St. Louis, MO
Apr 2018 - Present (4 years 10 months)
-Design custom exhibits for purchase or rental ranging from 100 sq/ft to 2,100 sq/ft
-Perform discovery meetings with clients to understand proper utilization of the space and define the most effective layout
-Create mood boards, concepts, 2D renderings, 3D interactive models, and presentations for internal reviews as well as client feedback
-Produce custom designs for CNC fabrication, create cut files using AlphaCAM, cut parts using the in-house 5ft x 12ft CNC router, and make build instructions for custom fabrication team members
-Design custom elements for 3D printing, output G-code utilizing Cura, and instruct custom fabrication team on proper finish once part is printed
-Construct set-up instructions which include: dimensional drawings, graphic placement, elevation views, exploded views, parts lists, and specific installation details for custom elements
-Research trends in architecture, exhibits, retail, and graphic design so that I can produce designs that are cohesive and exciting
Des Moines, IA
Sep 2016 - Present (6 years 5 months)
Design, produce, and ensure delivery of handmade goods. Fabricate goods from a multitude of materials including: wood, metal, marble, leather, and electronic components. Work with photographers and stylists to produce high quality images for social media/marketing use. Produce graphic/digital designs for clients.
Creative Build Specialist
Des Moines, IA
Sep 2014 - Jan 2018 (3 years 4 months)
Design/Build custom sets, props, surfaces, and architectural installations for photography, videography, internal, promotional, and client use. Brainstorm design concepts with team members. Utilize sketching, 3D modeling, and photoshop to mock-up design concepts for critique and approval. Research and source materials for projects. Create BOMs to approximate cost associated with projects. Locate and manage contract workers for projects as well as building maintenance services when necessary. Ensure that projects get completed satisfactorily and in a timely manner.