SGEDESIGNS
Global rank:
448 / 32,823
Skill pts: 60
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Finalist
Finalist

About

I am:
BRINGING EASE, SATISFACTION, AND EFFICIENCY TO PERFORMING EVERYDAY TASKS, BY PROMOTING COMFORT, SIMPLICITY AND BEAUTY. CREATING A RICHER EXPERIENCE OF LIFE AND REDUCING PLANETARY STRESS LEVELS BY ENHANCING OUR INTERACTIONS WITH THE PHYSICAL WORLD.

• PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
• WORKSPACE ERGONOMICS, HUMAN FACTORS DESIGN
• FURNITURE DESIGN MEETING ADA/ANSI STANDARDS
• 3D CAD MODELING AND PHOTOREALISTIC RENDERING
• CREATING DESIGNS TO FULFILL UNEXPRESSED DESIRES
• DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING (DFM)
• FDM 3D PRINTING AND PROTOTYPING
• DESIGN FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING (DFAM)
• PROJECT AND INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT
• SKILLED IN PHOTOSHOP, MS OFFICE, ACROBAT

EXPERIENCE
2009–present PARTNER SGE DESIGNS INC

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 creating innovative new products and design research
 All aspects of the product development cycle, from concept ideation through production
 Preparation of CAD models, photorealistic renderings, production drawings, and physical prototypes
 Research operational and materials specifications, manufacturing methods, and develop cost estimates
 Create instructional videos, illustrations, and documentation for customers and promotional use
 develop design concepts and 3D models, and provide rendered illustrations for clients
 Operate and maintain 3D printers and prototyping department

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 licensed three (3) new product concepts for development and manufacturing
 implemented FDM 3D printing for prototypes in in 2013; upgraded to larger UpBox+ printer in 2018
 awarded first place in national competition for most innovative 3D-printable kitchen accessory
 won three consecutive awards in national competitions for best photorealistic renderings
 licensed multiple rendered images for promotional use by TurboCAD

2005–present
CHIEF DESIGN OFFICER
EASTBOARD CONSOLES DIVISION OF A/S CUSTOM FURNITURE

RESPONSIBILITIES
 establish and integrate new division within existing management and manufacturing structures of A/S Custom Furniture
 perform all marketing and sales efforts: cold calls, client negotiations, promotional materials and social media design
 industrial design: conceptual renderings, bid and presentation documents, CAD models, engineering drawings, renderings
 project management: fabrication drawings, specifications, BOM, assembly documentation, onsite installation supervision

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 generated sales and produced $3M+ of consoles for television networks and major-market broadcasting facilities worldwide
 applied DFM approach to existing console designs, utilizing A/S Custom digital CNC and panel processing equipment
 invented the RACKBLOCKS Modular Console System

(hidden) EASTBOARD CONSOLES INC FOUNDER
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 all marketing and sales efforts: cold calls, client negotiations, promotional materials and social media design
 industrial design: conceptual renderings, bid and presentation documents, CAD models, engineering drawings, renderings
 project management: fabrication drawings, specifications, BOM, assembly documentation, onsite installation supervision
 manufacturing plant design, staffing and regulatory compliance, fabrication supervision and quality control
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 generated sales and produced $12M+ of consoles for television networks and major-market broadcasting facilities worldwide
 computerized business operations in 1983; implemented 2D design in 1986, 3D CAD modeling and rendering in 1994
 designed and installed consoles for the International Broadcast Centers at 1994 Lillihammer and 1998 Nagano Olympics

(hidden)–(hidden) SOLE PROPRIETOR SG ENTERPRISES

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 all of them

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 founded Eastboard Consoles to design and produce technical furniture for the broadcasting industry
 invented and licensed three cabinetmaking components for manufacturing and national distibution
 designed and patented the Laplift, an ergonomic support platform for portable computers
 started a commercial photography business doing advertising and editorial photography
 exhibited and sold sculpture and art furniture at galleries and juried craft shows
 maintained a color-capable darkroom and processed my own work

(hidden)–(hidden) UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA RESEARCH CHEMIST
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Research and develop synthetic routes to produce organometallic molecules with potential superconducting properties
 carry out wet-bench reactions, document results, and use data to improve quality and yields

Design Entries

Private project

Experience

  • Industrial Designer SGEDESIGNS Inc · Self-employed Apr 1979 – Present 41 yrs 5 mos Wilmington, DE, United States see foregoing section

Education

  • Penn State University BS, Chemistry 1966 – 1970