Design styled to client desire. Engineered to survive in the real world. Custom hand crafted to insure the utmost quality. With 7 years as a designer and fabricator at The Exploratorium's Exhibit Services I bring a working knowledge of fabrication to the design process. Design, Develop and Prototyping services. Full CNC shop. Access to most current CAD tools.

Work Samples

  • Conversation Piece

  • end table

  • Bosuns Chair

Work History

7-11 to 11-12 Director of Operations Pacific Panels Inc. Oakland, CA Responsible for all operations. Management of Staff of 20-25. Provide Outside and Inside Technical and Sales support. Purchasing, Inventory control, Scheduling, Maintenance, Marketing, Business Development, New Product Development , Production Engineering Development. All CNC Programming and CAD Design. 11-08 to Present Owner MRothberg Design Brooklyn, NY Custom Design and Prototyping services. 2D & 3D Modeling and Rendering Mechanical, Electronic and Fabrication Design. Shop Drawings including annotation for Fabrication and Welding detail. Materials Research and Sourcing. B.O.M. and P.O. System development. 9-09 to Present 3D Print & Scan Lab Manager Parsons-The New School for Design NY, NY Operate and Maintain 2 Zcorp R.P. Machines. Operate and Maintain 3D scanners. Coordinate student technicians. Track machine use and billing. Manage electronic equipment for faculty short term use in the Parsons Advanced Resources center. 8-08 to 10-08 Designer/Fabricator Associated Fabrication Brooklyn, NY Mechanical Design and Custom Fabrication of Molded and Machined Corian interiors for the Halo Bar located in Washington D.C. Duties included Structural design for all bar components. Production of shop drawings from Architectural renderings. Vacuum forming and CNC machining of Corian components. 8-01 to 7-08 Exhibit Designer, The Exploratorium (Exhibit Services) San Francisco, CA Interactive Science Exhibit Design. Implement new original exhibit concepts. Redesign existing exhibits to meet client specifications. Continuing responsibility for fabrication and mentoring duties as listed below. Exhibit Technician II, The Exploratorium (Exhibit Services) (6-06 to 6-07) Independently designed and fabricated entire exhibits. Trained and mentored newly hired technicians. Exhibit Technician I, The Exploratorium (Exhibit Services) (8-04 to 6-06) Independently designed and fabricated entire exhibits, using advanced software tools (AutoCAD 3D, AutoDesk Inventor and File Maker Pro) and CNC Machine Tools. Daily setup and maintenance of CNC router table and CNC 3 axis mill. Electromechanical Technician II, The Exploratorium (Exhibit Services) (8-02 to 8-04) Designed and fabricated exhibits under guidance of Lead Designer. Lead technician on installation at client museums, including overseas locations. Improved shop layout and safety in CNC machine room, including installation of new equipment. Electromechanical Technician I, The Exploratorium (Exhibit Services) (8-01 to 8-02) Assembled and fabricated exhibit parts. Responsibilities included use of conventional and computer-controlled machine tools, computer-aided design; and installation and maintenance of exhibits at client museums. Related Skills Software applications: Mac and PC platforms AutoCAD 3D, AutoDesk Inventor, SolidWorks, Rhino, Vectorworks, Mastercam, SprutCam, CamWorks, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, File Maker Pro Machining skills: Extensive experience in CNC tool programming and operation; conventional mill and lathe operation; and use of cabinetry tools including joiner, planer and shaper. Electronics: Basic circuit board fabrication and electrical circuit layout Languages: Spanish proficiency, including business-level vocabulary


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