Notable Items

My partner and I were interviewed by Jeff Howard of Design for Service about our project with the Woodville Community Garden and the co-design process that we used to enable community members to actively participate in the design of their community garden.

Our first project, and visual model that I created appeared in the April/May 2010 issue of the Service Design Network’s journal Touchpoint.

Sculptural work accepted to SCAD’s 2008 foundation studies honor show.

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD): March 2011

Bachelors of Fine Art, Service Design, Minor in Industrial Design
GPA 3.96/4.0, Dean’s list, 2008, 2009
Madison Area Technical College: December 2007

Associates of Applied Art, Graphic Design: December 2007

GPA 3.81/4.0, Dean’s list, 2004, 2005, 2006,
Phi Theta Kappa, national honor society member
Spring 2007 Graphic Design portfolio merit award winner

Design Experience

Design Concepts Inc, Summer 2010, Madison WI

During my summer internship I worked closely with one of their senior strategist to craft a 20 year innovation and development strategy for global medical company, breathing new life into a maturing, highly completive market.

SCAD Admissions Workshop, March 2010, Savannah GA

In this one week workshop we conducted fast paced ethnographic and completive research, which we then turned into opportunity areas and design solutions to enhance SCAD’s admission process.

Chick-fil-A Design Summit, December 2009, Atlanta GA

I worked with some of Chick-fil-A’s C-level executives, directors, and VPs, as well as a the firm Point Forward, and James H. Gilmore to analyze possible innovation projects and develop a five year innovation portfolio for Chick-fil-A.

Technical Skills

Experience in Windows and Mac based:

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects Microsoft Word, Microsoft Paint, Rhino 4 (CAD), Bunkspeed Hypershot

Community Involvement

SCAD IDSA Student Chapter spring 2009 – present, SCAD Savannah

Chapter vice president (2009), Service design liaison (2010)

Mess Hall Press spring 2006 – fall 2007, Madison WI

Volunteer instructor working with teens in the after school screen printing program