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July 2014- Present Owner of Wild Card - Retro Products with an Innovative Twist, Sydney Australia Freelance Product Designer, Sydney Australia August 2010 to July 2014 Innovate Product Design, Salisbury United Kingdom • Leading client commission meetings, discussing the needs and exceptions of their project. • Carrying out the initial research, which includes examining existing patents, investigating similar products on the market and considering any technology that is integral to the design. • Generating a range of innovative concept sketches based on the client’s initial idea. • Generating a CAD model of the client’s chosen concept. • Producing photorealistic renders and visualisations of the product in context on professional presentation boards. • Creating proof of principle and near production level prototypes, designing parts for manufacture and outsourcing rapid prototyping and machined parts. • Managing the product resource database containing prototyping companies and component suppliers and sourcing sample materials. January 2009 to December 2009 Oldham Engineering, Oldham Technical Project Engineering Assistant: Creating databases for the nuclear contracts, presenting to clients, designing boards for exhibitions. May 2007 to May 2008 Acorn Inn, Sheffield Bar work- Taking orders, working on the tills, glass collecting. May 2005 to May 2007 First Contact Catering and Hospitality Industry, Sheffield Silver service waitress- serving food and drinks. Kiosk work- working on the tills, counting stock and cashing up. September 2004 to October 2005 Primark, Rotherham Retail Assistant- Working on the tills. Being responsible for keeping the store tidy. Being part of a team. Dealing with customer’s needs and queries. Work Experience June 2008 to August 2008 8 weeks Ideas2Develop, AESSEAL plc, Global Technology Centre, Rotherham • Learned Solid Edge CAD software. • Carrying out initial diligence on a number of projects. • Search and read patents. • Conducted Patent drawings. • Improved drawing skills. • Carrying out direct and indirect research.