I am a creative individual that aspires to innovate. In my strong design process, starting from Ideation to finished designs, I push for aesthetics while solving problems. Whether that problem is making a big impact for a brand or solving a simple dilemma to increase consumer impact. I can successfully work individually or as a member of a team. I am a dedicated and driven individual searching for the best solution.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Creative Industrial Designer

    • Plastipak Packaging
    • Apr 2010 - Present (4 years 5 months)

    Developing packaging ready for today and thinking forward to future innovations. Increasing brand (private and public) strength, promoting its upcoming value to customers through visual cues and design. My aesthetics are geared around the consumer’s subconscious interactions and encounters, to provide a great personal experience.

    Winner at a key beverage customer's design competition (2014)
    - Awarded for best design in a competition among multiple competitors.

    Winner at a key beverage customer’s innovation show (2013, 2012)
    - A single day event of customer’s employees voting for the best concepts.
    - Voted best on concepts to be selected to move forward into a one-year production plan.

    Winner at a key food customer’s innovation show (2011)
    - A single day event at customer’s R&D center.
    - Customer’s employees walked around and viewed concepts presented by many suppliers, then individually voted for the best concepts.
    -Voted best in two categories.

  • Designer/owner

    • Beyond the Line
    • Jun 2009 - Apr 2010 (10 months)

Education

  • Wayne State University

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Industrial and Product Design
    • 2006 - 2009

Specialties

Awards

President's Innovation Award 2013

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