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An experienced designer with an advantageous set of skills within product and packaging design.
I enjoy the interaction with people to converse and collaborate in the search for a sensible solution through design and research - this includes working with Fortune 500 clients and small business ventures.
Participated in all aspects of design from brainstorming to production and engineering.
Torque cleat wrench
Sentinel outdoor centipede
Design Edge internship work
> I inspired myself...
It’s a fun business, design. I’ve found that affection to infuse design into those small but important parts of my life. Now it’s about keeping that relationship healthy; I’m looking to bust into a new dynamic environment of designers alive with ideas & personality.
> Then I went to school...
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design
Purdue University (2005-2010)
> Then I did some work...
The Carlson Group [Chicago, IL]
Retail brand experiences for the shopper - now I've trotted along from product to packaging to retail - how about that?
Kaleidoscope [Chicago, IL]
(March 2011-April 2012)
an extremely wide array of design projects from product to packaging;
collaborating with engineers and designers to produce detailed prototypes
of chosen concepts
Webb deVlam [Chicago, IL]
Freelance Industrial Designer
(February 2011-March 2011)
focus on packaging and beauty product design treatment, while joining
an extremely diverse team of designers through most projects
Choi Design [Chicago, IL]
Contract Industrial Designer
(November 2010-January 2011)
a position demanding uncompromised attention to detail while
designing industrial products; an experience focused on approaching a
design project from the mindset of intelligent manufacturing
Radius P.D. [Chicago, IL]
Industrial Design Intern
(June 2009-August 2009)
demonstrated the importance of manufacturing in the packaging
industry while working directly with designers and engineers
Design Edge LLC [Austin, TX]
Industrial Design Intern
(May 2008-November 2008)
dedicated product design firm specializing in household electronics and
housewares; an intimate learning experience developing a sense for team
> Then I got more involved...
Purdue University Tutor (2011-Present)
student preparation for the design world & demo's on the intricacies of design programs
iDSA Vice President (CLass of 2009; Purdue Chapter)
coordinated tutoring sessions for students on sketching and other processes
2008 IHA Award
Honorable Mention (96 out of 100 Score) for TORQUE cleat wrench
Solidworks (surfacing & solid building)
*Direct experience with manufacturers (China, U.S., Germany)
> client experience.