I'm a Product Designer specializing in soft goods, outdoor gear and lifestyle accessories.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Designer II

    Designer of packs, bags and accessories. Involved in entire design process from concept to production. Responsibilities extend beyond design and include product management. 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 camera bags, packs and photo accessories. Responsible for all stages of product development. Travel overseas for direct development. Attendance of industry tradeshows. Actively engaged in field testing.

  • Designer - Bags & Accessories

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

    Designer of men's bags and accessories. Accessories include head wear, gloves, socks and water bottles. Involved in entire development process. Seasonal travel overseas for direct development.

  • Product Designer

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

    Designer of packs, water bottles and reservoirs. Seasonal travel overseas for direct development. Regular attendance of industry trade shows. Actively engaged in field testing.

  • Product Design Consultant

    • Rawmin Ehyai Design
    • Tahoe City, CA
    • 2008 - 2009 (1 year)

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

  • Design Internship

    • 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.

  • Design Internship

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

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

  • Design Internship

    • 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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