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I am from Longmeadow Massachusetts, and attended Rochester Institute of Technology. I graduated in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Industrial Design. I currently live in Rochester NY, and have be doing freelance work for Ironduck for the past year and a half developing products for paramedics, military and law enforcement professionals. I have done 3 months of contract work at IconDesign LLC and Wendell Castle Collection as Cabinetmaker. From June 2012 to October 2012 I was involved in a collaborative project at John Dodd Studio as a project manager, to design and produce a series of concrete benches for the City of Rochester's Artwalk extension project.
Wendell Castle Collection Pieces
- Jul 2013 - Present (5 months)
Designed Bu Lan Guitar picks, a series of guitar picks handcrafted from recycled plastic, laminated veneer and solid wood. Each material was designed to produce a unique sound based on the materials properties and characteristics.
- Jim Thomas LLC
- Rochester, NY
- Jun 2012 - Feb 2013 (8 months)
Custom kitchens & baths. Structural engineering & Design and Interior remodeling.
Design Consultant & Cabinetmaker
- Icon Design LLc / Wendell Castle Collection
- Le Roy, NY
- Sep 2012 - Dec 2012 (3 months)
Responsible for the production of high quality, custom cabinets, tables, and seating using established methods as efficiently as possible.Operated and utilized all applicable equipment to learn new skills and develop more efficient methods for production.
Product Design Consultant
- Chicopee, MA
- May 2011 - Sep 2012 (1 year 4 months)
Responsible for the development of new concept designs for emergency medical, firefighting and law enforcement professionals. Participated in staff brainstorming sessions for new concepts and website development. Developed concept graphics and renderings for soft-good products.
- John Dodd Studio
- Canandaigua, NY
- Jun 2012 - Sep 2012 (3 months)
Responsible for mixing and checking the consistency of concrete used in preliminary and final models. Actively participated in brainstorming sessions to improve the development and processes of concrete furniture installations for the City of Rochester's ART WALK extension project.
Rochester Institute of Technology
- Bachelor of Fine Art Industrial Design
- 2008 - 2012
Concentration in Psychology GPA - 3.2
Rochester Maker Space
Four Quarters of maintaining a GPA of 3.4 or better , 2010-2012
Two quarter project in collaboration with Corning Museum of Glass
Working displayed in the Student Innovation Center exhibit at RIT, 2012
Work featured on 2012.wanteddesignnyc.com
Metaproject 02 and Corning Museum of Glass exhibition page, 2012
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