Keshna Donia Thermitus, is a designer, an artist, and a visionary.
(kesh-nuh don-ee-yah thur-might-us)
Named after her grandfather, she was born and raised in the United States in Newark, New Jersey. An Arts High School Alumni with an insatiable desire to express creativity, she fell in love with design and its limitless facets of delivery. She was influenced to continue her studies in design at Rochester Institute of Technology. Thermitus is the first Haitian American to graduate from college in her immediate family with a Bachelors degree in Industrial Design.
Her experiences include; an Internship with the Newark Museum, where she taught high school students the basics of Industrial Design and Engineering Principles, an internship with Walt Disney World in their Merchandising department, an intensive summer workshop in Boisbuchet, France focusing on sustainability and the linear process of design thinking. Her enrollment in Pensole™ Footwear Design Academy's Master Class in partnership with Massachusetts Institute of Technology focused on designing for people.
Keshna currently works as a Structural Package Designer. There she creates packaging for point of purchase displays, instruction/retail sheets for manufacturing, and samples for clients.
Keshna D. Thermitus