Jan 2013 - Present (8 years 8 months)
At Albéa, I work to champion the voice of the consumer. I identify consumer insights, market trends, and technology platforms that can be utilized to deliver product improvements and new concepts for the personal care market.
In order to achieve results, I undertake a variety of cross-functional responsibilities, including but not limited to:
-Facilitate/participate in weekly ideation sessions
-Sketch, mock up, and render designs for Phase 0 concept development
-Create digital models and utilize in-house 3D printer to build prototypes for testing and to support customer presentations
-Help plan and execute international development workshops with marketing, commercial, and engineering teams
Innoboo Living Solutions
Jan 2009 - Present (12 years 8 months)
Furniture/home living solution start up
Jan 2010 - Jan 2013 (3 years)
Designer in the Personal Care Innovation Center: we research market/consumer trends, hold ideation workshops, refine concepts, build computer models, and create working prototypes. Through innovation, we solve problems that improve lives around the globe.
Aug 2009 - Oct 2009 (2 months)
Contract model making and design work
May 2008 - Aug 2008 (3 months)
-Assisted in initial design concepts and sketching.
-Helped fabricate and install commissioned furniture and artwork.
-Designed and built self-directed furniture piece.
GME Lead Inspector
May 2005 - Aug 2007 (2 years 3 months)
-Supervised and instructed six other inspectors, provided them with work and supplies, and collected completed data.
-Inspected and repaired ground-mounted electrical equipment.
-Reported unit conditions with digital scanners and PDAs.