Lead Industrial Designer
New York, NY
Nov 2018 - Present (2 years 10 months)
- Oversees all industrial design work at Perch as the Lead Industrial Designer
- Manage and design for clients who include Macy's, MAC Cosmetics, M&M Mars, Barnes & Noble, L'Oreal Redken, Kate Spade, Invisalign, Nestle Purina, Johnson & Johnson, Jo Malone, and Aspen Dental
-Working closely with retailers, brands, and direct brands with budgets from 5K to 2M
-Manage the design & production process with a deep knowledge of product components, costing, and target margins for each client
-Manage and actively guide clients through the physical design process-Utilize knowledge of aesthetic form while focusing on different consumers and end-users in a comprehensive retail environment.
-Guide team members through high-level production timelines using tools like Asana
-Work with logistics manager to streamline workflow
-Actively reduce fabrication and manufacturing costs while maintaining a high-quality product (Value Engineering)
-Actively communicate with vendors and suppliers regarding the newest retail technology-Experience in research and analysis of design cycles, specializing in brick and mortar retail.
-Employ knowledge of materials, fabrication, and construction while facilitating relations with manufacturers, specifically in China & North America
Aug 2017 - Feb 2018 (6 months)
Developed, prototyped, and 3D printed products. Ran the process of having designs injection molded in mass production. Conceptualized and proposed designs for trade show booths, museum displays, signage, display cases, point-of-purchase displays, and table top displays. Designed logos and graphics for FDI. Performed in-field research and analytics for branding and design development
Industrial Design Intern
New York, NY
May 2017 - Sep 2017 (4 months)
Managed multiple projects at one time at their creative studio office in Tribeca, NYC. Prototyped using 3D printers and silicone. Created targeted user profiles. Took on engineering roles in the design process. Worked directly with product manufacturers overseas regarding sample making, material quality, reverse cost engineering, and production quality control.
Freelance / Independent Design
May 2017 - May 2017
Undergone the process of applying and receiving a packaging patent independently. clients email@example.com coroflot.com/czampieron