University of CIncinnati - DAAP
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Taught Design Communication course that covered many traditional industrial design visualization techniques. Emphasis was on developing the ability to efficiently communicate design ideas in a convincing manner using perspective, color, value and lighting to define form. Students were introduced to the importance of research, advanced technologies and benchmarking.
The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati
Jan 2010 - Mar 2011
Periodically taught "Designing for Multimedia Display", an undergraduate course in the Web Design and Interactive Media department. Course introduced students to the process of conceptualizing and planning an interactive project, writing design documents for projects on a variety of delivery mediums, analyzing each mediums capabilities and limitations, studying information architecture and interaction design, and how to translate user and customer goals and requirements into a cohesive design.
Touchstone Merchandise Group, LLC.
Mar 2010 - Dec 2010 (position eliminated)
Worked with companies worldwide to develop branded products, promotional merchandise, and proprietary consumer goods. Projects included both hard and soft goods such as backpacks, bags, luggage, apparel, jackets, toys, etc. Responsible for all aspects of the design process including concept development, product/brand identity, product aesthetics.
Industrial Design Intern
Formation Design Group, Atlanta, GA, Sept 2008 - Dec 2008
Orange Chair, LLC, Cincinnati, OH, Mar 2008 - Jun 2008
DEWALT Industrial Products, Towson, MD, Sept 2007 - Dec 2007
Catalyst PDG, Inc.. Indianapolis, IN, Mar 2007 - Jun 2007
Fisher-Price, Inc., East Aurora, NY, Sept 2006 - Dec 2006 & Mar 2006 - Jun 2006
Performed industrial design duties including conducting design research, brainstorming, conceptual sketching, sketch rendering, physical and digital prototype modeling, brand identity development, and conducting client/management team presentations on a diverse set of projects in both consultancy and corporate environments.
Multimedia Specialist II
Capital One Services, Inc.
Glen Allen, VA
Jan 2001 - Aug 2004
Responsible for the creation of computer/web-based training for associates across company’s international network. Involved in all stages of project development including project management, storyboarding, programming, user-interface design, distribution, and data collection/evaluation.
Developed computer/web-based training version control, peer style review, and graphics/animation standards. Converted computer-based training from LAN to Web for distribution over company Intranet. Assisted with successful distribution of computer/web-based training to international partners in Canada and India. Promoted to Multimedia Specialist II.
The Boeing Company
St. Louis, MO
Feb 1999 - Jan 2001
Developed interactive multimedia courseware to demanding military standards for aircraft maintenance/pilot training and internal inventory control system. Trained new employees and contractors on functional duties of Courseware Developer position.
AH-64D Apache Longbow Helicopter Project – Instrumental in the successful completion of 29 computer-based training courses in 18-month period. Established standards, procedures, and screen templates for courseware development. Self taught Asymetrix Icon Author multimedia authoring application.
Integrated Manufacturing Controls Systems (IMACS) Project – Integral part of on-time delivery of Phase III portion of in-house computer-based training application. Promoted to Courseware Developer after finishing at the top of company’s Macromedia Authorware training.
Sr. Technical Illustrator
The Boeing Company
St. Louis, MO
Aug 1996 - Feb 1999
Created 2D illustrations and 3D geometry for traditional and interactive aircraft maintenance manuals. Maintained electronic drawing database and mentored new employees.
Achieved 98.7% on-time completion rate of technical publications, surpassing company goal. Chosen to join F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) group to convert paper publications to electronic technical manuals. Played an essential role in completing illustrations for 5,800 units of AV-8 Harrier technical publications. Elected to the Illustration Continuous Improvement Team (ICIT) and volunteered as a Point-of-Contact to other team members. Promoted to Senior Technical Illustrator.
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Bachelor of Science, magan cum laude
Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Master of Arts
Interactive Media Communications
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Bachelor of Science with Distinction
Technical Graphics Technologies
Adobe | Authorware, Creative Suite
Autodesk | Alias, AutoCAD, SketchBook Pro
Bunkspeed | Shot
Dassault Systèmes | SolidWorks
Microsoft | Office
Wacom | Cintiq, Intuos
Windows/Mac operating systems
Honors & Achievements
Nominated for 2009 IDSA Student Chapter Merit Award
University of Cincinnati Kappa Theta Epsilon (KTE) Cooperative Honor Society
University of Cincinnati Dean’s List every quarter
Purdue University Dean’s List every semester
CapitalOne Certificate of Appreciation for meeting milestones of Project ART Training Delivery Phase
CapitalOne Certificate of Recognition for contributions to the ROCI System Decommissioning Project
Boeing Certificate of Recognition for meeting requirements of extended contract/delivery date on AV-8 Harrier Technical Publications
Member and former class representative of Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
Member of Audi Club of North America
Former Webmaster for Shenandoah Region Porsche Club of America (PCA)
University of Cincinnati