Design for Manufacture


Course Author for Linkedin Learning- Industrial Design for Manufacturing

December 2017-Current

  • Develop courses on modern manufacturing methods: on Mold
  • Design and Design for Lasercutting
  • Research manufacturing industry standards and emerging production technologies
  • Link prototyping technologies and mass production methods
  • Author and edit course scripts and chapter organization
  • Develop instructional CAD models in SolidWorks
  • Create initial graphic and data visualization
  • Perform course simultaneous with screen capture in SolidWorks and Slides
  • Stage and produce video of machinery in action

Industrial Design Consultant and Maker at A2

May 2015 – Present

  • Consult on prototyping, design for manufacturing
  • Production Assistant for batch processing and shipping of laser cut puzzles for Nervous System
  • Develop Prototype models in SolidWorks
  • FDM 3D printing
  • Mold designs for prototyping or batch production
  • Package designs
  • Ergonomic research and testing

Smile Designer at Lightforce Orthodontics

February 2019-February 2020

  • Processed 3D Patient data in Meshmixer
  • Researched orthodontic devices, history and use
  • Created 3D Orthodontic solutions in proprietary software
  • Conducted quality tests and control on digital throughput to meet ISO 13485 standards
  • Led team training on internal procedures for new hires
  • Edited internal procedures and documents for use in manufacturing department
  • Brainstormed, tested, and executed process efficiency improvements to increase capacity

Shop Instructor at A2

May 2015 – Present

  • Teach prototyping technologies
  • Coordinate equipment installation and training
  • Inter-shop leadership and liaison
  • Develop tool-training curriculum

Industrial and Graphic Design Contractor – Self

September 2012-2015

  • Creative solutions for both product and graphic design
  • Developed computer models for prototypes
  • Designed promotional materials
  • Illustrated international training eLearning modules
  • Constructed large scale sculpture for outdoor events

Design Engineer – The Furniture Guild

September – November 2014

  • 3D modeling for vanities, cabinetry, shelving and bathroom furniture
  • Translated designs from SolidWorks to TopSolid models
  • Created and organized CNC cut lists
  • Communicated directly with shop workers and sales staff
  • Technical drawings for construction staff reference
  • Executed CNC cut lists

Account Services and Marketing Coordinator – Lift Creative LLC

June – October 2012

  • Project management of graphic and package design projects
  • Maintained relationships and daily contact between the agency and client accounts
  • Ideation, sketching, and mood board development
  • Organized portfolio and samples, performed project edits
  • Rendered products in Photoshop and Illustrator

Industrial Design Intern – Fisher Price

March – June 2010

  • Character and play set design
  • Conceptual development in the Little People division
  • Sketching, volumetric studies, CAD modeling
  • Observational research of user group “Mom Panels”
  • Contributed to brainstorming sessions for new or refreshed product lines

Design Intern – Working Class Studio

January – March 2010

  • Perform market research on home goods and green design
  • Pitch new product offerings through weekly meetings and monthly presentations
  • Fabrication of product mock-ups
  • Stockroom organization
  • Distribution of promotional literature
  • Order form processing, office organization


  • 3D CAD
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Product Design and
  • Development
  • Concept Development
  • Contextual Research
  • Public Speaking
  • Project Management
  • Mock-ups
  • Maquette Development
  • Sculpture
  • Package Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration & Rendering
  • Mold Making &Casting


  • Solidworks
  • G Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Keyshot
  • Adobe Creative Suite


  • 3D Printing
  • Laser Cutting
  • CNC
  • Woodshop Equipment
  • Vacuum Forming