Gerardo is the founder and Chief Design Officer of Xcel Design Studios, Inc., a full service Industrial Design consultancy. Gerardo’s expertise plays an integral role in the development of Global Oceanic Designs’ ongoing and future technologies by providing support in various areas of design such as computer-aided-drawing (CAD), technical writing for patent filings, manufacturing, and prototyping construction and testing. In addition, he has a high skill level with creative tools such as SolidWorks, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, rendering engines and a number of digital sketching and drawing software. He also has basic knowledge of web design code – HTML and CSS – and using his design understanding to create web and mobile solutions for his clients.
With more than 16 years of experience derived from working in a variety of industries, Gerardo is an adept concept developer, creative thinker, project manager and creative writer. In addition to his experience and personal qualifications, he has a firm design educational foundation and a passion for integrated designed solutions. His engineering background and design education have afforded him a well-rounded understanding of a wide range of methodologies and manufacturing processes. Gerardo is also extremely enthusiastic about science, engineering and modern technologies.
Gerardo is a US Navy veteran who enjoys outdoor sports, recreational scuba diving, biking, running and swimming. He likes to spend his free time sketching and exploring new concepts and designs; Gerardo also loves spending time with his family and friends and is an avid movie buff.