Me

I am a designer + researcher interested in studying human behavior in social, political and economic systems to better understand the way we perceive technological innovation in different systems.

 

Education

  • MFA in Media Design Practices at Art Center College of Design — 2 year track, 2019-2021

    MFA Scholarship + Graduate Grant

  • BFA in Product Design at Parsons The New School of Design, 2014-2018

    GPA 3.8

    Dean’s Scholarship + Dean’s List

Publications and Awards

Conferences and Shows

Collaborations

EXPERIENCE

  • AnthropoceneDesign, Lead Product Designer, July 2018- 2019

    Confidential project, launching in 2020

    Research: As the main employee I facilitate daily operations and work on a variety of projects such as packaging design, focus group studies, 3D modeling, product testing, and life cycle assessment. I also attend weekly meetings with suppliers and engineers.

    Design: Concept Ideation, 3D modeling and prototyping sustainable packaging alternatives using biomimicry

    methodologies.

  • The Paris Project, Whitfield CoLabs, Research Assistant + Lead Designer, July 2017- 2018

    This Dancerie explores Paris as the site of a queer century in which gay men have created public expressions of desire despite prohibitions against the manifestation of those aspects of their lives.

    Academic research, website development and 3D modeling production material

  • Daniel Michalik Furniture Design, Research Assistant, October 2017-June 2018

    Research: exploring the intersections of material, culture and manufacturing.

    Product: Website development and product booklets, 3D modeling and fabrication of products

  • Testing Our Waters, Research Assistant, August 2016- 2017

    Website development and field research, Ideation, 3D Modeling, and production of trawls and assembly kits

  • SevenRooms, UI/ UX Design Summer Intern, June 2016-August 2016

    Designing wire frames for manuals, newsletters and landing page layouts

  • Godrej & Boyce Mfd. Co. Ltd, Product Design Summer Intern, June 2015-August 2015

    Punah Project

    Research: Weekly meetings with managers from 14 businesses to collect and curate material samples and data

    Product: Concept Ideation and prototyping