I am a designer and innovator working at Redgroup, a leader in user-focused medical research, design, and engineering. Our process driven approach to design is both ISO 13485-certified and FDA-compliant. Our expertise has led us to be integral contributors in the design of medical devices for clients including Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, and 3M Medical.
In the past several years I’ve had experience working to design consumer and commercial products, structural packaging, and transportation/powersports equipment. I’ve contributed to the development of products and solutions for companies and start-ups including Pepsi Co., John Deere, and Polaris.
Research and Innovation
Materials & Manufacturing Processes
3D modeling & Rendering
Branding & Identity
• Industrial Designer at Redgroup, Minneapolis, MN
September 2012 - Present
Medical device development. ISO 13485-certified and FDA-compliant design process. User research, concept development, conceptual and production CAD, UX design and development.
• Design Consultant, Freelance
July 2006 – Present
Conducting research, designing, marketing, accounting, managing subcontractors and client relations. Clients include: Innosight, Webb deVlam, Fuseneo, Inc., Carter Design, Inc., Design Consortium
• Industrial Designer/Stylist at Sportech Inc., Minneapolis, MN
October 2011 - September 2012
Conceptualized & designed vehicles and accessory parts with major OEM powersports companies, including Polaris, John Deere, Arctic Cat, and more.
• Industrial Designer at Fuseneo, Inc., Chicago, IL
May 2010 - September 2011
Designing, production modeling, and prototyping packaging and accessories for a variety of name brand food and beverage companies including PepsiCo.
• Design Intern at Difted, Las Vegas, NV
June 2009 – August 2009
Developed print concepts, generated 3D content for print and video, and created & maintained front end web solutions.
• Student Collaborative Projects:
- Harley Davidson Motorcycles, Spring 2009
- Fiskars, Hardware Division, Spring 2009
- Marquette Engineering Dept., Spring 2009
- Fiskars, Garden Tool Division, Fall 2008
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design
2006 – 2010
• Design Research
• Sketch Development
• 2D Rendering
• Clay Modeling
• Model Making/Prototyping
• Public Speaking/Presentation
• 3D Modeling, Rendering
• Print Design
• Web Design
• 3D Animation
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION INVOLVEMENT:
Member | Industrial Design Society of America
IDSA is the voice of the industrial design profession, advancing the quality and positive impact of design.