EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University School of Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, May 2017
Dean’s List, Spring 2017
 

EXPERIENCE

Industrial Design Teacher
Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Art & Design Program

July-August 2016

  • Developed introductory industrial design curriculum for a six-week session
  • Taught a class of 30 high school students
  • Explored topics including perspective drawing, prototyping, and the iterative process
  • Instructed students on how to give and receive feedback during group critiques
  • Worked with each student to guide the development of their cumulative final project

Design Teaching Assistant
Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Art & Design Program

July-August 2014, July-August 2015

  • Worked with both industrial and communication design teachers
  • Assisted in the development of projects and curriculum for six-week sessions
  • Supervised and assisted students during open studio hours
  • Co-hosted presentation discussing effective portfolio content and the School of Design admission process
     

PROJECTS

REROUTED RADIO – Spring 2017
Designed a radio with an interaction that blends functionality with aesthetic appeal.

  • Hand-sketched ideas during concept phase
  • Iterated on previous designs using both hand drawing and CAD rendering
  • Resoldered circuit from storebought clock radio
  • Fabricated parts using laser cutter

I LIVE, WE LIVED, WHAT DID WE MISS? – Spring 2017
Created a museum exhibit in Hazelwood, PA that celebrates the town’s culture of resilience.

  • Collaborated with multiple small groups to create the museum’s overall visual theme
  • Created CAD model of my group’s exhibit piece to evaluate different construction methods
  • Designed and constructed the wooden frames supporting every exhibit in the museum

MODEL CARS – Spring 2017
Created a set of three small models cars with a high perceived value.

  • Sketched out different proportions and designs
  • Shaped car bodies with woodshop tools
  • Created parts for prototyping and final product with 3D printer

AMERICAN EAGLE – Spring 2016
Redesigned the checkout process of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) to incorporate their new mobile point-of-sale technology.

  • Conducted on-site research at AEO stores to discover issues in the current check-out system
  • Wrote and presented weekly reports to AEO corporate representatives
  • Examined methods for incorporating AEO visual brand language into possible solutions
     

PROGRAMS

Adobe Indesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Fusion360
Solidworks
 

INTERESTS

Portrait photography
Game design
Sci-fi and cyberpunk
British panel shows
Post-apocalyptic films