To inspire the growth and creative development of business operations
through elegant design and craft while honing organic thought processes
and practical skills. My goal is to learn and utilize a skill set that stretches from classical fine art practices, to new and emerging digital skills that synthesize marketing, design and craft.
December 2014 to Present
Fabricating architectural products ranging from staircases, sculptures, doors, and parts.
Working within the parameters of the design set by the architect and designer.
Consulting on possible alternative design solutions and fabrication methods.
Measuring job sites for the proper design and installation methods.
Completed a number of projects on the Westmoreland Museum of Modern Art. Including two staircases, facade elements and sills.
this position has been a cumulative experience of every position I've held in my career. Expanding upon sculptural designs, maintaining craftsmanship, working with parameters and deadlines, utilization of software such as Adobe Creative Suite and autoCAD to adjust designs for CNC water jet cutting.
Iontank creates interactive kiosks. I am utilized for my graphic design ability and creative skills to create and maintain the interactives and studio equipment.
Travelled to Denver for 10 days to work a tradeshow for the AAD. I worked with a team to assemble the Pixelwall and monitor the booths.
Assisted on a guerrilla marketing project for Sniper Marketing, involving a bus and a faux "fallen" bridge piece.
Consistently complete freelance graphic design work for events, venues, and bands.
Utilize knowledge of fine art to create sculptures, and paintings for clients as commission based projects.
August 2014 to February 2015
Attend classes and participate in projects that explore the use of technology in the manufacturing field in order to develop new avenues for career development.
May 2014 to December 2014
Fabrication of sculptural furniture or interior decor.
Design of sculptural elements to be prepared for production.
Blacksmithing, forging, welding, and many other metal fabrication techniques.
CAD design for CNC water jet cutting on a 2d plane.
March 2013 to February 2014
Using Knowledge of Creative Processes and Concept Development in order to Identify Errors, Inconsistencies and Possible Elaborations of Creative Processes and Designs within Marketing and Sales Operations.
Working with a Team to Implement Strategies and Designs for high-profile clients and various special projects under Strict Deadlines.
Writing Interactive Copy for Clients Businesses and Products in order to Develop a Brand Identity and share it across social media networks using the proprietary software and services..
Maintaining Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign for the Creation of Artwork and Client Designs to be produced in at the Cinsay Print Production Facility.
Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Quality Assurance Testing
User Acceptability Testing
Creative Problem Solving
Cook and Kitchen Manager
October 2012 to December 2012
Acting as an interim kitchen manager for the restaurant until more help could be found. The majority of my role was to revise recipes, and maintain a cost effective use of product while meeting the needs of the business and the customer.
February 2012 to September 2012
As equipment operator and senior hand I was responsible for maintaining and operating equipment. Troubleshooting during emergencies and communicating to supervisors regarding job status.
May 2009 to August 2010
I provided maintenance for both the Parks and Recreation and Streets and Roads departments of local government. Maintenance included cutting the grass, picking up garbage, paving roads, building bulkheads, and maintaining the Hawley Flood Project.
Cook, Host, Server
April 2004 to July 2010
Starting in 2004 ad a dishwasher I slowly move up to the line cook, and front of house positions. During that time I was able to support myself through high school and most of college. Holding every position in the establishment I learned how a business needs to work together.
BFA in Fine Arts
January 2009 to January 2011
June 2012 to July 2013
-Advanced knowledge and Application of Oil Paints, Graphite, Charcoal,
Conte Crayon, Colored Pencils, Markers, Pastels
- Advanced Knowledge and practical application of tools, hardware
and machinery used in construction and fabrication of sculpture
- Advanced understanding and application of metal fabrication
processes and techniques - Arc, MIG, TIG, Oxy-Acetylene
Welding/Cutting, Plasma-Arc Cutting, Brazing
- Participation, application and understanding of Aluminum and
- Practical understanding and application of plaster mold making and
various cold casting processes including cement, soap, wax, plastics,
latex and AQUAresin
- Thorough understanding and application of woodworking processes
and machinery - Band saw, Table saw, Planer, Jointer, Router, Drill-
Press, Chop Saw, Radial-Arm Saw, Laminations, In-Lays, Sanding,
Staining, Lacquering, Painting
- Advanced knowledge and application of woodturning and lathe
- Understanding and ability to make use of joinery - Finger, Lap,
Half-Lap and Dove-tail, Domino Joiner, Dowell Joining,
- Knowledge and application of hand-carving techniques,
Sharpening and Tempering of Chisels, Shaping by Rasping
Jewelry and Metalworking
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of metalworking and
jewelry techniques cutting, sanding, filing, die-forming, lost-
wax and burn-out casting
- Understanding and application of soldering techniques including bezel
setting, prong setting, marriage of metals and hollow-ware construction
- Silver and copper electro-plating techniques
- Knowledge and application of metal-smithing techniques,
stretching, raising and forming
- Knowledge and understanding of ceramic construction techniques
slab, pinch, coiling and modeling
- Knowledge and understanding of glazing techniques including
raku firing, high firing and low firing
- Wheel throwing
-Knowledge and understanding of Adobe Photoshop and photo editing
- Basic Knowledge and understanding of Macromedia Flash
- Proficient knowledge and application of DSLR Camera‟s and lighting