Senior Exhibit Designer
Philadelphia, United States
1999 - 2015 (16 years)
Created world-class museum experiences that are thought-provoking, accessible, and universally engaging. Heavily involved in entire design and installation process from project inception to final completion. Integrated and blended artifacts and other objects from the past with new technologies, mechanisms and art into interactive exhibits to promote hands-on learning with a connection to the past, present and future. Developed an acute eye for detail and a keen sense of space. Took the lead on permanent and traveling exhibits and acted as liaison between in-house design team and external contractors, including project managers, architects, and general contractors. Also responsible for vendor selections, contracts, schedules, and approval of shop drawings to complete exhibits on time and on budget.
Supervisor of Instruction Development
Hatfield, United States
1994 - 1998 (4 years)
Supervised and directed computer model builders, graphic designers, and engineers to create instruction manuals from initial toy models to finished product. Played a major role in quality control and cost cutting measures to bring numerous construction toy sets to an international market.