Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Design and Development Lead

    • Lowe’s Home Improvement
    • Mooresville, NC
    • Nov 2014 - Present (6 months)

    Responsible for the creation of Lowe's internal product designs and providing guidance to
    vendors throughout product development process

    ■ New product design and development for seasonal products including outdoor furniture,
    accessories, heating, gazebos

    ■ Collaborate with merchandising, sourcing, brand and online teams to execute new product
    introductions

  • Sr. Product Design Specialist

    • Lowe's Home Improvement
    • Mooresville, NC
    • Mar 2012 - Nov 2014 (2 years 8 months)
  • Lead Designer

    • Summer Classics
    • Montevallo, AL
    • Jun 2008 - Feb 2012 (3 years 8 months)

    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

    ■ 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

    • Summer Classics
    • Montevallo, AL
    • Mar 2007 - Jun 2008 (1 year 3 months)
  • Industrial Designer

    • Summer Classics
    • Montevallo, AL
    • May 2006 - Mar 2007 (10 months)

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

Specialties

Affiliations

Theta Chi Fraternity

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