Industrial Designer with a wide range of disciplines, creating everything from furniture and household items to trophies and computer generated photographic renders. My design philosophy is to make life better for the largest number of people possible with respect to the environment as well as engaging the user in an emotional level. Software: Solidworks 2013, Inventor 2014, 3dsMax 2015 + Vray 3.0, Adobe illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign CS6. Clients: - New Summit Partners - Heartwood Manufacturing - Chez Christophe

Work Samples

  • AK47 mirror

  • Vancouver Arts Awards

  • Linea chair

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Sonax
    • Dec 2011 - Present (3 years 4 months)

    Industrial Designer.
    - Research of the furniture market landscape and able to analyze competitors products with deep insight.
    - Concept ideation for new products and re-design of existing ones.
    - Visualizer of possibilities.
    - Validation of designs and digital prototyping
    - Technical drawings for pre-production reviews as well as final drawings for in-house and off-shore manufacture.
    - CG photographic visualisations for marketing including web and print.
    - Technical drawings for design patents in Canada and USA.
    - Creation of instruction manuals

    Successfully launching several designs into mass production to the North American market and sold at several retailers including: London Drugs, Costco, Amazon, Best Buy, Wayfair, Walmart, HomeDepo and more.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Uvence design
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • Sep 2006 - Present (8 years 7 months)

    - Design, visualizations and fabrication of product and furniture.
    - Cg visualizations of product, home, office and commercial furniture, interior and architecture.
    - 3D modeling
    - Technical drawings
    - Product animations
    - Graphics

  • Industrial Designer

    • RAD laboratories
    • Oct 2011 - Jan 2012 (3 months)

    Solidworks modeling, product visualizations and patent drawings.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Pure Furniture
    • Sep 2007 - Aug 2009 (1 year 11 months)

    Concept development, cg visualizations, shop drawings and Eco materials research.

  • CAD Designer

    • The Urban Settler Furniture
    • Jun 2008 - Sep 2008 (3 months)

    Drafting services.

Education

  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design

    • Bachelor Industrial Design
    • 2000 - 2004

Specialties

Affiliations

The Designers Accord

Awards

'09 FSC '06 I love my chair. '05 Winner, Vancouver Arts Award Design Competition. '04 Honorable mention. Core77 + Catia Napkin Sketch Competition. '03 RTA chair selected to travel to homeshows in Denver, Sta. Clara, Toronto and Vancouver for Forintek Canada Corp. "lesser-used wood species".

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