University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 09.02-present
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
Bachelor of Science in Design, graduating May 2007
Fifth Year, Industrial Design Dean’s List 3.5
That broadened my horizons.
Eleven Co-op Boston, MA 01.07-03.07
A tight-knit consultancy of designers and engineers working on a wide array of consumer
products from action sports to consumable goods.
One of nine designers working collaboratively for high profile clients. Co-lead secondary
consumer research and developed consumer profiles, which aided the client in determining
the appropriate market for a new product. Helped develop near-future concepts to transition
a major brand into a more eco responsible age.
Lunar Co-op San Francisco, CA 06.06-09.06
A diverse, award-winning consultancy that creates innovative and memorable consumer
products, electronics, and medical devices.
Team member in a studio of thirty international designers and engineers. Collaborated in small
multidisciplinary teams to produce compelling concepts for a wide range of clients.
Developed time management skills while contributing to multiple projects simultaneously.
Responsible for all stages of the design process, with an emphasis on originality, teamwork, and
time efficiency. Focused heavily on applying consumer and market trend research. Also active
contributor to internal creative side projects.
Puma Co-op Boston, MA 01.06-03.06
An international active lifestyle brand that merges innovative fashion and performance
technology across a broad range of categories.
Member of a diverse team at the North American headquarters, active in advancing design
and fashion culture in and out of the workplace. Worked on an array of athletic footwear
projects that were part of a strategic marketing initiative to increase brand awareness in mass
retail. Responsibilities included marketing and trend research; sketching, rendering, and
presenting concepts to upper management; mock-ups and technical drawings for
manufacture. The result is a high distribution cross trainer scheduled to be released in the winter
Procter & Gamble Sponsored Project Cincinnati, OH 03.06-06.06
A large American based global corporation that manufactures a comprehensive range of
Participated in a Pampers sponsored studio, focusing on relief specific to the needs of parent
and child in a disaster situation. Developed a holistic, award winning carrier concept which was
presented at Pampers Headquarters.
Royal Elastics Co-op Los Angeles, CA 06.05-09.05
A highly creative footwear brand deeply rooted in sneaker culture.
Worked on a multidisciplinary team of ten, which included industrial and fashion designers,
developers, and marketers. Responsible for creating and communicating concepts that
focused on unique use of materials and closures for both Royal Elastics and their client, Gwen
Stefani’s brand L.A.M.B. footwear.
Samsung Electronics Sponsored Project Cincinnati, OH/Seoul, Korea 03.05-06.05
A top global electronics manufacturer and recognized leader in the digital convergence
Participated in the Global Design Sponsorship Program alongside five international design
schools, to develop hand held electronic concepts specific to the individual culture of each
region. Member of a three person team focusing on communication scenarios of young
professional Americans. Selected to present concepts at Samsung Headquarters in Seoul,
Ethicon Endo-Surgeries Co-op Cincinnati, OH 01.05-03.05
One of the leading medical product companies in the world, best known for minimally invasive
Focused on hand held surgical devices with a team of designers, engineers, and surgeons.
Thorough design process involved careful analysis of medical procedures and identifying
opportunities for improved ergonomics, safety, and accuracy. Generated and developed
concepts from ideation sketching to final wax models.
New Balance Co-op Boston, MA 06.04-09.04
An international footwear company with an emphasis on fit, performance, and material
Member of the multidisciplinary cross training division. Involved in developing new brand
image and products for the new cross train “in the gym” collection. Responsibilities included
brainstorming, visually and verbally presenting concepts, and market and material research.
Designed a women’s specific cross trainer that is currently available at select retailers
Proficient In Mac/PC, Alias Studio Tools 13, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Acrobat, Office, French
Interested In travel, culture and languages, fashion, consumer behavior, everything outdoors,
snowboarding, reading, film, cooking
FUN site friends:
procter & gamble