Designer and Prototyping Lead, SU Labs
Lead prototyping projects for partners in start-up and corporate innovation network from concept generation and sketches to 2D and 3D digital assets as well as looks-like and works-like physical prototypes utilizing a variety of high and low-tech tools. Worked closely with Design team to create service offerings to both internal and external clients. Designed and built several in-house large-scale installations to demonstrate manufacturing capabilities.
Designer and Technical Advisor (Consultant)
Created physical artifacts using 3D scan data for education and fundraising. Spearheaded efforts to improve and automate 3D scanning and archiving methods in the field. Led projects with Smithsonian and Cal. Academy of Sciences to digitize coral collections and curate educational content.
Prototype Builder (Consultant)
Fabricated a series of prototypes for a client show about future concepts.
3D Scanning and Printing SME
Spring 2015-Spring 2016
Developed 3D Printing and Scanning Kiosk in collaboration with Lowe’s Innovation Labs.Consulted on various client projects from the technical and user experience perspective for 3D printing and scanning software solutions.
Fall 2014-Spring 2015
Designed and built Advanced Prototyping Lab, integrating injection molding, CNC mill and lathe, and other new tools into the 3D printing workflow. Contributed to internal design projects to demonstrate lab capabilities.
3D Printing Instructor (Consultant)
Fall 2013-Summer 2014
Taught state-of-the-art 3D printing tech to employees at Pier 9 workshop.
Project Build Speialist
Summer 2011-Summer 2014
Developed tools to facilitate member experience with machines, creating an environment that encourages safe and successful self-learning. Provided fabrication consulting and assistance for a variety of member projects.