Seeking ways to grow and continue my design career and knowledge.

Work Samples

  • Aphelion - Alarm Clock Redesign

  • GoBox - Take Out Sushi Box

  • Muse - Inspire Your Creativity

Work History

Education Auburn University, Auburn, AL -Earned Bachelor’s Degree of Industrial Design. -Graduated with honors (Cum Laude - 3.61 GPA) August 2009. Design Experience Industrial Designer - Big Time Products (August 2011 - Present) -Develop and maintain brand identity and standards for numerous brands of gloves. -Design and maintain packaging for all products currently sold in retail environments. -Communicate with overseas vendors and manufacturers. Designer - ARINC Engineering Services (Department of Defense Contractor) - Huntsville, AL (November 2009 - August 2011) -Responsible for creating initial conceptual designs for projects that focus on improving military helicopter communication equipment. -Construct detailed 3D conceptual models (parts and assemblies) using Solidworks. -Draft prototype technical drawing packages using Solidworks and AutoCAD. -Write initial installation and assembly procedures for complex assemblies and installations. Design Intern - Concept Center International at Techtronic Industries - Anderson, SC (Summer-Fall 2008) -Worked with marketers and designers to create numerous concepts aimed at hand tool and tool case innovation projects. -Developed sketching and presentation techniques using tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, and Corel Painter. -Produced numerous labels for branding and user interaction for products in the Outdoor Tools Division. -Utilized Microsoft Excel while working with engineers and designers to produce Product Finish Specification Sheets for new products -Developed and demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines. Corporate Design Collaborations DELL Computers Corporate Sponsored Studio - Auburn, AL (spring 2008) -Conducted interviews and surveys to research computer failure rates and causes. -Interpreted research and developed solutions to correct laptop failures. -Sketched and conceptualized numerous design ideas to correctly address design problems. -Constructed final prototypes for user testing and the client presentation. EASTMAN Chemical Corporation Sponsored Studio - Auburn, AL (spring 2007) -Conceptualized and created in-store Point of Purchase displays constructed primarily of Eastman’s VIVAK plastic. -Extensive hands on work with forming and bonding EASTMAN’s VIVAK plastic. -Final product was featured with select others on EASTMAN’s Innovation Lab website. Computer Skills: SolidWorks, SolidEDGE, HyperShot, Keyshot, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office Tools, Corel Painter X, Alias Sketchbook Pro Design Skills: Analog Ideation Sketching, WACOM Sketching, Presentation Rendering (Analog and Digital) , Design Methodology , CAD Work with Large Assemblies (SolidWorks) , Prototype Construction, White Foam Modeling, Foam Core Modeling, Wood Working, Product Photography, Brand Identity, Problem Solving, Multitasking and Dedication.

Education

Auburn University

Specialties

Awards

Spring 2008: Dell Computers Sponsored Studio : Awarded studio award for demonstrated consistency and quality of effort put forward over the course of the entire semester. Spring 2009: 2nd Place IDSA Atlanta's Charette de 24 heures: The Ultimate Sushi Tray.

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