Technical Publications Illustrator Senior
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
Feb 2020 - Present (1 year 11 months)
• Lead in development of technical illustrations and publications HERCULES (CH-130) aircraft program, honored as an Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker in a group A (onsite daily) during COVID-19 response to ensure security of Nation, in supporting the men and women of the Special Operations Forces for the decade. • This HERCULES aircraft, which features the most modern AC-130J configuration, experienced numerous changes and project scope adding thousands of additional hours to the project.• Supported the technical writers and engineers in developing military aeronautics technical publications, including flight operating manuals, maintenance manuals, and illustrated parts breakdowns per MIL-STD-38784in S1000D formats and ATA 100 (Specifications for Manufacturers’ Technical Data).• Created a brand-new template to deliver quality and consistency to produce complex computer-generated layouts and new artworks for Technical Manuals (TM’s), Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM’s), Parts Catalogues (IPC), Structural Repair and Inspection (JSRD), and Aircraft Operating Manuals (AOM). Conceptualized, created, and designed complex isometric, orthographic, axonometric, and perspective illustrations, wiring diagrams, and schematics for technical data products, utilized Arbortext® IsoDraw® and CorelDraw, Dassault CATIA, SAP 3D Visual Enterprise, Adobe, Illustrator, CPLM Team Center, etc.) Exhibited operational excellence on track to sustain this record of outstanding performance throughout 1 year of the Lockheed Martin contract. Completed series of the trainings: Engineering Workbench, Rockets Fundamentals, Agile Alliance Coaching Network, Diversity & Inclusion, etc.
Technical Designer Temp
Crown Equipment Co.
New Bremen, OH
* Created service and parts information, miscellaneous technical information as assigned. * Maintained cohesive style guides to ensure a consistent design language is used throughout each product. * Collaborated with the engineers, account managers, editors, technical writers, publishing desk. * Evaluated engineering change notices, bills of material, intranet request forms and vendor information to create new parts pages, electrical schematic diagrams and label/decals. * Recommendations, update information on reference guides. * Created and edited text, art and lay-out of training modules and other technical information using multiple software applications (UX7.5, CAD, ISO Draw and Framework, PowerPoint).
Technical Illustrator VI Contract - Military Combat Vehicles
Sterling Heights, MI
* Participated in AMPV (all variants) and PIM (Paladin Integrated Management) programs, work under general direction to produce complex computer-generated layouts and new artwork for Technical Manuals (TM's), Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM's) and Repair Parts & Special Tool Lists (RPSTL's). * Researched sequence of assembly or disassembly using drawings and computer-generated CAD files from EPDM, EDVS sources, utilize VASONT Citrix, Windchill content management software. * Performed a wide variety of advanced technical Illustrations layouts functions including complex graphics perspective, isometric, and orthographic projections from CAD, blueprints, and oral/written technical descriptions that meet quality, technical accuracy, specifications, validations and customer requirements, and military standards per government directed MIL Standards (MIL-STD 40051-1 and 2) *Used multiple software applications (CREO view, CREO Illustrator, CAD, ISO Draw, Adobe, etc). *Attended Addictive Manufacturing Introduction Seminars on site. Safety certificate and shop fields.
Structural Designer/ Technical Writer Contract
Hood River, United States
* Created Pratt Display's reliable, high-performance, attractive products from the design phase through the manufacturing process for clients Procter and Gamble and Kroger. * Collaborated with the clients, stockers, account managers, art director. * Applied new technologies and methods, check and define fit, form and function of each part, UX design and conduct usability testing, cost and feasibility tools, perform design calculations. Applied new technologies and methods, check and define fit, form and function of each part, UX design and conduct usability testing, cost and feasibility tools, perform design calculations (CW&M), Planogram, pallet layouts. * * * Created user-centered retail instructions and assembly instructions. * Prepared new or existing POP design drawings as necessary including CAD, PowerPoint. * Structural design, rendering (Adobe in Design, Photoshop, Autodesk 3DMax, Artios CAD). * Performed rendering and products simulation in 3D environment. Responsible for the design-specific files: Bill of Materials documentation and proof reading. Technical Skills: NOLDUS XT Observer research, CAD, Rhinoceros4, InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Frame Maker, CAD (NX 7.5), CREO View, CREO Illustrate, Arbortext, IsoDraw, Esko ARTIOS Cad, SolidWorks, CATIAV5, SAP 3D Visual Enterprise, Autodesk 3ds Max 2010, Keyshot, V-ray, Flamingo, AXURE, Universal Typography, GD@T, ANSI Y14.5, TOPS Pro, Cost and Feasibility Tools, S1000D Publisher, Job Manager/Virtual Ticket, Windows 10, Mac OSX, Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint. Workshop: CNC router, laser cut, Kongsberg XL-24 cutting table, 3D Printer, FDM Model Prototyping, ABS Robust Plastic, Table Saw, Band Saw, Drill Press, Belt Sander, Tool Shop, Measuring Equipment, Blue and Sand Foam Modeling, Sketching, Prototyping Technical Publications: HERCULES AC-130J Aircraft Operating M...
A BOEING Company
Feb 2018 - Jan 2020 (1 year 11 months)
Participated in ScanEagle3, ScanEagle2 (ViDAR), Integrator (Alticam), RQ-21A Blackjack, Mark 1 Mod 2 SkyHook, Compact Mark 4 Launcher, Site Generators and other various programs, work under general direction to produce complex computer-generated layouts and new artwork for Technical Manuals (TM's technical writer support), Assembly Working Instructions (production support), Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM's). * Researched sequence of assembly or disassembly using drawings and computer-generated CAD files from PDM ARAS content management software. Used multiple software applications (S1000DManager, Solidworks, ISO Draw, Adobe, etc). * Performed 1st Time Quality executions of variety of the advanced technical illustrations layouts functions and Agile deliverables via Boeing/CDG/Inmedius S1000D Transition (S1000D Publisher) at the Technical Publications Department. * Provided technical accuracy for propulsion, avionics, hydraulic, electrical, and ground support units specifications and validations, customer requirements, and documentation written to the \o "ASD-STE100" ASD-STE100 standard on complex art graphics perspective, isometric, and orthographic projections from CAD, blueprints, photos and sketches from the vendors and design engineers. * Attended scheduled air-vehicles UAV/Aerospace Ground Support Equipment familiarization and maintenance trainings on site. Agile Hardware Practitioner Training and CAHP exam - certified by the C-Prime 2019, Insitu University online learning modules, safety certificate, field trips to the marine yard, propulsion lab and production facility.