I am a graduate student in Furniture Design at the Rhode Island School of Design with experience in product, furniture, and graphic design. I have always had a passion for home furnishings and love incorporating aesthetic appeal, functionality and innovation into my work. high availability

Work Samples

  • Resume

  • Lumiere & Sakura

  • Mantis

Work History

Professional Experience -Chromcraft Revington, Inc. | Product Development Designer -September 2010 - November 2012 -Responsibilities at Chromcraft Revington, Inc. include: • Developed new designs for various product lines through sketching, modeling and rendering • Altered existing designs to meet consumer demands • Collaborated with associates located cross-country and overseas on multiple projects simultaneously • Developed marketing strategies and deliverables including catalog pages, brochures, banners, etc | Aided in overseeing the product development process from sketches to samples to finished goods • Analyzed the current market trends for styles, functions, and finishes • Organized the product development department through a cloud-based website - Delta Faucet Company | Associate Designer | 8 Months Professional Practice -January 2009 - August 2009 - Responsibilities at Delta Faucet Company included: • Developed conceptual work as well as designs currently on the market through sketching, modeling, rendering, and prototyping • Altered existing designs to meet consumer demands and client needs • Gained valuable experience working on multiple projects simultaneously as well as functioning as a member of a design team, including engineers and machinists, to create producible products for specific manufacturing processes Software Knowledge - CAD Software: • Pro-Engineer • Rhino • AutoCAD • MasterCam • Solidworks - Rendering Software: • Autodesk Alias Image Studio • Bunkspeed Hypershot • 3ds Max - Other: • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Flash) • PaintShop Pro • Microsoft Office

Education

  • Rhode Island School of Design

    • MFA Furniture Design
    • 2013 - 2015
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

    • BA Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2010

    GPA 3.71

Specialties

Affiliations

Former IDSA Member

Awards

- Patent Pending • Sakura & Lumiere: Collapsible Furniture Joining System | 2012 - Patent Pending • Mantis: Convertible Chair | 2012 - Mentor • James Dyson Foundation | Chicago, IL | 2011 - International Semi-Finalist • James Dyson Award | ...
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