9+ years of experience in the automotive industry. Led a series of projects including consumer product, automotive color & trim, aftermarket, & graphic design, video editing/animation, and marketing support.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • (ELEVEN)
    • Nov 2010 - Present (3 years 5 months)

    Assisting in development of a wide variety of consumer products and the production of internal video media.

  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • GBG Design (Boston)
    • Mar 2009 - Nov 2010 (1 year 8 months)

    Designer of child mobility, feeding enablers, toys, and other juvenile products.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Freelance for Revolution Design Studios
    • 2008 - 2010 (2 years)
  • Industrial Designer

    • Sundberg-Ferar
    • Apr 2008 - Oct 2008 (6 months)
  • Lead Industrial Designer

    • Cadence Innovation
    • Nov 2005 - Apr 2008 (2 years 5 months)

    Responsible for conceptual and production-focused automotive interior design development, with a focus on systems integration. Assisted in the illustration, modeling, and prototyping of several three-dimensional demonstration concepts for the use of business development, as well as graphic and video-based marketing materials.

  • Aftermarket/Graphic Designer

    • Guardian Automotive
    • Nov 2004 - Nov 2005 (1 year)

    Developed several production aftermarket body kits and grilles for Chrysler 300C, Dodge Neon, and Chevrolet Cobalt. Also assisted in graphic design for road shows and company promotions.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Venture Industries
    • Jun 1999 - Nov 2004 (5 years 5 months)
  • AISI/CCS Sponsored Project

    • American Iron and Steel Institute
    • May 2000 - Sep 2000 (4 months)

    "Design a Line of Hummer Vehicles Implementing Innovative Uses of Steel"

    -designed full-size premium turbine/electric hybrid vehicle implementing innovative uses of steel and its manufacturing processes

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • BFA Transportation Design
    • 1997 - 2001

    AISI-CCS Sponsored Project: Hummer Developed hybrid turbine/electric vehicle concept with an emphasis on emerging steel technologies for strength and weight-savings benefits 1st place: American Bright Products Association (ABPA) competition: Innovative applications of bright trim for SUVs

  • North Carolina School of the Arts

    • Summer Program Certificate Fine/Studio Arts, General
    • 1994 - 1994

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

1st Place: 2012 Shell / Local Motors Amsterdam Design proposal Most Creative Design: 2011 Factory Five 818 proposal Chrysler Design Excellence award, SEMA 2005 1st place, 2000 Automotive Bright Products Association proposal

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