WORK HISTORY

 

Agile & strategic design innovation leader across wide range of industries. Thoughtful mentor for exceptional projects. Savvy liaison & effective communicator to diverse audiences. Synthesize complex concepts into compelling solutions. Integrate proven methodologies with inventive ideas & techniques.

EXPERTISE

  • Creative & Design Direction
  • Furniture & Product Development
  • Brand Direction & Management
  • Retail & Online Merchandising
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Project Management
  • Presentation Development
  • 3D Printing/Rapid Prototyping
  • Software - Mac/PC
    • Design - Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Bridge, Acrobat
    • 3D/CAD - Solidworks, Cobalt, Graphite, AutoCAD
    • Rendering - KeyShot, Maxwell Render
    • Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook


EXPERIENCE

Senior Design Manager  March 2018 - Present

Jonathan Adler - New York, NY

  • Furniture/Decor
  • Brand & Seasonal Direction

 

Creative Director/Design Lead   October 2017 - February 2018

Freelance - Brooklyn & New York, NY

  •  Brand Direction, Furniture & Product Design

 

Associate Design Director  July 2016 - October 2017

DwellStudio - New York, NY

  • Furniture/Decor, Office Products, Storage & Organization, Pet Products
  • Partners - Staples, Global Views Direct, Enchante, Posh Paws
  • Brand & Seasonal Direction - DwellStudio, Birch Lane, AllModern

 

Design Director   Nov 2010 - June 2016

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia - New York, NY

  • Furniture/Decor, Storage & Organization, Office Products, Kitchens/Bath, Architectural Hardware, Retail Merchandising

  • Partners - The Home Depot, Home Decorators Collection, Macy’s, Staples

 

Creative Director/Design Lead   April 2010 - Oct 2010 & Feb 2009 - Nov 2009

Freelance - Brooklyn & New York, NY

  •  Product Design & Packaging

 

Senior Industrial Designer/Design Lead   Dec 2009 - March 2010

Innovation Lab, The Arnell Group - New York, NY

  • Product Innovation, Packaging & Retail Merchandising

 

Design Manager/Product Design Lead   June 2007 - Jan 2009

The Nanz Company - New York, NY

  • Custom Architectural Hardware, Packaging, Retail Merchandising
  • Press - Elle Decor, World of Interiors, Architectural Digest
  • Media - The Martha Stewart Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show

 

Senior Associate/Design Lead Sept 2002 - May 2007

Barry David Berger + Associates - New York, NY

  •  Industrial Design, Packaging, Retail Merchandising
  •  Award-Winning Design for 9/11 Victims Memorial, Suffolk County, NY

 

BRANDS

Beverage - Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, Tropicana
Household - Colgate-Palmolive, Krups, Reckitt Benekiser, Rowenta, Unilever
Office - Bic, Carl Manufacturing, Sheaffer Pen, Rose Arts Pens
Petroleum - Amoco, BP, Sunoco, Texaco, Valvoline
Pharmaceutical - Bayer AG, Glaxo Smith Kline, Johnson & Johnson
Various - Devon, Maxim Magazine

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Industrial Design (BID)

Auburn University 1997

  • Photo Editor - The Auburn Plainsman, 1994-1995
  • Featured Alum - Auburn Magazine, Sept 2015