Fischer Media LLC
Saint Louis, MO
Feb 2015 - Present (7 years 3 months)
I created my own company to self-publish my own book "Happy the Birthday Bunny" and to do freelance marketing and graphic design.
Also to make memes for gamewatchtoday.com
Saint Louis, MO
Sep 2014 - Present (7 years 8 months)
Manage all marketing and sales materials for company. Including website, graphics, catalogs, technical manuals
Use SEO and anylitics to maintain website to highest of standards.
Adjunct Professor of Engineering
Jul 2014 - Jul 2016 (2 years)
Teach EGR-101 to engineering students. Concepting, Engineering and Design.
Sr. Product Manager
May 2013 - May 2014 (1 year)
*Work as both Product Designer for all seasons and Product Manager / Developer / Designer for Easter, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, and Christmas.
*Develop specific product lines for big box retailers; Wal Mart, Target, K-Mart, ect.
*Oversee product process from trend conception, to design of product, to sourcing, marketing, manufacturing, production and distribution (start to finish).
*Creation and development for all current seasons.
*Gathering of information for trending and design direction for all products for each season. My trending research has been used in the Wal-Mart Directional Guide for Christmas 2014 and Easter 2015.
*Responsible for design / marketing department meeting schedule, margin, pricing, quality and company standards.
*Currently working on cost saving processes with manufacturing
Sr. Product Designer
Jan 2013 - May 2013 (4 months)
*New product design and development of Easter and Valentine’s Day lines.
*Graphic application of product
*Licensor products created for over 30 licenses (including; Spongebob, Spiderman, Mickey Mouse, Star Wars and others)
*Licensor product approval process
*Catalog Design, layout and development
*Create product from concept to photo-fake catalog image ready
*Spec-Sheet for manufacturing creation
Industrial Designer II
Jul 2006 - Dec 2012 (6 years 5 months)
*Creative Direction, Design, Design Management, Engineering, Illustration, Model Making & Prototyping, Product Development and Research, Project Management, Research, Strategy & Planning for Binder, Notetaking and Filing Brands
*Created 625 New Product Designs as of 3/2012
*Creation of new product ideas (sketches) as well as production drawings.
*Work closely with all divisions marketing, sales and manufacturing to get products from concept to production and placement.
*Work with foreign and domestic manufacturing facilities
CEO / freelance designer / Podcaster
FDG - Fischer Design Group
May 2000 - Aug 2011 (11 years 3 months)
Graphic Design - Product Design - Web Design - Engineering Design - Interior Design - AutoCad - 3D Modeling - Freelance
Podcaster of 8 self produced podcasts, 7 audio, 1 video
*Worked at podcasting for about 2 years
*Created own self promotion over social media, blogs and internet
*Most popular podcast had over 10,000 downloads a month
*Self-Taught Audio Engineering using Audacity to create audio podcasts
*Used Flash and other media converters to create video podcasts
One podcast was co-producer of (Movies About Girls)
*Worked on this podcast for about 1.5 years as co-producer/contributor/media director
*Used internet media marketing to gain 500 listeners weekly.
*Created bits and sketches for in show playback.
*Nominated for a podcastaward.com last year due to my campaign
2005 - 2006 (1 year)
*Provides technical services and support to many companies in the US.
*Creation of Technical Illustrations for Chemical Biological Protection Shelter (CBPS)
*Detail Drawings and Pro/E models for CBPS
*Provided Technical Drawings for Minuteman missile bases.
*Specialized knowledge of Illustrator CS2
Engineer / Draftsman
Carr Lane Mfg. Co
Jun 1997 - Sep 2005 (8 years 3 months)
Create engineering drawings for catalogue publication
*Advanced Bill of Material creation
*National and International Customer Service Representative
*Specialized knowledge of AutoCAD and SolidWorks used in creation
of complex manufacturing drawings for tooling components.