Auburn University; Auburn, AL 
Bachelor of Industrial Design, December 2010 
GPA 3.89

(Design Intelligence Survey of Industrial Design Programs ‘09 ranked the AU/INDD undergraduate program 7th in the country)


Freelance Designer and Artist
6/12 - Present
Individualized illustration and design work.
Creating visual goals to help clients achieve specific marketing strategies. 
Ability to meet client expectations and deadlines.
Creative Director at Chromatose Productions, a live art and music event. 

Second Nature Uintas, Duchesne, UT
1/11 – 10/12
Challenge clients to recognize underlying problems and destructive behaviors. 
Using insight and observation to understand and facilitate individual needs. 
Collaborate with therapists to create individual treatment plans and strategies. 
Formal bi-weekly presentations on clients progress with appropriate insight. 
Ability to function highly with clients, families, therapists and educators. 

Husqvarna Outdoor Products, Augusta, GA
Industrial Design Intern in the North American Design Office.
Design experience: outdoor equipment - handheld and heavy machinery.
Collaboration: marketing, sales and engineering to meet user needs. 
Extensive work with aesthetic / branding objectives for marketing strategy. 
Constructed working, appearance models assisted by 3D printing technology.
Formal presentations followed by critique sessions to benefit production. 

Freelance Designer for Mac Hackney, president of ServicePro, Inc.
Summer 2010
Complete product development to accomplish client’s vision.
Ergonomic study of human use and interaction with product concept.
Market research to assess user's needs and desired features.
Developed working physical model to prove concept and validate manufacturing process. Developed a comprehensive presentation for patent application.
Project under intellectual property rights without ability to discuss details. 

Geographics Art, Auburn, AL
01/08 - 05/09
Intern under senior design professor, Rich Britnell, in his private studio.
Prepared authentic prints, framed pieces, and crafts for exhibition.
Designed custom illustrations and graphic brands.
Exposed to a fast-paced work environment that requires multitasking.
Developed an adaptable work ethic.

Bell Company, Trussville, AL
09/05 - 05/07
General Shop Employee.
Constructed and installed custom architectural ADA and vinyl signage.
Executed professional paint assignments.
Developed a critical/precise approach due to tedious nature of work.


2011 IDEA Bronze:  professional category of Commercial and Industrial Products
Speaker / exhibitionist at The Month of Design 2011 - Ljubljana, Slovenia
Outstanding undergraduate award fall 09
Emerson Tool Company: Design Excellence Award, spring 09
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Auburn, fall 08
Second Year Studio Award, fall 07
Ranked No. 1 in the Auburn Industrial Design Entry Program 07
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Jefferson State, Spring 06
Dean's List each semester attending Auburn and Jefferson State 05-10
Eagle Scout 04


Product conception 
Product development 
Creative problem solving 
Research and data processing 
Comprehensive presentation 
Rapid sketching 
Marker & digital rendering 
Physical modeling 
CAD modeling 
Rhino / Solid Edge 
Adobe CS5 
Mac and PC 
Microsoft Office 
Positive Control Systems


Emerson Tool Company
St. Louis, MO
wet dry vacuum:
technology and system innovation

Big Time Products
Rome, GA
innovative glove designs

Techtronic Industries / Ryobi
Anderson, SC
Ryobi saw blade:
marketing, graphics, packaging

Eastman Chemical Company
Kingsport, TN
retail merchandising displays