For many years I worked at my family owned experimental boat company. We built 40 foot aluminum hull watercraft capable of traveling 50 mph in 4 inches of water using a proprietary hydrofoil system. Clients include the US military, fire departments, and police precincts.

Design & Engineering Intern, Moore Boat
2012 - 2016 | Ocean City, MD 21842
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For two summers I worked at Hardwire, a military contractor. Declassified projects include creating school shooting protection systems, e.g. bulletproof door coverings, whiteboards, and testing the effectiveness of Humvees.

Design & Engineering Intern, Hardwire
2013 - 2014 | Pocomoke, MD 21842
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While at SCAD I worked in industrial design and strategy roles on several sponsored projects; designing the future of smart wearables for the danish brand SKAGEN, as well as creating a brand synergy between HP and Disney using augmented reality.

Industrial & Service Designer, SCADPro
2014 - 2017 | Savannah, GA 31401
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For three years I operated a freelance design agency working for equity stake in startups, in addition to larger profile companies. Notable clients include a Silicon Valley stealth bio-tech startup, emerging players in VR technology, Hamilton Beach, and Chefman.

Industrial & Service Designer, Freelance
2016 - 2019 | Brooklyn, NY 11238
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Cofounder & Lead Designer, Grpvyn
2018 - 2019 | Brooklyn, NY 11216
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Grpvyn is a suite of digital tools that empower local businesses to connect directly to their customers. I managed in-house and remote teams, created digital, physical, and logic systems, oversaw testing and strategy, and undertook a multitude of leadership roles. 

Industrial Design Intern, Pensa
Summer 2019 | Brooklyn, NY 11201
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As a summer intern at Pensa, I worked on a large number of challenging projects as a full member of the design team.

Awards

Professional Experience

Magna Cum Laude with Achievement Honors for 14 awards received during enrollment.

B.F.A. Industrial Design, SCAD
2013 - 2017 | Savannah, GA 31401

International Home and Housewares Award; Sift Filtration Systems, 2018

Red Dot Design Award Honorable Mention; Sift Filtration Systems, 2017

International Design Award; Sift Filtration Systems, 2017

International Design Award; Datelite Memory Lamp, 2017

European Product Design Award; Culinary Coach, 2017

European Product Design Award; Sift Filtration Systems, 2017

European Product Design Award; Datelite Memory Lamp, 2017

European Product Design Award; Beast Grooming, 2017

European Product Design Award; Encircle Speakers, 2017

Spark Design Award; Sift Filtration Systems, 2017

Spark Design Award; Culinary Coach, 2017

A' Design Award; Culinary Coach, 2017

A' Design Award; Encircle Speakers, 2017

A' Design Award; Sift Filtration Systems, 2017

A' Design Award; Datelite Memory Lamp, 2017


My personal projects  won 14 design awards, in addition to many honorable mentions, in 2017 and 2018. These projects went on to garner international attention, and have been featured in over 250 online and print articles.

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Education

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