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San Francisco, CA
Designing user experiences in the form of products and brands. Likes: cutting edge technology, ergonomics, teamwork, and bicycles.
Petzl Sherpa bike signaling device
Uplink audio strap system
It is not within the creative studios that speckle the Bay Area, but the spaces in-between where design becomes pragmatic. Our goal as designers is to create for the good of those spaces and the people that fill them. We invigorate the most minute experience into a meaningful and self realizing moment.
-Concept building; combining unfiltered creativity with leading research, technology, and innovation to create new user experiences.
-Implementation; communication through sketching, mock-ups, prototyping, presentations, and renders.
-Framework; facilitating progress by managing design within the context of brand identity, manufacturing, and other real life logistics.
-Academy of Art University, Product Design; expected degree in 2011.
-Ursinus College, Art Theory, Cognition, and New Media; 2005-2007
-Procter & Gamble, Cognitive Sciences/R&D Design Management Coop 2009; Coordinated design, concept development, prototyping, and product placement. Worked with a cross functional team comprising internal and external capability in marketing, design, consumer research, and manufacturing. Lead designer on consumer packaging concepts slated for qualitative testing. Project manager for POS display headed for 200 store quantitative testing.
-Chrysler Sara "Little" Turnbull Industrial Design Scholarship 8/09
-Procter & Gamble Power of You Award for Design Management 7/09
-Lux Fiore lamp featured on TheDesignBlog 7/09
-Uplink straps featured on TheDesignBlog 7/09
-Lux Fiore lamp featured in Arc Design Magazine 6/09
-Lux Fiore lamp featured in Prestige Magazine 6/09
-Cigno Teapot featured in INTRO Magazine Christmas 2008
-Cigno Teapot featured on Toxel 9/08
-Cigno Teapot featured on Yanko Design 9/08
-Featured in IDSA Student Design Expo 2008
IDSA; partner for Studio Explorations video podcasts
Philadelphia Mountain Bike Organization
Academy of Model Aeronautics
Biking, Family, Radio Controlled airplanes and helicopters, Paintball, Hiking, Airsoft, Camping, Xbox 360, Cooking, Music...
Academy of Art University
Procter & Gamble Power of You 7/09, IDSA Student Expo 2008