Driven Designer/ Product Developer that improves life experiences and increases business revenue through patentable, innovative and award winning solutions for the global market. Problem Solver, Business Development expert with proven results. Patent holder for Modular System for Assembling Ramps. Brand & Product Development Crisis resolution provider. Industry multifaceted expert with extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes, strategies, and procedures for fast turnaround Business/ Product Development. Experience designing for big box retail, distribution requirements and manufacturing regulations. Vast understanding of ergonomics, keen to the latest technology and discoveries. Knowledgeable of sale of products and services.

Work Samples

  • BMW California Concept

  • Dell Alienware Laptop

  • SMS Audio IPhone Dock

Work History

EXPERIENCE: Director of Product Development, Critivia, New York, New York, 09/14-present Creating strategies, processes, and reduce clients retail design cost. Developing product/ service offering while leading US Sales. Designing, Building, and managing retail production. Structure Roofing Solutions, Hollywood, FL, 08/2014-present Helped complete a $57.5 Million Construction Development (Edition Hotel) decking in 3 months. Build Fence, Walls, Cabinetry, Column, Interior Decking, Planters, Light Post made of solid wood, steel structures, from drawing interpretation to finish work. Increased work efficiency by maintaining ground organization of materials, wiring, and tools. CCO/CEO, Bryan Dynamics, Inc., Miami, FL, 05/06-present Provides Industrial Design and Product Development advice and industry specific specialist. Develops ideas into reality, focus on Industrial Design/ Product Development principles for high tech manufacturing. Make products manufactural and capable of global distribution. Offer products for licensing through various brands and business segments. Design Expansion is our product development service brand; which provides Research, Prototyping, Printing, Graphics, Web, User Interface (UI/ UX), Visual Communication Design, & CAD Services including photorealistic rendering, animation, and illustration. Manage Corporation Legal Compliance, Budget, Reports, and Audits. Solicit advice and guidance when necessary from the Board of Directors. Lead & evaluate the development of the overall business strategy vision, mission, policy, and planning. Lead, Manage, and Retain C-Level Members. Maintain competitive awareness internal & external, seek opportunity for customer & market share growth. Advocate civic and organization responsibilities for the community, state and national activities. Provides general oversight of all activities, manages day-to-day operations, assures a smoothly functional organization. Design Expansion clients has included Dibari (2006), Moodform (2008), Miami AD School (2009), Office Depot (2010), Iron Bridge Tools (2012), Klingg (2012), Forward Industries (2013). Contracts/ Temp Assignments • Senior Industrial Designer, Stanley Black & Decker, New Britain, CT, 12/13-01/14 Increased profit by designing an entire category of Hammers, Chisels, Staplers, and other Hand Tools for multiple distribution channel through Stanley, Bostitch, DeWALT, and Black & Decker brand by leveraging already acquired patents. Completed Roadmap by providing product concepts drawings, feature sets and style guides. Resolved manufacturing issues. • Senior Industrial Designer, Priority Designs, Gahanna, OH, 04/10-03/11 Placed onsite at Lowe’s Headquarter to gain $2 million funding. Implemented first to market approach for proprietary brands from Innovative Investment Group, resulted in Gateway Modular Ramp System and Ramp category offering that leverage potential incremental growth in lumber category for Baby Boomers. Discovered cost saving and increased profit margin by adding additional Flashlight SKU’s through cost saving tooling methods. Performed Research Studies such as Focus Group, Observation & Analysis Research. Offered innovative product offerings for Roadmap for tool, household and hardware categories. Reduced Planogram footprint for 35 private label brands of products. Added additional products for merchandising. Reduced manufacturing cost by 1/5 through vendor, off-tool and samples review that meant quality. Saved $20 million garage cabinet program, resulted in national roll out through redesign of Steel Cabinet. Collaborated with Merchandising, Sourcing, and Brand Management teams to analyze market and pitch conceptual ideas for retail. Defined product design and specifications that maintained consumer value. Streamline Product Development turnover within 3 months. Developed Hardware, Garage Organization, Outdoor Power Equipment, and Paint Accessories. • Senior Industrial Designer, Deco Lav, Inc., Delray Beach, FL, 08/12-11/12 Resolved manufacturing issues and met Lowe’s vendor requirement for Shower Door Program. Created illustrations & copy for instruction manuals & packages. Provided Research, Brief, Trend Forecast, Initial Style Guide & CAD Renderings for Shower Doors, Vanities, and ADA Sinks. • VP of Product