Feb 2016 - Present (5 years 3 months)
Jul 2015 - Dec 2015 (5 months)
Design of visual and operational elements of biological research invention, BioRealize Microbial Design Studio
Senior Research Assistant
2013 - 2015 (2 years)
As a teaching assistant; led demonstrations and critiques, developed creative projects and program requirements for graduate level digital technology courses and instructed students in the use of fabrication shop machinery.
As a research assistant; participated in a collaborative environment using theoretical design strategies to develop and prototype novel objects. Performed office duties which included; archiving work, material purchases, drafting grants and issuing funding reports.
Architectural Conservation Technician
2011 - 2013 (2 years)
Architectural conservator coordinating between office and work sites. Involved in developing project timelines, budgets, material research and construction drawings. Worked with project managers, administered training and facilitated daily progress of building restorations.
Selected Projects: Philadelphia Rodin Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art
KS Fabrications + Paramount Pictures
Los Angeles, CA
2009 - 2011 (2 years)
Design and production of custom scenery, props and installations for a variety of cultural venues and media outlets including HBO, FX Channel and Paramount Pictures. Participated in a multi- disciplinary environment between engineers and creatives to build intricate mechanical and sculptural systems within strict project budgets and deadlines.
Selected Projects: The Last Airbender, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Please Touch Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2004 - 2009 (5 years)
Learned to work from architectural drawings and schedules. Gained expertise in traditional and contemporary building techniques to complete projects featured in: Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary Architecture, Wall Street Journal, & Philadelphia Magazine. Facilitated projects as a liaison between design and construction teams to fulfill aesthetic objectives.