Relevant Experiences and Skills


•2014-present: Senior Designer and Project Manager at Ferra Designs in Brooklyn

  • Responsibilities include leading a project from initial award through shop drawings, fabrication, and install. 

•2013-2014: Architectural Metal Fabricator, Designer, and Project Manager at Product and Design in Brooklyn

  • Responsibilities included design development, bid development, shop drawing and production drawing as well as fabrication, finishing, and installation.

•  2012-2013: Employed as a Junior Designer at STUDIOS Architecture in New York City

  • Responsibilities included development of architectural drawings at all phases of design, in addition to coordinating with various consultants

•  2010-2011 (September–March): Internship at STUDIOS Architecture in San Francisco

  • Responsibilities included coordinating with the landscape consultants in the master planning phase, developing the schematic design and design development packages for various projects 

•  2009 (September–December): Internship at Richard Meier & Partners in New York City

  • Responsibilities centered around the model shop through the production of numerous final models (at a variety of scales) and explorative material studies

•  2009 (April–June): Internship at Eisenman Architects in New York City

  • Responsibilities included building a working 3D model and developing the schematic design for an international research center in Gandia, Spain

•  Actively creating and exhibiting silver and rapid-prototyped hollowware objects



•  2006-2012: Co-own a small business, Games to Die For, LLC, grossing $300k annually

  • Responsible for establishing budgets, coordinating and solving employee related issues, and managing all financial concerns as the CFO


Leadership and Communication

•   2011-2012: Graduate critic for undergraduate design studio reviews

•   2010: Graduate Assistant Instructor for an introductory history and theory course


Production and Fabrication Skills

•  Software Proficiencies: Solid Works, AutoCad, Rhinoceros 3D, 3D Studio Max, Revit, and Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) 

•  Fabrication Skills: TIG/MIG welding (aluminum and steel), soldering, proficient in wide variety of manual finishing techniques, skill with typical machine shop equipment

•  Capable of utilizing and programming CAM technologies including laser cutting, 3D printing, and CNC milling


Educational Background


Master of Architecture: University of Cincinnati(2008 - 2012)

  • Awarded the Masters Thesis Award for Excellence in Detailing

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology:   Indiana University (2003 - 2008)

  • Highest Distinction (4.0 GPA in major, 3.937 cumulative GPA)
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
  • Honors College Certificate

Bachelor of Science in Biology:   Indiana University(2003 - 2008)

  • Highest Distinction (3.85 GPA in major, 3.937 cumulative GPA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design:   Indiana University (2003 - 2008)

  • Highest Distinction (3.995 GPA in major, 3.937 cumulative GPA)


Selected Awards and Exhibitions


Finalist Niche Magazine Professional Division     (2015)

  • Niche Conference, Washington DC.

Work Displayed as Part of Permanent Exhibition at Glick Eye Institute   (2011)

  • IU Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

Finalist Niche Magazine Student Division     (2009)

  • Niche Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Participant in “Bountiful Bowls” Art Auction  (2008)

  • Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana

Participant in “Materials: Hard & Soft” Art Exhibition  (2008)

  • Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, Texas 

Winner of National Society of Arts and Letters Award   (2006)

  • Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, Indiana




For a Better World 2012  (2012)

  • Yearly publication showcasing poetry and drawings from Greater Cincinnati Artists

Perkins + Will Research Journal (Vol 03.02)   (2011)

  • Project explored, through design and fabrication, an adaptive performance-based building partition

Lark Books’ 500 Judaica   (2010)

  • Nationally published book displaying unique works of Judaica 
  • Includes three works from undergraduate thesis