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Versatile Industrial Designer with a strong mechanical aptitude. Experienced in product design and development, sourcing and manufacturing. Consultant for various companies globally on products ranging from soft goods and promotional products, to consumer electronics, housewares and packaging. Extensive domestic and international travel experience to Asia and Europe to work with suppliers/manufacturers for product development, and exhibit at, or attend trade shows to search for new materials and Identify product trends. Resulting in multiple successful product introductions to market, with products carried by multiple big box retailers.
Pearl Floss Dispenser
Sleep Apnea Pillow
Branding + Packaging
- Contour Products (Fort Lauderdale, Florida + Charlotte, North Carolina) November 2009 - January 2017 - Product Designer & Developer – Product Design / Packaging and Graphics Design Responsibilities include being involved in the entire product design and development process. Focused primarily on foam goods; i.e. pillows, postural support, cushions made of injection molded or cut foam, and textiles. Worked directly with company president and head of marketing throughout the process, including product, graphics and packaging design, technical drawings, photography and market research. - EP3 Systems (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) March 2008 - October 2008 - Junior Product Designer – Promotional Product Design Responsibilities included the ability to work in a fast paced design process, designing promotional items for pharmaceutical companies, ranging from desk-top items, and pens to personal electronic items and educational products. Primary focus to generate numerous design concepts rapidly. Education The Art Institutes: 2005-2009 Bachelor of Science: Industrial Design Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Graduated Magna Cum Laude - 2009 Presidents list 2005-2009