Bisley Office Furniture - Product Development Engineer July - 2016 - Present | Europe's leading steel storage manufacturer. - I was brought in to help develop new & innovate product lines to help Bisley expand into new markets previously untouched. - Liaised with global sales teams to gain invaluable customer feedback to develop design briefs. - Delivered design solutions and often prototypes in a very short time frame under pressure. - Built relationships and sourced new manufacturers and suppliers to better contribute towards the quality and cost effectiveness of existing designs. - Presented and communicated ideas to architects, clients and the board. Contributed in the delivery of office fits & solutions for some of the worlds major brands including Nike, Twitter and Google plus many more.
Manfrotto - Product Design Engineer July 2015 - July 2016 | Manfrotto are the market leaders in the camera accessories market with an impressive 80% share. - Contributed to the design of 7 Red Dot Award winning products. - Assisted in the amendment of design problems identified amongst existing products . - Presented and developed new innovative ideas to the company and board directors. - Quickly found myself being the sole design representative in the UK for Manfrotto reporting & liaising with the Design team and HQ based in Italy. - Developed working relationships with third party suppliers & manufacturers. - Fortunate enough to heavily involved in the complete design process from ideation to mass production and all the steps between. - Played a major role in the re branding of 300+ products including packaging and point of sales displays. -Gained experience in textile manufacturing, injection moulding and some sheet metal.