Industrial Designer & CAD Designer
Jan 2004 - Present (19 years 9 months)
Industrial Design, Product Design, and 3D CAD Design
V.P. of Product Development & Manufacturing
2002 - Present (21 years)
-Created various Logos and Artwork for marketing use, as well as a clothing line.
-Designed several multi-purpose protective vests, for such sports as Lacrosse and Baseball. (The only product on the market that is specifically designed to provide protection to the heart.)
-Designed multiple versions of Football Rib Protectors that have both reduced weight and bulk, while still increasing protection and comfort. Also developed an innovative, Universal Mounting System that allows our product to be mounted to absolutely any manufacturer's Shoulder Pads.
-Work with Asian Manufacturers and Suppliers from initial prototypes, through production; bringing the best possible quality products at the lowest possible costs.
CWP - RediHeat
Jan 2005 - Jun 2005 (5 months)
-Modified existing Pizza Carrier for improved quality and appearance, while reducing manufacturing costs and increasing production efficiency. Also created a new six-pie carrier, with superior heat retention.
-Designed a wire-frame insert, with superior strength, weight savings, and reduced costs from competitor’s
Design Engineer and CAD Supervisor
KENT SPORTING GOODS
Feb 1998 - Nov 2004 (6 years 9 months)
-Designed numerous personal flotation devices for both children and adults; including an innovative "swimsuit" for children which is an actual Coast Guard approved life jacket.
-Implemented procedures for the tracking and control of 1,000+ customer samples annually. Initiated a simplified sewing
process that realized a 5% reduction in basic labor costs.
-Trained and supervised both the CAD Department and Sample Coordinator. Also worked with over-seas manufacturers on
new product development and manufacturing.
Product Designer, Production Supervisor
SMART GAMES INTERACTIVE -Electronic Game Accessories Company
1994 - 1997 (3 years)
-Designed interactive electronic accessories for the video gaming market.
-Improved quality, reliability, and appearance of an electronic golf club, while still reducing manufacturing costs by 25%.
-Supervised over 50 production employees and product repair department.
INDEPENDENT DESIGN CONSULTANT
1988 - 1994 (6 years)
INDIAN INDUSTRIES Exercise/Gaming Equip. Manufacturer
Research and Design Consultant
-Devised motorized home use treadmills and introduced innovations such as a superior deck coating
material and a lower cost incline lift mechanism.
EDO SPORTS Composite Goods Manufacturer
Salt Lake City, UT
Process Design Consultant
-Developed and built prototype tube molding machine for manufacturing products such as golf shafts, ski
poles, and pool cues, with part tolerances which were ten times tighter than any other processes.
EASTON INC. Sporting Equipment Manufacturer
Salt Lake City, UT
Product/Process Design Consultant
-Designed products for the Outdoors Sports Industry, including bows and arrows.
-Created a specialty compound bow that is smoother, more accurate, as well as faster than anything on the
-Organized and ran independent R & D facility.
BEAR ARCHERY Sporting/Hunting Equipment Manufacturer
-Designed and prototyped archery equipment and their accessories.
-Designed equipment for Camping Supplies Division.
JULLIEN DESIGN Design Firm
Falls Church, VA
-Assisted in the design and construction of sand casting and lost wax casting molds, such as recreating
original Art Deco desk lamps for the Supreme Court Justice's office desks.
-Assisted in security room and security system layouts for IBM facilities.