Packaging Design Lead
Contempo Card Company
Mar 2013 - Present (8 years 4 months)
Led the transition into the cannabis industry through extensive research, product development, and creative design. Provide direction to team on product development, innovation, and problem solving. Manage and direct prototyping, materials, creative artwork and production files. Sourcing and production with U.S. & China vendors. Lead and design tradeshow booth for exhibitions. Marketing, web design, social media, and sales presentations. Trend and market research.
Ravel Studio * Founder/Owner/Designer
An eco-conscious design studio, designing and manufacturing jewelry, fashions, and home furnishings locally from natural and recycled materials and objects. Design from concept to finish, graphics, web design, marketing, sales. Sell online, art fairs, and retail stores.
* www.wemakepretend.com Perform as various "Living Art" characters at private/public events. Makeup application and character performance. Work with clients, set up props, prep performers, oversee and manage performances. Design and fabricate specific props for different characters. Past
Design and fabricate wood and metal furniture/houseware from concept to finish. Graphic work and sales. Exhibit design for New York
Industrial Design Intern
Fred & Friends
Through RISD's advanced nanotechnology studio designed a biosensor to test for arsenic levels drinking water in Bangladesh. Lumin is an NGO currently developing a means of testing the design in Bangladesh.