I believe design is the art of combining color, material, texture, space, lighting and proportion into a coherent unity.

Work Samples

  • Lamborghini

  • Maxell

  • BioImagene

Work History

Goal To design new & exciting 3D environments that engages people’s senses and elevates exhibiting as a means of communication and marketing Education Bachelor of Industrial Design; Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design – May 2003 Star Incorporated: Exhibit Designer 2011 - present Catalyst Exhibits: Exhibit Designer 2007 – 2010 Worked hand in hand with clients to create 3D exhibits that met their marketing goals & needs Designed dynamic solutions to budgets both big and small Worked in tandem with Account Executives in developing strategies in pursuit of new clients Collaborated with Engineering and Production in the realization of my designs Developed presentations with the rest of the team for face to face presentations Designed and developed the look for over 30 bank interiors for TCF Derse Exhibits: Creative Environments Illustrator 2005 – 2007 Constructed 3D models & renderings of exhibits and interiors for all of Derse’s divisions Collaborated in large-scale team projects such as Coca-Cola, Moen, SubZero/Wolf, etc. In conjunction with the Design Director developed new styles and concepts for how the design team presents Designed smaller tradeshow exhibits and helped create a rental program Worked with Derse Museum Group with design, 3D modeling and presentations Great Northern Corporation: Intern 2002 – 2003 Designed point-of-purchase displays with the Creative Director, design team and independently Worked with engineers to develop functional designs Create updates to previous designs Make assembly directions for displays Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design: 3D Lab Crew Chief 2000 – 2003 Head of student 3D Lab crew Gave assistance to student questions/projects, shop maintenance, shop mprovements, and safety Worked independently and with others designing, building, and problem solving various tasks Skills: 3D StudioMax FormZ Photoshop Illustrator Premiere Interests: Car design, modification, and restoration Interior design Architecture Photography

Education

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD)

Specialties

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