Rapid Prototype Designer/Fabricator
Apr 2013 - Present (8 years 3 months)
Industrial Design Strategist
J.Miller Design Strategies
May 2011 - Present (10 years 2 months)
Notable products - Senza Bike lock, Impact Sports Harness
Focus on the discovery and translation of key consumer insights.
Facilitate and analyze standard and unique research techniques.
Utilize sketches, 3D, and physical models to communicate concepts.
Coordinate with manufacturing companies, consultants, and press
Rooms To Go
Oct 2011 - Apr 2013 (1 year 6 months)
Sole tech responsible for servicing 200 mile radius
Diagnose and repair damage to furniture in homes and store locations
Certified to repair wood, leather and upholstery
Build a rapport with customers and instill confidence in my work.
Digital Imaging Specialist
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011 (2 months)
Utilized digital imaging to fit brand image and goals.
Self taught Autodesk Showcase for two month project.
Asked to produce an increased number of renderings based of positive results.
Design Strategy Lead
Mar 2011 - May 2011 (2 months)
Sponsored project at SCAD, worked directly with company.
Lead interdisciplinary design team.
Devised a comprehensive strategy to address plastic bag waste.
Present to Corporate Representative on multiple occasions.
Research methods: Ethnography, focus groups, user testing and observation.
Research and Strategy Intern
Jun 2010 - Jul 2010 (1 month)
Worked directly with company owner and founder, Shane Gould.
Research of industry trends, markets, users, and products.
Develop product and business strategies to fill the identified gaps.
Maintain company blogs.
Miller's Furniture Repair
2004 - 2007 (3 years)
Family owned and operated business started by my father.
Assisted with the repair, design, and fabrication of furniture.
Administrative duties such as scheduling, filing, and answering calls.