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Tooling & Structural Designer at Carded Graphics Packaging
I am a designer and a builder. I enjoy working with my hands and I strive for simplicity and clarity in my design work.
I am currently employed as an In-House Tooling and Structural Designer at Carded Graphics in Virginia
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In-House Tooling & Structural Designer
- Carded Graphics Packaging
- Feb 2012 - Present (1 year 10 months)
At Carded Graphics Packaging, I design paperboard packages and layout dies for die-cutting. I also design and build tooling (stripping and blanking) to be used on the die-cutting presses.
Logistics Specialist / Content Developer
- J.W. Sieg Wines
- Dec 2009 - Feb 2012 (2 years 2 months)
At J.W. Sieg Wines, I designed point of purchase displays and marketing brochures. I also processed incoming orders from the sales staff.
- Renovo Hardwood Bicycles
- Dec 2008 - Mar 2010 (1 year 3 months)
At Renovo, I created CAD models of new frames, photographed newly built frames and bicycles, assisted in the manufacturing of the frames, and designed marketing material such as brochures.
Renovo manufactures bicycle frames from various hardwoods and bamboo lumber.
Industrial Design Intern
- Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
- May 2007 - Nov 2007 (6 months)
During my internship at Hamilton Beach, I worked with members of the engineering and marketing teams to design and develop small kitchen appliances. For example, I designed this toaster that is now being sold under the Proctor-Silex brand:
- Virginia Tech Industrial Design
- Aug 2003 - May 2007 (3 years 9 months)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- Bachelor of Science (BS) Industrial and Product Design
- 2001 - 2007
IDSA-Microsoft 2006-2007 NextGen Computer Design Competition
Innovations in Life Jacket Design Competition
MAGNA CUM LAUDE (GPA 3.73/4.0 overall) & Dean’s List Spring 2002 to Spring 2007