Dave von Fintel

Filmmaker/Photographer specializing in Aerial Cinematography


  • Filmmaker specializing in Aerial Cinematography2014 - Present

    Kansas City, MO

    I'm taking my creative skills to new heights - piloting a UAV to produce dramatic aerial video/photo solutions as well as producing & editing conventional video for a variety of industries.

  • Freelance Creative Director2012 - 2014


  • Web Development Director2004 - 2012

    Rockhurst University

  • Creative Director1999 - 2004

    Rockhurst University

  • Art Director1998 - 1999

    Rockhurst University

  • Graphic Designer1997 - 1998

    GB Design


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design1991 - 1996

    University of Missouri

  • Graphic Design, Photography & Video Production1995 - 1996

    University of Tasmania School of Art, Australia


  • “Dave has exceptional skills as a designer and web developer. As his supervisor for several years, I found him to be a joy to work with, and a great team player. He is a problem-solver who finds a solution to every challenge. I would not hesitate to hire him again.”

    Rosita McCoy, Senior VP - KU Endowment Association

  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave on many projects. He’s always able to bring a fresh perspective to every job. His positive personality and openness to trying new things, makes working with him a very fun & collaborative event.”

    Mark McDonald, Owner - Mark McDonald Photography

  • “I worked with Dave for several years while employed at gb Design. Dave and I collaborated on a variety of design projects and I always found him to be easy to work with and valued the ideas and professionalism he brought to the table. Since that time, my agency has had the pleasure to work with Dave and his team at Rockhurst as a vendor providing online development solutions and consulting to Rockhurst University. Dave continues to provide impressive direction and management skills to the projects we have conducted with him and his team.”

    Ryan Lorei, Owner - Voltage Creative

  • “In the seven years Dave and I worked together, I watched him consistently come up with effective, creative solutions for various print, web and video projects. He stays on top of design trends and web standards, and everything he touches looks refined and professional. He has exceptional talent and lots of ideas, which made him a valuable member of our team.”

    Jamie Swearingen, UX Copywriter - Garmin International

  • “I have hired Dave may times for his expert graphic design services, and have also brought him in as a consultant on several high profile web design and development projects. Dave's ability to listen to my client's needs, and his ability to translate their ideas into reality are second to none.”

    Matt Couch, Real Estate Analyst - Hopkins Appraisal Services


  • • CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education): Silver Award
- '09, Excellence in Multimedia: Single Web Page (Ready for Rockhurst) 
- Bronze - '02, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine 
- Silver - '01, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine
 - Gold - '00, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine Cover 
- Silver - '00, Rockhurst University Campus Banners 
• Web Marketing Association's Web Awards Judge - '08 
• JAA (Jesuit Advancement Administrators): '06 - Award of Merit: Multimedia, Admission Pages 
• Internet Advertising Competition '05 - Best Education Integrated Ad Campaign - Rockhurst Website 
• Center for Digital Education: '05 Best of the Web 2nd place, Rockhurst University 
• Web Marketing Association: '05 Best Education Internet Advertising Award, Rockhurst University 
• American Association of Webmasters: '04 Silver Award, Rockhurst University 
• Mead Papers: Certificate of Excellence in the Graphic Arts - Rockhurst University, 1999 Annual Report

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Manufacturing variations (ECR, ECO, ECN) and just how they must be Structured


I’m trying to find some knowledge on what technology variations must certanly be organized (I’m inside the health unit arena, very hold that planned).

I have looked on here and discovered several other posts regarding ECR procedure, alongside some example types and these types of. Little too comprehensive and nothing that actually seems to fit the mildew of the thing I believe may be the method the Food And Drug Administration was pursuing today.

In any event, truly noticeable that we are performing our very own process backwards, utilizing ECOs for BOM changes just, DCOs for data adjustment best — basically okay. However when considering all the rest of it, attracting variations, goods improvement, etc., the audience is utilizing an ECR kind that is done to post-changes and put like a notification that a change was made. Basically, it is lost all the action leading up to the change therefore the changes is manufactured without insight upfront.

After considering this more, we deducted that numerous the majority of med device agencies all incorporate a different sort of reason and means with regards to technology improvement.

It seems that the method the majority are utilizing was incorporating the ECR, ECO, and ECN acronyms in the following way:

1) ECR to record the origination in the consult, suggested strategies to manage or fix the problem, just what items will have to change to correct it, and signoffs to say the ideas include authorized in order to move ahead utilizing the ECO techniques.

2) ECO to record the items that could want to transform through the ECR (sketches, technical specs, SOPs, etc). Implementation of these changes and approvals. Mention: Never assume all ECOs are required to are derived from an ECR as well as the ECO procedures are an impartial steps, for instance the DCO procedure for SOPs and this type of.

3) ECN to tell the correct or interested people after ECO change(s) were full. (could be rolled inside backend regarding the ECO kind perhaps)

Note: We do not have actually an automated method of performing the alterations, no electronic signoffs. The proper execution would have to feel done and routed and closed actually.


There isn’t any explanation the computer you’ve outlined cannot efforts, as long as you make use of the paperwork properly. Instead of waiting to the finish to fill-in every thing, begin with the consult and give it time to adhere the processes.

Our very own providers (tiny electronics mfr, however medical) uses one kind, which we contact ECR/N. We put it to use as a consult, they observe the method, watched because of the top quality supervisor (myself), so when completed functions as our very own Notice of any modification.

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As a result of the potential impacts, medical product needs the planning and overview series to secure a bullet-proof processes. Changes is generally a significant hurdle, you must certanly be in a position to justify it. Without electronic circulation, there certainly are some additional issues, it may be was able.

1. Issue identification & scoping: somebody identifies a problem or problem and establishes that it might need an alteration. The extent associated with the problems and its possible results are determined.

2. ECR production: an engineering changes demand (ECR) is generated to look at the requirement and feasibility of this changes, to determine portion, hardware and records that might be impacted, to calculate bills and also to list the methods needed to implement the alteration.

4. ECO creation: after the ECR is approved, a technology change purchase (ECO) was generated, which details the items, assemblies and documents are changed and includes any upgraded sketches, CAD files, common operating processes (SOPs) or production efforts training (MWIs) expected to make a decision concerning change.

5. ECO review: The ECO will be distributed to an alteration evaluation board composed of all stakeholders (such as additional partners whenever appropriate) who want to agree the alteration.

6. ECN circulation: Once the ECO has been authorized, a manufacturing change notification/notice (ECN) is distributed to affected individuals to let all of them understand that the ECO might accepted and also the change should today be implemented.

7. changes execution: Those responsible for implementation use the facts into the ECO and ECN to really make the requested modification.

While a manufacturing change order is used for modifications which are accomplished by technology, other sorts of changes purchases can be used by more departments. For instance the:

Organizations need to be capable adapt quickly in nowadays?s consistently switching ecosystem, and often that implies producing variations their merchandise. Designers making improvements during developing and manufacturing using the intention of including features, enhancing production results or dealing with the available choices of a certain part.

To make sure proposed improvement is suitably evaluated, a great processes is critical?especially if members of your product or service teams include scattered across several locations (as an example, design engineers in Boston, the production team in St. Louis and component brands world-wide). In the centre of a good modification techniques may be the manufacturing modification purchase.