Harold E. Massey 831 Brightwood Lane, Matthews, NC 28105
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY I am a creative professional with extensive project experience from product concept and development to manufacturing and marketing. My talents include product design, graphic design, project management, costs reduction, manufacturing, exhibit design, and art direction. I plan to use my passion for design along with my skills, abilities, enthusiasm and experience to drive revenue growth in the marketplace.
Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor´s degree in Industrial Design (Product Design) • Over 20 years in Industrial Design and product development • Creative, personally committed, resourceful problem solver capable of leading a project from conception through implementation. • Proven capability of developing a company's products to set the standards in the marketplace for high quality and durability • Flexibility to travel including internationally and represent the design team in multi-functional meetings
Design Skills • Strong understanding of design methods, tools and processes • Excellent sense of aesthetics through color, texture, balance, shape, and form • Strong understanding of engineering principles, project management and new product development activities to create, design, develop and implement new features • Ability to sketch design concepts and ideas in order to develop necessary details of product • Proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Publisher, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator • Professionally successful, as measured through the growth of previous companies and number of products on the market, through an understanding of the importance of good design, efficient manufacturing, brand value and promotion, and service after the sale. • Excellent understanding of manufacturing materials and processes to improve production and reduce costs by at least 25%
Personal Characteristics • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills to manage and direct designers, engineers and outside resources • Many years of experience developing persuasion and negotiating skills as well as a strong understanding of corporate politics • Capable of analyzing a problem thoroughly in order to develop an appropriate solution • Technical writing skills for quotations, specifications, manuals, and promotional material • Mentoring skills to coach others to improve their work ethic, design sense, time management, and working with others • Meeting facilitation skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with people at all levels across a company as well as external suppliers • Extremely organized and detail oriented with balanced knowledge of business and technical issues
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Harold Massey Design - Freelance Product Design and Consulting - Charlotte, NC Principal - Present
Patton’s Medical - Charlotte, N.C. Design + Marketing Manager 2008–2011
Fluid Energy Medical - Charlotte, NC Design + Marketing Manager 2007 – 2008