Design, develop and manage Habitat footwear and apparel

Work Samples

  • HABITAT FOOTWEAR: Yuma

  • HABITAT FOOTWEAR: Basin

  • HABITAT Snapbacks

Work History

  • Design Director of Habitat Footwear and Apparel

    Main responsibilities:

    Design, develop, and manage Habitat footwear and apparel.

  • Design Director of Footwear

    • Podium Distribution (DVS and Lakai Footwear)
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Apr 2007 - Jul 2008 (1 year 3 months)

    Main responsibilities:

    • Creative direction of both footwear brands
    • Inspire design team to create innovative product
    • Product performance

  • Design Director of Footwear

    • Lakai Footwear
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Feb 2003 - Apr 2007 (4 years 2 months)

    Main responsibilities:

    • Creative direction of footwear
    • Inspire design team to create innovative product
    • Product performance

  • Footwear Designer

    • DVS Shoes
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Mar 2002 - Feb 2003 (11 months)

    Responsible for:

    • Footwear designs, color ways, and sample development
    • Researching new materials, technology, and market trends
    • Corresponding, communicating, and coordinating with R&D centers in Asia

  • Graphic Designer

    • DVS Shoes
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Jul 2001 - Mar 2002 (8 months)

    General responsibilities:

    • Catalog design and layout
    • Coordinating, scheduling and shooting all apparel and accessories
    • Seasonal T-Shirt graphics and accessory designs
    • Footwear package designs

  • Graphic Designer

    • Spectrum Marketing
    • Cincinnati, OH
    • 1998 - 2001 (3 years)

    General responsibilities:

    • Branding
    • Logo design
    • Package design
    • Ad layout

  • Graphic Designer

    • Strength Magazine
    • Cincinnati, OH
    • 1995 - 1997 (2 years)

    General responsibilities:

    • Layout design
    • Photo / image editing

Education

  • University of Cincinnati

    • 1995 - 1997
  • University of Toledo

    • 1994 - 1994

Specialties

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