Jul 2007 - Present (14 years 6 months)
July 2013 - Present: Senior/ Design Lead in Detroit, Michigan
May 2011 - June 2013: Senior/ Design Lead in Toronto, Canada
May 2011 - April 2007 Designer in Dallas, Texas
Presentation & Design
Collaborated / partnered with designers in Stockholm and Hong Kong offices to brainstorm, ideate, render and create sales and product presentations. Documented and conducted consumer research and user behaviour, and worked closely with the consumer design teams to achieve designs following each brand and vision for launch.
Sampling & Manufacturing
Created mechanical drawings and artworks based on design CMF requirements, and communicating directly with overseas engineering and sampling resources in Dongguan, China to ensure mass production feasability, and quality products.
I was tasked to take professional photography of all our developed designs. These images were used in our sales packages and presentations to the board
Jun 2005 - Jun 2007 (2 years)
Started a summer 2005 internship and continued full time employment as junior designer.
Worked with senior industrial and graphic designers, providing ideation sketches, renderings, and participating in brain storming sessions on various display concepts, presentations and prototypes for multiple client displays in Canada and the USA. The list of clients includes JTI, CSI Paint group, Sony Canada, Nike, KitchenAid and MDG. Also provided assistance in creating client presentations and prototypes.