I'm fascinated by the connection of objects to their users, makers, and environment. I have been lucky enough to work with big fortune 500 corporations, mid-size creative agencies, and individual entrepreneurs. To me the size of the company is secondary to its impact.

Work Samples

  • Energizer 360

  • Cannonbolt

  • Coaintainergy

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • jbdesign
    • Mar 2013 - Present (1 year 6 months)

    Our expertise is designing ergonomic solutions of high aesthetic quality that interact with the human body.
    http://www.jbdesign.co.il

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Whirlpool Corporation
    • Jan 2012 - May 2012 (4 months)

    Developed products for the home appliances market in the Cooking, Fabric Care, and Refrigeration categories
    Sketching, CAD modeling and rendering. Participated in brainstorming workshops.
    Contributed to a high profile re-branding project
    Brands: Whirlpool, Kitchen Aid, Maytag

  • Graphic Designer

    • Malta Conferences Foundation
    • Oct 2011 - Dec 2011 (2 months)

    A non-for-profit organization aimed to gap the bridges toward piece in the Middle East. Designed the 2011 logo for the conference held in Paris.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • TEAMS Design
    • Jan 2011 - May 2011 (4 months)

    Product development. User and market research. Sketching.
    CAD Modeling. Brainstorming sessions. Branding. Client presentations. Graphic work.
    Clients: Bosch, Bissel, Electro Voice, Fiskars, Gilmour

  • Industrial Design Freelancer

    • Leapfrog Product Development
    • 2011 - 2011

    Product development. Sketch and visualization.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Maxx Marketing
    • Jul 2010 - Sep 2010 (2 months)

    Product development for premium products. Market, trend, and user research. Execute art work, 3-D visualizations, and graphic layouts.
    Clients: Shell, Kellogg’s, KFC, Danone

  • Graphic Designer // T.A.

    • Columbia College Chicago
    • Jan 2007 - Jul 2010 (3 years 6 months)

    Designed educational and promotional material. Trained teachers on innovative teaching methods through an outreach program.

  • President

    • IDSA Columbia College Chicago Chapter
    • Feb 2009 - Jan 2010 (11 months)

    Worked, with my team, to promote industrial design at my college and throughout the country. I planned and executed events such as fund-raisers, lectures, and workshops. Working with students, design industry professionals and various organizations.

  • Graphic Design Freelancer

    • Quinntella Rodriguez (fashion design studio)
    • Apr 2009 - Dec 2009 (8 months)

    Work closely with the owner to build the business's brand through logo creation and other promotional materials.

  • Graphic Design Freelancer

    • New Media Meltdown
    • Jun 2009 - Nov 2009 (5 months)

    Logo creation. Web layout and interaction design.

  • Owner

    • Ethan Huber (DJ, Music Production)
    • 2000 - 2008 (8 years)

    DJ at parties, music festivals, special events, clubs, and bars.
    Produced electronic tracks for DJ sets.

Education

  • Columbia College Chicago

    • BFA Product Design
    • 2007 - 2011

    Graduated Magna Cum Laude 3.8 GPA

  • Yoav Gera School of Sound Engineering

    • Sound Engineering
    • 2003 - 2004
  • Hed School of Music

    • Certificate Electronic Music Production
    • 2002 - 2003

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

2010 Honorary Mention @ IDSA Midwest Conference 2010 IDSA Student Merit Award recipient 2010 Fair Use exhibition - Team TEM chair (Chicago) 2009 Elected President of the school’s IDSA Chapter

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