I'm an Industrial Designer specializing in soft goods, technical gear and lifestyle accessories.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Designer

    Designer of backpacks, bags and accessories for Gregory. Involved in entire design process from concept to production. Responsibilities extend beyond design and include product management and creation of product briefs. Travel overseas for direct development at factories. Attendance of industry shows. Actively engaged in field testing.

  • Product Designer/Developer

    • MindShift Gear
    • Santa Rosa, CA
    • Mar 2013 - Oct 2014 (1 year 7 months)

    Designer & developer of outdoor packs, camera bags and accessories. Responsible for all stages of product development. Travel overseas for direct development. Attendance of industry tradeshows. Awards earned include IDEA '15, Red Dot Award '14 and Outdoor Industry Award '14.

  • Designer - Men's Bags and Accessories

    • lululemon athletica
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • 2011 - 2013 (2 years)

    Designer of bags, headwear, gloves, water bottles and more. Involved in entire development process. Seasonal travel overseas for direct development.

  • Product Designer

    • CamelBak
    • Petaluma, CA
    • 2009 - 2011 (2 years)

    Designer of packs, bottles, reservoirs and other hydration products. Seasonal travel overseas for direct development. Regular attendance of industry trade shows.

  • Industrial Design Consultant

    • Freelance Industrial Designer
    • 2008 - 2009 (1 year)

    Designed luggage, bicycle accessories, consumer electronics and technical apparel for Scott Sports, Jeep, Discovery and BMW Mottorad.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Speck Design
    • Palo Alto, CA
    • Jun 2007 - Sep 2007 (3 months)

    Designed consumer electronics, medical devices and outdoor signage for Helios, Intuitive Surgical and Speck.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Oliso Inc.
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Jun 2006 - Sep 2006 (3 months)

    Designed housewares, p.o.p. displays and graphics for the Oliso brand.

  • Product Design Intern

    • Design Annex
    • Sacramento, CA
    • Mar 2005 - Jun 2005 (3 months)

    Designed outdoor products and consumer electronics for Jeep and Disney.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • B.F.A. Industrial Design
    • 2005 - 2007
  • San Jose State University

    • Industrial Design
    • 2003 - 2005

Specialties

Awards

ISPO Award, Winner '16 - Gregory Targhee 32 IDEA '15, Silver - MindShift r180 Panorama Red Dot Award, Winner '14 - MindShift r180 Panorama Outdoor Industry Award '14 - MindShift r180 Panorama IDEA '11, Finalist - CamelBak Antidote Outside Magazine, Gear of the Show '11 - CamelBak Charge LR

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