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San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
I'm a designer and artist seeking a position utilizing the strongest tool I have. My brain.
Experience Ideo Contract Designer 11/05 - 01/06 Palo Alto/Chicago Worked in Palo Alto with IDEO team -viewing, organizing and editing research video, building assets to support research insights, and preparing content for presentation. Continued work with the team outside of Chicago, sourcing materials and helping to organize and execute a full scale “build to think” prototype for a major restaurant chain. Ideo Intern 06/05 - 09/05 San Francisco Internship at Ideo San Francisco provided extensive exposure to a wide variety of projects. Worked as an integral part of a team in the design and full scale prototyping for Marriott’s Towne Place Suites brand. Shot and edited a 10 minute film for the ‘Millenials Film Festival’. Worked on a series of designs aimed at reducing the use of plastic shopping bags, conceptualizing, sketching, preparing content for presentation and contributing a short video. Other tasks included CAD drawing, editing research video, vector graphics, model making, etc. Samovar Tea Lounge Freelance Designer 06/05 - 07/05 San Francisco Commissioned to design diverters for outdoor seating at San Francisco restaurant. Required designing to code and keeping aesthetically and conceptually true to Samovar’s identity, as well as sourcing and managing fabrication. California College of the Arts Teachers Assistant 09/05 - 12/05 San Francisco Worked with CCA professor Russell Baldon, helping 15 students to design and fabricate an original chair, addressing both conceptual and mechanical issues throughout the process. California College of the Arts Teachers Assistant 07/04 San Francisco Assisted professor Ashley Erickson with Introduction to Furniture, a course in CCA’s extended education program. California College of the Arts Shop Technician 09/03 - 05/06 San Francisco Helped students to realize their concepts through the tools and processes available in the shop. Oversaw the safe and proper use of power tools and large machinery. Maintained and operated shop equpment. Education California College of the Arts 2003 - 2006 San Francisco, CA Maine College of Art 2001 - 2002 Portland, ME Ringling School of Art and Design 2000 - 2001 Sarasota, FL Exhibitions Through The Woods Red Ink Galley 5/06 San Francisco Bay Area Furniture Art 2005 Blue Room Gallery 10/05 San Francisco *reviewed by Zahid Sadar, San Francisco Chronicle 11/02/05 Bay Area Furniture Art 2004 Blue Room Gallery 10/04 San Francisco Computer Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Solidworks, digital audio editing and production, Laser CAM, Mac and PC.
California College of the Arts