Development, Heys USA, 05/12-08/12 Restructured design team and implemented product development skills and required software for proficient quick turnaround product development, consisting of 15 members. Implemented Product Development Standards, Strategies, and process that increased profit and created smooth organization workflow transition for cross team members. Enlarge customer market share by creating brand extension within the fashion category with the development of glasses, watches, bags, and other avenues for growth. Managed Resources, Production Quality, over saw Licenses, Photography, Purchase Orders, and other documentation. Developed Brand & Graphics such as Email Blast, Magazine Spread, Banners, Website and Advertisement. Created sales presentations. • Event Designer, Karla Events, Miami, FL, 08/06-12/07 Designed Swarovski Crystal & Visionaire Exhibit for Art Basel. Managed Budgets, Production Team & Fabrications. • CAD Designer, Pavlik Design Team, Miami, FL, 05/07-08/07 Interpreted 2D into 3D retail space development & drafting. Storyboarded concepts through the use of environmental illustrations. Senior Product Development Analysis, Dell Computers, Austin, TX, 04/08-02/10 Developed Exhibit, User Interface, Human Factors, Brand Direction, and Roadmaps. Created CMF documents, BOM, Drafting and Orthographic for manufacturing, & legal protection. Responsible for Laptop Platforms and Peripheral Strategies, Market Identification, Performance Management, and Product Lifecycle. Branded and created styling for Alienware 2.0. Engaged Human Factors and Material Specialist. Worked with various design consultancy in Asia, United States, and Europe. M17X launched successfully and won over 35 design and technology awards. Over saw ODM & OEM in Asia and USA. Promoted to Senior Product Development Analyst during Dell Alienware merger. Developed Packaging and Peripheral Initial Concept Development. Analyzed Product assortment gap and identified product line opportunities. EDUCATION: BFA in Industrial Design with a focus in Transportation Design, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, 09/02-05/06 Activities/ Sponsored Studio/ Co-op Experience: PPG Industries, Surface Finishing Council, Angell Manufacturing, Ferrari International Competition, Chrysler, & Michelin • Developed Research, Concepts, Drawings, Style Directions and Models including styling clay models. Presented to Executive Design Team Members. Mastered Vehicle Manufacturing & Construction. Peer Tutored Visual Communication (2003-2006). Intern, American Iron & Steel Institute, Detroit, MI, 09/05-01/06 Featured on Car Design News & NAIAS. Completed ¼ Automotive Interior and Exterior Model built in Alias and CNC Milled. Presented in front of live press including the Detroit News Press Honors/Awards: CCS Scholarship, Daimler Chrysler Scholarship, Dean’s List, EDPA Exhibit Design Award, Michelin Scholarship and CCS Tuition Grant Industrial Design High School Diploma, Design & Architecture Senior Magnet High School, Miami, FL, 2002 Activities: Campana Brother Workshop, developed a line of chairs. Artist Intern, Edouard Duval Carrié, 05/01-09/01 • Increased operation by 37% by organizing & preparing materials such as building, stretched & primed canvas Honors/Awards: Gold Key Scholastic SKILLS Software’s: Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft Office Suites, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Bunkspeed, Solidworks, PRO-E, Rhinoceros, Alias, & Catia V5 Solidworks, PRO-E, Rhinoceros, Alias Studio, Catia V5, AutoCAD, 3d Max, Bunkspeed. & Access, Action script, Media Studio, Point Roll, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, & After Effects Web/ Coding: WordPress, HTML5, JavaScript, & jQuery, WordPress, Joomla, IOS, Android, PHP, Google Analytics, Adobe Omniture Site Catalyst BI Tools; AD Servers, Email Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, SEM, SEO, SQL, Google Analytics, Omniture, & CSS Modeling: Breadboard, Foam, Clay, Vacuum Forming, Ceramics, Plaster, & Wood Tools: Chisel, Planes, Saws, Drills, Sanders, Levels, Rules, Plumb Bobs, Framing Squares, & Survey Equipment Language: English, Basic Spanish, French, Learning Mandarin and Fluent in Patio HONORS/AWARDS: Strathmore Who’s is Who’s, Industry Award, 2012-2013 Best of CES Gaming & Innovation, Alienware M11X, M15X, & M17X, 2010-2011, 2011 DaVinci Institute, Consumer Product of the Year, 2011 MEMBERSHIP/ AFFILIATION: Member, Industrial Design Society of America, 2002-present Member, Rotary/Sunny Isles Kwani’s Club, 2013-present PATIENT: Bryan, Sylvian. 2013. Modular System for Assembling Ramps, Decks, and Other Raised Structures. 2013019878, Filed February 8, 2013, and Issued August 8, 2013.

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelor of Industrial Design with a focus on Transportation Industrial Design
    • 2002 - 2006

    Sponsored Studio’s: Chrysler, Michelin, American Iron and Steel Institute, PPG Industries, Angell Manufacturing, & Surface Finish Council

Specialties

Affiliations

The Industrial Designers Society of America, UIA

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