Experience

Freelance
Seattle, Washington
January 2015 - Present
Industrial Designer

Teague
Everett, Washington
May 2015 - June 2016
Industrial Designer, Contract

As an Industrial Designer at Teague Aviation, I was responsible for the conceptualization and development of aerospace projects, defining the future of flight.

IA Collaborative
Chicago, Illinois
January 2014 - January 2015
Industrial Designer
November 2012 - January 2014
Associate Industrial Designer

As a core member of IA’s multi-disciplinary product design team, I worked with clients to deliver IA’s User Driven Design process. I was deeply involved with all aspects of the design process: contextual research, user scenario creation, brainstorming, concepting, ideation, prototyping, concept refinement, execution, and presentation. I have worked on projects throughout the US and Asia. Working on projects from initial user research through final designs and engineering.

BoraWear
Nairobi, Kenya (Remote)
December 2013 - September 2014
Lead Industrial Designer

Lead the design and research for a social enterprise startup focused on men's fashion accessories, including belts and bracelets. We launched the founding line of products on KickStarter and were successfully funded in August, 2014 for over $18.5k. Each belt is handmade in Nairobi, Kenya and helps provide a job to a local resident of Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum.

Process Retail Group
New Berlin, Wisconsin
July 2011 - September 2011
Industrial Design Intern

 

Education

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
BFA Industrial Design, Class of 2012


 

Recognition

KickStarter
The line of belts I designed for BoraWear were kickstarted in August 2014 and successfully shipped in January 2015.

2nd Place, Master Lock Sponsored Studio
My team's design of a locking overbed table for hospitals placed 2nd in my studio in 2012.

2nd Place, Fiskars Sponsored Studio
My design of a multi-tool breakfast shear for 2011 placed 2nd in my studio.


 

Groups

Industrial Design Society of America
Pumping Station: One
Chicago MakerBiz
Second City Improv

Clients