- + Follow
Seeking ways to grow and continue my design career and knowledge.
Aphelion - Alarm Clock Redesign
GoBox - Take Out Sushi Box
Muse - Inspire Your Creativity
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
-Earned Bachelor’s Degree of Industrial Design.
-Graduated with honors (Cum Laude - 3.61 GPA) August 2009.
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.
SolidWorks, SolidEDGE, HyperShot, Keyshot, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office Tools, Corel Painter X, Alias Sketchbook Pro
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.
consistency and quality of effort put forward over the course of the entire semester.
2nd Place IDSA Atlanta's Charette de 24 heures: The Ultimate Sushi Tray.