Experience Institute | Chicago, IL
Founding Student, Experiential Design
2013 - 2014

University of California, Berkeley | Berkeley, CA
BA Architecture and BA Music
CourseThreads Certificate of Completion: Human-Centered Design
2008 - 2012

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) | Copenhagen, Denmark
Architecture and Design Summer Program


Experience Designer
NBBJ | Seattle, WA
•Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team to design experiences through a variety of mediums
•Designing and modeling responsive environments and installations
•Sound for Architecture: researching, designing, testing, and composing site-specific sound arrangements
•Clients include Amazon, Microsoft, and Seattle City Light
Dec 2014 - September 2017

Experience Institute Founding Student
Associate Project Manager
Doejo | Chicago, IL
Design Apprentice NBBJ | Seattle, WA
Creative Strategist Leo Burnett | Chicago, IL
Design Fellow Latent Design + Curmudgeon Group | Chicago, IL
Sept 2013 - Sept 2014

Engineering/Design Intern
JumpSport | San Jose, CA
•Collaborated with engineers and marketing staff to develop concepts for new product lines
•Designed, built, tested, and iterated both digital and physical prototypes
•Researched current products, materials, and manufacturing techniques; learned new prototyping methods and software as needed
Feb - August 2013

Class Assistant for "Physics and Music" class
University of California, Berkeley, Physics Department | Berkeley, CA
•Collaborated with teaching staff to develop new activities and exercises
•Used musical knowledge to demonstrate class concepts
•Led interactive discussion groups, answered questions, and graded exams
Spring 2010 and 2012



•Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
•Rhinoceros, Solidworks, Sketchup
•Ableton Live, MaxMSP, and basic Arduino/Processing

•Creative strategy, design research, ideation, brainstorming, and prototyping
•Freehand drawing and illustration
•Fabrication including 3D printing, basic woodshop, MIG welding, clay, casting, 
inflatables, and laser cutting
•13+ years classical piano, including 3 years professional experience


Speaker EYEO Ignite 2017 "Weird Side Projects"
Speaker Seattle Ignite 2017 "Weird Side Projects"
Keynote Speaker Bend Design Con 2016
“A Working Theory of Delight: Sound, Space, and Emotion in Design"
"Intro to Sound Design" workshop
Speaker SEGD Xplorer 2015 “Sensors, Arduinos, and Hardware” (w/Sam Stubblefield)
Panelist Google Design for Education 2015 “Design Thinking for Education”



Meet the artist posting mysterious signs around Seattle, The Evergrey, August 2017
Meet the Seattle artist behind these mysterious signs, King5, August 2017
Interview with April Soetarman, PHLEARN, May 2017