Professional Profile

  • I’m an experienced fabricator, wood- and metalworker. I’ve worked on everything from custom aircraft to Amish buggies. I use my skills in digital fabrication, painting, sculpture, molding and casting, upholstery, and more to bring practical projects to life.
  • I have a principled eye for design and can back up my decisions with well-considered arguments. I embrace feedback, and believe in the power of iteration and of constraints.
  • I’m a self-taught web, macOS, and iOS programmer who loves learning new languages. Two of my apps have been featured by Apple.
  • Fabrication & Repair ★★★★
  • Digital Design & Illustration ★★★★
  • Sculpture and Propmaking ★★★
  • Lighted Signs ★★★★
  • Logos and Icons ★★★
  • Digital Typography ★★★
  • Electrical & Electronics ★★★
  • Painting & Hand Lettering ★★★
  • Wood & Metalworking ★★★
  • Safety Procedures & OSHA ★★

Relevant Background

Winters Design – 2007-NOW
Digital Fabrication, Props, Displays, and Trade Show Exhibits. Design and Fabrication, Owner and Operator.

Peter Corvallis Productions – 2015-CURRENT CLIENT
Design of custom, original stage and event props. Signs and Lettering. Estimation and bidding. Prop fabrication and repair. Workshop management.

Indie Software Developer – Plow Software – 2009-2013
CSS3Machine, a CSS animation and effects generator for iPad, earned a rave review in MacStories and was listed in the App Store’s “New & Noteworthy” section. Wordsmith, a semantic word processor, got top billing on the Mac App Store and was one of the first apps to embrace iCloud.

Exotic & Custom Car Builder – Dura Flex, Street Emotion – 1997-2005
I’ve built street rods, muscle cars, motorcycles, show-winners and antiques. I assembled drivetrain, suspension, paint & bodywork, upholstery, electrical & stereo installation, and final assembly. Sometimes I honked the horn, too.

Auto Parts Store Management – CSK Auto and Autozone — 1998-2008
Team Recruitment and Training, Inventory Management and Bookkeeping, Merchandizing. Occasionally actually sold parts for old cars.