LEGO Future Lab - Concept Designer Winger Design - Industrial Design Consultant Featured in Businessweek's "Twenty-One People Who Will Change Business" M.S. Industrial Design, B. Architecture

Work Samples

  • Sketchbook

  • RokkaRoller Golf Bag

  • Footwear & Soft Goods

Work History

  • Senior Concept Designer

    Designing the future of play at LEGO Future Lab.

  • Design Consultant & Dreamer

    • Winger Design
    • Sep 2004 - Present (10 years 2 months)

    Consulting services in various areas of design and strategy: ranging from toys, sports equipment, consumer electronics, soft goods, furniture, architecture, user experience, illustration, graphic design, packaging and branding. Clients include LEGO, Bose, L'Oreal, JT Racing, Avery-Dennison, several smaller companies and start-ups.
    I am always dreaming up cool new products, experiences and businesses - whether for clients, personal ventures or just for fun.

  • Concept Designer

    Designing new business growth drivers through innovative play experiences and product lines with a team of designers around the globe. Responsibilities include concept development; user experience design; ethnographic and trend research; business factors; visual communication and prototyping; storytelling and creating new IPs.

  • Furniture Designer

    • dTank, Inc.
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Sep 2006 - Apr 2007 (7 months)

    Designed high-fashion furniture systems to fit each client's unique needs- user interaction, spatial requirements, design aesthetic, color and material palette, and budget. Created installation floor plans, specialized in LEED certification requirements and designed various dTank marketing material.

Education

  • Art Center College of Design

    • Master of Science Industrial Design
    • 2005 - 2008

    MS Scholarship Recipient (2005 - 2008) 3.7 GPA The GradID program was ranked as the number one graduate industrial design program in the nation. At its core, strategic innovation takes a systems-level approach and strives to balance the business, technological and human aspects of any challenge- whether designing a new product, service or business proposal.

  • Iowa State University

    • Bachelor of Architecture Architecture
    • 1998 - 2003

    Graduated with Distinction Semester studying in Rome, Italy (2002) Dean's List (1999-2003) 3.6 GPA

Specialties

Awards

Featured in BusinessWeek's "Twenty-One People Who Will Change Business"

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