Senior Project Industrial Designer / Healthcare Division
Wilkes-Barre, United States
* Point of Care product development process from product opportunity to commercialization on proprietary line including complex remote power supply solutions. Conducted extensive Voice of Customer interviews and mediated discussion of resultant information. Developed product specs for broad scope of componentry. * Conducted customer & end-user research, market research and reverse engineering that lead to acquisition of 3 major players in Point of Care market. Guided a cross-functional development team through the creative process, mindful of the latest technologies, trends, and intended market. Maintained and met all project goals and timelines. * ADEX Design Gold Award for Design Excellence, 2006, Intermetro Starsys POC cart system. Issuance of several US and international Patents. * Educated and trained internal Sales/Marketing Team on features, specifications and usage of POC devices. Supported healthcare trade shows and sales/marketing team events in presenting our many product lines to Retailers and Buyers.
NEW DEAL STUDIOS
Industrial Design Department Supervisor
* Originated Industrial Design Department, created product development/design process with new upper management team. Aligned departments utilizing "new product opportunity-to-commercialization funnel". Provide product development strategy support to marketing and executive team, assist in defining product lines, solve manufacturing issues. Results Generation of more new products in 3 years than in the previous 10. * Support long term product strategies which leverage existing manufacturing capabilities through modernizing current production methodologies. * High volume, large cavity injection molded parts push development innovation and vendor interaction.
Bovezzo, United States
Industrial Design & Project Management * Responsible for expanding the FLOS existing product offering to the United States market by development of high end lighting products. Transition existing European product line to US market via interface componentry. * Adhere to stringent UL certification guidelines, standards and specs. Institute and direct UL testing procedures.
Production Design & VFX Team Lead
Los Angeles, United States
Independent Contractor * Creative/mechanical design, miniatures, props and pyrotechnics for major motion picture special effects production. * Led VFX teams in accomplishing complex special effects within unreal timelines through rapid problem solving and an innovative approach. Many major motion picture credits.
Industrial Designer / 3D Concept Development
STUART KARTEN DESIGN
Marina Del Rey, United States
* Premiere Los Angeles Industrial Design consultancy providing multi-faceted product design consultation. Originated, developed and managed 3D Concept Department. * Researched, designed and developed revolutionary surgical devices. Generated "Show Car" prototypes, successfully lured investors to start-up ventures. Healthcare Industry focus.
Project Director of Equipment Development
Brooklyn, United States
* Directed internal and external teams through all phases of the product development cycle including: research, brainstorming, ideation, concept refinement, control drawings, engineering, concept mock-ups, 3D CAD models, "looks-like works-like" models, vendor management, securing validation/approvals and supporting development timelines to meet rigid US Department of Defense deployment scheduling. * Maintained military contracts with high quality products. Gained new contracts to maximize revenue growth. * Researched and anticipated design, development, product trends, technologies and methodologies that translate to business-building opportunities. Established and maintained market leadership. Several US Patents issued. Results cutting edge products for tier one counterterrorism units. * Produced SHOT Show and SWAT Challenge trade events. Presented our many product lines to buyers and media, fulfilling product placement goals.