BFA Industrial Design | CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART 2024
Industrial Design Intern | ROSE COLORED
Industrial Design specializing in in-house manufacturing and production with a focus on laser cutting technology
Industrial design specializing in in-house production with a focus on laser cutting technology.
Responsible for the end-to-end process of product design, including conceptualization, prototyping, packaging, and generating Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) analyses.
Pioneered the integration of 3D printing into the company's workflow, transforming previously non-viable projects into feasible ones and revitalizing a concept that had been stalled in development.
Successfully anticipated market trends and needs, proactively designing and executing one of the two major products based on market analysis that became one of the company's top sellers for 2023.
Expanded role to include product photography, skillfully capturing and editing images of all product designed by myself and the team, enhancing product presentation and marketing materials.
Student Design Consulting | GOJO, MAKERS OF PURELL
Industrial Design Consulting through the Cleveland Institute of Art
Praised as a team for surpassing professional consultancy standards in delivering early concept development and research.
Developed skills in market research, analysis, and concept development, contributing to long-term project success.
Collaborated effectively with a team to provide innovative solutions and insights.
Aerospace Engineer Intern | LTA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Internship at LTA Research and Development through the University of Akron
Assisted in the development and prototyping of a prototype aircraft for a Silicon Valley aerospace startup, gaining hands-on experience in innovating aerospace engineering.
Utilized Excel and Solidworks to accurately dimension over 8000 parts for the prototype, demonstrating strong technical and analytical skills.
Designed and iterated a saw jig, significantly reducing manufacturing time of affected parts from 3 months to 2 weeks while maintaining an accuracy within 0.1mm, showcasing problem solving and efficiency improvement skills.
Actively participated in the first full-scale construction of the prototype aircraft in California, demonstrating teamwork, adaptability, and commitment to project success.
Co-Owner and Lead Designer | OMNIBOX GAMES LTD
Lead designer specializing in creating innovative physical and digital games, launched through Kickstarter and Steam.
Oversees all design aspects of the products including concept development, CAD, graphic design, and Unreal Engine development, demonstrating a broad range of technical and creative skills.
Plays a key role in game design, contributing creative ideas and strategies to ensure engaging and marketable game concepts.
Conducts thorough analysis of concept feasibility, ensuring that game ideas are viable and align with market trends and consumer preferences.
Actively involved in developing marketing strategies and forecasts, leveraging industry insights to maximize product reach and impact.
Responsible for determining the Cost of Goods Sold (COGS), ensuring financial viability and cost-effectiveness of each product.
Manages and coordinates with external design contractors, providing detailed design instructions and feedback to maintain consistency in quality and style with the company's vision.
Product Photographer | GLOBAL CRAFTS
Photographed and processed over 100 diverse products, showcasing them for marketing and sales.
Utilized Photoshop to enhance product appeal.
Streamlined data processing through Excel, significantly improving efficiency and productivity.