Beautiful products should work beautifully.
Long Beach, CA
Art Center College of Design
Received Bachelor of Science in Product Design
Agent18 – Lead Industrial Designer/Brand strategist – www.agent18.com
October 2010 to present
Developing new iPhone and iPad cases from concept sketch to 3D model for sale in top retail channels including Apple stores and Target. Created a visual road map for Agent18's re-branding serving as a guide to impliment new packaging, website, and design language.
V-Moda Designer - www.v-moda.com
August 2009 to April 2010
Designed premium personal audio for high fashion oriented consumer. Refined the rock-n-roll, edgy, glam inspiration behind the v-moda brand into a globally relevant aesthetic, ready to be consumed by the audiophile with an attitude. Created a packaging validation process by installing retail fixtures and creating an iterative mockup process.
Santec Faucet / Vissoni Designer and 3D modeler - www.vissoni.com
July 2007 to August 2009
Designed luxury bathroom and kitchen faucets and fixtures. Branding for super exclusive Vissoni brand faucets. Conceived and designed elegant showroom displays for both Santec and Vissoni. Created media packet and graphic design for literature.
Mount San Antonio College Fashion CAD drawing Instructor
August 2007 to December 2007
Taught fashion design students how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create flats and tech packs. Using magazines as inspiration, I developed their sensitivity to color, contrast and composition. They applied these skills in projects like business cards with a personalized logo, and the final project, a retail space branded for a pop music star.
Marla Dawn Home Design consultant – www.marladawnhome.com
January 2006 to January 2007
Desiged contemporary tabletop house wares of stainless, crystal and porcelain. Created over ten unique designs which all went to market. Solid Works 3D files and drawings were sent directly to vendors by myself for immediate review and then manufacture.
Brown Jordan Designer and 3D modeler - www.brownjordan.com
November 2005 to November 2006
Designed premium custom outdoor furniture from sketch to 3D model. With a materials pallet including synthetic weaves to aluminum extrusions, I created progressive furniture concepts for discerning high-end market. Brown Jordan has always been the industry leader and the choice of architects and designers for furnishing outdoor spaces.
Visopia Lead Industrial Designer / Design Strategist - www.visopia.com
August 2005 to November 2005
Designed hardware and fixtures for proprietary light technology to function in concept car interiors and exteriors. Installed lighting in concept cars for Toyota, and Chrysler. Designed an enclosure for light amplifier. Consulted with Visopia principles on future design scenarios.
Belkin Industrial Design Group (IDG) Design Assistant - www.belkin.com
August 2001 to January 2004
Gained experience in many facets of Industrial Design including communicating with product managers about design projects, graphic treatment on products, brand strategy, product color treatment, 3D mockups, paint mixing, and finished 3D models.
Designed an Uninterruptible Power Supply for Belkin’s European market with a design language consistent with an existing product line.
Belkin Marketing Communication Technical Illustrator
November 2000 to August 2001
Using marker and Adobe Illustrator techniques, created illustrations for packaging, instruction manuals and point of purchase collateral.
Form and color sensitivity, visual communication through sketching and rendering, brand strategy and communication, business/design strategy
Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Solid Works, Alias Studio Tools
Cooking, golfing, motorsports