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Los Angeles, CA
I have a passion for the details of good design. The most pleasurable aspects of being a product designer are the sparks of creative vision, experiencing the journey of product development and enjoying the satisfaction of seeing new designs fully realized as a manufactured products.
Hardware - MS501 Door
Applinace - Coffee and spice mill
Lighting - MS702 Fantasma
Marc Scimé Design
Product Design & Development: 2000 - Current
Design and develop consumer and industrial products including electronics, housewares, toys, hardware, furniture (upholstery, casegoods, residential, office and hospitality), lighting and retail fixture/display.
Holly Hunt Collection
Furniture and Lighting Design and Development: 2000 – 2004 & 2006
As a member of the Holly Hunt Design Studio team I designed and developed high-end residential furniture and lighting.
Conducted the development of designs from sketches through computer models/renderings, technical drawings, rapid prototypes and production samples into manufacturing.
Assigned as the project manager to oversee the development of products, to establish and assert quality assurance standards with the manufacturers from the corporate office and out in the field. Wrote and maintained of quality assurance standards for all products, including overall analysis and documentation for new and existing products (photo, CAD and written). This included managing the development and the documentation of finishing procedures and approved finishing controls to assure consistency of finished product from multiple vendors.
Product design and development; project management; research (user based, image, technology, production methods; sourcing); human factors; prototyping; manufacturing processes; composition and color; sketching/free hand drawing; hand drafting and CAD (3D and 2D); rendering; shop methods/model making; photography; project documentation
SolidWorks; Rhinoceros; V-Ray; AutoCAD; Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Bridge); Mac OS X; Windows 7
University of Illinois at Chicago