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about 
me

I am a highly motivated and experienced 2D and 3D Designer. I thrive in a creative environment and have a passion to design and model.

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pronouns: she/her

hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

current town: Los Angeles, California | Toluca Lake

likes: posting up at my favorite brewery, really bad dad jokes, live music, hiking, popcorn, hanging with my dog, Dave
cheer for: The Ohio State University, college football

hidden talent: I am a synchronized swimmer! I perform on the weekends all around Los Angeles. You may spot me in a commercial, music video, or at your local backyard party. 

hobbies: drawing, painting, interior design, graphic design, creating furniture or things for my apartment, baking cakes, making candles, caring for my many many plants

go-to tv shows: Portlandia, I Think You Should Leave                                         

When I'm not indulging in one of my aforementioned pastimes, you can find me experimenting in many forms of art and design. From my career work as a show set designer and architectural modeler, to my personal hobbies of painting, graphic design, and baking cakes. 

Want to know more? Shoot me a message. I hope to meet you soon!

my experience

REVIT/BIM SPECIALIST

SWA GROUP | LOS ANGELES, CA

DECEMBER 2020-

CURRENT

Provide Revit support, training, and model management for a landscape architecture firm as they transition from 2D to 3D drawing packages.

 

PROJECTS OF NOTE:

WALMART HEADQUARTERS • BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS 

     - 350 acre site, 10+ Internal Revit model packages

WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING | GLENDALE, CA

MAY 2018- 

APRIL 2020

SHOW SET:
Create high quality set design construction and detail drawings to distribute to vendors for bidding

Coordinate the efforts of partner teams in ride engineering, architecture, lighting, audio and special effects into the final drawing sets to ensure cohesiveness and sustainability

Produce and manage custom Revit families for each project

Regulate Revit model health and productivity

PROJECTS OF NOTE:

- FROZEN E-TICKET RIDE | TOKYO DISNEYSEA | TOKYO, JAPAN

- MOANA JOURNEY OF WATER WALKTHROUGH | DISNEYWORLD | ORLANDO, FLORIDA

- TOY STORY HOTEL: OUTDOOR PLAY AREAS | TOKYO DISNEY | TOKYO, JAPAN

PROPS COORDINATION/ SET DESIGN:

Develop and produce ride queue environments while adhering to creative direction and safety protocols

Collaborate with vendors to create and modify objects from cinematic reference

Direct and facilitate the installation of set pieces in the field

PROJECTS OF NOTE:

- SPIDER-MAN WEBSLINGER'S RIDE AND GIFT SHOP | DISNEYLAND | ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA

VARIES

2020- CURRENT

As a side project, I enjoy doing graphic design. My portfolio includes logo designs, branding packages, wine labels, animated gifs, and marketing materials.

PROJECTS OF NOTE:

- PRIDE RELEASE | WINE LABEL TRIO | TENERAL CELLARS

- RUTH BADER GINSBURG RELEASE | WINE LABELS | TENERAL CELLARS

- POSITIVELY PETS BUSINESS LOGO | ONLINE ETSY BUSINESS

- SAY UNCLE BRANDING | BAND BRANDING, MARKETING MATERIALS AND LOGO

M+A ARCHITECTS | COLUMBUS, OHIO

2015-2016,
2017-2018

Design, draft, and model retail, restaurant, residential, office and industrial buildings using Revit and AutoCAD

Produce graphical representations of architectural projects. Both 2D and 3D subjects with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Enscape

Serve as a mentor and advisor for incoming co-workers

PROJECTS OF NOTE:

- BIG LOTS HEADQUARTERS | COLUMBUS, OHIO

- GORILLA GLUE HEADQUARTERS | COLUMBUS, OHIO

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY | COLUMBUS, OHIO

2016-2017

Manage The Ohio State Architectural Design Studio and perform research and planning studies, graphic design, site mapping, conceptual design, architectural drawings, interior design and visualizations.
​Championed prominent design projects with the University Architect, Landscape Architect and planning team.
Appointed as the primary architectural design resource for university personnel.
Maintain and update all in-house campus drawings and Revit families.

PROJECTS OF NOTE:

- MIRROR LAKE RENOVATION | THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY | COLUMBUS, OHIO

- SAXBE AUDITORIUM RENOVATION | THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY | COLUMBUS, OHIO

programs &
skills

Proficient | Actively learning

Modeling Software:

Revit

Rhino

Solidworks

SketchUp

AutoCAD

Vectorworks 
 

Rendering Software:

Enscape

Lumion

VR/AR 

Maya 

3Ds MAX 

V-Ray 

Adobe Suite:

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Lightroom

After Effects

Aero (AR)

Spark

XD 
Premier Pro 

Substance 

Collaboration Programs:

Navisworks

BIM 360 

Bluebeam Revu

Handy Skills:

Sketching

Model Building

Furniture Construction

Prop Design/Build 

3D Printing

Other:

Microsoft Office

Procreate

Canva