Whether developing a product, designing a graphic element, organizing a composition or stepping into a new creative territory, I am always thinking about ways to beautify, innovate and simplify. Contact me for freelance opportunities.

Work Samples

  • InterMIX

  • Entangled

  • Irwin Demolition Vise-Grip

Work History

  • Industrial Design Consultant

    • Mesa Home Products
    • Feb 2013 - Dec 2013 (10 months)

    -Collaborated with both sales and design team to create a variety of entertainment home goods

    -Developed concepts in metal, ceramics and wood with focus on kitchen, organization and various decor

    -Created schematics and communicated with factories to schedule product sampling

    -Assisted with inventory and quality control of product upon arrival

    -Photographed product, edited photos and designed various product packaging

  • Graphic Designer

    • LogoNation, Inc.
    • Jul 2012 - Jan 2013 (6 months)

    -Created ads for small and corporate businesses for promotion within their local communities

    -Prepared and proofed color separations for screen printing

    -Successfully met monthly goals in a fast paced environment

  • Planogram Specialist Contractor

    • Lowe's Home Improvement
    • Feb 2012 - May 2012 (3 months)

    -Created fixtures and completed planograms within JDA Space Planning

    -Worked on a fast paced team transferring data from one program to another

  • Set Decorator

    • Foxtrail Productions "Infliction" Feature Film
    • Oct 2011 - Nov 2011 (1 month)

    -Designed sets in indoor and outdoor locations

    -Selected and arranged decorative elements on set

    -Constructed foam brick props for fight scene and assisted with prop management

  • Furniture Production Assistant

    • Boone Industries
    • Apr 2010 - Aug 2011 (1 year 4 months)

    -Completed internship, working in all steps of production, including screen printing

    -Experienced in sanding and finishing techniques

    -Gained knowledge of wood, including grain characteristics and defects

    -Handled client orders and shipping information

Education

  • Appalachian State University

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Design
    • 2008 - 2011

    Cum Laude

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

"Live Free and..." Poster Exhibition at the Currier Museum of Art, 2011 What's Bubbling International Kitchen Tools Finalist, Royalties Contract with Groovystuff, Patrick Hall International Artist/Designer Residency, "In Sunshine or In Shadow" Art Exhibition.

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