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Formal Education

2007  Bachelor of Design, Industrial Design - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Social Sciences Route


Recent Experience

Aug 2015 to Present
Visual Communication / Industrial Designer, KENNEDY, Edmonton, AB

Branding / Marketing / Visual Communication Design
Product / Furniture Design

May 2007 to Apr 2016
Principal and Founder - Fat Crow Design Inc, Edmonton, AB

Industrial Design / Visual Communication Design / Exhibit Design
Creative Director, Project Manager, Designer 

Select clients:
Alberta Association of Architects - full conference graphics package
Alberta Emerald Foundation - stage furnishings for award ceremonies
ATB Financial - creation of custom furnishings that embody ATB
ASET - brand strategy and implementation
City of Edmonton - layout and design of 140 page archival book
Envision Global - architectural mock-up display
newstudio architecture - corporate identity design and implementation
Vaughan Hoy Studio - identity and web design
White Moose Brand - creation of a line of furniture and accessories

Dec 2010 to Present
Co-Founder - Back42, Edmonton, AB

Public Art / Sculpture / Concept Proposals
See link for examples

May 2013 to June 2014
Industrial Designer - MiTAB, Edmonton, AB

Research of rugged tablet industry and market placement of novel product
Development of ergonomic, physical, material and UX characteristics
Design of 3D printed form models and parts for working prototypes

Jan to Apr 2007
Junior Designer - Carlyle + Associates, Edmonton, AB

Working 3-D model team for Provincial museum
CAD work and presentation rendering


Positions & Affiliations

2011, 2012, 2015  Selection Committee Member - Edmonton Arts Council
2011, 2012  Ad & Marketing Committee - M.A.D.E. in Edmonton
2010  Chairman - M.A.D.E. in Edmonton
2010  Site Manager - The Works Art & Design Festival
2009  Vice Chairman - M.A.D.E. in Edmonton
2009  Site Coordinator - The Works Art & Design Festival
2000-2002  Missionary - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Select Awards & Exhibits

2014  One To Watch (Eco), Designer of the Year Awards, Westernliving
2014  Gold, Graphex2013 (for newstudio Logo), Society of Graphic Designers of Canada
2013-2015Art Gallery of Alberta, Art Rental & Sales Gallery, Edmonton, AB
2013  Sculpture for unveiling the Bank of Canada's $10 polymerbill, Edmonton, AB
2011, 2013  Shortlisted for Designer of the Year, Westernliving
2010  Top 40 Under 40, Avenue Edmonton
2010  In the Field, (Curator) Gallery at Enterprise Square, Edmonton, AB
2010  Runner Up for Youth Entrepreneur, Alberta Business Awards of Distinction
2008  The West Xprssd, (Curator) H+IDS, Calgary, AB and Vancouver, BC
2007  International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York, NY


Skills & Abilities

19 years  Construction / Fabrication / Prototyping
12 years  Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
10 years  CAD/3-D Software: Rhinoceros 5.0 / Rhino OSX
10 years  2-D Software: Adobe CC (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)