EDUCATION

Kendall College of Art and Design Grand Rapids, MI 2005
BFA Furniture Design
- Graduated with Honors
- Recipient of Studio Excellence Award in Furniture Design

S.A.C.I. (Studio Arts Center International) Florence, Italy 2001
- Printmaking

SKILLS

Drafting Quick sketching and rendering skills, full size furniture detailing
Wood Proficient in upholstery framing, casegood construction, and CNC production.
Upholstery Knowledge of common upholstery techniques, materials, and construction
2D Adobe products, Autocad 2005, Flash, MS Office, Tetris
3D Rhinoceros, 3D Studio Max, and V-Ray for photorealistic renderings

"Furniture of the Future" Competition 2001
Sponsored by Sauder and Small Office Home Office magazine
- Selected as winning home office design, protoyped by Sauder.
- Displayed in Sauder showroom at fall Market in High Point, NC.

"Elementary School Furniture" Competition 2004
Sponsored by Izzy Design
Awarded first place. Team's 4th grade collection modeled/displayed at Neocon 2004.

"Distinguished Alumni Award" Nomination 2010
Kendall College of Art & Design
Nominated for recent graduate alumni award.

"Distinguished Alumni Award" Nomination 2011
Kendall College of Art & Design
Nominated for recent graduate alumni award.

EXPERIENCE

Noah Packard Design Inc. Brooklyn, NY 2008-current
President & CEO
Licensed Designs
- The Phillips Collection - Licensed original designs for wall panels, and occasional furniture.
- Surya - Licensed modern rug collections.
- BDI - Licensed home entertainment, home office, and occasional designs.
- Stylefactory - Licensed sofa as flagship piece for the company’s June launch.

Design Consulting
- Robin Baron Design - Developed signature furniture collection for living room, dining room, and bedroom.
- Tamara Magel Home - Designed and developed furniture collections, wallpapers, and accessories.
- Watchismo - Designed and developed signature timepiece and watches for new brand.

Rendering Services
- Haywood West & Co. - Create digital models and renderings of Transitional furniture collections.
- Nevers Industries, Inc. - Provide digital renderings of contract casegoods.
- Peter Nolan Design - Model and render Contemporary furniture collections.
- EF+LM - Renderings of new collections
- Troscan Design - Renderings of new collections
- Weiman Preview - Renderings for new catalog.

Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill New York, NY 2007-2008
Interior Architectural Professional
- Designed custom furniture and interiors for large-scale hospitality, contract, and corporate projects.
- Sketched and rendered concepts for client presentations.
- Developed freestanding upholstery and casegoods, built in millwork and architectural elements.
- Created complete FF&E CAD packages and construction documents.
- Worked directly with interior designers, interior architects, base building architects, lighting/electrical
consultants, and procurment agents to complete projects.

Dakota Jackson Inc. New York, NY 2006-2007
Senior Studio Designer
- Designed in-house collections and custom commissions for private, high-end clients.
- Developed prototypes and engineered CNC programming for production.
- Integrated new product into in-house production process through direct work in the factory
with upholsterers, benchmen, and finishers.

Vladimir Kagan Design Group New York, NY 2005-2006
Senior Designer
- Developed furniture collections for American Leather, Bassett, Barlow Tyrie, and Club.House.Italia.
- Designed and rendered high-end environments for private clients.
- Developed lighting, accessories, and rugs.
- Created construction documents for European and American manufacturing.
- Worked with vendors, licencees, and merchandising managers.

Steelcase Inc. Grand Rapids, MI 2003-2005
Digital Designer
- Designed office environments and showrooms for accounts that included Mercedes Benz, BMW, Citibank, Banco Popular, and Wells Fargo.
- Generated 3d animation teaching tools for new product introduction at Neocon.
- Worked closely with sales and marketing teams to generate marketing materials.