1926 South Hicks St
Philadelphia, PA 19145



The University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA

  • BSID, Industrial Design (2004 - 2008)



Technical Designer
December 2015 - Present

Technical Designer / Prototype Developer
The Franklin Institute
January 2011 - Present

  • Concept development, design and prototyping for permanent and temporary exhibits
  • Detailed documentation and management of prototype database for exhibit fabricators
  • Involvement in NSF-funded grants to explore new technologies and informal learning strategies
  • Generating CAD files, sourcing vendors, and selecting materials for final fabrication
  • Presenting exhibit design and prototyping progress to donors, trustees, and students

Product Designer and Operational Assistant
October 2008 - September 2010

  • Development of 2010 product line and consultancy projects - Design responsibilities included extensive product and material research, development, user testing, model making, technical drawing and sourcing vendors for manufacturing.
  • Management of the warehouse and online orders - Operational responsibilities included customer service, managing inventory, purchasing from vendors and quality control.

Design Consultant
The University of the Arts
May 2008 - August 2008, July 2007 - September 2007

  • Graphic design for Industrial Design Department literature
  • Design, fabrication, and installation of display units, seating, and storage units for the Industrial Design Department studio space

Woodshop Technician and CNC Operator
The University of the Arts
September 2007 - May 2008

  • Facilitating student use of woodshop tools and equipment
  • Advising students regarding the procedures of rapid prototyping
  • Reviewing and cutting execution of DXF and STL files for department



  • The University of the Arts Presidential Scholarship
  • 2007 Philadelphia Museum of Art Collab Competition (second place finalist)
  • 2008 University of the Arts IDSA Merit Award Winner
  • 2008 Fish and Beitzel Award for Student Excellence (nomination)
  • 2009 ID Magazine Annual Design Review (honorable mention)
  • 2013 HCI+ISE conference workshop presenter
  • 2014 AAM Excellence in Exhibition Award



Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office, Arduino, Rhino, SketchUp

model making, design drawing, woodworking, molding and casting, electronics, plastics, metals, mechanics, rapid prototyping