I’m a UC Berkeley biology graduate, designer, and artist. I focus on bio-inspired design, evolutionary biology, and solving big problems.
University of California, Berkeley | Integrative Biology Major + Design Focus | Graduating May 2016 | 3.25 GPA
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Graphic Designer | Fall 2016 | Berkeley, CA
Created new brand identity design, re-designed website, and re-designed physical media.
Product Designer | Spring 2013 | Berkeley, CA
Designed graphical elements, critiqued user experience, devised marketing strategy, co-managed project.
Scientific Illustration in Vertebrate Paleontology
Scientific Illustrator | Spring 2014- present | Berkeley, CA
Illustrated figures for flight origin research under Dr. Padian, and created reconstructions of UCMVZ crocodillian fossils.
Survey of Taxa Biodiversity Through Late Ordovician
Senior Thesis | Fall 2015-Spring 2016 | Berkeley, CA
Studied biodiversity patterns, species turnover, and extinction dynamics across the Ordovician mass-extinction boundary.
Microbial Precipitation of Calcium Carbonate Study
Research Assistant | Summer 2014 | Starkville, MS
Performed experiments studying the role of microbialites in calcite crystal precipitation, then imaged samples via SEM.
Designer | Spring 2012- present | Berkeley, CA
Over a dozen independent projects including acessory design, bio-inspired fog colleciton, and autonomous vehicles.
Student | 2012-2015 | University of California, Berkeley
Courses in calculus and physics for engineers, Evolution, Paleobiology, Hormones & Behavior, Neuroscience 1, Ecology, Human Genetics, Vertebrate Natural History Field Lab, Design Fabrication, Critical Making, Bio-insipred Design, Rhetoric of Scientific Discourse
Experience in SEM operation, Wet and dry lab experience, Bioinformatics, Scientific paper & grant writing, User and design research
Traditional fine artist, Product designer, Graphic artist, Project manager, UXUI developer, Scientific illustrator, Professional photographer
R (statistical analysis), Raven (signal analysis), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk 123D & 123D sculpt, Autodesk A360, Autocad, Microsoft Suite
3D printers, Laser Cutters, Woodshop Equipment