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Industrial Designer

Pasadena, California, United States
March 11, 2019

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Designed, developed, and tested injection molded, thermoformed, and metal fabricated supply chain products to achieve cost, schedule, and performance (CSP) as well as improve customer efficiency. Managed product development through the life cycle from concept, through prototype, into production. Supported the sales teams on initial inquiries to develop new customer opportunities. Identified product safety issues, resolved the issues with Beta products in field, and developed quality control procedures and documents to ensure issues were resolved in production. Evaluated and resolved customers' automation issues that were delaying future product orders and projects.

• Led collaborative design team creation sessions for initial concept development and to improve the development and evaluation processes; drove productivity and improved sales.

• Created realistic product renderings for marketing materials and developed product user manuals for mechanical systems products.

• Worked with vendors through the development stages to resolve fabrication issues and moved products into production; efforts increased future orders from key customers. Rehrig Pacific Los Angeles, CA: Industrial Designer July 2015 - Jan 2019 Designed and engineered new primary packaging products and optimized existing line of industrial and consumer packaging. Worked directly with customers' to meet product, assembly, shipping needs. Worked with toolmakers to ensure production quality. Created and maintained precise 3D CAD models and corresponding 2D archival prints. Produced 2D CAD renderings,3D animations, and presentations and prototypes.

• Improved design and manufacturing process, and spearheaded several innovative designs for products to market and refresh old product lines.

• Designed, developed, and patented a design process that reduced cost with the same strength of previous designs; increased sales by 30%. patent.#:US 8,256,640 B2.

• Produced and maintained precise 3D CAD models and corresponding 2D archival prints; evaluated material options and designs for cost effectiveness.

Bway Corporation Fountain Valley, CA: Design Engineer June 2007- July 2015 JOSHUA URBAN



Created custom office furniture designs for manufacturing. Managed sight planning, designed floor plan layout, Consulted with fabricators throughout the production process. Worked with the customers’ on-sight installation, and shipping needs.

• Ensured design accuracy by consulting with fabricators throughout the production process, and testing component assemblies in CAD before fabrication, which saved the company from re-fabrication and re- installation costs.

• Developed a SolidWorks component library, preliminary drawings, and measurements to create CAD models and production drawings for pricing and fabrication. Tangram Studio Santa Fe Springs, CA: Designer July 2006 - May 2007 Design: End User Research Human Factors Concept Ideation Sketching Technical Drawing Marker Rendering Model Making CAD Rendering Rapid Prototyping Product Testing & Validation Usability / Functionality Testing Software: Solid Works AutoCAD NX Catia Keyshot Photoshop InDesign Illustrator Microsoft Office Suite Fabrication: Injection Molding Thermoforming Rotomolding Metal Fabrication Woodworking Laser-Cutting Plastics Casting

Technical Skills:



Creative and technologically savvy professional with a background in designing a variety of products. Experienced with managing documentation of designs to ensure a high-level of accuracy and efficiency. Knowledge and experience with plastic and metal part mass production. Recognized for innovative design approaches and proficient in 2D and 3D modeling. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and multi-tasking abilities. Able to deal with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Furniture Design – Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA Industrial Design

Brand Development


Safety Procedures


Product Development

Quality Control

Process Improvement

Problem Solving

Design / Packaging / Materials

Cost Reduction Strategies

Lean Manufacturing

Research & Analysis

Additional experience includes: Furniture Designer & CAD Drafter (2005 to 2006) USFS Firefighter squad-boss (2002 to 2005)

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