Industrial Designer III
Nov 2014 - Present (6 years 9 months)
Creates and drives product designs from concept, through prototyping, and into manufacture. Prepares renderings, drawings, and digital models to demonstrate designs based on function, brand identity, usability, manufacturing, and budget optimization. Evaluates components and systems through procedural testing, rapid prototypes, or digital analysis to benchmark and optimize product performance. Works directly with vendors to improve processes, materials, and reduce part complexity. Manages and develops new product initiatives.
Oct 2011 - Nov 2014 (3 years 1 month)
Prepares working plans and detail drawings of parts of machines from rough or detailed sketches and notes from engineering. Plans, designs, and coordinates the integration of machinery and equipment
into manufacturing process. Generate and drive innovation through new concepts, ideas, and technologies with a hands on and systematic approach.
Oct 2010 - Oct 2011 (1 year)
Free Lance designer.
Custom design solutions including:
Jewelry refinement and rendering for customer/industry,
Product design and engineering for mass production,
Oct 2006 - Oct 2010 (4 years)
Managed design from concept through production, including mold making and part sourcing, for market leading manufacturer. Produced sketches, models, and renderings to define the aesthetic look and direction of the brand. Orchestrated engineering changes, process streamlining, and legal compliance to ensure national regulations were met.
Pursued new design language and product evolution road map to meet branding identity, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.
Introduced new methods and materials to reduce costs by over 3% and enrich brand identity.
Helped generate millions of dollars annually through the production of up to 3000 cutting-edge boats.
Attended annual seminars and passed certification to ensure all national regulations were consistently met.
Saved company $20K annually by bringing mat production in-house.
Conducted performance testing on boats to ensure company benchmarks, such as speed, fuel miles, and maneuverability.