My story

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.”

– M.C. Escher


Hello and welcome!

Thank you for taking the time to visit my site and check out my work. I encourage you to like and follow if you want to see more, collaborate, or connect.

A little about me, I’m a Creative Designer born and raised in Cleveland, OH. I value simplicity, focus and utility. I aspire to make people happy by designing engaging experiences. Craftsmanship and carefully thought out details are important to me. I truly value design and care about creating meaningful moments in people's lives with design. 

Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.

Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend
— Bruce Lee

I see the creative process this way. The best way to approach any situation is to be shapeless and like water to understand all touch points of the creative process.

I have had the opportunity to work on a number diverse design projects in my career so far. Everything from from iOS apps (Accumulated 550K+ users, 15M+ in revenue, 30M+ user generated products in marketplace), building or redesign of responsive websites from ground up (Resulting in over 6M+ view in monthly), extensive marketing campaigns, and much more in my last 10 years as designer.

Just a few years ago, I majored in Industrial Design, with an emphasis on product design, UI/UX design, 3D design and automotive design at the Cleveland Institute Of Art. During this time I was in the trenches of learning design and I earned my stripes as a designer. Aside from being challenged at one of the top design schools in the world this is where I also fell in love with design and the process of making things.

As a young designer I have worked in the startup and tech world for the better part of the last decade. I have learned that to succeed you must be nimble and agile to adapt to all challenges. I have pushed myself to keep growing and learning new things in order to grow a tool belt of skill. Last year I challenged myself to learn coding and further expand my skills. I signed up to join Case Western Reserve University’s six month Full Stack Web Development Coding Bootcamp. During the program I designed and developed web, mobile and VR applications. I always want to be a student in life in order to continue growing my skills and knowledge..

I balanced my work life with my personal passions for martial arts, Hip Hop, photography, videography, outdoors, and traveling to explore new places. If you’re lucky you can even find me out on the dance floor at a hip hop event or dancing salsa if a good live band is playing. 

My creative battle station

My creative battle station

View My Work

Carnival Companion | App Redesign Case Study

RageOn Marketplace | Case Study

Virtual Reality Passport | WebVR Project