About

I'm a strategic brand marketing and experience designer who specializes in immersive 3D design solutions. Designing with a strategic approach based on upfront research and business goals, from the conceptual phase of design thinking to finalizing experiential and merchandising solutions, I solve design problems by prioritizing the baseline of a clients need. Creating marketing & branding solutions, experiential spaces and fixtures/merchandising solutions that reflect and influence the user while elevating and enriching their entire brand experience. Highly motivated to create the most exciting and engaging experiences, I strive to go above and beyond expectations in all aspects of the design process. I'm always looking to learn and expand my skill-sets so I can continuously grow as a designer. I thrive on meeting new people, asking questions and experiencing new things. Please push me outside of my comfort zone! Specialties: - Brand experience design - Brand marketing and strategy - Space planning - Fixtures and merchandising solutions - design & development communication - The creation of design intent visuals - Working directly with vendors to bring designs to life - Packaging design Hands On Specialties: - Quick hand sketches/gesture drawings - Refined perspective drawings - SketchUp/AutoCAD to SU - Proficient in the Adobe Creative suite - Architectural illustration - Material and furnishing exploration Other areas of interest: Museum and Exhibit Design Set/Theater Design Event Design/Planning

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Global Burke Award (team) - Johnson and Johnson Baby Category Reinvention/2011 Laura Shapero Scholarship for Excellence in Interior Design/2007 Outstanding Workstudy Award - Cleveland Institute of Art Admissions Office/2006 Diversity Award - The Plain Dealer/2004

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