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I am a recent Industrial Design graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art. I am a passionate designer interested in gaining as much experience as possible. I am interested in several areas of design including housewares, furniture, apparel, medical, and packaging.
Education Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) Spring 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design Skills SolidWorks, Autodesk Alias, Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk SketchBook Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, hand/tablet sketching, rendering, foam modeling. Related Experience Kichler Lighting - Junior Designer Cleveland, Ohio June 2011-Present In this position I conduct trend research, design new product concepts for the Kichler and Aztec brands, and communicate with Chinese vendors to have products sampled. Step2 - Design Intern Hudson, Ohio May-June 2011 In this position I collaborated with design team. Did concept development for several playhouse products. I also did graphic work for elements of existing playhouse products. Fisher-Price - Design Intern Buffalo, New York Summer 2010 Collaborated with toy designers who focus on products for preschool-aged children. Did concept development and modeling work for Geo Trax brand. Designed themed products used interactively with Geo Trax products. Awards & Honors Cleveland Institute of Art 1st Gund Award Traveling Scholarship Spring 2011 Collaborated with Case Western MBA students on design thesis business model Fall 2010 AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts Competition Nomination Fall 2010 Portfolio Transfer Funded by Huntington Fall 2010-Spring 2011 Nottingham and Spirk Design Associates Scholarship Fall 2010-Spring 2011 CIA Honorary Scholarship Fall 2010-Spring 2011 CIA Transfer Portfolio Grant Fall 2010-Spring 2011 CIA Grant Fall 2010-Spring 2011 CIA Industrial Design Scholarship Fall 2009-Spring 2010 CIA Transfer Portfolio Grant Fall 2009-Spring 2010 CIA Grant Fall 2009-Spring 2010 CIA Grant Fall 2008-Spring 2009 CIA Transfer Portfolio Grant Fall 2008-Spring 2009 Ohio Choice Grant Fall 2008-Spring 2009 Phi Theta Kappa Member 2006 - Present For high academic achievement at a community college. Exhibitions Cleveland Institute of Art BFA Exhibition Spring 2011 MAKE* Industrial Design Independent Projects Exhibition Fall 2010 CIA Spring Show Spring 2010 CIA Junior Furniture Exhibition Fall 2009 CIA Spring Show Spring 2009 Leadership Co-curator of MAKE* Industrial Design Independent Projects Exhibition Fall 2010 Volunteer for Lutheran Memorial’s Annual Art Auction Fall 2008
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