Work Samples

Work History

Lowe's Companies Inc.; 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. Summer Classics; Montevallo, AL; May 2006- Feb 2012 Lead Designer 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 liason to foreign manufacturers in China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Mexico ¦ New product design and engineering ¦ Resident design consultant for private label product Product Development Manager ¦ Purchaser of all new product samples ¦ Director of catalog photoshoots Industrial Designer ¦ Product design ¦ Print and web design Work Experience (cont.): Terranaut LLC; Birmingham, AL; April 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 Proficient in: - Adobe Creative Suite and Acrobat - Microsoft Office - Solid Edge Working Knowledge of: - SolidWorks - 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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