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Product Designer - AutoCAD SolidWorks 3D

DeFuniak Springs, Florida, United States
September 30, 2018

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Product Designer / 3D Parametric Modeling and Drafting 2D, 3D

3D part design and modeling fabrication using parametric modeling software and additive manufacturing. Create custom designed prototype parts, supporting engineers involving aerospace, automotive and marine specialty technical products. 3D Parametric Modeling – Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and 3D rapid part prototyping. 12 years of inventing, testing troubleshooting, alterations, fitment and reconfigurations, and developing new products to solve problems and improve processes.

•06/11/2018-9/26/2018 ProActive Technologies LLC Subcontract

(SECRET Clearance Active and current in J.P.A.S open to 2019/11/12)

AutoCAD-Drafting supporting Lockheed Martin - 919 SOS Squadron support

•2016-2017 Sole proprietorship – PPF TECH INC 3D design / Parametric 3D modeling and fabrication Engineering support and product design, product development, test and fitment

•2014-2016 Northwest Florida State College- AS Degree Engineering Technology

•2012-2013 Sierra Nevada Corporation SNC- Logistics Support II SNC Duke Field FL. Flight line support

•1994-2011 United States Air Force / Civil Service– 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron LRS EGLIN AFB FL - Honorable Discharge – Transportation Logistics Cargo scheduling, movement, and vehicle operations support. Florida Class A CDL. Secret clearance.

•1998-2002 USAF Reserves - 919th Special Operations Squadron SOS Duke Field FL - Electrical & Environmental Technician on EC-130 Combat Talon electronics systems. SEC clearance. Electronics troubleshooting, isolating and repair. Removal and replacement. Retro fitting new equipment into older aircraft and wiring modification IAW Technical Orders TCOs. USAF Secret clearance.

Design for Manufacturing (DFM) 3D rendered parametric modeling. Analytical problem solving through operational use and inspection. Rework/change/redesign and improve. Cost pricing of production injection molds. Vendor procurement and material selection best suited for each part. Back engineer and redesign of components to improve and strengthen design. AutoCAD 2D and 3D Orthographic / Isometric rendering of sketches, drawings and plotted blueprints or build sheets including exploded assembly sheet and Bill of Materials. 3D printed prototype parts and fitment. Use of digital calipers, micrometers and measurement tools in design including use of 3D laser surface capturing scanners. Produce part prototypes taken from engineer’s or inventor’s concept sketches, produce AutoCAD/Solid works 3D computer renderings, to finished working 3D printed prototype. After successful testing and fitment, 2-part mold design and sent out to CNC machining for injection mold. ABS and polycarbonate plastic production final produced parts. Package design and shipping.

•3D Systems, KissSlicer, MakerBot Replicator, 3D printers, 3D imaging and scanners into rendered drawings

•AutoCAD Suite 2014-2015. 2D and 3D parametric modeling Drafting 2D 3D part assemblies and B.O.M

•DS SOLIDWORKS 2013-2014 & 2015-2016. Parametric 3D modeling and assembly, bill of materials

•AUTODESK AutoCAD Inventor 2013-2014 & 2015-2016. 2D & 3D modeling part layout

•AUTODESK AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Circuits design and simulation. Electrical schematics and test

•Microsoft Office PRO 365, Stratasys 3D printer, Makerbot, 3D CUBE Systems printer use and calibration


•2014 – 2016 NORTHWEST FLORIDA STATE Niceville Florida A.S. Degree Engineering Technology

•(Digital Design & Modeling Specialization) Parametric design 3D AutoCAD modeling

•Autodesk AutoCAD 3D INVENTOR, SOLIDWORKS, 3D laser scanners and image capturing / importing tools

•Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and precision measuring


•Technical Drawing principles & Pen and Ink Illustration / Traditional Board drafting and inking

•Graphic Design & printed material layout and production – Prepress / Desktop publishing

•1994-1998 USAF AIR UNIVERSITY Community College of Air Force AS Degree Journeyman Craftsman

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