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OBJECTIVE
Seeking an entry-level position where I can be part of a team that develops exceptional design solutions using knowledge of materials, fabrication techniques, and problem solving.

EDUCATION
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design with Departmental Honors 2011

Windward Community College at University of Hawai'i, Kaneohe, HI
Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts, Magna Cum Laude 2007

Punahou School, Honolulu, HI
High school diploma 2001

SKILLS
3D Knowledge of many materials including, wood, metal, clay, plaster, glass, styrene, foam, and chipboard. Skilled in use of tools and machines in both the wood and metal shops. Experience with cast iron, slip-cast ceramics, rubber mold making, investment casting metals, casting in plastic, soldering, utilizing rapid-prototype and computer numeric controlled (CNC) machines.

Computer Macintosh and PC, SolidWorks, Rhino, Free Form, Maxwell Rendering, KeyShot, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Personal Strong work ethic, deadline-oriented, attentive to detail, highly motivated, organized, great communication skills, easy going with a good sense of humor

EXPERIENCE
Fred & Friends, Cumberland, RI
Rhino Modeler, March 2011

RISD/MIT Studio & Design that Matters, Boston, MA, Feb-May 2011
Worked in collaboration with MIT students, Design that Matters, & Solar Ear to design an affordable hearing aid for children in rural areas of developing countries.

RISD Nanovation Studio & Lumin, Providence, RI, Sept-Dec 2010
Worked in collaboration with Lumin to design a field test to determine arsenic levels of well water in Bangladesh.

Holcomb Guitars, Providence, RI
SolidWorks Modeler, October 2010

Boris Bally Humanufactered, Providence, RI
SolidWorks Modeler, July 2010

Keeseh Studio, Providence, RI
Instructor of "Woodworking for Kids," Jan-Feb 2010
Developed curriculum that included three projects (car, boat, & toolbox) suitable for kids (ages 8-12)

Studio Dunn, Providence, RI
Intern, July-Dec 2009
Assisted with designs, building SolidWorks models, 3D models, and finished pieces, working with CNC

RISD Department of Industrial Design, Providence, RI
Woodshop and Metal Shop Monitor, 2009-2011/ Head Monitor, 2010-2011
Duties included shop, tool, & machine maintenance, shop organization, technical demonstrations, trouble-shooting student projects, assisting professors, & scheduling shifts
Teaching Assistant for ID Sophomore Design Principles, 2010-2011

RISD Continuing Education, Providence, RI,
Teaching Assistant for Woodshop machine class, 2009
Teaching Assistant for Pre-College Introduction to Industrial Design, 2009 & 2010

AWARDS & HONORS
Industrial Design Faculty Award RISD Division of Architecture and Design, Commencement June 2011
An award in recognition of outstanding work and exceptional contributions to the department
Nanovation Prize 3rd Place 2011
Sponsored by Woodrow Wilson Center to encourage design innovation made possible by nanotechnology
RISD Honor Student 2009-2011
RISD Scholarship 2008-2011
Patricia M. Smith Scholarship 2009-2011
Fred M. Roddy Scholarship 2010-2011
Ximedica Entrepreneurial Scholarship 2010-2011
Industrial Design Triennial RISD Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI 2010

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