Evenflo Co. Inc.
Jun 2008 - Jan 2018 (9 years 7 months)
CProvided industrial design and aesthetic leadership for the following categories: playtime, strollers, car seats, high chairs, breast pumps, and feeding.
Collaborated with design, fashion, research, engineering, packaging, sales, and marketing teams to maintain and expand existing product lines.
Developed ground-up concepts for the following categories: playtime (ExerSaucer), strollers, high chairs, breast pumps.
Ensured design intent was maintained throughout the ideation, prototype, engineering, and manufacturing phases.
Established aesthetic standards and guidelines to ensure cohesive and consistent form language across the Exersaucer product line.
Managed outside design firms and oversaw their progress according to project objectives.
Created tools (i.e., detailed journey maps and market evaluation charts) to better understand the consumer experience and identify opportunities to improve and/or expand the product line.
Industrial design Co-op
Jun 2006 - Sep 2006 (3 months)
Sketched, 3D modeled, designed production artwork and presented concepts as part of the Motorola Consumer Experience Design team.
Industrial Design Co-op
2005 - 2006 (1 year)
Sketched, 3D modeled, built visual and functional prototypes of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical devices
Used prototype equipment in innovative ways to achieve desired results in communicating through prototypes.
Created several innovative designs that resulted in surgical device patents.
Huber Heights, OH
2004 - 2005 (1 year)
Built and maintained plastic injection molds
Used AutoCAD to aid in the design of plastic injection molds, EDM electrodes and welded structures.
The Eastpoint Group
1997 - 2004 (7 years)
Graphic designer, video editor, sound engineer, video production assistant.
Received a Gold Addy Award for interactive design work.