Product Development Manager
Jan 2014 - Present (7 years 5 months)
I have been given the opportunity to manage a diverse team of engineers, designers, testers and leaders, who will be the future of the Masterbuilt product development team. We are responsible for all products from Cradle to Grave.
Product Innovation Manager
Feb 2013 - Present (8 years 4 months)
Responsible for managing product innovation for all of Masterbuilt's product lines. I will continue to design new products and strive to be an industry leader in all product categories we are engaged in.
Red Earth Innovations
2010 - Present (11 years)
Red Earth Innovations is a small consulting project I started in 2010 with the sole purpose of designing innovative products for consumers worldwide. The scope of projects range from Cellular phone application prototypes, logo development, artwork, and more.
Mar 2012 - Feb 2013 (11 months)
As an industrial designer I was tasked with designing innovative products for sell in most major retailers. I have designed products, artwork, displays, and many other items for Masterbuilt. I lead a team of industrial designers on two different projects that resulted in success for the company.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012 (4 months)
As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, I was able to help students during a corporate sponsored studio. Masterbuilt Manufacturing was the corporate sponsor for the studio. I was working at Masterbuilt as the lead Industrial Designer during this studio project and was able to help the students from a real world perspective as well as an educational perspective. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to teach the students the fundamentals of 3D computer modelling and how to use SolidWorks, a professional 3D Computer Aided Design program.
Product Design Engineer
Jun 2008 - Apr 2012 (3 years 10 months)
As the lead Design Engineer for electrical products at Masterbuilt; I have had the honor of designing and engineering products that have received patents and innovation awards. These products have helped the company thrive to be a leader and innovator in quality outdoor cooking equipment.
Aug 2006 - May 2008 (1 year 9 months)
Graduate Assistant for Industrial Design Shop, Designer, Fabricator, Mentor, & Teacher.