As an industrial designer, my goal is to create products that are thoughtfully designed, appropriate to their usage, and effective for the manufacturer, retailer, and the end-user. Skills: -SolidWorks 2014 -Autodesk AutoCAD 2016 -Autodesk Inventor 2016 -Sketchbook Pro -KeyShot 5 -Adobe CC -Wacom Cintiq sketching -MS Office and Outlook -Rapid sketching and detail sketching -Wide knowledge of manufacturing processes -High level of LED components and application knowledge -High level of understanding marketplace, competition, industry methods and relevant trends -Proven ability to develop products through conceptual sketching, prototypes, model studies and 2D and 3D software. -3-D modeling -Automotive painting -Welding -Metal working including fine metals -Mold making
SLIK wine pourer
Lowe's Solar Cattail
Design and develop new product and modify existing product by preparing sketches of ideas, detailed drawings, and renderings.
Manage and design product for Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Menards. Job responsibilities included trend research, gap analysis, market analysis, communicating and tracking excel spreadsheets, designing for low price point, and sending SolidWorks data to Asia.
Award: Design Department won IDA Retailer of the Year Dark Sky Award 2013
Designing for Portfolio and Allen+Roth Brands across all thirteen lighting categories. My job responsibilities included trend research specifically in home decor, gap analysis, concept sketching and ideation, 3D modeling and computer rendering, presenting concepts to merchants, communicating 3D and 2D data to China, and reviewing engineering data as well as prototypes.
Designed innovative self-service weighing system.
I was brought in for my experience and knowledge in trends to design faucets for American Standard.
Designed successful Hunter core product, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Costco, and Menards. Worked directly with engineering, marketing, and management. My job responsibilities included research, concept sketching and ideation, 3D modeling and computer rendering, sending and communicating 3D data to China, concept model critiques and model finishes.
Worked directly with owners to create an identity for their company. I designed the logo, packaging, plastic gift cards, and service list.
Updated advertising and merchandise specifically for dealership.
Originally seeking a degree in fine art and sculpture, I discovered industrial design and fell in love with it. A jack of all trades. I took additional classes to take to learn skills that greatly interested me. -Sculpture, Metal working with fine metals, Fine Art Drawing, and Writing. I have taken every bit of what i have learned and applied it. I have a strong sense of proportion and form thanks to my training.
While still in High School I took college classes. I earned a CADD Certificate and was in the top of my class. I also took Psychology courses which were able to transfer to the college of my choice.