Solution - focused, team oriented Designer with broad experience in design, craft and engineering. Proven ability to successfully work through the design process which includes conceptualization, modeling and final presentation. Specialty in creative problem solving, research and design thinking. Adept at sketching, technical drawing, model making, and prototype construction. Comfortable working in 2D and 3D CAD environments.

Work Samples

  • David Rowland 40/4 Print Chairs

  • Analogue behavioral modifiers

Work History

EDUCATION California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Furniture Design, 2008 PROFFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE QA Tester, IPSH!, San Francisco, CA 2008-Present -Planned and developed interface analysis methods -Advised and encouraged potential solutions --Proposed concise changes to digital interface to improve user interaction and work flow Teaching Assistant,California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2007-2008 -Communicated and supported aims and goals of the class to students - -Coordinated lesson plan with instructors -feedback and input were used to troubleshoot potential technical/aesthetic issues. -Organized materials and tools for demonstrations. -Maintained safety and awareness at optimal levels. Studio Assistant, Lawrence LaBianca, San Francisco, CA, 2007 -Assisted with fabrication of small batch items. -Established efficient work methods which allowed for higher production output -Facilitation and coordination of field installations. -Corresponded with clients and product users. Intern, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CA, 2007 -Assisted in weekly and bi-weekly courses. -Communicated and proposed new approaches to the design process during class sessions. -Performed classroom demonstrations. -Directed and supported students with initial conceptualization to final presentation of design submissions. Assistant Designer, Randolph & Hein, San Francisco, CA, 2006 -Redeveloped and refined preexisting pieces in the 2006 line of in-house furniture. -Clarified and evaluated build issues providing engineered resolutions to production concerns -Coordinated production schedules with manufacturing facilities. -Fabricated working full scale hand drafted technical drawing for production. -Developed presentations of proposed line changes. -Field research in pre-20th century design.

Education

California College of the Arts

Specialties

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