designer + strategist



Work Experience

Idea Couture

Oct. 2015—Present

Industrial Designer

  • Collaborated with clients through the innovation process to create design concepts with a focus on applying emerging technology to consumer products

  • Created 3D CAD models for prototyping and product renderings

  • Coordinated prototype production with overseas vendors

  • User Interface design for connected home appliances

  • Contributed to Idea Couture's positioning of design in the innovation process

  • Developed brand guidelines


Innovate Product Design

Aug. 2014—Oct. 2015

Industrial Designer

  • Guided clients through the product development process

  • Designed and developed user-submitted ideas with a strong focus on product function and manufacturability

  • Represented the company at trade shows to expand business



July 2013—June 2014

Industrial Designer

  • Designed vacuum cleaners for the Eureka and Electrolux brands

  • Collaborated with international teams to meet design checkpoints

  • on production time lines

  • Was lead designer on multiple projects


Beyond Design Inc.

June 2012—Sept. 2012

Industrial Design Intern

  • Collaborated with design team to create design solutions for clients

  • Responsibilities included: research, ideation, creative problem solving, sketching, and CAD modeling


The Ohio State University

Industrial Design

Sept. 2009—May 2013

Columbus, Ohio


Folkwang University

Industrial Design, Semester Abroad

Sept. 2012—Jan. 2013

Essen, Germany

Software Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Solidworks
  • Fusion 360
  • Autodesk Alias
  • Rhino
  • Keyshot
  • Adobe After Effects