Georgia Institute of Technology: Atlanta, Georgia
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design
Kids II, Industrial Designer - Toy
May 2016 - present
Design and develop toy concepts for our three toy brands: Baby Einstein, Oball, and Bright Starts. Establish engaging play patterns and learning opportunities by harmonizing story and features. Pitch concepts for selection through the use of refined sketches and quick mock-ups.
Enhance Product Development, Industrial Designer and Videographer
October 2015 - May 2016
Guide clients through the design process by providing them with desired sketches, CAD, renders, and logos. Clients range from Enhance itself to independent inventors to corporations. Invention ideas range from housewares to electronics.
MJV Innovation, Design Strategist (Contract)
Help facilitate a design thinking workshop with clients that focused on three specific aspects of the design process: Immersion (understanding user needs through various field methods to rethink and reframe the problem), Ideation (using the collected information to produce potential solutions), and Prototyping (rapidly testing and validating selected ideas with users to quickly mature the solution for implementation).
Spark Corps, Design Strategist (Contract)
May 2015 - June 2015
Use design to leverage awareness and outreach for nonprofit agendas that extend from sustainability to early education. These designs include installations, branding, products, video, and more.
Titin Inc., Product Designer (Contract)
February 2015 - May 2015
Generate concepts of future product lines for an athletic wear company focused on reinventing the modern workout by using weighted compression gear. Refine concepts through use of sketches and contextual studies.
Maximum Resources, Product Design Consultant
February 2015 - April 2015
Develop concepts from ideation sketches to refined sketches for client presentation through the use of Photoshop and digital sketching.
Maximum Resources, Product Design Intern
July 2014 - December 2014
Ideate and concept potential products for the home and garden in specialty and retail markets. Refine concepts chosen by the clients (Home Depot, Front Gate, Balsam Hill, etc.) to send to China for samples. Final products will be on the market for the 2015 Fall and Winter seasons.
AccuShield, Freelance Industrial Designer
July 2014 - October 2014
Design a more cost-effective and user-friendly tablet kiosk for Senior-living facilities. Explore client desires and needs through sketches with further refinement through digital modeling. Create prototypes using 3D printing to be tested on the field. Refine models based on feedback. Final model manufacturing via urethane casting.
Innovation Immersion Program, Design Mentor
Lead a group of Chick-fil-A employees in understanding the prototyping phase of the design process. Explore and construct prototypes of a themed and interactive playground experience.
Outreach Program, Student Mentor
September 2013 - October 2013
Teaming up with a design professional, we visit Fredrick Douglass High School to guide a team of students through a 2-week design charette which competes with Grady High School.
3D Printing, Adobe Creative Suite, Arduino, Bilingual (English, Spanish), Digital Sketching, Keyshot, Metal Casting, Microsoft Office, Photoview 360, PTC Creo, Solidworks, Woodworking