Associate industrial designer
Feb 2013 - Present (8 years 2 months)
Industrial designer of rugged protective cases for smartphones and tablets.
Responsible for the look and feel of the majority of 2014 products.
Designed products including soft goods, holsters, audio, and power products.
Worked in all phases of the design process from ideation through 3D CAD modeling.
Proposed new products based on emerging trends and market research.
Freelance Industrial design
Jan 2011 - Present (10 years 3 months)
Freelance Industrial design.
Dream Wireless, Inc.
City of Industry, CA
Jun 2011 - Feb 2013 (1 year 8 months)
Designed and developed Apple product accessories for the STYL and Luxmo brands.
Tasks included user/trend research, design ideation, 3D modeling, and 3D rendering.
Presented product proposals and design presentations to senior management.
Worked with engineers to ensure design intent was kept throughout manufacturing.
Feb 2011 - Feb 2012 (1 year)
Product design & development of a cell phone peripheral. Developed ideation sketches based on client's concept. Refined ideation sketches into a finalized design. CAD development of finalized design. Assisted with product positioning and branding.
Jan 2011 - Jun 2011 (5 months)
Designed movie and commercial props around rapid production processes.
Responsibilities included concept renderings, Physical and 3D CAD modeling.
Worked on movie props for the Dark Knight Rises and OZ The Great and Powerful.
Help create props for Verizon, AT&T, Ebay, Carl’s JR, and Sonic commercials.
Costa Mesa, CA
Oct 2007 - Jun 2011 (3 years 8 months)
Recommend product solutions to clients based on client feedback/needs. Developed friendly relationships with clients and staff. Gained product knowledge and insight into the consumer electronic industry. Created display signs for new promotions. Processed internal store reports. Acclivus R3 sales certification