Vernon Hills, IL
Jan 2019 - Present (2 years 8 months)
Oak Brook, IL
Aug 2015 - Present (6 years 1 month)
Primary designer on Taylor Bath and Kitchen product lines. Responsible for generating new product concepts. Responsible for working closely with private label brands to implement Taylor technology. Working with marketing, engineering, and suppliers to contribute to many production-friendly and financially successful products. Inventor on two patents for Taylor.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Apr 2011 - Apr 2015 (4 years)
Developed numerous products from initial concept through production. Redesigned existing products to reduce costs. Ensured that products meet industry safety standards. Produced assembly instructions, packaging layouts, web advertisements, and videos. Fabricated mock-ups.
Search Engine Evaluator
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011 (10 months)
Analyzed various tasks for major search providers. Provided feedback on hundreds of queries a day while adhering to a strict set of guidelines and time requirements.
Dania Beach, FL
Oct 2009 - Apr 2011 (1 year 6 months)
Conceptualized and designed children’s products and packaging. Traveled to industry trade shows to assist in layout and setup of booths.
Illustrator / Graphic Designer
Apr 2009 - May 2010 (1 year 1 month)
Created concept art and final 2D art assets for use in interactive media.
May 2007 - May 2008 (1 year)
Conceptualized and designed efficient and desirable packaging for local and international clients. Created production ready specifications using ArtiosCAD, ordered and inspected cutting-dies, and operated a Kongsberg digital cutting table to produce concepts and true-to-life samples for clients.
Graphic Design Intern
Apr 2006 - Sep 2006 (5 months)
Worked within a design team producing logos, web graphics, letterheads, forms, and apparel for various local businesses and sports teams.