2018 - Present (3 years)
Teaching next generation designers principles of design/function, problem solving & human factors by working through brand designated projects or sponsored projects.
CEO & Founder
Santa Monica, CA
2017 - Present (4 years)
Branched off to launch an industrial design consultancy after contributing & leading design helping to win awards for companies in various spaces. The name speaks to the passion for design. This brand works to push the boundaries creating new form factors & function for compelling consumer goods in many facets such as product, medical & transportation.
Chief Industrial Designer
2013 - 2017 (4 years)
Developed industry-leading autonomous products leading to the John Deere joint venture. Designed/managed company’s exteriors, interiors, & UI/UX designs. Set new industry standards to provide user-focused features, safety, enhanced ergonomics, & advanced aesthetics creating more desire for products while mentoring team. Helped develop engineering packages, marketing imagery, & accessories. Hagie models worked on: DTS 10, D400, STS series, limited production project & 2 generations of UI/UX.
Los Angeles, CA
2009 - 2012 (3 years)
Managed team’s development of 3D models making 2D designs realized. Produced photo-real images and material shaders for interior/exterior finishes on 3D models to help companies evaluate design and save pre-production time, materials, and cost.
Wrote/Developed "Sling Baby" with a production team, which marketed toward the broad spectrum of viewers who watched the 2012 Super Bowl. It won the USA Today/Facebook Competition among all commercials that aired, setting a Nielsen record as the "Most-Remembered and Best-Liked Super Bowl Ad."
Developed designs for a mobile electronics device to propel the company from entry-level mobile cases to high-end electronics, increasing sales and brand recognition in the market.
Designed sunglasses for the Melodies line by Mary J. Blige. The designs reflect her personal style and love of 60s eye wear while infusing a fresh, current approach.
Created golf drivers designed to enhance the playing experience through technological feedback and exploring a new form factor, speed boats moving though water/air.
Served on a 3-member team designing and rendering production concepts for an electronic company moving aggressively into high-end audio equipment.
Designed two new rims for the next generation of wheels in the line-up helping the company to achieve the highest position in after-market sport and luxury wheels.
Lead Product Designer
El Segundo, CA
2007 - 2009 (2 years)
Real Working Rigs introduced large diecast trucks with moving parts into the line and Super Convoys was scaled up to create play with other diecast vehicles for new buyers and existing collectors helping to make Matchbox the fastest growing brand within Mattel.
Audi Transportation Designer
Santa Monica, CA
2006 - 2006
Designed a lead theme for the first Audi A7. Similar themes were executed in the 2nd generation A7 & 2021 E-Tron GT. My Audi independent study concept for a 2-door crossover roadster was featured in the 2005 LA Auto Show prior to the 2007 Audi Q5 & 2016 VW T-Cross Breeze crossover convertibles. Proposed a new vehicle type for the Seat brand.