Jun 2015 - Present (6 years 11 months)
Coduro is a new design studio looking for your participation to help us define our brand. We develop our own products and offer product design services.
We love working with great materials, the latest tools and technology and selfishly love to change it up. We want to develop all kinds of products, solve problems and improve the experience of receiving a great product.
We want you to be surrounded by unique, stylish and meaningfully designed objects for your home, original jewelry to wear and delightful gifts to give to your friends.
We also offer product development services. We have experience designing, branding, engineering, and marketing products all over the world. We have developed products for very large established corporate brands as well as individuals just getting started.
We offer; industrial design, graphic design, 3D surface modeling, photoreal 3D renderings and technical illustrations.
If you’re interested in purchasing our products: www.coduro.com
To learn more about our design services visit: www.codurodesign.com
Senior Design Manager
Aug 2014 - May 2015 (9 months)
Senior Manager of Munchkin’s product development team in Charlotte, NC
Communicated new product development projects with executive staff in Van Nuys, CA
Designed and managed the development of the 2016 Brica travel and entertainment products
Attendee at Munchkin’s Annual Global Compliance Quality Summit on regulations and safety
Worked directly with overseas product development, engineering teams, and QA testing teams
Managed aggressive product development schedule with internal and external product designers
BISS Product Development
Aug 2007 - Aug 2014 (7 years)
Research, design & complete product development for Striker products
Marketing, brand and web development for Striker
Design and development of ecommerce stores for Striker and Risk Racing
I was responsible for the conceptual direction, industrial design, engineering, management of overseas manufacturing and marketing of Striker products. A few of my recent items are; The Magnetic Light Mine, Light Mine Professional, Flexit Light, Carbide Utility Score, The Simple Sucker, Capsule, and soon to be launched new item. I also created and developed Striker's consumer branding for packaging, newsletters, websites, marketing and communication literature, and developed the Risk Racing and Striker eCommerce stores.
Industrial Design Manager
IRWIN / Newell Rubbermaid
Jan 2004 - Aug 2007 (3 years 7 months)
Industrial Design Manager and brand management of:
Irwin Industrial Tools
Shur-Line Paint Tools
New Product Development also included projects for:
Lenox Industrial Tools
American Tool Companies
NASCAR (developed IRWIN car graphics & signage for races)
Progress Lighting / Hubbell
Aug 2000 - Jan 2004 (3 years 5 months)
Industrial Design, Mechanical Design, and Illustration for:
Interior Decorative Lighting (UL compliant - residential)
Hotel and Commercial Interior Lighting (ADA compliant)
Exterior Residential and Commercial Lighting
Lighting Design Development included products for:
Micheal Graves for Home Depot
Internships and Collaboratives
Jan 1998 - Aug 2000 (2 years 7 months)
Armstrong World Industries (Building Products Division, Lancaster PA)
Xerox (Rochester, NY)
Fisher~Price (East Aurora, NY)
Gunlocke Furniture (Rochester, NY)