I have fun using my creative abilities to form attractive and innovative solutions.
2013 Toyota Avalon
2011 Toyota Sienna
Professional Experience J Keenan Studio Portland, OR 1/2011 - present Independent Industrial Designer - Specializing in ideation, visualization and production development Projects Include: Calty Design Research • Production automotive design ideation and development. Institute for Creative Integration • Interactive medical robotics concept. • Advanced personal mobility concept. • Transportation concept with a team of fashion designers. Creative Designer Calty Design Research, Toyota Design Network Ann Arbor, MI 12/2004 - 1/2011 Design of Toyota production vehicles for the North American market. - Interior and exterior design from concept through production. - Specialized in engineering intensive components. - Led wheel design activity. Creative Designer Wheel to Wheel/Tecstar, Inc. Troy, MI 9/2000-12/2004 Design for automotive OEM production programs and unique show vehicles. - Created advanced hot rod concepts, production vehicles and automotive products from concept through production. - Clients included GM, Chrysler and Nissan as well as Tim Allen and Jay Leno. Education -Pratt Institute, School of Art & Design Brooklyn, NY Bachelors of Industrial Design Graduate with Highest Honors, 2000 Awards -Pratt Institute Department of Industrial Design, Young Designer Faculty Award Scholarship, 2000 -Pratt Institute Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Merit in Industrial Design, 2000 -Pratt Circle Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2000 -Presidential Merit Scholarship, 1996-2000 -Fischer Scholarship, 1997-2000 Additional Courses/Training Transportation Design - College for Creative Studies Alias 3D Modeling - College for Creative Studies Catia 3D Modeling - INCAT Japanese Language - Washtenaw Community College Japanese Language - Ann Arbor Community Education Skills Ideation Sketching - Freehand and Digital Adobe CS6 Model Making 3D Modeling (Alias, Catia) Color & Materials Design Strategy Presentation (MS Office)