idea program

Design Educator

1yr. 7mo.
September 2015 - March 2017

  • Lead bi-monthly courses for three class periods with 90 students
  • Review portfolios and provide guidance for college applications
  • Plan instruction for courses on ideation, sketching, prototyping, photography/documentation, adobe software, Fusion360 3D modeling, constructive critique
  • Worked directly with teacher and co-lead

Key Skills: Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Photography, 3D Printing, Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Google Apps: Docs, Slides, Teaching, Activity Planning



Sketching Workshop

Design process visualization - overview of how sketching can be used throughout the entire process, followed by practice with drawing basic shapes in perspective and tricks to add dimension and shading to thumbnail sketches. 

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Photography workshop

28 step, self-directed basic Photoshop lesson to accompany an in-class lighting and photography demo


Graphic Design Workshop

Quick introduction to basic design relationships in space using Paul Rand's work as an example, followed by a guided computer lab lesson on creating an InDesign document with text and images. 

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