Darrin is employed as a Senior Technical Officer at the Brien Holden Vision Institute, where he has worked since 2000. His primary role is that of an engineer, involving design and development of instrumentation for vision research and product development.
He has over 15 years of experience developing software, incorporating wavefront optics, vision testing, optical design, image analysis, database design and integration into his software. Darrin is experienced in mechanical and electronic design including embedded software. He has worked in the research areas of myopia, accommodation, contact lens discomfort and optical performance.
In 2012 Darrin completed a Master of Biomedical Engineering at the University of UNSW. Prior to working at the Brien Holden Vision Institute Darrin worked as an Avionics Engineer at QANTAS Airways.