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Pretoria, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
Experienced product designer, passionate about developing new innovative product designs from concept to market. In-depth technical know how of plastic part tooling and varied manufacturing processes, materials and finishes. Lecturing 3D Visualisation at The Open Window School of Visual Communication.
Plastic Design Engineering
Projects: Consulting work - varied projects Duties: Developing conceptual product design and sketching Plastic - model making & prototyping Product presentation drawings, layout engineering
Projects: Banking terminals and hand held card readers Duties: Product design and development Plastic prototyping and batch production Engineering plastic and sheet metal parts Component design for injection moulding and RIM Management - Quoting and invoicing &time keeping Compilation of technical manuals for products produced
Projects: Industrial Design projects for varied markets such as pool cleaning, medical, childcare, consumer, defence, electrical and RFID electronic devices. Also contributed towards the intellectual property for company Zodiac Pool Care Europe on the following US patent numbers, US0335888, US2004021052, US2005030675, US2005028683, US2005032506 Design Awards: (1) SABS Design Institute Award 2003 - Zodiac Baracuda
Projects: Outdoor signage, consumer products, and pool filtration system, retrospective design exhibition. Duties: Project management, studio and staff management Sourcing prototyping services / batch production runs Out sourcing tooling supply and manufacture Managing client accounts
Exhibition: Participated recently in an Alumni exhibition called 'Thinking Design' Hosted by the University of Johannesburg, at the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture gallery during September 2013
Currently busy: Harrison Designs (Owner) - consulting on new product development, specializing in the industrialization of plastic parts and products for manufacture.
Lecturing: The Open Window School of Visual Communication - Acting subject head: Form & Space / part time lecturer & subject management, including curriculum development.
Past lecturing experience: University of Johannesburg / Tshwane University of Technology, Department Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design 3.