Consumer product designer. Currently working under my own firm in Philadelphia, Exit Velocity Design, llc.

Work Samples

  • Personal

Work History

  • Adjunct Professor

    • Philadelphia University
    • Aug 2012 - Present (2 years 2 months)

    – Design101 for Industrial Designers

    o Introduce first year students to industrial design and provide practical skills and understanding of the industry
    o Assisted IDSA K-12 Design Learning Challenge


    – Materials and Process I

    o Educate industrial design and engineering students of manufacturing and materials for the purpose of product design
    o Manage student workers of prototype workshop

  • Owner, Principal Designer

    • Exit Velocity Design, LLC
    • Jul 2011 - Present (3 years 3 months)

    o Product, Instructional, and Package Design: SCA Global and SCA Americas
    o Virtual modeling and production documentation of flatware
    o Design for rapid prototype: 3D print, CNC, laser cut, casting, and molding
    o Build and installation of rooftop gardens and irrigation systems

  • Contract Industrial Designer

    • SCA Americas
    • Oct 2009 - Aug 2012 (2 years 10 months)

    – Lead designer of products developed from concept to production

    o XPIC: Line of 3 in-counter napkin dispensers
    o T-26 Tissue Dispenser
    o Drive-Thru Dispenser: Multiple napkin fast food solution


    – Support role to senior designers and engineers

    o Virtual build, rendering, and file handling of Premiere line of 5 dispensers
    o Instruction manual and packaging graphic design
    o Production drawing and documentation of plastic parts

  • Designer and Project Manager

    • Mike Leonard Designer
    • 2007 - Oct 2009 (2 years)

    – Instruct various levels of interns of process and techniques

    – Supervise projects from initial meeting to final documentation

    o Abbott Diabetes Care
    o Bush Refrigeration


    – Lead product designer on client sponsored projects

    o Air Products & Chemicals, inc
    o UV-Steri AquaSource

  • Design Intern

    • Mike Leonard Designer
    • 2006 - 2007 (1 year)
  • Technician

    • Omega Tools
    • 2005 - 2005

    Technician

    – Hydraulic and pneumatic tool assembly


    – Trained in metal fabrication

    o Mig/Tig Welding, Bridgeport, acetylene torch, lathe, press

Education

  • Philadelphia University

    • BS Industrial Design
    • 2003 - 2007

    – Project manager of first place team, PhilaU Sprint Project – Project manager of redesign of Maurice Kanbar’s Roll-it and workshops

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