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Freelance Industrial Designer
With the spirit of an inventor and the passion of an artist and innovator, I have taken on the challenge of earning my Industrial Design degree and succeeded. It is now time for me to take on a new challenge in the professional realm of design.
Indoor / Outdoor Furniture Design
Trail and Hiking Footwear
Education B.S. Industrial Design, Art Institute of Portland, Portland, OR 2012 B.S. Environmental Studies / Minor in Art, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR 2008 Skills • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign • Trained in CAD programs Rhino and SolidWorks • Model making and prototyping • Knowledge of workshop machinery: lathe, mill, table saw, laser cutter, band saw, etc. • Experience in Airbrush, Acrylic paint, Chalk, India ink, Pencil, Photo editing, Marker, • Excellent communicator and team player • Experience in organizing presentations and selling ideas Personal Background • Passionate artist and designer • One month college course of rainforest and tropical ecology in Ecuador • Undergraduate course work in statistics, ecology, biology, writing, mathematics • Certified SSI Recreational Diver • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America • Classic auto restoration • Tennis player and snowboarder Work Experience • Grimm (TV show) Security Official ; Tac-One Security July 2013 - Provide security at the filming locations for the TV show Grimm and "Wild" starring Reese Witherspoon • Freelance Industrial Designer ; Voodoostx.com 2013 - Designed product displays, built products to make production easier, and helped a start-up business become successful • Intern ; Art Design Portland (ADX) 2012 - Workshop laborer and product design assistant • Certified English Teacher; Prague, Czech Republic 2009 - Taught lexis, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation • Call Center Representative; Harry & David, Medford, OR 2008-2009 - Placed gift orders over the telephone with customers. • Forest Fire Fighter; Eagle Pass Reforestation, Eagle Point, OR 2006 - Demonstrated effective teamwork, communication, and critical thinking skills in hazardous situations. • Fieldwork Volunteer, Yamhill Basin Council, McMinnville, OR 2005-2007 - Assisted field researchers • Sales Representative; Vector Marketing, Medford, OR 2006 - Provided product and sales demonstrations. • Apprentice; Kraftworks Auto Body, Medford, OR 2003-2007 - Classic Car restoration
Studying industrial design allowed me to better understand manufacturing, aesthetics, drawing/rendering, consumer trends, CAD software, organizing presentations, and so much more.
At Linfield I acquired a liberal arts education with coursework that includes: Writing, Psychology, Biology, Ecology, Economics, Policy, Mathematics, and much more. My focus was Environmental Science because of my passion for sustainability and natural sciences.