Digital Advertising and Promotions Coordinator
Jan 2014 - Present (8 years)
Technical Writer and Illustrator
United Streetcar LLC
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013 (1 year 3 months)
Created illustrated and written content for maintenance and operating manuals for streetcars, as well as promotional materials. Established and maintained style guides and InDesign templates for manuals.
Feb 2012 - Apr 2012 (2 months)
Worked on stages of the product design process including hand sketching, presentation drawings, SolidWorks modeling, and rendering. Clients included Blount, Natural Point, and Intel.
Nice Recovery Systems
Oct 2011 - Mar 2012 (5 months)
Designed the shell of a cooling unit, used for physical therapy devices. Worked from engineers’ drawings to create a functional, beautiful, and intuitive design. Sketched by hand, created drawings in Illustrator, and built files in SolidWorks for 3D printed prototypes.
Principal Product Designer
Sep 2010 - Oct 2011 (1 year 1 month)
Designed and developed a line of cases for items including tablets, e-readers, personal videogame systems, and smartphones, with a focus on customizability and ease of production. Duties included:
+ Market research
+ Materials research
+ Sample production
+ Creation of tech packs
+ Production coordination with overseas factories, via email, Skype, and factory visits
+ Conducting focus groups
+ Graphic and packaging design
Tovin Design, Ltd.
Dec 2010 - Jan 2011 (1 month)
Re-designed the graphic identity of Tovin Design Ltd., including business cards, letterhead, envelopes, and other promotional materials.
Freelance Footwear Designer
Jun 2009 - Jun 2009
Sketched men's sneaker designs in accordance with new trends.
Graphic Design Intern
Joseph Paterno Design
Jun 2008 - Jan 2009 (7 months)
Worked on all aspects of the design process for graphic design projects, including research, sketching for covers and inside layouts, text input and corrections, and preparing files for final execution.
Intern + Freelance Knitwear Designer
The Jim Henson Company
Apr 2006 - Jun 2006 (2 months)
Created and organized props and costumes for puppets. Continued to do freelance knitwear work for Henson after conclusion of internship.