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GoBox - Take Out Sushi Box
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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.