Senior Lead Designer
Directed designs for this North American manufacturer of boating vessels and yachts. Consulted with clients on design concepts by executing 3D virtual models to demonstrate preferred design layouts, custom furniture, and finish concepts. Drove decisions with clients and manufacturing that kept project deliveries on time and within budgets. Managed expectations with this demanding niche client base by balancing imaginative ideas with cost realities. Selected Achievements: * Directed the design and development, from initial model concept to final production, of $12M to $36M mega yachts.
Design Director, Design Manager
Meridian Yachts - Maxum Yachts /US Marine (Brunswick Corporation)
Supplied innovative designs for household name clients in the high-end interior design, retail, commercial space, exhibit design and the marine industries. Modified and refined designs, using working models, to conform with customer specification production limitations, or changes in design trends. Developed concepts into compelling design solutions, taking into account human factors, space planning, color forecasts, materials, finishes, and packaging design. Built relationships with clients to provide maximum satisfaction. Selected Achievements: * Designed, engineered, and introduced to production seven yachts per year, resulting in $3M dollars profit annually.
Senior Industrial Designer
Provide unique design solutions for airline interiors and exteriors. Clients include Emirates, Etihad, Delta, United, Alaska, and Asian Airlines. Create innovative design solutions through 2D sketching and 3D CAD software. Evaluate feasibility of design ideas based on factors such as appearance, safety, function, serviceability, budget, production costs/methods, and market characteristics. Confer with airline customers and Boeing to establish and evaluate design concepts for manufactured products. Develop small prototypes for use in trade shows and to procure patents. Selected Achievements: * Partner with Sales and Marketing departments by drafting LOPAs, CMF designs, and renderings based on customer-specific requirements. * Designed the Gemini cube, a waste and water vacuum disposal unit for the Boeing and Airbus wide body aircraft, which was a hit at the Hamburg Aerospace Show. As a result, 10 major airlines are requesting the product, creating $3M in sales to the company.
Senior Product Industrial Designer
Industrial Designer with Raleigh Cycle Company
Kohler, United States
with and Senior of America.