Contract Industrial Designer
Sep 2018 - Feb 2019 (5 months)
Lead Industrial Designer
Jun 2017 - Aug 2018 (1 year 2 months)
Jul 2014 - Jun 2017 (2 years 11 months)
Aug 2012 - Sep 2013 (1 year 1 month)
-Designing Men’s belts, buckles, wallets, and gift accessories on a creative team for national brands that
includes Dockers, Lands’ End, Express and various boys product for Levi’s, Dickies, Chaps, and more.
-Utilize current trend research to create trend boards and presentations. Collaborate with Merchandising
to complete seasonal line plans and products that meet target costs.
-Use PLM online system to share tech packs and technical details while communicating and tracking
sample development with overseas factories.
Heritage Travelware, LTD
Carol Stream, IL
Sep 2011 - Aug 2012 (11 months)
-Creating new and original designs while creative problem solving
on everything from the body style of the bag, the product's features, linings and specific functions,
hitting price sensitive targets, new graphic details and stylish zipper pullers and bag details.
Freelance Industrial Designer
Nov 2010 - Feb 2011 (3 months)
Jun 2008 - Jun 2010 (2 years)
-R&D Industrial Designer for Mars Petcare North America, working on unique opportunities
such as single serve cat feeding tubs, snacks and treats shape designs (with patents),
branding and graphic explorations, product photography, rapid prototyping concepts and designs
for focus groups and research, while working on a collaborative team of in-house design experts.
May 2007 - Aug 2007 (3 months)
-Worked on several interactive and static point-of-purchase displays for clients
such as Disney, Hasbro, Estee Lauder and Fox Entertainment.
-Created original design concepts, built digital models and renderings, printed and applied
vinyl graphics, and communicated ideas with associate designers and clients.