I am a multidisciplinary designer with a wide range of skills. Unparalleled drive to succeed at everything I do. I am currently working on a concept footwear stores and fixture solutions. In a days work you can find me working on visual merchandising, footwear design, websites, and graphic art. Design is my lifestyle and I wouldn't change a thing.

Work Samples

  • Solid Works Model

  • Dvs Skate Concept Forge

Work History

  • Visual Specialist Famous Footwear

    • Caleres
    • Saint Louis, MO
    • Dec 2014 - Present (1 year)

    - Was responsible for conception and development of concept store design in multiple test locations
    - Teamed up with store planing to design and render new store front design for construction
    - Partnered with procurement to proto-type and test 3D solutions in real store environments
    - Produced multiple layout solutions for testing of potential brand collaborations
    - Partnered with VM Sign team to 3D model and spec store graphic dimensions from site surveys for production

  • Footwear Designer II

    • Elan Polo International
    • Saint Louis, MO
    • May 2014 - Dec 2014 (7 months)

    - Created design solutions for performance athletic footwear brands Easton, Mitre, and Riddle
    - Took concepts through design, prototype and development stages
    - Assisted in research, presentation, and design reviews
    - Utilized product briefs to create footwear concepts for sales meetings
    - Sketched and rendered footwear concepts
    - Executed footwear designs and CADS
    - Partnered with line builders to create innovative designs and solutions
    - Researched color, style trends, selected material, and color packs

  • Footwear Design Intern Children's

    • Elan Polo International
    • Jan 2014 - May 2014 (4 months)

    - Sketched design solutions for children's skate, athletic, and casual footwear categories
    - Utilized product briefs to create footwear concepts
    - Researched color, style trends, selected material, and color packs

  • Design Assistant: School of Art & Design Recruitment

    • SIU Art and Design
    • Aug 2013 - Apr 2014 (8 months)
  • Industrial Design Shop Tech

    • SIU Carbondale
    • Aug 2011 - Aug 2013 (2 years)
  • Graphic Designer CTE

    • SIU Carbondale
    • Jan 2012 - Apr 2012 (3 months)
  • Student Admissions Representative

    • SIU Carbondale
    • May 2010 - Jan 2012 (1 year 8 months)
  • Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Third Class

    • US Navy
    • Sep 2007 - May 2009 (1 year 8 months)

    I was part of a small program titled National Call to Service which included two years active duty experience followed by two years reserve service. During my active duty service I graduated at the top of my class from my technical training school and was excepted into an accelerated advancement program. From there I was stationed on the CVN-70 USS CARL VINSON stationed in Newport News Virginia undergoing RCOH.


  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

    • 2010 - 2014





1st Place Saluki Idea Competition 1st Place Landscape Brands Outdoor Furniture Design Competition 2nd Place VA Innovation Creation Series: Challenge #1 Honorable Mention Saluki Idea Competition