I approach each new design project with a renewed desire to rediscover the ordinary, to experience the world from a new perspective, and to find a brighter, more inspiring future.
Google this, it's a video of a cliff-jumping experience I would liken to what I want each design project experience to feel like:
Last Walk Around Mirror Lake - Vimeo
BFA Degree, Industrial Design, Brigham Young University, April, 2010
Industrial Designer, Seastone, Provo, UT, Nov. 2010 to Present
I provide creative services involving conceptual ideation, presentation, and development of gift card gift packaging and merchandising for numerous retailer clients.
Industrial Design Intern, Seastone, Provo, UT, Nov. 2009 to Nov. 2010
Same work as above. See http://www.seastone.com/ for the company website.
Industrial Design Intern, KEK Associates, Rochester, New York, January to May, 2009
Design and refine product concepts for clients such as Fisher Price, Leap Frog, and Harris.
Participate in design strategy meetings with the design team to brainstorm and present work.
Participate in meetings with clients, engineers, and other partners to discuss the client’s desires and to present solutions.
Drafting and Design, C&A Construction, Provo, Utah, May 2007 to December 2008
Communicate with contractors, city agents, engineers, architects, builders, and clients to complete projects.
Completed a design project for a retirement housing development from start to finish.
Graphic Design Intern, Boeing Creative Services, June 2001 to October 2001
Preparing sales booklets with graphic design team.
Preparing posters for Boeing Business Jets.
Sketching: freehand, marker, Wacom tablet, Corel Painter, Sketchbook Pro
Modeling: Thermoforming, Polymer Casting, Paint Finishing, Foam Sculpting, Woodworking
Rendering: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Solid Works, Rhino 3D, and basic Alias
Strengths: passion for design, innovation and design thinking, hard working
Foreign Language: conversational Japanese, residence in Japan, 2001-2003