Product Designer 1
Ardagh Group - Glass - North America
May 2013 - Present (7 years 11 months)
• Quickly learning the ins and outs of glass manufacturing to become an integral part of the product design team.
• Managing projects with high-profile clients including Anheuser-Busch, Bacardi, Smirnoff, Arbor Mist and many other household names.
• Working alongside engineering and manufacturing to successfully deliver overlapping projects on time.
• Received a patent for an original bottle design in my first year with the company.
5 Horizons Group, LLC
Aug 2012 - Jan 2013 (5 months)
• Successfully guided products from initial concept, through manufacturing and into the market.
• Communicated with clients and manufacturing facilities to ensure that the clients’ needs and expectations are met and exceeded.
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012 (1 year)
• Worked with the lead designer to develop store displays for high-profile clients that maintain each brand’s unique identity.
• Created artwork, renderings, and presentations for meetings with clients.
Dec 2010 - May 2012 (1 year 5 months)
Apr 2010 - May 2012 (2 years 1 month)
Packaging Designer and Graphics Specialist
Dec 2008 - Aug 2010 (1 year 8 months)
Associate Design Engineer
Sep 2008 - Dec 2008 (3 months)