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Graduate Architecture Student @ UVA
I am a graduate architecture student and product designer who loves to draw.
EXPERIENCE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Teaching Assistant - Fall 2013 to Spring 2014 - Charlottesville, Virginia Lead Teaching Assistant for Sanda Iliescu’s Arch 1020 Lessons in Making. Teaching Assistant for Peter Waldman’s Arch 1010 Lessons of the Lawn. BONSTRA | HARESIGN ARCHITECTS Externship - Winter 2013 - Washington DC Designed a three dimensional model along with presentation drawings to support a design proposal for a single family home in Chevy Chase, Maryland. VMDO ARCHITECTS Externship - Winter 2012 - Charlottesville, Virginia Helped prepare competition boards, models, and renderings. Sat in on client meetings and attended multiple site visits. FILA KOREA Global Performance Product Designer - Winter 2010 to Sumer 2012 - Seoul, South Korea Designed athletic footwear such as running, trail running, training, and Gore-Tex hiking for global markets and domestic retailers. DIADORA KOREA Lifestyle Footwear Designer - Winter 2010 to Summer 2012 - Seoul, South Korea Responsible for creating original footwear that opened new market opportunities for Diadora Lifestyle. Designed vintage products by mixing timeless design language with modern styling and innovative constructions. PAUL JR. DESIGNS (Seen on TLC’s American Chopper) Product Designer & Design Assistant - May 2009 to January 2010 - Orange County, New York Responsible for design conceptualization for new Coleman Products. Worked closely with design celebrity Paul Jr. Teutul and Coleman engineers to research problems, generate design solutions, renderings, and presentations for the Coleman Outdoor Company. COMPETITIONS ROUTE 29 VORTEX COMPETITION Team Leader and Lead Designer of Team 3 proposing to fix the traffic network on Route 29. Student Award & Public Award COMPLEX MAGAZINE’S THE NEXT SNEAKER DESIGN STAR Winner of Complex magazine’s annual footwear design competition. Awarded a multi-day mentorship with Reebok where the winning competition entry was enhanced with the Classics team. SKILLS Adobe CS6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign), Solidworks 2013, Rhino 5.0, Grasshopper, Maxwell Render, Arch GIS, AutoCad, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
UVA Vicenza Italy Program Summer 2013
NCAA Basketball-Division III 2005-2009