Was responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the ships small boats. Received commendations and awards for quality maintenance levels with the ship's auxiliary equipment. Acquired a solid background in hydraulics, refrigeration systems and auxiliary diesel and turbine generators. Decorated for Combat Action and other Unit Merit Awards.
Creating and distributing Data Sheets and Marketing Publications for a global leader in Integrated Circuits.
·Created & managed the Design Department Intra-net which was used extensively by the Sales and Marketing teams.
·Introduced new publishing mediums like Interactive PDF files, 3D video walk thru’s, and shareable 3D file formats that delivered a greater presentation impact compared to the usual books and boards.
·Designed, created and then maintained the ‘Standard and Custom Product Catalogs’ which were used by the marketing department and by the sales teams when custom concepts were to be presented.
·Improved the Concept Presentations from a ‘possible visual tool’, to a ‘seal the deal’ capability by achieving photo-realistic 3D renderings, detail and accuracy.
·Eliminated the need for expensive ‘Hard-Prototyping’ of custom designs by producing 3D Models of the concepts that were published directly to the customer and often rendered realistically into the customer’s environments.
·Established the utility and necessity for 3D ‘Install Instructions’ and ‘Technical Guides’ that are visually clear and easily followed.
·Was acknowledged as the 3D Design Illustrator/Publisher of several award-winning projects for Tier 1 banks including National City Bank, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.
·Modelled, illustrated and assisted in the development of the Promo Kiosk which received a Design of the Times 2006 Award, Presented by P-O-P Times, a leading retail magazine.
·Self taught Adobe software trainer, recognizing the need to keep the department ready for the next upgrade.
Assisted in the visual layouts of assembly lines for the production of various hydraulic and pneumatic control valves and filters. Produced the bench line assembly illustrations for efficient production layouts. Also did the 3D prototyping and 3D visuals for the new powder coat track line so that every layout concept could be timed and tested for the most efficient load, bake, cool and unload cycles.
All the the groundwork for an Engineer and Designer were covered in this Associates Degree. Physics, advanced math, materials selection, material testing, machine shop, manufacturing processes, Auto-CAD, etc.