Cleveland MotleyDesignerBuilderManager

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Product developer, prototype fabricator

Hey I’m Cleveland and I am the full package. Prototype fabricator, Front end web guru, proven team manager, video and graphic designer. You name it, I can help your company do it. I enjoy surfing and sailing around SF, FPV drone designing / building / racing, learning and applying new technology, and rallying people to achieve more together than they can on their own. What can I do for you?

Experience

2012+

Motley Goods

Founder of Motley Goods, luxury soft goods manufacturing company. For the last four years, I've built a globally recognized brand from the ground up. Responsibilities include supply chain management, manufacturing, product development, customer relations, web management, textile research, textile design, and custom fabrication.

2013 - 2015

1564 MRKT

Founder of a 6K', 40+ member co-manufacturing and product development collaborative work space located on Market st., in the heart of San Francisco. Manufacturing space includes wood shop, silkscreen facilities, industrial sewing, photography studio, and gallery space. Responsibilities include general management of the space and facilities, recruitment of members, and event and workshop production.

2011 - 2012

ShadeMaker - Disney, Pixar

Lead Purchaser for Puppet Fabrication team. Primary responsibilities included purchasing tools and materials for 65-person department, in addition to working knowledge of wide range of assembly techniques and materials. Fast-paced environment required attention to detail and the ability to work within and between multiple groups of fabricators and producers. Creation of 2d assets using laser cutter and vinyl plotter/printer.

2009 - 2010

Mechanical Engineering College

University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Course work towards BS, Mechanical Engineering

2003 - 2007

Design School

University of California at Santa Barbara, BA Art Honors program. Emphasis on sculpture with cross discipline course work including machining through the Engineering department, and sewing construction through the Drama department, as well as graphic design, and video editing.

Services

Project Management

Proven success influencing cross functional team members to achieve a common goal.

Product Development

Proven track record of innovation and foresight

Engineering

Ability to work with Engineering, TechOps, Product, and Support

Prototype Fabrication

Intellectually curious, driven, multi disciplinary

My skills

I am a multitalented powerhouse. Able to work in cross-disciplinary groups, translating engineering, design, and marketing.

From custom physical fabrication to the most modern types of web development I can do it all. What do you need done?

3d printing, milling, laser cutter, water jet

Machining and Carpentry

Carpentry

Electronics and robotic control

Molding, vacuum forming

Projects

  • All
  • Construction
  • electronics
  • Fun