About: Experienced Industrial Designer with experience bringing products to market in the Outdoor Sporting Goods, Consumer Electronics, Juvenile Product and Defense Industries. Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, KeyShot Rendering, Sketching, 3D Printing, Prototyping and SolidWorks (Solid & Surface Modeling).

Galvion - Portsmouth, NH

Team Lead - Industrial Designer III - October 2022 - Present

Galvion: Designs and develops protective armor and head systems for modern warfighters and tactical operators.

Responsibilities:  Manage and mentor junior design staff, concept sketching, advanced SolidWorks modeling, Keyshot and Photoshop renderings, develop new visual brand language for multi-component product platforms, maintain design intent through engineering and manufacturing phases, validate designs through rapid prototyping, translate end-user feedback and insights into design features. collaborate with project management, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering teams.

Industrial Designer III - June 2021 - October 2022

Responsibilities: Concept sketching, Keyshot and Photoshop renderings, advanced SolidWorks modeling, validate designs through rapid prototyping, translate end-user feedback and insights into design features. Collaborate with project management, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering teams to bring products to production.

Skills used at Galvion: Advanced Concept Development, Public Speaking, End-User Interviews, Digital Sketching, Advanced Surface Modeling in SolidWorks, 3D printing and rapid prototyping.

Projects at Galvion: Lead industrial designer for US Navy advanced helmet system, lead industrial designer for US Army advanced helmet system, support industrial designer for USMC advanced helmet system, support industrial designer for UK Army man worn power and data hub.

UPPAbaby - Rockland, MA - April 2018 - June 2021

Industrial Designer

UPPAbaby: Designs high-end juvenile products, blending elegant design with ultimate functionality into their car seats and strollers.

Responsibilities: Design and develop products for UPPAbaby’s infant and juvenile car seat product line, communicate with domestic and overseas manufacturing facilities. Implement UPPAbaby brand language into product architecture. Work directly with mechanical engineering, quality engineering, project management, marketing and crash simulation teams to produce high performing car seats for mass-manufacturing. Maintain design indent through all product development phases.

Skills used at UPPAbaby: Form factor development, digital sketching, advanced surface modeling in SolidWorks, 3D printing and rapid prototyping. strong understanding of mechanism designs, material selection and injection molding processes.

Projects at UPPAbaby: Lead industrial designer for KNOX Harness System, lead industrial designer for future infant carrier, one of two industrial designers for the MESA Max Car Seat.

Plano Synergy - Grand Prairie, TX - September 2017 - 2018

Junior Industrial Designer

Plano Synergy: A holding a company for fifteen different hunting and fishing brands.

Responsibilities: Worked with brand, sourcing, design, engineering and new product development teams to create product for Plano Synergy’s hunting and fishing brands.  (Frabill, Plano Molding, Wildgame Innovations, Flextone & Halo Optics) Utilized expertise in SolidWorks, Keyshot, Photoshop, Digital Sketching and 3D printing to develop products from initial concept to mass manufactured products sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Walmart, Dicks Sporting Goods and Amazon.

Associate Industrial Designer - April 2016 - September 2017

Responsibilities:  Present and develop concept ideas for brand management and sales teams to bring to market.  Utilized skills in digital sketching, Photoshop, SolidWorks and Keyshot to communicate design intent and direction to internal teams.

Skills used at Plano Synergy: Form Factor Development, Digital Sketching, Solid Modeling in SolidWorks, 3D printing and rapid prototyping. Communicate with overseas and domestic engineers to validate manufacturing feasibility of design solutions.

Projects at Plano Synergy: Plano AW 2.0 Gun Case Series, Frabill Magnum Bait Cooler, Plano A-Series 2.0 Tackle Box Series, Flextone Deer Call, WGI Wraith Trail Camera, WGI Rival Trial Camera, WGI Trail Pad Swipe Tablet & Future Halo Optics Laser Range Finder.

Industrial Design Intern

Urban-e GmbH - Berlin, Germany - August 2014 - January 2015

Using data driven decisions, I developed product concepts for Urban-e GmbH. Urban-e is Germany’s leading outfitter for electronic cargo bikes. As the only industrial design intern at Urban-e, I was to able work on design projects from start to finish. This opportunity allowed me to develop my design skill-set to identify product opportunities for Urban-e’s clients.  

Industrial Design Intern

SOURCEntra - Framingham, MA - January 2014 - May 2014

Created packaging and promotional products while working at SOURCEntra. SOURCEntra is a small branding and packaging design consultancy. In this environment, I continued to build my design skill-set in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. In this role, I used my technical proficiencies in rapid prototyping, CAD, sketching, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to develop packaging designs for mass production. 

Education

Wentworth Institute of Technology - Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design (2015)

Course work in materials and manufacturing, design research, rapid prototyping, visual communication, information architecture, model making and human factors.

Skills:

Software

Adobe Creative Suite 
SolidWorks 
Rhinoceros 3D 
Keyshot
Graphite V8
3D Printing 
Sketchbook Pro
Microsoft Office 

Professional

Team Brainstorming 
Communication to:   
         - Upper Management
         - Brand Management

         - Consultancies & Firms

         - Marketing & Sales
         - Engineering 
         - Designers 
         - Factories & Vendors

 

Core

Concept Development
Sketching 
Form Development
Rapid Prototyping 
Design Thinking
Trend Research
User Research
Model Making