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I am designer with experience in package design, graphic design, and product development. I am originally from Buffalo, NY. I like fishing, hiking, and sketching.
Built and designed new concepts to drive client's products. Created photorealistic renderings using Keyshot to support our concept presentations. Integrated my package design and graphic design backgrounds to enhance my packages so that they work both aesthetically and functionally.
Lead Packaging engineer on iconic brands such as Nerf, Play Doh, Star Wars, GI Joe, and Transformers. Appointed the technical lead of the department through my constant exploration of design capabilities and willingness to learn and teach software, also became Solidworks certified. Had over 800 packages go to market including the successful rebranding of Play Doh an the launch of the Nerf Dart Tag.
Forecasted trends in packaging and product design to create concepts and presentations for clients highlighting areas of potential growth. Clients included Kraft, Church and Dwight, Trojan, and the Army. Learned the importance of storytelling in design and how to build a case for a design direction.
12 Classes Focusing On Graphic Design, 2009-2012