My role as a designer is in service to societal needs. I would like to assist in the creation of environments, systems and products that improve the standard of living for all. I should responsibly make decisions that further the advancement of the whole person while employing resources in such a way as to minimize intrusive usages of finite global resources.
Rhino and SolidWorks
Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects & Illustrator
Shop Fabrication Techniques
Mac and PC computers
Digital & Marker Rendering
Presentation Skills- Prezi & Microsoft Powerpoint
Human Factor Research & Development
Digital Lazer Cutting
Microsoft Excel & Document
Sustainability Design/Exhibit Intern at OMSI, Spring & Summer 2012
Helped team stay up-to-date on current projects and upload sketches and ideation as needed.
Created communication avenues for material resources for Sustainable Exhibit design.
Designed and constructed Sustainability Sculpture for Alberta Community Cycling.
Intern at Hand Eye Supply, Spring & Summer 2012
Aided in completion of Hand Eye Supply’s second float for Portland’s Starlight Parade.
Helped create scaled prototype for interior of “tiny home” project.
Administrative Support & Sales Person, Portico Furniture, March 2013 to Present
Explore new ways of displaying Portico’s custom furniture.
Creating new social media that celebrates custom, sustainable design.
Communicating between the designer and customer the order details for furniture.
Sales Person, Village Merchants, January 2013 to Present
Work as a team to re-stock, organize and place merchandise.
Manage consignment and trade transactions while practicing good customer service.
Game Assistant, GameStop Inc., October 2012 to Present
Work with customers to help them find the most appropriate game, console, or game accessory.
Compiled a basic working knowledge of GameStop merchandise to assist customers.
Consultant, Founded Creative Kat Design LLC, Fall 2010 to Present
Creation and modification of documents for businesses.
Modification of web content and analysis of data pertaining to state and district teaching goals.
Confidential/Classified Substitute at Lincoln County School District (LCSD), Fall 2009 to Summer 2012
Helped in promotion and organization of Recruitment events.
Maintained sites and performed customer service for LCSD’s Human Resources.
Registrar Student Worker at Art Institute of Portland, Summer 2010 to Summer 2012
Helped students register for classes while providing customer support to staff and students.
Sent important correspondence on behalf of students to different government organizations.
4th Grade Teacher at Toledo Elementary School, LCSD, Fall 2007 to Spring 2009
Organized and implemented curriculum, schedules, lesson plans, and management systems.
Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon Member, Summer 2011 to Present
Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Member, Summer 2010 to Present
VP of Art Institute Student Action Committee (Student Body), Spring & Summer 2012
Communications Committee Member, Art Institute of Portland, Summer 2012