Performed market and trend research and analysis, developed strategies and translated into new and innovative products. Worked closely with Sales Team and OEM Clients. Developed new stitching techniques and sketch concepts. Developed CAD files and renderings of new specs for overseas factories.
Sr. Lead Product Designer/Product Manager
Traveler's Choice/Golden Pacific
Maxpedition Work with the President of Maxpedition to help develop new product lines for each fiscal year Manage design of both soft goods and hard goods products. Perform market and trend research and analysis develop strategies and translate into new and innovative products. Provide engineering solutions and guidance to design team for both soft and hard good products based on design -techniques materials and sourcing experience. Work closely with and mentor junior designers. Manage outsourced projects to design firms and freelance designers and ensure that projects and adhere to established product development schedules. Work closely with Marketing to help develop brand awareness using SEO to target tactical product marketplace. Develop tech packs and CAD files of products for domestic vendors and oversea factories. Define product features and technical download of product features to marketing Manage quotes from oversea factories and negotiate pricing of bags for targeted FOB. Work with sales director and online sales data determine product performance improve weak performing products and identify need and opportunities for new products.
Programmer, Delco Machine and Gears
Senior Product Designer/Manager
The Outdoor Recreational Group (outdoorproducts.com)
Los Angeles, CA
1. Managed product design, pricing and material needs. Worked collaboratively with engineering and product development teams. Utilized market analysis and trend research to develop both hard and soft goods. Provided sketch concepts, CAD files and developed specs for factories. Created and worked within established budgets. Managed the day-to-day activities of, and mentored, junior industrial designers
Senior Product Designer
Redondo Beach, CA
Licensee for Under Armour and Speedo Senior Product Designer 1. Designed and developed new products for Under Armour and Speedo brands. Researched and worked with current design trends and market research. Collaborated with product development team. Developed new sketch concepts, product innovations and prepared related CAD files. Provided specs for factories and oversaw all sampling stages and overseas production inspections.
Freelance Furniture Designer
Elite MFG. Corp.
Industrial Designer Assistant
Architectural Area Lighting