EDUCATION

Arizona State University, Aug. '14 – May '16
Master of Industrial Design
Current cumulative GPA: 3.86

Arizona State University, Aug. '10 – May '14
Barrett, The Honors College
BSD in Industrial Design
Cumulative GPA: 3.81, Summa Cum Laude

SKILLS

  • Fluent in Spanish, English

  • Proficient in French

  • Digital sketching

  • Design research

  • Adobe: AI, PS, ID, AE

  • CAD: Solidworks, Rhino

  • Rendering: Keyshot

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Basic circuitry + Arduino

  • Silicone molding + casting

 

 

relevant Design Experience

Google ATAP via Adecco Staffing, LLC

Industrial Designer, May 2017 – Present

  • Designing electronics for Google ATAP’s Mobile Vision team (May ‘17 to Aug. ‘17), Mobile Sense team (Aug. ‘17 to March ‘18), and Project Jacquard (March ‘18 to present)

  • Sole full-time industrial designer on all three teams

  • CAD modeling product concepts and rendering photorealistic images

  • Working with external vendors to resolve DFM challenges

  • Rapidly prototyping and testing parts

  • Specifying color, material, and finish for products

  • Conducting user research studies, interviews, and surveys

 

Extra Small Design, LLC + Google ATAP

Industrial Designer + Researcher, July 2016 – May 2017

  • Designing electronics for Google ATAP’s Mobile Vision team

  • Sole industrial designer on ATAP project

  • Digitally sketching designs and realizing them in Solidworks, Keyshot

  • Meeting weekly with engineering team (ME, EE) to discuss DFM options

  • Creating exploded view and assembly animations

  • Conducting controlled user research using prototypes

  • Developing user experience across product, interaction flows, and unboxing

 

The Biomimicry Center at ASU + Google ATAP

Assistant Research Professional, Aug. 2015 – Present

  • Designed electronics for Google ATAP’s Mobile Vision team

  • One of two lead industrial designers on project

  • Conducted controlled user research studies and market research

  • Met weekly with company’s engineering team (ME, EE) to discuss options

  • Worked with interaction designers to develop full product-app environment

  • Digitally sketched designs and realized them in Solidworks, Keyshot

  • Managed two student worker collaborators

  • Prototyped haptic feedback options using Arduino and electronic parts

 

Arizona State University

Graphic Design Management Intern, Aug. 2014 – Aug. 2015

  • Creating digital and print content for Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

  • Managing and executing projects for clients within the university

  • Working with printers to ensure high-quality results

 

Optimal Design Co.

Industrial Design Intern, June 2013 – Aug. 2013

  • Sketching concepts for form and detail

  • Finishing, painting, and assembling appearance models

  • Contributing to the ideation process and brainstorming sessions

  • Gathering presentation materials

  • Discussing proposed concepts with clients in teleconference meetings

 
 

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, LEADERSHIP

Faculty Letter of Commendation, 2016 (PDF)
GPSA Athletics Research Grant, 2014 (link)
ASU Undergrad Dean's List, 2010–14
ASU Design Excellence, Spring 2014 (link)
Dean's Advisory Board, Spring 2012–13
ASU President's Scholarship, 2010–14

OTHER work experience

Oregano's Pizza Bistro

To Go Cashier, May 2012 – Dec. 2014

ASU Gammage Auditorium

Floor Manager, Feb. 2012 – Aug. 2014