Industrial designer for the home furnishing, table top, and consumer goods industries. Design and development of a broad range of products including housewares, table linens, office supplies, and medical devices.

Work Samples

  • Housewares - Core

  • Housewares - Seasonal (Fall&Holiday)

  • Housewares - Seasonal (Spring&Summer)

Work History

  • Home Decor Product Designer

    • Identify and translate abstract trends and inspirations into brand-sensitive table top and home decor products
    • Create 3D sculpt and 2D technical drawing for prototypes and manufacturing
    • Partner with product development to maintain consistency of style and quality
    • Travel domestically and internationally to trade shows and manufacturers for research and sample review

  • Industrial Designer for Writing Instruments

    • Created new designs for Sharpie writing instruments and Expo accessories
    • Analyzed trend and market research to identify new opportunities for product growth
    • Managed multiple, on-going projects with research and development, branding and engineering

  • Tabletop and Surface Designer

    • Designed core and seasonal collections for Sears and Kmart brands such as Ty Pennington and Jaclyn Smith
    • Product assortment include both hard and soft goods such as dinnerware, drinkware, and bedding
    • Coordinated with designers of other product categories to ensure brand consistency
    • Styles range from traditional, transitional, classic, contemporary and novelty

  • Junior Designer for Kitchen and Bath Products

    • Designed contemporary stainless steel kitchen and bathroom sinks and accessories
    • Researched advancement in material and production method to drive innovation
    • Planned, prioritized, and implemented multidisciplinary projects

Education

  • Pratt Institute

    • Bachelor of Industrial Design Industrial Design
    • 2003 - 2007

    Minor in Critical and Visual Studies. Classes include tableware design, furniture design, and toy design. Techniques include ceramic slip-casting, mold-making, Solidworks, rapid prototyping, hand-sketching, brainstorming, trend and market research and analysis.

Specialties

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