Creative and passionate transportation designer with professional experience designing for big name powersports companies like: Polaris, Arctic Cat, Harley-Davidson and more. Extensive knowledge of design programs and design language taught by automotive professionals at the world renowned College for Creative Studies. Demonstrable experience owning and delivering high quality projects to client’s on-time. Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects simultaneously while remaining flexible to changing priorities. Positive, “Can Do” demeanor and self-starter with a leadership style that is consistent with getting the best from a team. Specialties: Alias Photoshop Illustrator Sketchbook Pro Key Shot Digital and Manual Rendering Cintiq Microsoft Office Innovating and Idea Thinking

Work Samples

  • ACC Sponsored Studio

  • Semi Truck Interior

  • Cadillac

Work History

  • Contract Digital Sculptor in Cadillac Exteriors

    • General Motors
    • Apr 2013 - Present (1 year)

    Design and develop vehicles using Alias software.

  • Currently seeking employment as a Transportation/Industrial Designer

    • -
    • Aug 2012 - Present (1 year 8 months)
  • Contract Designer

    • Arctic Cat
    • Oct 2012 - Feb 2013 (4 months)
  • Contract designer

    • Sportech Inc.
    • Aug 2011 - May 2012 (9 months)

    •Developed initial design projects to prepare for production, ensuring streamlined production process.
    •Maintained multiple high priority projects while completing senior year at CCS, managing time effectively to meet business needs.
    •Surpassed productivity metrics and deadlines 100% of the time, leading to positive experience for clients

  • New product Design (Intern)

    • Sportech Inc
    • May 2011 - Jan 2012 (8 months)

    •Designed and developed products for internationally renowned powersport companies, generating innovative solutions for new product lines.
    •Collaborated with team members to critique and develop high profile projects with multiple deliverables, creating strong team cohesion and increasing output.
    •Presented finished designs to high profile clients with deadlines completed 100% of the time, resulting in high customer satisfaction and repeat contracts.
    •Required a high level of research, data management, sketching ability, development, modeling and rendering.

  • Packaging and Inspection

    • Master Machine Inc.
    • May 2010 - Aug 2010 (3 months)

    •Monitored parts for quality before shipment, upholding company standards.
    •Prepared parts for shipment, maintaining documentation and following business protocol.

  • Shift Leader / Closer

    • Subway
    • Jan 2005 - Aug 2009 (4 years 7 months)

    •Trained new employees and oversaw food production, resulting in excellent customer service.
    •Managed customer complaints, addressing concerns as high priority to ensure positive brand experience.

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Transportation Design
    • 2008 - 2012
  • Spring Lake Park HS

    • 2003 - 2007

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

- CCS Scholarship (2008-2012), award based on portfolio. - Winner for ACC Sponsored Studio Facebook Challenge 2011. - Finalist for the OSRAM studio 2009. - Senior Representative IDSA at the College for Creative Studies. - Participated in demos for art students at the HFA: School for Creative Studies - `Featured Profile’ on StudentShow.com ...

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