Alumnus in Industrial Design from the University of Washington

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  • Student Work Portfolio

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Work History

>experience Tacoma Art Museum graphic design coordinator & photographer may 2014 - present Graphic design and vendor correspondence for marketing materials along with in-house design and photography. freelance designer august 2012 - present Managing various projects of product design & development, prototyping, jewelry design, graphic design & photography. Coastal Business Services Group, Inc. document digitization specialist february 2014 – august 2014 Responsible for digital scanning and enhancement of sensitive documents, as well as in-house graphic and web design. True Fabrications industrial designer september 2008 - august 2012 Managed all stages of product development from research, prototyping, CAD modeling and branding, to creation of technical manufacturing schematics and international vendor correspondence, even patent filing. Traveled to China to discuss projects and troubleshoot with manufacturers. Currently have several completed projects on the market. Also took on additional responsibilities as a copy editor, e-commerce website content manager, graphic designer and sole photographer/editor. Henry Art Gallery digital image enhancer - media lead september 2007 - june 2008 Originally hired to edit photos for web site publication, I was quickly promoted to Media Lead and put in charge of checking other individuals’ work and fixing images too difficult or important for anyone else to correct. eMedia Music Corporation production artist intern june 2007 - august 2007 Designed and produced images for music-learning software, and was soon given the responsibility of being the only production artist at the company. Made conference calls, file conversions and all edits. Soon after I was provided a second computer for side projects that required sensitivity to positioning graphics by the pixel. the Daily | University of Washington designer september 2006 - june 2007 Laid out text, photos and additional graphics (sometimes designed by myself) while conforming to a set of style and text formats for next-day publication. Also, I was selected to design two special editions in which I was able to design the entire newspaper and overall visual appearance thereof. >education University of Washington BFA industrial design & BA art history >skills Hand sketching & rendering Prototyping by hand (foam, wood) Photography & Graphic Design >software Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Acrobat Flash Dreamweaver Rhino 3D Solidworks 2008 Keyshot Microsoft Office

Education

  • University of Washington

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2003 - 2008
  • University of Washington

    • BA Art History
    • 2003 - 2008

Specialties

Awards

2012 Innovation Award Winner in Housewares Executive Magazine US Design Patent #D677,524

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