Twenty-something person with background in graphic and toy design. Interested in the tactile dimension and the interaction between people and objects, particularly toys and other fun stuff. Currently open to doing freelance work for product, illustration and/or graphic design. If there's anything you like and you'd like to work with me, shoot me a message.

Work Samples

  • Toy Concepts

  • KNEX Internship

Work History

EXPERIENCE Horizon Group USA Designer – Warren, NJ (April 2012- August 2013) Designed illustrations/graphics for children’s products, ranging from the toddler to tween category. Assisted in photography, photo retouching, and creation of digital product renderings for packaging team. Horizon Group USA Freelance Designer – Warren, NJ ( February 2012- April 2012) Designed graphics and set up mechanicals for various licensed children’s products, including coloring/activity books, stickers, toys. Licenses include: Sanrio, DC Comics, Disney Monkey Doodle Dandy Freelance Designer – Brooklyn, NY (July 2011- April 2012) Created designs for craft kits and instruction graphics with original drawings and licensed style guides. Photoshopped product renderings for licensed products. Licenses include various Nickelodeon shows. K’NEX Industries Design Internship – Hatfield, PA (June 2010- Aug. 2010) Designed and built prototypes for Buildable Kid K’nex and Nintendo Mario Kart track sets. Conceptualized styling for Orange County Chopper license. SOFTWARE/SKILLS +Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Solidworks, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchbook Pro, Google SketchUp +Illustration, print/package design, book binding

Education

  • Fashion Institute of Technology

    • B.F.A. Toy Design
    • 2009 - 2011
  • Fashion Institute of Technology

    • A.A.S Communication Design
    • 2007 - 2009

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