RSID | 5+ Months - Present 
San Francisco, CA | Contract - Freelance Industrial Designer
Working closely with a design veteran, Ricardo Salinas, to create compelling design concepts for a variety of clients. Delivering concepts with a clear usability approach,  cmf story, and fresh aesthetics producing  meaningful product experiences.  www.rsalinas.com
Speck Design | 1 Week Sprint 
Mountain View, CA | Contract Industrial Designer
A week long sprint to build a full scale model from a sketch to prototype for Toyota. I worked closely with the creative directors, engineering and design team to problem solve our way to a finished product using our hands and technical skills.

Focus Product Design | 2+ years
Menlo Park, California | Mid-Level Industrial Designer
• Heavily involved in Focus’s internal project revealed at CES 2016 in 9 weeks.
• Managed multiple projects & designers to meet client deadlines. 
• Collaborated with a team of various disciplines to create compelling product    story presentations derived from the users’ core experience.
• Developed CMF documents for prototyping and manufacturing. 
• Executed daily the concept phase of the design process creating visuals using design strategy, sketching & rendering, mind mapping and CAD work to communicate solutions to clients.

Built Design | 3 Months
Everett, Washington | Industrial Designer 
• Design directions chosen for high & mid level snowboard sole by K2 released for the 2010-11 season.
• Prepared & packaged POP displays to be installed for brands including Marmmot, Pentzel, & GSR.
• Worked collaboratively with the design team to execute design briefs using hand sketching, preliminary CAD work and photoshop.

Lead Team Development | 11 Months
Redmond, Washington | Industrial Designer
• Designed case concepts for Crocs/Apple collaboration in a short 5 day sprint.
• Lead collaborator on the experience & equipment for a revolutionary water sport called SKWIM.
• Worked closely with the CEO & industrial designers to develop a hockey helmet anti-concussion system for Fury.
• Communicated to manufacturer overseas for design specs and samples. 
• Developed Skwim logo and other 2D layouts for multiple projects.
• Constructed CAD 3D models for manufacturing and rendering purposes.


Academy of Art University | Dec. 2014
M.F.A Industrial Design Graduate

Western Washington University 1999 - 2006
BA General Studies | Minor Studio Art

Lulea University of Technology Jan .06 - Jun .06
Exchange Student; Industrial Design program


IF Design Awards Finalist | Mobile Mountain 2016
RedDot Design Awards Finalist | Mobile Mountain 2016
Spark Bronze Award | Mobile Mountain 2015
Academy of Art University Spring Showcase | 2015
A'Design Silver Awards | Branche Teapot 2014
Academy of Art University Spring Show Best in Show | 2014
IDEA Awards Finalist | Surfcase 2014
Natgeo Shelf | Inhabitat.com Spring Greening Finalist 2010
Mailbox | Ample Sample Finalist Showcased  @NeoCon 2009


Illustrator CS6
Photoshop CS6
Indesign CS6
Solidworks 2015
Rhino 3D 5.0
Keyshot 5
Alias Automotive 2014
AutoCAD Level III Certificate (basic)

Design Strategy
Concept Development
Story Telling
Rapid Prototyping
Analog Sketching
Digital Rendering
Soft Goods Design


The outdoors...Snowboarding,Surfing, Running, Skateboarding, Photography, Architecture...and everything in between.
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