I was taught how to draw and encouraged to think. - I have excelled both technically and conceptually, and believe that each side supports the other to accomplish greater things. I yearn for a return to the honesty of products and product companies, and do my best to be honest in what I am creating.
Shred Ready - March 2009
kayak helmets. Worked closely with the owner to provide detailed 3D Solidworks models based on his original concepts.
Fitch - January to April 2009
multinational design and architecture firm. Worked heavily on initial product concept sketches and the creation of client work books.
StudioRED - April to June 2007
A Creative solution firm within The Rockwell Group. Worked on initial concept sketching and final product 3D drafting and rendering in Solidworks.
DenTek – September to December 2006
interdential product company that pioneered the floss pick. I worked closely with the DenTek team as their only in house product designer. Worked mainly in product concepting and was the companies interface with Big Bang, a small Product Design and Engineering firm,.
New Balance - April to June 2006
shoe and apparel company. Worked mostly with color application and documentation. Attended brainstorming and concept sketching sessions. Worked Heavily in the Custom Products Team.
University of Cincinnati
Bachelors of Science in Design
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
International Design Workshop.
I spent three months in Hong Kong working with design students from five countries. The experience was much more than a wonderful opportunity to collaborate internationally to solve a design problem. It was my first real test of independence and a wonderful cultural immersion.
thrive in high pressure environments
easy to get a long with
friendly, but professional
always on time
never miss a shift
Bike Kitchen – San Francisco, CA
Volunteer Bike Mechanic. I teach members how to tune their bikes, repair or replace broken parts, and build a bike from scratch. 10hrs week.
AU Audiology Outreach in Guatemala
A program to get donated hearing aids to impoverished street children to maximize their learning and upward mobility through public education. I was responsible for photography and graphic design.