BFA Textile Design / Fiber Arts
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Freelance Designer / Tucson, AZ
August 2019 - Present
Surface pattern and product design for consumer product goods.
Trend research and collection planning, product mockups and marketing materials including retail merchandising. Spec pack and file prep for manufacturing.
Fit & Fresh, Inc. / Providence, RI
Senior Product Designer / June 2016 - July 2019
Design and development of insulated lunch, fitness and beach bags.
Management of design and production details for a licensed celebrity brand including overseas travel working directly with factories to further product development.

Malden International Designs / Middleboro, MA
Hardgoods Product Designer / April 2011 - May 2016
Design and development of decorative gift items with a strong focus on photo frames and albums, ceramic mugs, and decorative wall art.
Concepting for open line items according to market trends as well as specialty customer specific development.

NATCO Home Fashions / West Warwick, RI
Lead Pillow Designer / September 2008 - March 2011
Design and development of decorative pillow collection including foreign and domestic
travel to work with manufacturers and retail development teams as well as planning and
execution of bi-annual NY Home Fashion Week collections.

NATCO Home Fashions / West Warwick, RI
Textile Designer / July 2006 - September 2008
Design and development of open line items for rug and kitchen/tabletop textile divisions.

Duro Textiles / Fall River, MA
Sample Room Coordinator / January 2006 - May 2006
Maintenance and organization of textile catalog for Linings, Apparel, Military and Industrial divisions.

Illustrator / Photoshop / InDesign
Textile Design & Development
Product Development
Surface Design
Cut and Sew Construction
Materials Sourcing
Product Photography
Packaging Design
Pantone Color System
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