Senior Industrial Design Student at RIT. I enjoy working in fast paced, team-oriented environments. I am interested in Consumer Product Design.
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Graduation: May 2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Industrial Design
GPA 3.1/4.0 PFOS: 3.3/4.0
airbrushing, metal fabrication, woodworking, glass fabrication, concept sketching, materials and processes, human factors, spinning wrenches
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, Dassault SolidWorks 2011, Bunkspeed SHOT
Strong Arm Technologies Inc.: Rochester, NY: Consulting Designer: November 2011–Present
Consulting with two award-winning entrepreneurs to improve their product by brainstorming and designing creative solutions for their injury-reducing lifting vest. This has given me experience in manufacturing, rapid prototyping and soft goods.
Iron Mountains LLC: Morgantown, PA: Design Intern: Summer 2010, Winter 2010
Worked with a multidisciplinary team including marketing, design, and engineering for a firm that
specialized in baby furniture and equipment. Researched current market preferences and generated early concept marker renderings for baby strollers and a cup holder for a car seat. Learned about real-world
material, manufacturing processes, CAD software and rapid prototyping.
Target: Exton, PA: Backroom Trainer: April 2008–September 2011
Trained new backroom team members and kept the sales floor stocked.
Circuit City: Exton, PA: Warehouse Employee: August 2007–March 2008
Redesigned warehouse inventory system proprietary to the Exton store location. Reduced item loss and
damage numbers drastically and implemented an improved security protocol.
Member, RIT Student Chapter IDSA, SCCA Autocross racing, BMWCCA Autocross racing
Deans List in 4 quarters: 2008–2012
Corning Museum of Glass sponsored student competition: Metaproject 02 Runner-Up: 2012