I am a student in my fifth year at the Rochester Institute of Technology, majoring in Industrial Design with a minor in Mechanical Engineering and concentration in Sociology and Anthropology. I would love to work in the theme park industry, and I am currently concentrating on developing my skills in furniture design, consumer houseware design, and CAD modeling.

Work Samples

  • Furniture Design in Scandinavia Summer 2011

  • Octothorpe May 2011

  • Wilsonart Laminate Chair Challenge 2011

Work History

Objective: Design for a small but unique and cutting edge consulting firm where I can get involved with all aspects of the design process and expand my knowledge about a wide variety of consumer products. Education: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, anticipated graduation May, 2012 Minor in Mechanical Engineering Concentration in Anthropology and Sociology GPA: 3.4/4.0. PFOS: 3.5/4.0. Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, Denmark Furniture Design in Scandinavia program, summer, 2011 Welding (MIG, TIG), CNC plasma cutting (Mahany Welding Supply, Gates, NY) Additional Coursework: Glass blowing and wood carving (RIT) Darkroom, digital, and alternative process photography (Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, 2007) Computer Skills: SolidWorks, Illustrator (CS5), Photoshop (CS5), Alias, PlasmaCAM (CNC plasma cutting software), Creo (formerly ProEngineer) Work Experience: March, 2008-present Student Caller, The Fund for RIT, Rochester, NY Call RIT alumni to update contact information and request alumni support. March-May, 2011 Design Intern, Mahany Welding Supply, Gates, NY Assist with art welding classes; run CNC plasma cutter; ideation, development, and execution of design prototypes for display and sale in showroom using PlasmaCAM software, CNC plasma cutter, welding, and traditional metalworking tools. July, 2007- August, 2008 Sales Associate, AC Moore, Nashua, NH Run cash register, assist customers, answer customer phone calls, stock merchandise, mark prices, maintain store, reorder merchandise, brake down and set up point-of-purchase displays. Honors and Publications: Furniture Design in Scandinavia Exhibition, RIT University Gallery, DIS Furniture Design Exhibition, Copenhagen School of Architecture, Copenhagen Denmark, August 2011 Rochester, NY, February - March, 2012 Rochester City Newspaper, Art Review of RIT ID Senior Show, May, 2011 NISHA Interior Design Magazine (Israel), February, 2011 Dean’s List in seven quarters, 2007-2012 RIT Presidential Scholarship, based on academic performance, recommendations, activities and requirements for major, 2007-2011 Dunstable Artisans Best in Show Award, Dunstable, MA, 2007 Dunstable Artisans Scholarship, for artistic excellence, 2007 Groton Women’s Club Scholarship, for academic performance, 2007 Activities and Clubs: Member RIT Industrial Design Student Organization, 2010-2011 Member, RIT IDSA Student Chapter, 2008-2010 Member, RIT Art House, 2007-2009. Participated in campus and community public service activities.

Education

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Specialties

Affiliations

Industrial Design Society of America, Student Chapter, 2008-2010

Awards

Please see résumé.

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