Designer + Maker
Oakland, CA, USA
Contract Prototyping Lab Manager
-Worked with closely engineering team to provide practical solutions for their fabrication challenges
-Installed, upgraded, maintained, and operated cnc router, mill, and lathe as well as all other basic wood and metal shop tools
-Sourced vendors for prototype production.
October 2017- December 2018 San Francisco, California, United States
Production support associate
-Maintained and repaired industrial Polyjet 3d printers
-Managed 3d printing operations for various hardware companies in the bay area
-Created efficient workflows to decrease downtime on machines
December 2016- October 2017 Oakland, California, United States
Maker 001/ Shop manager
-Hand made over 250 hackable digital cameras in 2 months
-Designed and built props and models for MakerFaire and other media outlets
-Managed our workshop which housed an industrial laser cutter and Haas CNC among an array of basic shop tools
Febuary 2015 - August 2016 Oakland, California, United States
-Operated the highest selling location in the country
-Educated public on various aspects of 3d printing
-Aided customers in determining which printer fit their needs.
-Maintained display 3d printers.
June 2014 - January 2015 Palo Alto, California, United States
-Utilized 3d printing to produce cast blacksmithing dies.
-Maintained and updated shop equipment.
-Prepared stock for blacksmithing classes.
-Designed and forged various pieces.
August 2014 - November 2014 Oakland, California, United States
-Worked with clients through the design development process.
-Designed MSN News featured puzzle cube, patent pending.
-Designed innovative commercial kitchenware storage solution, patent pending.
-Conceptualized new eyeglass frame design with local entrepreneur to bring to market.
May 2013 - August 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States
-Interned directly under noted designer Ian Schneller
-Created iconic speakers seen in publications such as Wired.com and Chicago Reader.
-Mentored new employees in unique manufacturing processes used at specimen
June 2012 - August 2012 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Assistant metal designer
-Interned directly under noted designer Chris Gentner
-Created high end furniture featured in Architectural Digest,Design Bureau.
May 2011 - August 2011 Chicago, Illinois, United States
School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago (SAIC)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Metalworking, 3D Printing, CNC Milling, Illistrator, Laser Cutting, Modelmaking, Prototyping, Solidworks,Woodworking