I am a strategic interior and environmental designer who specializes in 3D design solutions. While communicating designs visually through hand sketches I continually explore new and innovative ways to solve problems. Designing through strategy and research to identify the problem at hand - from the conceptual phase of ideation to finalizing environment and merchandising solutions - I solve design problems by prioritizing the baseline of a clients need. Creating environments that reflect and influence the user while elevating and enriching their entire experience.
Highly motivated to meet client deliverables, I strive to go above and beyond expectations in all aspects of the design process. I am always looking to learn as much as possible so I can continuously grow as a designer. I thrive on meeting new people, asking questions and experiencing new things.
Specialties: strategic conceptual 3D design, translating brand and identity into environmental and merchandising solutions, understanding and developing brand identity, creating quick visuals through hand sketches/gesture drawings, refining design direction through SketchUp and conceptual perspective drawings and renderings, architectural illustrations, material and furnishing exploration, space planning
Designer, Global Environments
April 2013 - Present (1 month)
Designing domestic and international environments for Under Armour.
Strategic Retail Designer
10 Red Design
May 2009 – April 2013 (4 years)
Design:Influence / Employing design principles to strategically influence behavior. Shopper based design work with top brands to strategically change the way in which a shopper interacts with their environment and thinks about products. Retail design, visual merchandising, pop displays, store with a store conceptual development.
August 2009 - October 2010 (1 year 2 months)
Conceptual environments design as needed on projects including retail, hospitality, commercial and exhibits.
June 2008 – May 2009 (1 year)
Working in the Envision department, designing world-class retail spaces that bring to life clients’ visions and captivate consumers. We are a full-service environmental design and retail strategy consultancy.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Design Department
Kent State Unversity
January 2008 – April 2008 (4 months)
Teaching sophomore students how to illustrate their design ideas through the techniques of hand-drawing and rendering, as well as Photoshop rendering.
Intern - Store Design
Little Diversified Architectural Consulting
May 2007 – August 2007 (4 months)
Interior Design work in the Store/Retail Design department doing conceptual design development. Solving design problems with visual aids; conceptual sketches and renderings, furnishings and materials selection. Design solutions that reach far beyond architecture.