Lead Industrial Designer/Engineer
Apr 2021 - Present (1 year 1 month)
Senior Industrial Designer/Engineer for Corporate R&D Department responsible for inventing new solutions for improving patient care
Senior Industrial Design Consultant
Sep 2020 - Feb 2021 (5 months)
I was responsible for all concept development and ideation for C2Sense's proprietary Halo™ Technology that enables connected diagnostics via smartphone for Point of Care testing. We developed an in-home testing diagnostic system (LFA) that is highly accurate, easy to use, and provides results in 15 minutes with minimal human interaction after biologic sample self-collection of nasal mucus. The team was comprised by Lateral Flow Scientists, Software, Engineering, and Industrial Design, all working in tandem to meet and exceed deliverables timetable. As the lead Industrial Designer, I developed several concepts (form-factors and user interface approaches) to gauge user satisfaction through reduction in use case error and improved testing accuracy. Due to my experience, I was additionally responsible for communications with tooling vendors for both prototype (P20) and production (hardened steel) molds, as well as assisting the MarCom department with the necessary graphics and data to develop a comprehensive IFU manual and on-screen videos to support FDA EUA submissions.
Senior Manager Innovation Services
Jul 2008 - Jul 2020 (12 years)
Directed all new Product Development leading a multi-disciplinary team of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers of 5-10 people running concurrent projects with budgets ranging from USD$150K to $2MM meeting tight timelines. Interacted with clients’ corporate stakeholders and executed design activities aligned with project requirements. Played instrumental role in several Global Design projects in EU, North America, and Asia. (Clients include ABB, Sanofi, Smith & Nephew, Nestlé, Shire Medical, Magaw Medical, ADC)
Industrial Design - Freelance
Feb 2000 - Jun 2020 (20 years 4 months)
Freelance Design Services Projects/Designs/Products SousVide cooking apparatus, Fall Detection Wearable Device, I-Pod clam shell cover, Swamp Cooler, Cattle vaccine delivery system, ATM Topper for Signage, Biofeedback Electro-Stimulator, RV control unit (fresh water, waste water, and LP gas management), Gunpowder scale, Chronograph (device measuring speed and trajectory of projectiles), race go-cart seat with 5-point seat belt harness capabilities. Client List: SousVide Supreme | Sensogram | PACT | OnBoard Research | fifty/50 EARLY WORK EXPERIENCE American Leather - Industrial Designer PDS Development Inc. - Director of Industrial Design P&E Inc. - Industrial Designer/Prototyping Manager Vitro Packaging Inc. - Senior Industrial Designer
Senior Industrial Designer
May 2004 - Jun 2008 (4 years 1 month)
Lead the in-house Industrial Design department closely working with Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing Line leads, Prototyping, C-Suite, and external clients as we developed new designs to showcase during the yearly North Carolinas Furniture show. I was responsible for in-house concept development, as well as private label designs.