As an industrial designer, my goal is to create products that are thoughtfully designed, appropriate to their usage, and effective for the manufacturer, retailer, and the end-user. Gibraltar Industries - Dallas, TX Product Designer March 2017 – Present (11 months) Quorum International - Fort Worth, TX Industrial Designer & Engineer December 2014 – March 2017 (2 years 4 months) My responsibilities include designing and developing new product, preparing sketches of ideas, detailed drawings, and renderings. Modify existing product with the support of engineering and 2D and 3D programs. Kichler - Independence, OH Associate Product Manager March 2014 - November 2014 Manage and design product for Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Menards. Job responsibilities included trend research, gap analysis, market analysis, communicating and tracking excel spreadsheets, designing for low price point, and sending SolidWorks data to Asia. Lowe’s Companies Headquarters - Mooresville, NC Product Design Specialist -Product & Lighting Designer December 2011- March 2014 Award: Design Department won IDA Retailer of the Year Dark Sky Award 2013 Designing for Portfolio and Allen+Roth Brands across all thirteen lighting categories. My job responsibilities included trend research specifically in home decor, gap analysis, concept sketching and ideation, 3D modeling and computer rendering, presenting concepts to merchants, communicating 3D and 2D data to China, and reviewing engineering data as well as prototypes. Mettler Toledo - Columbus, OH Freelance Industrial Designer April 2011 - May 2011 Designed innovative self-service weighing system. Ames True Temper Freelance Industrial Designer Summer 2010 Garden Furniture Priority Designs - Columbus, OH Freelance Industrial Designer Spring 2010 I was brought in for my experience and knowledge in trends to design faucets for American Standard. Hunter Fan Co. - Memphis, TN Industrial/Product Designer -Ceiling Fans Fall 2005- June 2009 Designed successful Hunter core product, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Costco, and Menards. Worked directly with engineering, marketing, and management. My job responsibilities included research, concept sketching and ideation, 3D modeling and computer rendering, sending and communicating 3D data to China, concept model critiques and model finishes. A.D. Farrow Harley-Davidson - Columbus, OH Industrial/Product Designer February 2004- April 2004 Updated advertising and merchandise specifically for dealership. Studio33 - Columbus, OH Product/Packaging Designer 2004- 2005 Worked directly with owners to create an identity for their company. I designed the logo, packaging, plastic gift cards, and service list. Skills: -SolidWorks 2014 -Autodesk AutoCAD 2016 -Autodesk Inventor 2016 -Sketchbook Pro -KeyShot 5 -Adobe CC -Wacom Cintiq sketching -Rapid sketching and fine detail sketching -MS Office and Outlook -Wide knowledge of manufacturing processes including plastics and sheet metal processes -High level of LED components, photometric testing, and application knowledge -High level of understanding marketplace, competition, industry methods and relevant trends -Research and trend methodologies including SWOT analysis, gap analysis, attending international product shows, and generating targeted trend curves. -Proven ability to develop products through conceptual sketching, prototypes, model studies and 2D and 3D software. -3D modeling -Automotive painting -Welding -Metal working including fine metals -Mold making


Dean's List 2003 Dean's List 2004 Finalist in Road Talk -Sponsored 2013 IDA Retailer of the Year Dark Sky Award 2013


IDA - International Dark Sky Association

Experience & Education