Principal Industrial Designer
Apr 2014 - Present (7 years 3 months)
Product Design and Development within the Medical Technology Group to facilitate the Innovation of Drug Delivery Devices, Medical and Diagnostic Equipment. This also involves all processes to track and validate work for submission to correct regulatory agencies as required by needs of development program. Work also includes free hand sketching communication skills, 2d Illustrator and Photoshop presentation output, 3d SolidWorks CAD Master Model Development for prototype and manufacturing requirements, KeyShot presentation renderings, Prototyping, Structural and Pharmaceutical Packaging Design and Graphic Design and Line Art to create Information for Use Guides (IFU's/ QRG's). All work managed in concert with both Client and CC allocated Human Factors, Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering and Life Sciences Support.
Owner / Industrial Designer
ingenuity Product Design
Jan 2004 - Present (17 years 6 months)
Industrial Design Consultancy primarily involved in the creation of products using conceptual development and sketching skills to identify intellectual property for my clients.
Aug 2013 - Apr 2014 (8 months)
Senior Industrial Designer
TTI North America - CCI
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012 (1 year)
Responsible for Brand Management, Design, and Development of Pressure Washer Products and Accessories, including Presentation Renderings and Management of all Prototypes for Sales, Marketing and Photography; Product CFG's and Labels to communicate Final ID Intent, Brand Requirements, Performance, Consumer Use Instructions, Regulatory and Danger applications.
Product Design Engineer
The Fountainhead Group
Sep 2007 - Apr 2011 (3 years 7 months)
The Fountainhead Group manufactures Tank Sprayers, Bug Foggers, other Lawn & Garden Products and Fire Pumps under the Brands; RoundUp, BlackFlag, Smith, Indian, Fedco and Burgess. The RoundUp "Pump'N Go" Sprayer is the most recent product launch for FGI and has been a huge market success. Other products that stand out in FGI's innovative history start with the first pressure sprayer, bicycle pump, backpack sprayer, battery charger, can opener, airless paint sprayer, the "roach motel" and the first company to brand sprayers. For more info, visit us at www.theFGI.com
Aug 2005 - Jan 2007 (1 year 5 months)
Design and Developed Resin Furniture, Home and Garden Decor for Consumer Markets.
2001 - 2005 (4 years)
Problem solving and conceptual development role.
Nottingham & Spirk Design
1987 - 2004 (17 years)
Experience innovating a diversity of commercial and consumer products in categories including, automotive, home care and cleaning, cooking and food preparation, kitchen appliances, lawn and garden, pet care, personal care, medical and measurement devices, storage and organization, sporting goods, soft goods, office products and toys. Responsible for the development of innovative products for "start-up" business ventures.
Rubbermaid Home Products
Jun 1986 - Sep 1986 (3 months)
I worked on developing concepts for the resin furniture trade.