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Industrial Designer at Garmin
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
Ideation, form development, modelmaking, and CAD of various projects including consumer and industrial electronics, toys, and packaging. Involved in presentations to clients
Worked on character design, user interface design, and watch design for a small non-profit startup.
Our team is creating a children's watch with biometric sensors monitoring physcial activity. As children exercise their virtual dinosaur avatar displayed on their screen, called the Exersaur, gains points and grows from an egg to a fully grown adult Exersaur. Users can sign onto the Exersaur Online Community to see their avatar's progress, customize their dinosaur, and share their experience with their friends online.
Worked with the Prekool team (boys 3-6). Sketching/concept ideation, deco and color matching, foamcore model-making. Tonka's Chuck and Friends brand, Marvel, and Transformers.
Assist teacher with class demonstrations; help students to learn Solidworks 3d-modeling software.
Oversee the safe use of power machinery in a shop environment; help students with projects.
Helped make molds in wax for future casting; created several sizes of clasps for a variety of belt designs; created digital models to send to CNC manufacturers; researched and contacted casting manufacturers for a new series of stainless steel flatware.
Illustrated posters of navigational equipment of the Museum's Half Moon ship, created logos, created several tattoo designs, and drew storyboards for future video production.