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Interior / Graphic / Environmental Designer
Los Angeles, CA
A multidisciplinary designer with experience in both 2D and 3D platforms, including interior design, art direction, scenic design and styling. Highly creative, strong design representation, articulate and passionate.
Interior Design & Environmental Graphics
Los Angeles, California
2008 - Present | Interior Design Art Director, Thinkwell Design and Production Los Angeles, California
Oversees design development of all food and beverage and retail spaces for Warner Bros. Theme Park in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2008 | Freelance Designer, The One Show, New York, New York
Designed all environmental graphics and managed event installations for design awards show in advertising.
2008 | Freelance Designer, Rockwell Group, New York, New York
Designed, managed and executed traveling interior environment for DIFFA Dining by Design, including budget and vendors for scenic construction, lighting, furniture, and custom glassware.
2006 - 2008 | MKG Productions, New York, New York
Lead in-house designer for accomplished event production agency. Management and execution of all 2D and 3D design work for events and marketing campaigns. Responsibilities included full concept design, rendering and drafting of detailed packages for interior build-outs; extensive small- and large-format graphic design and print preparation; finished set design and visual merchandising; full coordination of small design team working on multiple projects; involved interaction with clients, including Delta Air Lines, Glaceau Vitamin Water, The Coca-Cola Company, MTV and Def Jam Recordings.
2005 | DEGW, London, United Kingdom
Design intern for architecture consultancy firm. Responsibilities included finish selection, detail drafting and site surveying for high-end penthouse refurbishment; model-building, CAD detailing and space planning for Glaxo-Smith Kline, BP and Google corporate offices; graphic design and rendering of various projects.
2004 | Anshen+Allen, San Francisco, California
Interior design intern for architecture firm. Responsibilities included full participation in conceptual design, spatial planning, model-building, material selection and detailing of Intermountain Medical Center project. Comprehensive coordination of all interior finishes for project, including organization, documentation and management of vendors.
2001-2006 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Bachelor of Science, Interior Design
2004 DIS, Copenhagen, Denmark
Architecture and interior design studios and classes
Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Professional; largely proficient in Sketchup, VectorWorks, Auto CAD, Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint; experienced in Microstation, Form Z, rapid prototyping.
Highly proficient at hand sketching and rendering, painting, drafting, model-building and other craft-related work.
Homeless individual counseling with City Gospel Mission’s outreach program (2006); youth mentor at Northstar Vineyard Church (2005-2006); led weekly tours and volunteered at numerous school functions and events as DAAP Ambassador (2004-2006); organized design charette to benefit First Step Home (2005), a womens’ transitional residence
References readily available upon request
University of Cincinnati