15+ years of experience ranging from graphic, website and industrial design, to research, user experience, strategy and innovation. Daily Activities include translating and visualizing the consumer voice, needs, and desires into focused brand, design and business insights, as well as new opportunities and integrated solutions.
Design Research, Strategy & Innovation Consultant Freelance consultant with the ability to traverse the emotional and functional, while combining an intuitive perspective of today with a future forward vision of tomorrow. Utilizing creative and proven techniques within design thinking, facilitation and co-creation, the outcome is unique, specific, consumer focused and strategic business insights.
PAST CLIENTS Idea Farm Coop, Concern Worldwide, Nautilus Inc, Tetra Pak, Hertz, Sonos, Direct Auto, Target, Coke, Logitech, Bloomingdales, Gilt, Marriott, J&J, Nickelodeon, NCR, Walmart, 3M, Unilever, Kraft, P&G, McDonald’s
IIT Institute Of Design, Executive Masters of Design Methods 2015
University of IL, Chicago - BFA in Industrial Design, Minor in Design History and Research 2010
Danish Institute for Study Abroad - Sustainability in Scandinavia & CSR, Summer 2009
University of Cincinnati - BA Journalism, Minor in Graphic Design, 1999-02