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Concept Designer at LEGO Future Lab
Los Angeles, CA
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
RokkaRoller Golf Bag
Footwear & Soft Goods
- LEGO Group
- Jan 2012 - Present (1 year 11 months)
Designing the future of play.
Design Consultant & Dreamer
- Winger Design
- Sep 2004 - Present (9 years 3 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.
- LEGO Group
- Mar 2008 - Dec 2011 (3 years 9 months)
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.
- Dtank, Inc.
- 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.
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