Curious, thoughtful and imaginative designer, currently working in the rigid packaging industry

Work Samples

  • Flossi

  • Decibel

  • Palm Buddy

Work History

  • Junior Industrial Designer

    • TricorBraun
    • Jul 2011 - Present (3 years 3 months)

    Create custom packaging solutions for range of domestic and international clients, with a primary focus on blow molded plastic and glass designs. Manage projects on an individual level and in a collaborative team setting. Work directly with design engineers and manufacturers on the front end / creative development of the product. Realize and refine concepts through detailed SolidWorks modeling, renderings, FDM and Objet prototyping.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • Elkay Manufacturing
    • May 2010 - Aug 2010 (3 months)

    Lead a color trend project for the marketing team. Color recommendation for composite sink line was selected for production. Lead the user research component for a new faucet development. Worked with the industrial design team to generate concepts for faucets and stainless steel water coolers.

  • Office Assistant

    • American Family Insurance
    • Jun 2006 - Aug 2009 (3 years 2 months)

    Worked summers away from school. Managed billing, took payments for personal and commercial insurance policies, created certificates of insurance, assisted clients over the phone in regards to their policy

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2011

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA

Awards

2011 Outstanding Industrial Design Senior 2010 WDI ImagiNations Finalist

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