Current: Industrial Designer for a manufacturer of consumer products for storage and home decor. Educational background in Architecture (B. Arch/Drexel University). A strong interest in developing the built environment - beyond the single residential structure or commercial entity. City Planning is the ultimate way to improve the built environment and shape the way people view and interact with their surroundings...in a positive way! Specialties: Solidworks Certified, Solidworks 2012, AutoCAD 2012, Revit Architecture 2012, Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6, Sketch-up 8, 3D Modeling and Rendeirng Extremely versatile...can quickly change gears from conceptual to highly technical.

Work Samples

  • Architecture

  • Bath Caddies

  • Bath Furniture

Work History

  • Industrial Designer/Patent Coordinator

    • Zenith Products Corp
    • Feb 1997 - Present (17 years 6 months)

    • Originates and develops ideas to design the form of manufactured products: Reads
    publications, participates in functional team meetings, and consults with engineering,
    marketing, production, and sales representatives to establish design concepts.

    • Evaluates design ideas based on factors such as appealing appearance, design-function
    relationships, serviceability, materials and methods engineering, application, budget, price,
    production costs, methods of production, market characteristics, and client specifications.

    • Integrates findings and concepts and sketches design ideas.

    • Presents conceptual design to Product Managers and functional team members and
    discusses design concept as related to original design brief.

    • Creates 3D Model and Photo-Realistic images of designed products using Solid Works and
    AutoCAD.

    • Prints simulated model using in-house rapid prototyping/SLA 3D Printer to assess size,
    ergonomics, fit, form and function.

    • Prepares illustrations for Sales Presentations and technical manuals.

    • Prepares detailed engineering/working drawings from initial sketches and design
    specifications for tooling and manufacturing of final product components and assemblies.

  • CAD Operator/Arch. Intern

    • DWH2 & Associates
    • Dec 2007 - Oct 2008 (10 months)

    • Creates 3D building information modeling and 2D construction documentation using
    AutoCAD software.

    • Performs red-line changes and revisions.

    • Participates in the architectural design process and assists in the development of alternative solutions and presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to the client or for agency approval.

    • Develops project specifications from corporate specifications.

    • Assists in the creation of construction drawings for small scale commercial projects.

    • Scan, copy, print, and transmit original working drawings of current projects and organize and
    maintain project files.

Education

  • Drexel University

    • B.Arch Architecture
    • 2000 - 2007

Specialties

Awards

Holds Over 60 Current Design Patents and multiple Patents Pending Certified SolidWorks User

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