I am an Industrial Designer with experience in a broad range of industries and categories such as: toys, transportation, housewares, and electronics. My inspiration for the manufactured world comes from the natural world. I put a high level of reason, creativity, and attention to detail into the projects I am a part of. Design Skills: Sketching, Computer Modeling, 3D Prototyping, Model Making, Research Testing, Manufacturing Technology, Product Engineering, Ergonomics, Human Factors, Cost Engineering, Presentation Skills, Graphic Design. Computer Software: Solidworks, Catalyst EX, Keyshot, Photoview 360, Hypershot, Rhino, Alias, Shocase, Sketchbook Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Work Samples

  • Professional Work

  • Student Portfolio 2012

  • Fisher-Price Toys - Imaginext

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Brookstone
    • Apr 2013 - Present (1 year 3 months)

    Design and develop product lines within a broad range of categories

  • Industrial Designer

    • Casabella
    • Apr 2012 - Apr 2013 (1 year)

    • Conceptualize, design and engineer products from concept to market within housewares
    • Assist fellow designers in completing tasks to ensure deadlines are met for the company
    • Manage my own projects and communicate with factories in China/Mexico to improve productivity
    • Received a utility patent on plunger and base
    • CEO assigned me project director of a 25th anniversary concept to be unveiled at Internatiional Housewares Show

  • Freelance Design

    • Elliot Cohen Design
    • Nov 2011 - Apr 2012 (5 months)

    • Developed in store P.O.P displays for Taylor Swift's fragrance, Wonderstruck
    • Helped design aftermarket motorcycle parts and prepared them for prototype
    • Helped re-design an electric car concept with engineers in Germany
    • Work with international and domestic clients, entrepreneurs, and local firms

  • Industrial Design Student Sponsored Class

    • Pentair
    • Mar 2011 - Jun 2011 (3 months)

    Worked to create innovative solutions for aquatic equipment at Pentair Water, within the Pool and Spa division. Research, 2D and 3D ideation led to a final concept that was presented to the company. Deliverables included highly organized research, rapid ideation, computer geometry, high quality computer renderings, and a finished rapid prototype appearance model.

  • Fisher- Price Internship

    • Mattel
    • Sep 2010 - Dec 2010 (3 months)

    • Designed three toys for the Imaginext brand, that are currently in the market in Target, Walmart, and Toys R Us
    • Worked with marketing, packaging, and engineering to develop new products
    • Utilized licensing and royalty agreements with other companies while designing

Education

  • Savannah College of Art and Design

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2009 - 2011

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

Work Featured On: Core77 Good Housekeeping Gizmodo - Australia Yanko Design eWallstreeter Tuvie Trend Hunter Star Magazine Eco Chunk Earth Techling IHA - Monthly Newsletter Reliant Treehugger Spicytec Celebrity Balla - Trending News Digital Versus Green Style - Italy All Techie News Oprah.com

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