I create meaningful and positive memories and experiences through product design. Graduate of The Cleveland Institute of Art. Native to South Florida.

Work Samples

  • Playaway Light

  • Bevara

Work History

  • Designer

    • Balance Product Development, Inc
    • Sep 2012 - Present (2 years)
  • Industrial Design Intern, Home Healthcare

    • Philips Design
    • Oct 2011 - Sep 2012 (11 months)

    Working with and helping to support a diverse team of designers developing innovative solutions for the Home Healthcare segment.

  • Design Contractor

    • The Little Tikes Company
    • Jun 2011 - Dec 2011 (6 months)

    Worked on the infant/ preschool team working on toys for their fall 2012 line. Sketching, model making, rendering, brainstorming

  • Product Development Intern

    • Radio Flyer Inc.
    • May 2010 - Aug 2010 (3 months)

    Assisted the Product Development team develop concepts for their 2010 and 2011 product line.
    Research: In-home interviews, parent panels, prototype testing and proof of concept.
    Concepting: Participated in brainstorm sessions of new product areas, methods of production, developed many sketches and visual aids, presentation quality renderings, and assisted with prototypes.

  • Design Intern

    • TGA Design
    • Jun 2009 - Aug 2009 (2 months)

    -Environmental graphics & experience design
    -Worked within a small design studio collaborating on creating
    wayfinding solutions in and outside of environments.
    -concepting, refining, assembling working drawings, message schedules

  • Student design team

    • GE / CIA
    • Jan 2009 - May 2009 (4 months)

    -Collaborated with a group of student designers for GE coming up with applica-
    tions for OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology for lighting trade show
    exhibit
    -concepting, rendering, modeling, and prototyping

Education

  • Cleveland Institute of Art

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2011
  • Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) Class of 2011

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2007 - 2011
  • Design and Architecture Senior High School

    • High School Diploma Industrial and Product Design
    • 2003 - 2007

Specialties

Affiliations

CIA, DASH, Miami, Cleveland, IDSA, Pittsburgh

Awards

2011 1st Prizm Award - SIE 65, Cleveland Institute of Art 2010 Viktor Schreckengost Award for Excellence in Industrial Design 2009 Excellence in Industrial Design - Automotive Design Award 2008 & 2011 Student Independent Exhibitions 62 & 65 2007 Eagle Scout- Boy Scouts of America

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