Designer, Sustainability Lead
• Managed the design side of David Edward's sustainability initiative, including the completion of material impact assessments, transparency documentation, and Health Product Declarations for over 30 SKU's.
• Worked with the design team on new product development, collaborated with prototyping and production teams to ensure proper execution of each piece.
- February 2014
Arbutus, Maryland, United States
• Collaborated with fellow designers and managers to hone in on design intent, while staying within budgetary and manufacturing constraints.
• Created SolidWorks models & engineered furniture system components, building complex assemblies from components.
• Managed the MASH sample library: Worked with the MASH factory to create finish samples for each custom project, and handled the logistics of getting them approved by clients.
• Created assembly approval drawings for client review.
• Created detailed part shop drawings for final production.
• Created comprehensive parts lists, specifying hardware and electrical components.
• Inspected production runs to maintain design intent and finish
• Helped oversee final installations on site.
• served as an on-site logistical overseer, ensuring that each project shipment was complete, correctly packaged, and labeled per MASH shipping standards.
• Inspected and altered prototypes for custom projects.
• managed a high volume of projects at once.
• Maintained a busy schedule in order to meet tight deadlines.
- August 2014
Los Angeles, California, United States
Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States
Participated in all aspects of the design process, from initial ideation and concept development to computer modeling and inspecting preproduction prototypes. Developed line art, technical drawings and related content for presentation to international clients. Updated the studio’s product sample and project archives.
- August 2012
Rochester, New York, United States
Assisted with website design, optimization, and maintenance, primarily pertaining to updating the IDEA awards gallery archives.
- August 2011
Herndon, Virginia, United States