Owner - Senior Designer
MPV Design (Australia)
Aug 1998 - Present (23 years 3 months)
Owner, design director / principal
Senior product designer
Problem solver & strategist
Part Time Lecturer
University of Technology, Sydney
1996 - Sep 2014 (17 years 10 months)
Casual teaching position at the University of Technology, Sydney in the subject areas of Engineering Drawing, Project Based Mentoring, Professional Practice, Guest Lecturing and Final Year Examination Panel Positions.
D3 Product Design
Apr 1995 - Jul 1998 (3 years 3 months)
Product design position at D3 Product Design - responsible for plastic moulding, sheetmetal and packaging designs. Conceptual design development, sketching, presentation renderings, 2D CAD (Ashlar Vellum - Graphite) design detailing and documentation. Responsible for hand made foam design models to realise shape, geometry and scale.
Jan 1993 - Dec 1994 (1 year 11 months)
Product Designer at TEAMS (Formerly Slany Design) at Esslingen, Germany. Predominantly conceptual design work and detailing of form and aesthetics for clients like, LEIFHEIT, MANNESMANN DEMAG, BOSCH, KARCHER, LANDIS & GYR amongst others. 2D conventional drafting board use and hand sketching and rendering. Foam model development and basic design mock up work.
MA Design Studio - Kiel - Germany
Mar 1992 - Aug 1992 (5 months)
Junior Designer at Michael Arpe Design Studio (MA Design Studio) in Kiel North Germany. Responsible for conceptual design work, sketching, hand drafting and liaison with model makers and toolmakers. Responsible for office telephone design upgrade for Cetelco Germany. Project duties included original design concept, 2D tool drawing updates and modifications and oversee implementation of mock up model through MA Design's own model shop.
Apprentice - casual position during University Degree
Blue Sky Design Group Pty Ltd
1990 - 1991 (1 year)
Engaged by Blue Sky Design to transfer 2D hand drafted drawings into 2D Computer Aided Drafting software (VersaCAD). Employed skills learnt through my University Degree after having been selected as top Computer Studies student by Blue Sky Design. Occasional weekend work and holiday engagements.