My education in Industrial Design allows me to provide creative solutions and problem solving to complex design challenges. My skill set will help to deliver ideas and solutions throughout the entire design process.
As a designer, I want to do my best to make an impact on every person's daily life, nomatter how small that impact may be.
~ Experience in Product Design with recognized strengths in concept development, user research, problem solving, 3D modeling, and manufacturing techniques.
~ Planned, preformed, and completed design projects in product, furniture, graphic, and web design.
~ Possess a wide range of computer skills. Proficient in Alias Studio Tools, Alias Image Studio, Rhino 3D, SolidWork, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illistrator, and Adobe InDesign.
~ Accomplished, detail-oriented team player skilled in simultaneously handling multiple tasks.
~ Knowledge of basic manufacturing techniques such as CNC milling, injection molding, casting, and vacuum molding.
~ Proven ability to work well under deadlines and strict design criteria
~ Kept strict work logs documenting work hours, correspondence, and design related events.
Georgia Institute of Technology Masters of Industrial Design GPA: 3.5 May 2005
University of Louisiana, Lafayette B.A., Industrial Design GPA: 3.34 May 2003
Techtronic Industries - Concept Center International - Industrial Designer Intern
Anderson, SC August 2006 through December 2006
Worked with designers and engineers throughout various stages of the design process. Duties include concept development, concept refinement, manufacturing specifications, problem solving, graphics, documentation, prototyping, and 3D modeling.
Eclectic Global, LLC - Designer, Corporate Liaison
Atlanta, GA May 2005 through November 2005
Designed advertisements, catalogs, labels, merchandise layouts, store layouts, and consulted with furniture manufacturers.
Georgia Institute of Technology - (Graduate Student Assistant) Prototype Lab Manager
Atlanta, GA August 2004 through May 2005
Oversaw and helped students design and build models and prototypes. Taught students how to operate machinery effectively and safely.
Georgia Institute of Technology - (Graduate Research Assistant) Industrial Designer
Atlanta, GA January 2004 through August 2004
Created and built a prototype adjustable kitchen counter system to enable disabled persons to comfortably and easily work in the kitchen. Duties involved problem solving, user research, manufacturing specifications, and a limited production run.
2point5 â€“ Industrial Designer
Atlanta, GA April 2007 to present
NETworks - Graphic Designer
Washington DC February 2006
Bright Idea Studios - Story Board Artist
Raligh, NC March 2006
Metropolitan Interconnect - Graphic Designer
Metairie, LA January 2004 through March 2004
~ Honorable Mention for the 2005 AWFS Fair Student Design Competition
~ Featured in â€œFresh Wood v.2â€
~ Exhibited at MODA (Museum of Design Atlanta) , a affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute
~ Winner of the Georgia Governorâ€™s Environmental Stewardship Award for Agriculture Signage Competition
~ University of Southwestern Louisiana Distinguished Freshman Scholarship
~ University of Southwestern Louisiana Distinguished Freshman Housing Scholarship
~ Louisiana TOPS Scholarship
~ Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award