Product Design Specialist at Construction Specialties, Inc. 2011-Present Design Consultant at Mike Leonard, Designer 2010-Present Philadelphia University Bachelor of Science: Industrial Design Masters of Business Administration

Work Samples

  • 90th Degree Seating Unit

  • Modern Tea Time

  • Altitude Wall-Mounted Humidifier

Work History

Objective: To obtain a job within the design industry focusing on product development Education: PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Bachelor of Science: Industrial Design, 2010 Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 Master of Business Administration, 2011 Graduate GPA: 3.7 Courses: Design I-IV: Acquired basic knowledge and skills within the processes of product development and design Design V-VIII: Improved existing skills, working in interdisciplinary teams and managing collaborative projects Material Processes I-II: Developed techniques including model making and prototyping and an understanding of the manufacturing processes Ergonomic Studies: Analyzed human factors within design through research processes Rendering: Developed sketching and rendering skills, learning to accurately render three-dimensional objects Business ‘Bridge’ Program: Learned to apply design thinking and the design process to complex business challenges International Business: Studied international business practices; visited SAP, KPMG, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, and Luenthai in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong Competitions & Publications: “Wilsonart Laminate Chair Competition” Spring Semester 2008 • Shown at Studio 222 in Philadelphia & 2008 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in new york city • Published by Philadelphia University in Build 02: Exploring Materiality book in 2009 “International Housewares Competition: Modern Tea Time” Fall Semester 2008 • Entered in 2009 International Houswares Association (IHA) Competition in Chicago “DuPont Corian Beauty Project” Fall Semester 2009 • Selected to be shown in a DuPont Corian traveling exhibit in 2010 “Corperate Design Foundation Competition: Sustainable Service Station” Spring Semester 2010 • Entered in 2010 Corperate Design Foundation (CDF) Competition Skills: Computer: Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project CAD: Solidworks, Rhino, 3DS Max Physical: Sketching, Model Building and Prototyping, Product Development, Concept Boards, Ergonomic analyses Activities: Member, IDSA-Philadelphia University Chapter, Aug. 2007 - Present Experience: Assistant Design Intern at Mike Leonard, Designer, Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Design Consultant at Mike Leonard, Designer, Spring 2011 - Present References and Digital Portfolio available upon request


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