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Printable Resume (pdf)

Skills
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An adaptive, articulate, lateral thinker with strengths that include the ability to listen – observe – study – scrutinize – synthesize – mediate.

Interests
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Visual representation, reflective practice, responsible design, collaborative work, divergence and convergence.

Professional Experience
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LPW Design
Principal
June 2006 – Present

Interaction, visual design and photography for clients including the IxDA, KUOW Public Radio, Design for Democracy, and Teague Design.

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Boeing
Student Engineer Intern
Summer 2008

Envisioned possible futures for the flight deck with a team of engineers, pilots and human factors specialists.

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Smart Design
Interaction Design Intern
Autumn 2005

Conducted an emerging technology audit and identified new opportunities to leverage animation for a Fortune 100 technology company.

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Frog Design
Digital Media Design Intern
Autumn 2004

Contributed to a user interface design overhaul for a Fortune 100 technology company by designing a large-scale system of icons for the global market.

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Morningstar Inc.
Corporate Design Intern
Autumn 2003, Spring 2004

Established the design and information architecture of a new corporate website unifying Morningstar’s web presence across 16 different countries.

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Design Central
Visual Communication Intern
Spring 2003

Earned the Corporate Identity Award from the American Corporate Identity Competition for visual identity and verbal strategy.
Academic Inquiry
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University of Washington
Masters of Fine Art, Interaction Design
Expected completion, June 2008

• Bronze IDEA Award, 2008
• Parnassus Graduating Award, 2008
• UW Gonzales Award, 2007
• STC Souther & White Award, 2007
• 3.91/4.0 GPA

Customized a curriculum of classes from diverse perspectives on interaction design: Computer Science, Technical Communication and Information Science. Assisted in studio and lecture-based classes where I lectured, led critiques, and co-developed projects.

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Ohio State University
Consultant, CSEL Institute for Collaborative Innovation
Summer 2007

Facilitated the design and innovation process in a Cognitive Systems Engineering context by leading brainstorming sessions, advising the design of visual representations and cross-pollinating like ideas.

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University of Cincinnati: DAAP
Bachelor of Science, Digital Design
June 2006

• Shanghai Biennial Student Exhibition, 2006
• Cincinnatus Scholarship, 2001 – 2006
• 3.89/4.0 GPA
• 5 quarters of professional practice

Initiated an exchange program between the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel and DAAP. Established a foundation in visual storytelling techniques, motion design, information visualization and typographic communication.