Senior Design Manager
Apr 2013 - Present (8 years 6 months)
Phil Rose Design Group
Feb 2011 - Present (10 years 8 months)
Phil Rose design group works with a number of international House-Wares design brands, such as Corningware (USA), and Click Clack (NZ).
PRDG has also been awarded 1st place in the 2010-2011 Philips design competition.
Design Consultant, Product
Feb 2012 - Apr 2013 (1 year 2 months)
Design Consultant, Product, with Philips Design
Freelance Design Consultant
Click Clack Limited
Feb 2011 - Apr 2012 (1 year 2 months)
My capacity as design consultant for Click Clack see’s me carrying on my previous role with the company as Principal Designer.
My key responsibilities involve leading the design and design strategy development for two major house wares brands that fall under the Click Clack umbrella.
Senior Industrial Designer
Apr 2011 - Jan 2012 (9 months)
As senior designer I am responsible for the design and development of innovative small kitchen appliances. I am the lead designer along every stage of a project, from concept, to first production run.
Click Clack Limited
Mar 2010 - May 2011 (1 year 2 months)
My role as principal designer was to ultimately use insights and design to navigate two major house wares brands into new territories.
I have achieved this by utilizing consumer based research and insights, through which I then developed two unique and succinct brand-specific design languages.
At this point I worked closely with product engineers, and production engineers, to take these new product ideas, and develop a range of unique high quality products.
2006 - Apr 2010 (3 years 6 months)
I initial started working for Sunbeam Australia as a junior industrial designer, working with lead designers, and learning the ins and outs of in-house product development.
My project lineage quickly accelerated as I started to prove myself as a passionate, fast learning and forward thinking designer.
Within 6 months of working within the design team, I was given key flagship products to style, develop and ultimately take through to production.
The time I spent at Sunbeam was rich with experiences that have carved out the designer I am proud to be today.
Be it travelling to china to inspect manufacturing and assembly, organizing and running “concept development” workshops, or presenting entire category design directions to the board of directors, Sunbeam was an amazing, and inspiring
Tiller + Tiller
Oct 2004 - Mar 2006 (1 year 5 months)
As a junior designer, I was “thrown into the deep end” across the entire design and product development process.
This role was taught me key elements of design, project and time management, and client relations that simply can not be taught at University.