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MY BACKGROUND: Ambitiously creative design professional with +10 years developing consumer-oriented products, presentation quality prototypes, and problem-solving solutions. A highly-skilled developer of niche-market branded products for high quantity distribution. Track record of highly successful product designs for major retailers including 5 granted design patents with 4 pending, multiple forms of rapid-prototyping and design for injection molding. Well versed in creating product solutions that drive brand identity which capitalizes on unique selling points.

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2018 - Kono Smart Thermostat featured on the front page of Coroflot 2017 - Patent Issued for compact air conditioner (D802110) 2017 - Patent Issued for front face of air conditioner (D801499) 2017 - Patent Application for enrichment device for animal (20170127648) 2017 - UARTS Avenues Newsletter 2017 - UARTS Edge Magazine (Winter) 2016 - UARTS Edge Magazine (Spring) 2016 - Core77 - W5 2016 - Kickstarter - Kapsul W5 2016 - Digital Tutors/Pluralsight Author 2016 - Grow Pod featured on the front page of Coroflot 2015 - Core77 - Grow Pod 2015 - Core77 Design Awards Notable - Biomeme One3 2015 - Core77 - Biomeme One3 2015 - Studio Fathom - 1st winner of Make the Unmakable Challenge 2015 - Yanko Design - Grow Pod 2014 - Wired - Biomeme One3 2013 - Patent Issued for an odor removal device (D696391) 2012 - Patent Issued for a portable fan (D685078) 2012 - Patent Issued for a portable heater (D651706) 2008 - Yanko Design - Cork Bonsai Stand 2008 - Yanko Design - Lumin Lamp

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