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Architectural and Industrial designer, sculptor, and illustrator with a Masters of Architecture and a BFA in Industrial Design. Expert in digital fabrication techniques, 3d modeling, prototyping, fabrication and design theory. Three years experience in housewares design and over ten years in cycling industry. Looking to advance professional career in a hands-on design field of any scale or scope.
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Education The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Graduated: June, 2012 | Master of Architecture Brigham Young University, Provo, UT Graduated: April, 2005 | BFA in Industrial Design: Product Emphasis Experience The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Adjunct Faculty | Aug. 2012 – Present Serves as studio professor and leader for a studio of 2nd-year students. Lectures on digital fabrication techniques, CAD and CAM software. Continues to assist with maintaining equipment, and researching new digital fabrication technologies such as desktop 3d printing, laser scanning and CNC milling. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Graduate Assistant: Web & Digital Fabrication | Aug. 2009 – Aug. 2012 Assisted with the operation of the digital fabrication lab in Knowlton Hall, consulting on fabrication techniques, maintaining equipment, and researching new digital fabrication technologies such as desktop 3d printing, laser scanning and CNC milling. Also assisted in the development and implementation of new school websites. Calphalon Corporation, Toledo, OH Associate Designer: Cookware & Housewares | Jan. 2006 – May 2007 Worked as part of the New Product Development Team to deliver products sourced, engineered and marketed to our standards. Researched user groups, and presented design directions. Sketched, rendered, developed, prototyped and presented product ideas. Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN Designer | Jan. 2005 – Apr. 2005 Design Intern on children’s storage and teen furniture projects in stores currently. Worked as part of the Kids Team to reinvent the Kids and Teen World at Target. Researched user groups and presented design directions. Sketched, developed and rendered product ideas. Sponsored Studio Projects, BYU Bell Automotive Designer | Aug. 2004 - Dec. 2004. Solo project working with sponsor designing automotive accessories. Researched user groups and trends, sketched, rendered and produced prototypes. Nokia Designer | Jan. 2004 - Apr. 2004. Team collaborative project working closely with sponsor to develop a "baby boomer's" wireless device. Researched User groups and trends. Sketched and rendered concepts. Presented final concepts and prototypes to sponsor. Hewlet Packard Designer | Aug. 2003 - Dec. 2003. Solo project working with sponsor to develop use for projector technology in a home environment. Researched user groups and trends, sketched and rendered concepts. Made final oral presentation to sponsor. Other Experience Bikeworks, Sylvania, OH Bike Mechanic and Salesman | May 2007 – Present Daily use of people skills, knowledge of bicycle mechanics and salesmanship. Red Cliff Ascent Wilderness Therapy, Enterprise, UT Counselor, Guide | May 2004 – May 2005 Counselor for dysfunctional teens and young adults as a backpacking guide. Gained group dynamic skills and outdoors expertise. Enhanced creative problem solving skills. BYU Outdoors Unlimited, Provo, UT Bike Mechanic, Ski Technician, Rental Equip. Manager | Aug. 2002 – Mar. 2005 Daily use of people skills, knowledge of bicycle mechanics and outdoor equipment. Volunteer, Fortaleza, Brazil Full-Time Volunteer | Mar. 1999 – Mar. 2001 Presented and led discussions. Performed community service in Fortaleza, Brazil. Trained, taught, led and was responsible for over 25 other fellow volunteers. Learned the Portuguese language fluently.
Brigham Young University The Ohio State University - Knowlton School of Architecture