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Principal - nSPIRE' design solutions
I strive to design things that are conceptually compelling, yet practical & manufacturable.
To provide creative product design direction which meet the needs of consumers (end-users), as well as navigation of flexible manufacturing solutions. Services performed include: concept exploration & development, concept visualization (illustration, 2D & 3D Renderings), engineering & rapid prototyping services.
nSPIRE' design solutions
Principal - Enjoy working with a broad range of clients on a wide variety of projects; providing design services as described above.
From June 2011
Hooligan Racing LLC.
From: Sept 2009 To: Current Employer
Responsibilities: Perform general dis-assembly & re-assembly of vintage Alfa Romeos. (Italian sports cars) Recreate damaged body panels from scratch; welding in replacement patches as needed before paint. Strip and recondition drive-train parts; repaint for re-assembly.
Art Institute of Portland
From: Oct. 2007 To: Dec. 2009
Part-Time Instructor in the Industrial Design Department Courses taught: Mechanical Drawing (Hand Drafting) / Presentation Drawing / Design Studio 1 / Rhino 3D modeling
Farmington Hills, MI
From: Feb. 2006 To: Oct. 2007
Product Designer: Concept Ideation / Product Development / 3D Modeling Production oversight; ensuring cost and design integrity
Quality Metalcraft Inc.
From: Feb. 2004 To: Feb. 2006 Product Designer: Concept Ideation / Product Development / 3D Modeling
Marketing: Created company branding standards still in use, as well as exhibition materials.
From: Aug. 2002 To: Feb. 2004 Contract Exhibit Design Consultant: Provided concepts for Trade Shows, Auto
Shows, Mobile, and Permanent Environmental Designs. Some projects were completed individually, while others were part of a larger team effort.
Exhibit Works Inc.
From: May 2001 To: Sept 2001 Exhibit Design Internship: was part of a team of designers working on the
upcoming (2002) Mitsubishi Auto show Exhibit. (Helped create a large scale model of display.) First individual design project proposal: Agco Fair Booth (Completed under the supervision of the design director; Steve Hough.)
3D Software: Autodesk Alias Studio Tools | Autodesk Inventor | Autodesk Showcase | Rhino | Form-Z | Solidthinking
2D Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator/Indesign/Acrobat) Corel Painter | Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
College for Creative Studies
- BFA Industrial Design Industrial Design / Product Design
- 1997 - 2002
Focused on designing for consumers; while also being drawn to explore manufacturing as part of the creative process, utilizing modular principles in design.
Design and development of an aftermarket Mustang hood for the 2005-07 Ford Mustang; under the direction of Chip Foose.