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Passionate industrial designer interested in an energetic and creative atmosphere that focuses on solving complex problems through meaningful and effective design. Strong ability to communicate ideas, generate visual concepts and translate consumer needs into compelling design solutions. Hands on product development experience in diverse design roles, constant initiative to grow and expand.
iRobot Packbot Concept Designs
Part of an integrated team of brand and product strategists, researchers, designers, and engineers. Responsible for designing, developing, and executing wide range of products and experiences in healthcare, consumer, packaging, and commercial segments.
Facilitate class curriculum to MIT students about the product design process, with a focus on designing for play and entertainment.
Evaluate students performance, conduct lectures and design workshops, use hands on approach to improve students expertise in design research, ideation, sketching, 3D CAD modeling, and building prototypes.
Designed and manufactured tech accessories for high profile, global brands including Apple, Barnes and Noble, Tumi, Kate Spade, Jack Spade, Lucky Brand, Juicy Couture, Tory Burch and Vera Bradley.
Accountable for all stages of product development. Implemented conceptual development through consumer research, team brainstorming, client presentations, ideation, sketching, 3D CAD modeling, prototyping, packaging, and POP displays. Guided manufacturing process by collaborating with engineers, communicating with factories, creating tech packs, reviewing and approving samples.
Designed and manufactured consumer houseware products for Target, Wal-Mart and core CGI line.
Responsibilities included user research, ideation, sketching, 3D CAD modeling, communicating with factories and managing multiple design projects.
Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and software developers to design and develop bio-sensing wearable intended to track user health. Assisted with concept development, design, usability, and prototyping.
Collaborated with design directors to design and develop concepts for Star Wars line of vehicles.
Interpreted and maintained Star Wars design language throughout development.
Researched consumer lifestyle and preferences.
Developed conceptual illustrations to influence the military tactical mobile Packbot robots.
Responsible for working directly with clients, attending/leading team brainstorming, concept development, 3D CAD modeling and model making.
Assisted in the design and development of consumer, toy and juvenile products, reported directly to Design Director.
Conceptualized graphics and illustrations, created proofs for in house and outside manufacture.
Managed intern design team, reported directly to Owner/Lead Designer.
Industrial Design Departmental Honors, IDSA Merit Award Finalist, IDSA Chapter Representative