Industrial Designer / Project Manager
2005 - Present (16 years)
* Designed theatre rigging and hoists, custom machinery, electrical enclosures with PLCs, television and commercial sets, experiential marketing products, stunt rigging, special effects, museum displays, motorized divider systems, seating systems, pyrotechnics, pneumatic devices. * Developed and maintained excellent relationships with clients, architects, general contractors, engineers and co-workers. * Duties included bidding tendered contracts, developing company strategies, scheduling and managing projects, designing, engineering all drawings, hiring staff and subcontractors, sourcing products, programming PLC's and PLR's, programming and maintaining CNC router table, CNC plasma cutter and 3D printer.
Hydraulic pump technician
North Bay, Canada
* Developed systems to receive damaged pumps and motors, dismantle and catalogue components for a new rebuilt line. * Hands on work on rebuilding pumps and motors.
Antique Restorer and replica builder * Repaired and refinished Upper Canadian antique furniture. * Reproduced furniture using traditional and modern methods and tools * Used antique components and repurposed them into custom-made furniture including bars, beds, grain scales, buggy seat benches.
Exhibit Design Build
1997 - 2005 (8 years)
* Instrumental in the design and development of the Vox( table and case goods program, that in gained the company the Canadian Export Award. * Worked with CSA, UL and BIFMA to approve products. * Used a wide variety of production methods including: plastic and aluminium extrusion, die casting, plastic injection moulding, vacuum forming and metal machining