"Let your imagination unleash your imprisoned possibilities" - Robert H. Schuller
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
BFA in Industrial Design - May 2004
// WORK EXP
Industrial Design / Design Strategy
Nestle Global Design
Purina Petcare, St. Louis, Missouri
Fall 2004 - current
Part of a Global Design Team working on building design into strategic
brands within the Nestle portfolio. I have managed
several key projects for Nestle Purina and have helped
lead the design charge within the global team, pushing
for exposure and delineated design direction in an effort
to expand Nestle's image as a global innovator.
Freelance Industrial / Packaging Design
Nathan Brown / Alex Beh Film - "Bodega"
Designed mock packaging for a short film.
Glen-Ed Food Pantry
Designed pamphlets for mass distribution to the
surrounding public. Also designed a logo for an
United Way sponsored campaign.
// SKILL (professional)
Design Strategy, Design Research Methods & Frameworks,
Rendering, Prototyping, Exhibition Design, Product Management, Dynamic
(Sketching) Visualization, Multidisciplinary Team Leadership & Facilitation
Storyboarding, Materials & Manufacturing Experience
// SKILL (digital)
Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, Solidworks, 3D Studio
Max, Keyshot/Bunkspeed, Alias SketchBook Pro (Tablet
Sketching Experience), Microsoft Office
Ample knowledge of both Mac and PC interface
IDSA Professonal Member since 2004
IDSA STL Chapter President 2009-2011
IDSA STL Chapter VP 2011-Present
// I LIKE...
Golfing / Laughing / Boating / Thinking / Dreaming / Softball
Socializing / Sketching / Cars / Groundhogs /Traveling / Float Trips / Steve Green (yeah...I
have my own
color.) Cooking / Parasailing / and playing
washers (will explain if needed) ... oh yeah, and
that design thing too...