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Santa Rosa, CA
Pursuing my goals
Santa Rosa, CA
Google Sketchup 7 Pro
Adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver
Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, et al.
August 2009 – Present | Design Assistant
Von Saal Design, Napa CA
Interior + furniture design and manufacture –Assist in all phases of design, manufacture and install, create 3D renderings for digital and print presentation as well as drawings for construction, handle material orders, assist with project management, development of bids, work with contractors and clients throughout the course of a project.
April 2008 – December 2008 | Design Intern
NicholsBooth Architects, San Francisco CA
Assisting in presentation boards, updating the website, development of project proposals utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, organizing the materials library, organizing meetings/presentations, producing/collating architectural site plans, and provide aid in drafting in AutoCAD.
August 2008 – June 2009 | Mentor, Product Designer
iDO, Industrial Design Outreach, SF State
Collaborative organization of professors and students and professionals teaching design curriculum to high school classes and developing the Community Bench featured in De Young and Mayor’s Office. http://industrialdesignoutreach.org/
August 2008 – June 2009 | Designer, Shade Development Lead
SoLED, iDO, SF State
iDO Product Development Team: Solar/LED Lamp kit development. Involvement in all phases of design: product conception, prototyping, CAD renderings, manufacturing, material sourcing, photographs and presentation development, and curriculum development of the product for fall introduction into classrooms.
June 2007 – August 2007 | Student Collaborator
Development of Mini Haas Mill Curriculum for introduction of the machinery into SF State’s design courses, including instructional manual, project designs.
BA in Industrial Arts, Product Design and Development, San Francisco State University
Minor: Ceramic Arts
Graduated Cum Laude and received Certificate of Recognition for outstanding efforts and contributions
Maria Carrillo High School, Santa Rosa
Graduated with honors, 2003
San Francisco State University