A forward thinking innovator who is a motivated self-starter with a passion for music and vast knowledge of the industry. A hard-working and high impact performer with strong communication and entrepreneurial business skills. Challenges are always met with solutions and there is never a shortage of new ideas.

Work Samples

  • Rolling Stones "The Seventies" Limited Edition Box Ser

  • Watch the Throne USB

  • Eminem Merchandise Design

Work History

  • Design Consultant - Graphics, Packaging, Industrial Design

    • Bravado International Music Merchandising
    • Mar 2009 - Present (5 years 5 months)

    BRAVADO INTERNATIONAL, New York, NY
    Product Developer/Designer
    o Design and create concepts for Retail and Artist Merchandise including technical specifications for various merchandise items, box sets, apparel design, POS display
    • Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Pop-up Store Design in London and New York
    • Merchandise Stands and Displays for Slipknot, Bring Me the Horizon, MGK, Miss May I
    • Kohl’s Home Goods Product line for Guns N’ Roses, Rolling Stones, The Doors, Metallica
    • Kanye West, Eminem, ABBA USB Design
    • Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Queen, Led Zeppelin Eminem, Rihanna Box Set Design
    • Drake, Sound Garden, Slaughterhouse, Eminem, PSY, Rolling Stones Graphic Tees Design
    o Conduct full Market and Trend Research for new concepts in order to offer the customer the most up to date products, keeping in mind target demographics
    o Create innovative solutions to enhance the production flow
    o Manage the Product Life Cycle for all confirmed merchandise
    • Send design specs to overseas factory for 1st prototype
    • Confirm delivery dates for samples and production meet customer needs
    • Negotiate best prices from our vendors to stay competitive as well obtain the highest possible margins for the company
    • Cross-check samples received to original design specs to ensure accuracy before sending to customer
    • Follow up with factory once order has been submitted to ensure timely delivery
    • Review Top of Production sample accuracy
    • Follow through with customer to ensure delivery receipt and satisfaction of their order
    o Consult and Prepare Presentations for the Company: Sales, Finance, Marketing
    • Lady Gaga Retail Campaign Video Design for H&M
    • Presentations include: Animations, Custom Design Backgrounds, 3D Graphs and Charts, Custom Designed Video Elements
    • Clean, well balanced layouts with sound typography

  • Contract Designer Product Development and Packaging Design

    • Fetch ... for cool pets!
    • Oct 2011 - Feb 2012 (4 months)

    Senior Contract Designer Project Management and Product/Packaging Design
    o Aquarium Ornament Design for Marvel and DC Comics – Resin molds
    o Shed Head Dog Brush Design – Concept revisions and 3D Design components for production sample
    o Small Capacity Licensed Fish Bowl Design (Marvel Comics, Matel, DC Comics, Hasbro, Live Nation)

  • Bar Manager

    • Clinton Social Bar and Restaurant
    • May 2009 - Nov 2010 (1 year 6 months)

    Managed and supervised bar staff as well as assisted GM with over seeing general restaurant service when needed.
    Created and maintained schedules for all bar staff employees.
    Over saw drink list creation and mixology for martini and cocktail lists.
    Updated and maintained restaurant liquor inventory as well as ordering stock.
    Taught and trained new bartenders hired as well as mentored current hires.

  • Freelance Designer

    • RelaxZen
    • Jul 2009 - Jul 2009

    Presentation design and construction for potential investors

  • Freelance Designer

    • Insomnia Cookies
    • Apr 2009 - Apr 2009

    Print Ad Design for multiple markets

  • In-House Designer and Project Manager

    • And Entertainment
    • Jan 2008 - Mar 2009 (1 year 2 months)

    Managed company production and design/marketing projects
    o Complete branding of company - logo/website design
    o Harley-Davidson 105 Anniversary Celebration 2008 http://www.h-d.com/105th
    • Designed Concert Tickets for Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters (60k Print Each)
    • Designed Pepsi Can Ad sold in Midwest Markets (20 million cans)
    • Produced various promotional media for Miller Lite, Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters events
    • Designed Multi-media Presentation for Harley-Davidson Guitar Hero Video Game Proposal
    • Print Design for informational/sales brochure for H-D Designing Customs Touring Exhibit
    o She Loves You Productions http://www.shelovesyouyeahyeahyeah.com
    • Complete brand/identity of theater style Beatles show including logo, flyers, newspaper ads, event posters, T-Shirts, and various other types of merchandise and promotional materials
    • Managed ad campaigns in various markets including Philadelphia and St. Louis
    • Supervised and executed successful load in/out of show in all cities

  • Freelance Designer

    • Interstijl Design
    • Feb 2009 - Mar 2009 (1 month)

    Complete branding of Company: Logo design, Website

Education

  • Shu-Te University

    • Bachelor's degree Industrial and Product Design
    • 2007 - 2007
  • Auburn University

    • Bachelor Industrial Design
    • 2001 - 2007

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

Taiwan Summer Studio, Shu-Te University, Kaoshiung, Taiwan

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