An industrial designer with 3+ years of experience in both the corporate and consultancy design. Well-versed in developing product concepts in cooperation with marketing and engineering teams.
Industrial Designer, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 2015 – Feb 2016
A full time industrial designer at product development firm with a core focus in designing and positioning products for licensing. Worked directly with clients in a team environment to flesh-out new product concepts, brainstorm and develop solutions with unique features/benefits. Provided clients with sketches, CAD, and photorealistic renders.
Industrial Designer, Morrisville, NC, Nov 2014 – Feb 2015
A contract industrial designer at Lenovo working on Think brand products and accessories. Supported team leads with sketching, Illustrator renderings, SolidWorks modeling, extensive foam core mockups, and tooling sample reviews. Participated in brainstorming for visual direction and mechanical solutions for active and upcoming projects. Position terminated due to internal cutbacks.
Industrial Designer, Charlotte, NC, June 2013 – February 2014
Advanced development of future and near future, powered and unpowered commercial cleaning systems. Tasked with understanding the future of the industry through research, user feedback, and market trends. Designed products,product systems, and product experiences. Communicated concepts with sketches. Designed and built working prototypes to test/demonstrate product functionality. Produced 3D CAD data for engineering.
Junior Industrial Designer, Morrisville, NC, August 2012 – June 2013
Brought the Ultralight Knife a Montie Gear™ fixed blade sheath knife to market. Supporting Montie Design client projects by providing research, sketches, conceptual design, and CAD models.
Industrial Design Intern, Morrisville, NC, Summer 2011 & 2012
Developed the GloveShot Slingshot and Y-Shot Slingshot for the Montie Gear™ line of outdoor and shooting equipment from the initial concept to finished product on the market. Brought this product through the RFQ and prototyping process with outside vendors. Produced sketches, sketch models, and SolidWorks models for Montie Design and CAD drawings for manufacturing.