226 South Main Street #41 Rockford, IL 61101
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Fine and Applied Arts: School of Art and Design
Industrial Design BFA Class of 2010
Accademia Italiana, Florence, Italy
Spring Semester 2009
Franklin Display Group
September 2011 – present
Ideation and concept development of point of purchase displays for a variety of clients.
CAD modeling and rendering of displays.
Hands on experience with on site manufacturing of products.
Conducted field research to inform the design of retail displays.
Spuds Inc. LLC
February 2011 – September 2011
Ideation and concept development of various lines of children’s feeding product lines.
Prototyping and finishing of product concepts.
Packaging design and prototyping.
Presentation of product concepts to clients.
Upper Peninsula Brewing Company
Logo design and development of brand identity.
Industrial Design Senior Exhibition
Installation Committee Chairman
Oversaw the design and construction of the gallery space and pedestals.
Collaborated with the university faculty and gallery owner to organize the exhibition’s set up and take down.
September 2007 – May 2010
Design and construction of Educational Building Blocks, specially packaged groups of artifacts to be used as teaching aids.
Design and construction of artifact displays.
Collaborated in the design and construction of exhibits, including “Calypso Music in Postwar America” and “The Transforming Arts of Papua New Guinea”.
Environmental Health and Safety Intern
May 2007 – September 2007
Comprehensive study and documentation of the safety equipment and ergonomic qualities of the manufacturer’s machinery.
Conducted research to inform the creation of policies that dictated the factory’s safety standards and environmental impact.
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