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Education

Experience

  • Software Engineer — Contract, QualityLogic, Los Angeles, California — Remote, 2016
    • Tested interoperability, compliance, and performance of emergent 3D-printing file standard.
    • Designed test cases to exercise the full breadth of variability allowed by the 3MF specification.
    • Built protocols to provide pixel-precise analysis of printer slice data using printer API.
  • Production Technician, Normal, New York, New York, 2014 - 2015
    • Early team member, worked on design and manufacturing of 3D-printed, custom-fit earphones.
    • Utilized rapid prototyping to create mass-customizable consumer products at scale.
    • Refined manufacturing processes and produced measurable improvements in production time.
  • Junior UI/UX Designer — Contract, LightSail Education, New York, New York, 2014
    • Designed digital assets and UI/UX for an interactive, tablet-based literacy education platform.
    • Developed new features through wireframes, visual design mockups, and high-fidelity prototypes.
    • Produced tools to provide continuous data on student reading habits and comprehension.
  • QA Engineering Intern, Fuzz Productions, New York, New York, 2014
    • Created test strategies, developed and implemented automated test scripts, and manually tested multiple apps and websites in an Agile environment.
    • Client projects included Android and iOS apps for the New York Post and WeightTraining.com.
  • Editorial Assistant, McMurry/TMG, New York, New York, 2012 - 2014
    • Responsibilities across content division, including editorial, design, and administrative roles.
    • Copywriting, copy editing and InDesign composition of print and digital materials for national brands.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Artistic Director, Webmaster, The Skidmore News, 2008 - 2012
    • Edited and managed all aspects of weekly student print and digital publication.
    • Managed staff of approximately 20, and interfaced with senior college leadership.
    • Over four years, trained and mentored dozens of students in journalism, editing and design.
    • Rebranded entire publication including visual design of print and web editions.
  • Master Carpenter, Skidmore College Theater Department, 2008 - 2012
    • Trained and supervised student volunteers in tool usage and shop procedure.
    • Managed projects and crews for four large scale productions each year.
  • Communication Design Teaching Assistant, Skidmore College Art Department, 2011 - 2012
    • Tutored students in principles of design, composition and typography.
    • Trained students to use Adobe Creative Suite and Extensis Suitcase Fusion.

Proficiencies

  • Programming Languages: Java, Processing, HTML, CSS, Arduino, JavaScript, Python
  • Software: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, Fusion 360, Rhinoceros, Solidworks, EAGLE
  • Fabrication: Additive Manufacting 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, CNC Milling, Woodworking, Metalworking & Foundry, Circuit Design & Prototyping
  • General UI/UX Design, Product Design, Copy Editing, Copywriting, Typography, QA Testing

Awards

  • Red Burns Scholarship Fund, Tisch School of the Arts, July 2015
    • Founders’ scholarship awarded to second year students recognizing academic achievement.
  • SGA Senior Leadership Award, Skidmore College, May 2012
    • Recognized as graduating senior for consistent contribution to the co-curricular life of the college.
  • Student Opportunity Project Fund, Skidmore College, Feb. 2012
  • Creative Thought Matters Photography Contest, 1st Place, Skidmore College, Nov. 2011
  • Jeffrey and Cynthia Treuhaft Fund For Art Technology, Skidmore College, Nov. 2011
    • Awarded to fund technology purchases for independently organized, inter-departmental thesis.
  • Thoroughbred Athletic Honor Society — Varsity Rowing, Skidmore College, Feb. 2009
    • Honor society recognizing academic achievements by student-athletes.
  • Counselor of the Week, French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts, Aug. 2007
  • Write-On Scholarship, 1st Place, New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, Dec. 2006