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Hello, I am Sam: a passionate, driven, and well rounded designer who is always looking to grow and improve in every aspect of life especially in design. Thanks for looking and feel free to contact me at anytime!
Starting in July as an Industrial Designer Level 1!
A 3 month internship in their NY City office, I had the opportunity to work with many talented designers on multiple projects for both large and small companies alike. I took part in multiple levels of the design process all the way from the conceptual phase to the final execution.
Founded in 2007 by Scott Wilson, former design leader at IDEO, Nike and Motorola, MINIMAL creates iconic and brand-building products and experiences for today’s most recognized companies. Our work spans a diverse range of industries from technology, sports and consumer products to fashion, furniture and environments.
INSIGHT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT:
A six month Internship for a product development company whose process includes research, brainstorming, ideation, interface, and model making. I took part in every aspect of the design process and helped out on numerous products from Consumer Electronics to Medical design.
A three month Industrial Design internship for a Boston based design consultancy specializing in design visualization, sketching, and conceptualization. I was involved on multiple projects including extreme sports equipment, consumer electronics, and home appliances.
NEW BALANCE ATHLETIC SHOES INC:
An Industrial Design internship for the Boston based footwear company. I participated in their entire process as a part of the Kids Footwear Team. I also participated in the intern design project, creating my own shoe design for a market of my choice. We created footwear used for the transition from one activity in life to the next.
Worked on multiple construction sites as an assistant carpenter. Became skilled with multiple power tools and skills involved with carpentry.
Hewlett-Packard chose the University of Cincinnati from the top five Industrial Design schools in the United States to sponsor a studio. They came to us with a task to design the next generation environmentally friendly desktop computer. We were give the opportunity to inspire and motivate HP to continue leading the consumer electronics market in Green Businesses.
AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES
Elise L. Sambur Scholarship. Cincinnatus Scholarship Recipient, Dean’s List (all completed quarters), National Honors Society, UC Honors Scholars Program, True Gentleman Scholarship Recipient.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, John O. Moseley Leadership School, Cincinnatus Honorary Society, The Order of Omega, Student Government Sustainability Committee, Bearcat Advertising and Networking Group (BANG!), UC Campus Tour Guide, IDSA (UC Student Chapter)
Adobe Apps (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat)
Alias Sketchbook Pro
ASGVIS - V-Ray
The University of Cincinnati
Class of 2010
B.S. Industrial Design
cumulative GPA 3.8
Mariemont High School
cumulative GPA 4.1
University of Cincinnati