Designing Across Disciplines

UX Design

Prototypes and designs site maps, wireframes, and user experiences

Designs, prototypes, and user tests web sites, mobile sites and applications, wearable platforms, and systems.

Branding

Builds art, design, and photography direction development. Creates logo design, brand systems and brand style guides. Designs brand collateral items including, print, signage, web sites and other applications.

Wearable Tech

Conducts market research, marketing and sales strategy. Creates interaction and industry design for wearable tech ecosystems. Prototypes, programs and fabricates both conceptual and commercial interactive clothing and accessories.

experience

From Big Agencies To Start Ups

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Wearable Media

Co-founder and CEO, New York, US, 2016-Present.

Launched our music lifestyle product line. Managed, designed, and prototyped consultancy and internal projects.

Parsons School of Design

Lecturer, New York, US, 2017 - Present

Developed class curriculum, taught design and interactive courses in MFA Design & Technology as well as BFA Integrated Design.

Loomia

Freelance Creative Technologist, New York, US, 2015 - 2016

Launched and executed consultant and internal technology projects at the Crated (renamed as Loomia) for UX design, visual design, and rapid prototyping in fashion technology projects.

ABC Design Lab

Freelance Art Director, New York, US, 2015 - 2016

Created art and design directions for branding and collateral projects. Prototyped and designed interaction projects.

Red Antler

Senior Designer, New York, US, 2010 - 2013

Directed designers in creating branding concepts and brainstorming initiatives. Designed brand systems as well as UX design in wireframe, prototyping, user flow in web sites, and mobile apps.

Pentagram

Graphic Design Intern, Baltimore, US, 2010

Helped award-winning designer, Abbott Miller on projects such as signage, publishing, and packaging design.

Education & Skills

Designer With The Mind of An Engineer

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Education
Parsons School of Design, The New School

Master of Fine Arts

Design & Technology

New York, US, 2013 - 2015

Maryland Institute College of Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graphic Design

Baltimore, US, 2006 - 2010

SKILLS
Design Software

Professional in Adobe Series: Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, XD, and Premier Pro, Audition, Bridge, Dreamweaver. Proficient in Adobe Dimension, Fusion 360.

Interactive Prototyping

Proficient in prototyping user experiences such as basic HTML, Processing, Physical Computing, Arduino Programing, Processing Programing.

Industrial Prototyping

Proficient in fabrication skills, dropping, sewing, 3D modeling, 3D printing, laser cutting, mold building, sewing, draping.

PRESS & GRANTS

A few notables.

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Press
The Verge

New York, US, May 2019

“These Three Designers Make Wearables That Measure the World Around You”, Feature Story

LVMH Innovation Award Finalist

Paris, France, May 2018

LVMH Innovation Award Finalist

Residency
Center for Craft

Grant, New York, US, 2020

Receiver of the 2020 Materials-Based Research Grant with two other partners. Our project focuses on creating textile that respond to environment change.

NEW INC

Member, New York, US, 2017-2019

One of the selected company and entrepreneur.

The Pitch, Unilever

Residency, New York, US, 2016

Wearable tech designer in residency to bring creativity in workshops and creating interactive garments for Unilever’s creative space.

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, PRATT Institute

Technology Fellow, New York, US, 2016 - 2017

Research fellow on e-textile as a medium for human-computer interaction.

OPEN STYLE LAB, MIT

Research Fellowship, Boston, US, 2016

Design research to create wearable experiences for people with disabilities.

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