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.

Work Samples

  • IDSA Designed to Print Pin Challenge

Work History

  • Creative Design Engineer II

    • Unisource Global Solutions
    • Chandler, AZ
    • Jan 2013 - Present (1 year 11 months)

    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.

  • Packaging Engineer

    • Hasbro
    • Pawtucket, RI
    • Oct 2009 - Jan 2013 (3 years 3 months)

    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.

  • Packaging Engineer

    • Competitive Innovation
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Apr 2007 - Sep 2009 (2 years 5 months)

    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.

Education

  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN CE

    • CE Student Graphic Design
    • 2009 - 2013

    12 Classes Focusing On Graphic Design, 2009-2012

  • ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    • BS Packaging Science Packaging Science
    • 2002 - 2006

Specialties

Affiliations

IOPP, Tau Epsilon Phi

Awards

IDSA Design to Print Pin Challenge, 7th Place; Finalist in the Umbra Paper Towel Holder Competition.

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