Work Samples

Work History

Lowe’s Home Improvement; Mooresville, NC ; March 2012 - Present Sr. Product Design Specialist Responsible for creating Lowe's internal product designs and providing guidance to vendors throughout product development process ¦ New product design for seasonal products including outdoor furniture, heating, grills, gazebos ¦ Collaborate with merchandising, sourcing, brand and online teams to execute new product introductions Summer Classics; Montevallo, AL ; May 2006 – February 2012 Lead Designer; June 2008 Designed and developed complete outdoor furniture collections for Summer Classics and Parker James brands, as wells as private label product for clients including Restoration Hardware, Frontgate, Smith & Hawken, Thos. Baker and Home Decorators Collection. Involvement at all stages of product development from initial sketch to final production ¦ Manager of design team for high-end outdoor furniture line ¦ Travelling liaison to foreign manufacturers in China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Mexico ¦ New product design and engineering ¦ Resident design consultant for private label product Product Development Manager; March 2007 ¦ Purchaser of all new product samples ¦ Director of catalog photoshoots Industrial Designer; May 2006 ¦ Product design ¦ Print and web design Terranaut LLC; Birmingham, AL; 2008-present Co-founder, Chief Creative Officer ¦ Design and engineering for camping equipment and apparel ¦ Corporate planning, finance, and purchasing ¦ Corporate identity and website design Software Experience: Proficient in: - Adobe Creative Suite and Acrobat - Microsoft Office - Solidworks Working Knowledge of: - Keyshot - Rhino - Adobe Premiere

Education

  • Auburn University

    • Bachelor of Industrial Design Industrial Design
    • 2001 - 2006

    Summer Classics corporate sponsored design project ¦ Designed new products for high-end outdoor furniture line Playcore corporate sponsored design project ¦ Designed new products for mass-produced playground equipment Interface, Inc. corporate sponsored design project ¦ Designed tool for use during installation of carpet tile flooring AU Program for Students with Disabilities sponsored project ¦ Developed corporate identity and new signage for university campus

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Affiliations

Theta Chi Fraternity

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