Grimaldi Amplification Inc., Brooklyn, NY, US, President, Designer, Engineer
Manufacture custom, vintage style vacuum tube guitar amplifiers from the ground up. Design and construct dovetailed hard wood cabinets, cover cabinets with cloth and tolex and hand wire all of the electronics. Repair musical amplifiers and consumer electronics
DLV Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Assistant
Assembly and finishing of furniture and products. Streamlining and execution of unique finishing processes. Renovation of gallery space showcasing DLV furniture line. Maintaining and organizing clean shop and work environment.
New Lab, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Intern
Responsible for creation and organization of a shared prototype/wood shop. Assembly, building and finishing of “TreeShell” product for sale in the MOMA Store. Streamlining of production methods which includes building custom jigs/fixtures for small production runs.
Pratt Institute - Metal Shop, Brooklyn, NY, US, Student Monitor / Shop Assistant
Machinery maintenance, upkeep and repair. Work closely with students from all departments on their projects and monitor their safety. Troubleshooting and teaching fabrication methods as needed. Assist welding/fabrication and sheet metal professors during their classes. Train new student employees
Gaia Power Technologies Inc, Peekskill, NY, US, Senior Engineering Technician/Manager Manufacturing
Developed efficient, cost saving, UL-compliant, manufacturing techniques and designs for modular AC/DC power storage and energy management units. Fabricated steel and aluminum prototypes. Installed power storage and management units. Oversaw inventory, working closely with vendors to lower costs. Construction of walls, storage lofts, and custom work stations. Implemented safety standards in corporate offices, warehouse and manufacturing shop. Shipping and receiving. Oversaw and trained new employees.
Evonyx Inc., Hawthorne, NY, US, Laboratory Technician/Engineer Assistant /Safety Officer
Research and development testing in cathode lab, including developing unique testing methods. Built custom apparatus for testing. Fabricated prototypes of fuel cells for testing and troubleshooting. In charge of daily maintenance and repair of machinery. Chemical waste management and safety. Managed inventory and shipping.
David Schumer Carpentry, Airmont, NY, US, Carpenter’s Assistant
Residential construction including; trim, floors, sheetrock, windows/doors, vaulted ceilings, cabinetry.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Industrial Design
Bachelors of Industrial Design with a focus on Furniture and Product Design.
Product and Furniture Design Studio
Production Methods: metal and plastic
Art and Design History