I am an Industrial Designer working in the Cincinnati area serving clients in consumer products, packaging and medical device design. Corsair Product Design is a small ID firm, located in Cincinnati, OH, that serves clients seeking innovative product design that combines form and function. Corsair is currently seeking additional clients for 2014. I also serve medical clients as a device designer at the Medical Device Engine, a design firm housed within the Emergency Medicine department at UC Medical Center. Our team combines formal contextual inquiry studies with highly technical conceptual design and product development to develop new medical products to enhance patient care.

Work Samples

  • Medical Devices

  • Transportation Design

  • Consumer Products

Work History

  • Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    • University of Cincinnati
    • Jan 2014 - Present (11 months)
  • Owner

    • Corsair
    • Oct 2013 - Present (1 year 2 months)

    Corsair is an independent Industrial Design firm serving clients in all industries. Corsair focuses on the development of functional devices for innovative clients, from inventors and startups to established manufacturers. Unlike a traditional Industrial Design firm, Corsair develops concepts that consider technical constraints (e.g. manufacturing, cost, etc.) up front to get your product to market faster and in a more elegant form.

  • Senior Designer

    • Medical Device Engine
    • Oct 2013 - Present (1 year 2 months)

    The Medical Device Engine is a medical device design and research firm housed within the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Our team is comprised of designers, design researchers and physicians with the common goal of enhancing patient care through better device design.
    Our team of design researchers has unique access to the region's only Level I trauma center, housed within the region's leading teaching hospital. For industry partners, our team offers research services including contextual inquiry studies in the clinical environment, formative and summative usability testing with clinicians, and industrial design and product development driven by clinical feedback and observational insights.
    In addition to the design and research services offered to medical device manufacturers, our team works directly with physicians to design, develop and commercialize new devices born of clinical experience.
    If you're a device manufacturer seeking design research in the clinical environment, a physician with a brilliant idea for enhancing patient care, or a manufacturer looking for commercializable new products invented by brilliant physicians, please contact a team member directly or through www.medicaldeviceengine.com.

  • Adjunct Professor of Industrial Design

    • University of Cincinnati
    • Jan 2011 - Present (3 years 11 months)

    I have taught over twenty courses in the Industrial Design and Foundations programs at The University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.

  • Industrial Designer

    • THE INNOVATION GROUP @ Stress Engineering Services
    • Feb 2009 - Oct 2013 (4 years 8 months)
  • Freelance Designer

    • David Parrott Design
    • 2005 - 2009 (4 years)
  • Industrial Designer

    • DEKA Research & Development
    • Jul 2006 - Jul 2007 (1 year)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Searay Boats
    • Sep 2005 - Jan 2006 (4 months)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Enthoven Associates Design Consultants
    • Mar 2005 - Jun 2005 (3 months)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Wild Planet Toys
    • Sep 2004 - Dec 2004 (3 months)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Fisher-Price
    • Mar 2004 - Jun 2004 (3 months)
  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Ryobi Tools
    • Mar 2003 - Dec 2003 (9 months)

Education

  • University of Cincinnati

    • Master of Design Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2009
  • University of Cincinnati

    • Bachelor's of Science Industrial Design
    • 2001 - 2006
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    • Fine Art
    • 1999 - 2000

Specialties

Affiliations

University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine

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