Looking for new contract, freelance, and career opportunities.
I’m an industrial designer passionate about problem solving, concept development, and aesthetic styling, with an inherent inquisitiveness regarding all that surrounds me.
phone: (603) 289-0188
PROFESSIONAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE
INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER; EK SUCCESS BRANDS, Clifton, NJ; Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
As a lead designer on a dozen products that have gone to market, I collaborated with 7 fellow industrial design teammates developing tools for Martha Stewart Crafts, Perler Beads, Inkadinkado, and EK Tools. An integral part of the design team, my contributions included design research, concept development, rapid-prototyping, facilitating meetings with our licenses and brand managers, and communicating directly with engineers and manufacturers in Asia.
INTERACTION/GRAPHIC DESIGNER; Freelance 2009-Present
Executed, logo design, branding, and interaction design for clients including:
Le Chic Travel, Park Place Equity, NightJockey, Plaza Bridge Group, Reservation Tonight, Hey Alfred, Trivestigen, and The Leddy Institute.
INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER (Intern); HELIX DESIGN, Manchester, NH; Summer 2008
Worked closely with lead designers, engineers, and model-makers on a variety of projects. Responsibilities included participation in brainstorming sketch sessions, developing research boards for project development discussions, building foam sketch models, rendering final concepts for client presentations, and meeting deadlines under tight time frames.
INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER (Intern); DRIVVEN DESIGN, Phoenix, AZ; Summer 2007
Collaborated with designers, engineers and marketing staff, producing a diverse range of projects aimed at meeting the needs of consumers with limited mobility and dexterity. Participated in in-depth research, new product brainstorming and development, mechanical problem solving, model-making & prototyping, graphic design, and Alias 3-D modeling.
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, School of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse, NY
- Bachelors of Industrial and Interaction Design (B.I.D.)
- Minor in Marketing
- GPA 3.5/4.0, Cum Laude: 2009
INCLUSIVE (SPIN) PUBLIC TABLE (Independent Study). Syracuse University: 2006-2009
- Designed outdoor park tables emphasizing universal design and ADA seating accessibility for the Connective Corridor, a collaborative university/community initiative.
- Received university grant to develop, prototype, and present a final concept for installation consideration.
Research, Ideation Sketching, Computer Modeling, Rapid Prototyping, Final Rendering,
Finished Model Making, Welding, Casting, Vacuum Forming
Proficient in both Windows and OS X, Microsoft Office, Soildworks, Alias, Rhinoceros, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere), Wacom Cintiq, Hypershot, iMovie
Hobbies: Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Snowboarding, Golf, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Hiking
Travel: Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, North America, South America
ENGLISH TEACHER (Volunteer); HONOUR VILLAGE; Siem Reap, Cambodia; Fall 2012
Taught English to some of the world’s most under-privileged yet most amazing children.
CLASS ASSISTANT (Volunteer); ENG. FOR NEW AMERICANS, Manchester, NH; 2009-2010
Assisted in basic English classes for adult immigrants and refugees.
References & Portfolio Available Upon Request