EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI: College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, B.S. in Industrial Design with honors, Class of 2009, GPA: 3.7

SUMMIT COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL: High School Diploma, Class of 2004, GPA: 4.12

WORK HISTORY

TARGET: assistant designer 2011-present, full-time employment, Product Design & Development, created furniture designs for mass retail sold at stores across the country, strategies innovative approaches for children's, college dorm, and home accent departments


RANDA ACCESSORIES: assistant designer, 2010-2011, full-time employment, designed menís fashion accessories for various licensed brands, duties included trend research, rendering concepts, presentations, meeting with manufacturers on product development and helped pioneer the use of 3D technologies for rapid prototyping and fabrication of clothing apparel

INNOMARK COMMUNICATIONS: co-op, spring & fall 2008, full-time intern, designed point of purchase store displays, rendered concepts, engineered prototypes, managed assembly line, wrote instruction manuals, gave presentations to company heads and visiting clients.

K‘NEX INDUSTRIES: co-op, spring & fall 2007, full-time intern, designed children’s toys, edited instruction manuals, developed & mocked up new packaging ideas

GALLAGHER AND ASSOCIATES: co-op, spring & fall 2006, full time intern, selected finishes, fabrics, and materials for museum exhibits, made scaled models of mock exhibits, wrote & animated digital presentations, worked on the layout of museum floor plans, drew graphics for museum posters

CINCINNATI RED CROSS/UNTIED WAY: seasonal employment, summer-fall 2005 Administrative Assistant, managed volunteers, supervised packaging & delivery of supplies, administered secretarial duties for fundraisers


DINSMORE AND SHOHL LLP: seasonal employment, summer 2004, Law Office Assistant, messenger and clerical duties

ART WORKS: seasonal employment, summer 2003, Apprentice Artist, imagined and constructed public art.

ACTIVITIES

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI VOLUNTEER: 2004-2009, 100 total hours, volunteered for recycling program, Relay for Life, Cross Town Help Out Day, the Ohio Southwestern Science Competition, & Clean Up Clifton Day

UNIVERSITY HONORS SCHOLAR PROGRAM: 2004-2009

IDSA: joined fall 2005

ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA: organization for students with the 10% highest GPA at the university, inducted spring of 2005

STUDY ABROAD IN ITALY: June 2005, toured Florence, Milan, Venice, and other areas of Northern Italy with a group of 20 students and 3 UC professors, focused study on Italy’s contribution to art, architecture, and music

CHARLIE FRY’S SELF DEFENSE SYSTEMS: 2003-2004, assistant to instructor, conducted class warm up sessions, assisted in the teaching of child and adult classes, one-on-one student tutoring, manage belt testing ceremonies

SAINT LUKE HOSPITAL TEEN VOLUNTEER: 2001-2004, 176 total hours, duties: office work and clerical work, visited with patients and families, delivered flowers and hospital supplies, assisted in developing holiday and office parties.

SKILLS/INTEREST

ELECTIVES: welding, sculpting, photography, cultural anthropology, ceramics, art history, film studies, psychology, French, environmental science, physics, chemistry, calculus, statistics

COMPUTER SKILLS: Toon Boom, Alias, Solid Works, Form Z, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Go Live, Adobe InDesign, Corel Painter, Power Point, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Versed in both Macintosh and Microsoft operating platforms

EXTRACURRICULAR CLASSES: 8 years of private piano lessons, Tae Kwon Do, yoga, jogging

ACHIEVEMENTS

Hurricane relief merit award 2005
Cincinnatus Founders Scholarship 2004-2009
Cincinnati Alumni Association Scholarship 2004
Golden Galaxies Foreign Language Nominee 2003
Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do 2003
National Honors Society Member 2003

*reference letters available upon request