Sr. Director of Product Design
Sep 2019 - Present (1 year 5 months)
Own and manage all things product design for all of Catch Co.'s brands.
May 2009 - Present (11 years 9 months)
I work with clients on an array of Industrial Design and product development needs. I
specialize in startups looking to bring a product to life.
Mar 2017 - Aug 2019 (2 years 5 months)
Manage the design process and deliverables for Shower Doors and New Category
Development, and contribute to other categories process as well. Process includes in depth
trend research and reporting, research at every stage of the development process, thorough
rounds of ideation and iteration, CAD, rendering, prototyping, vendor development, and
presentation. I also manage our in-studio 3DP capabilities.
Jul 2012 - Mar 2017 (4 years 8 months)
Designed home storage and organization solutions for all of HPI's various product lines,
which includes storage, garment care, and home organization products. Responsibilities
included market research, trend and market analysis, concept generation, CAD modeling
and rendering, design for manufacturing, presentation, in-house FDM prototyping and
machine maintenance, concept research and analysis, and consulting through the production
Co-Founder/Chief Design Officer
May 2012 - Dec 2016 (4 years 7 months)
Successfully designed a line of cutting-edge soft bass lures, built the company and brand,
handled production, sales, customer service, and product development, and customer
engagement, until acquired by The Catch Co. I still consult with them on product design and develop.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
May 2010 - Nov 2011 (1 year 6 months)
Lead and collaborated on custom bottle and packaging design projects for TB’s range of
international clients. Process included initial sketch ideation, detailed Solidworks modeling, rapid prototyping, customer presentations, vendor relations and followup, and quality control throughout the sampling, unit cavity, and full cavity production processes.
Jul 2008 - May 2009 (10 months)
and accessories, art furniture, and home décor, as well as presented to sales team and
private label customers.
Additionally, aided the relaunch of their sister company, Tag Furnishings Group, purveyor of
contemporary furniture, with new product designs and a new branding scheme, consisting of
a new print and digital catalog, letterhead, and other sales and promotional materials.
Industrial Design Intern
Sep 2007 - May 2008 (8 months)
Took lead or assisted on various design projects, ranging from new
product development to internal design projects.