Director: Industrial Design
Pacific Market International
2005 - Present (16 years)
I am the Director in the Industrial Design studio, where we are responsible for the product design for two 100+ year old brands, Stanley and Aladdin, as well as select private label clients.
My responsibilities include establishing design direction for internal and external clients in collaboration with product management, managing the studio project load and execution, driving design development of product catalogs, and designing products.
Skills include, but are not limited, to:
+ Designing products that address consumer’s needs
+ Building brand experiences through innovative, engaging product
+ Collaborating on product and brand strategies
+ Strong mechanical design skills and capabilities
+ Excellent ideation and conceptualization ability
+ 2013 Team of the Year Runner-Up (Industrial Design)
+ 2011 Jenns Bruun award winner (Entrepreneur of the Year)
+ 2010 Thumbs Up award winner (Peer Nomination and voting)
Activities and awards:
+ Inventor on multiple utility and design patents
+ 2010 Good Design award winner (2) (Personal and Household categories)
+ 2008 International Housewares Honoree
+ 2003 DISH Network Annual Peer Employee Award
+ 2002 CES IDEA Silver Award Winner
+ Employee of the Month Award Winner, DISH Network
Sr. Industrial Designer
Echostar Technologies Inc
2000 - 2004 (4 years)
Primary designer responsible for the development of consumer electronic products for satellite television subscribers. Responsible for all project design elements including timeline, resource management, and vendor outsourcing.
+ Created design language direction for set top boxes and remotes
+ Worked within a multi-disciplinary team including mechanical, electrical and software engineers and factory representatives
+ Selected and managed vendors for prototyping needs
+ Generated design concepts for user interface architecture and graphics
+ Established user interface department within the design group
Axis 3: Design LLC
1999 - 2000 (1 year)
Designer at a small consulting studio based outside Seattle in Issaquah, Wa.
Main focus was conceptual work for a variety of clients based in and around the Seattle area, including Intermec, Cutler-Hammer, K2, GT Product Development and others.