Michael Pinto
Global rank:
259 / 28,313
Skill pts: 90
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About

With over 20 years of experience in 3D CAD and product design, I can help you transform your concept into a fully manufacturable product. I have expertise in all aspects of 3D CAD modeling as well as detailed production drawing creation. I have experience with traditional cast parts to modern manufactured free form parts that utilize some of the most complex manufacturing techniques today. This allows me to spot manufacturing production problems before the design has been sent to the vendor for production. By avoiding back and forth design changes and production mistakes with the manufacturing vendor, this will help to save time and money on the production of your parts. It would be a great honor to have the opportunity to help you envision your product and see it through to production!

Design Entries

Invite-only
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Logo implementation in product CAD drawing

Experience

  • Principal/Designer INCEPTION DESIGN · Jun 2017 – Present 2 yrs 9 mos Fort Worth, TX, USA ▪PRINCIPAL • Perform day to day business operations (Accounting, business supplies, etc.) • Seek out new clients in various avenues • Prepare and send business proposals to clients • Build and maintain company website • Maintain company server and computers • Maintain software installations and updates (Microsoft Office 365, Siemens NX, Adobe Creative Suite, Keyshot, etc.) ▪ DESIGNER • Work with clients to develop their product ideas into working prototypes and manufacturable products • Create parametric CAD models utilizing design for manufacturability principles using Siemens NX • Create manufacturing production drawings to supply to vendors • Create finish spec drawings in Adobe Illustrator to show logo placements, surface colors and finishes • Produce photo-realistic product renderings for marketing images and customer’s website implementation
  • SENIOR CAD SPECIALIST, IRONS, WEDGES & PUTTERS INNOVATION NIKE - NIKE GOLF · Sep 2009 – Aug 2016 6 yrs 11 mos Fort Worth, TX, USA ▪ Research and develop new technologies for future consumer market golf clubs ▪ Develop new tour golf clubs for the Nike Golf tour staff players including putters, irons & wedges ▪ Create parametric CAD Models and Drawings to define products for manufacturing ▪ Maintain the Siemens NX Server and all Siemens NX software installations for the entire R&D department ▪ Operate 3D Systems rapid prototype machines to create RP models for design reviews and to support machine shop/build shop with fixture creation ▪ Assist machine shop/grind shop with fixture creation for holding parts for CNC operations and parts inspections
  • ADVANCED R&D/TOUR PRODUCT CAD DESIGNER ADAMS GOLF · Nov 2004 – May 2009 4 yrs 6 mos Plano, TX, USA ▪ Research and develop new technologies for future consumer market golf clubs ▪ Develop new tour golf clubs for the Adams Golf tour staff players (PGA, Champions Tour, LPGA and Nationwide Players) ▪ Create parametric CAD Models and Drawings to define products for manufacturing ▪ Maintain the Unigraphics NX Server and all Unigraphics NX6 software installations for the entire R&D department
  • PRODUCT DEFINITION DESIGN MODELER & DRAFTER PRATT & WHITNEY · Apr 1999 – Nov 2004 5 yrs 7 mos East Hartford, CT, USA ▪ Collaborated with Design Engineers to create new components and modify existing components in the F-35 Lightning II and F-22 engine programs ▪ Worked in the Mechanical Components Division, specifically on the military engine programs (F-35 Lightning II & F-22) ▪ Utilized Siemens NX (Unigraphics) CAD Software to design 3D models and create manufacturing drawings for Roller Bearings, Ball Bearings, Tubes, Brackets and Housings ▪ Worked on various commercial jet engine programs ▪ Certified with Super-Secret Government Clearance
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Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

Location

Fort Worth, TX, United States