Envision your world in design, for every concept has potential for reality. Rapidly progressing aspiring footwear and product designer with established experience and training in China manufacturing and development. Contact me for inquiries: Berin.B.Design@gmail.com http://bdzind.tumblr.com/ Personal Interests: Design, Footwear technology, Performance cars, Digital Photography, Modern Architecture, Woodworking, Drumming, Mountain Biking, Fitness, Mixed Martial Arts, Optimism, Invention, Innovation.

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Work History

  • Design Foundry Intern - Performance Running

    • New Balance
    • Jun 2014 - Present (3 months)

    •Part of the global footwear design team for performance running
    •Contribute to creative vision and design direction for 2016 from research to marketing presentation
    •Advanced concept design, innovation projects to support brand projection in running performance, technical packaging, and color for 2016
    •Personal project as a design apprentice in sport performance from concept to prototype

  • Product Design Consultant

    • Brunswick Bowling / KR Strikeforce Bowling
    • Mar 2014 - Present (6 months)

    •Bag designer for Brunswick Bowling and KR Strikeforce Bowling
    •Responsible for creative direction of 2015

  • Interim Footwear Designer

    • Pearl Izumi
    • Apr 2014 - Jun 2014 (2 months)

    •Advanced concept design for 2016 Trail Running and Cycling Footwear
    •Innovation projects for Cycling insoles and Triathalon footwear
    •Technical packaging, and Color design for all 2016 MTB footwear

  • Footwear Design Intern

    • Advanced Manufacturing Group/ Callaway Golf
    • May 2013 - Sep 2013 (4 months)

    •Design and Development for Callaway Golf Footwear
    •Assisted with design development for Brunswick Bowling footwear
    •Produced sketches, concept renderings, technical drawings, color design, and material sourcing
    •Took 8 Callaway styles from concept to second round prototype for 2014
    •Conducted pattern corrections and blueprint revisions in close collaboration with factories
    •Focused study of Last, Pattern, Tooling, Material, and Process
    •3 Month hands on experience and training living in China

  • Footwear Design Consultant

    • Oregon Design Lab
    • Portland, OR
    • Jan 2013 - Apr 2013 (3 months)

    •Produced concept sketches, Photoshop renderings, color design, technical drawings, and development for quick turnaround outdoor and casual footwear projects

  • Graphic Designer/Illustrator

    • OMSI
    • Portland, OR
    • Jun 2010 - Jun 2012 (2 years)

    •Created Illustrations, explanation sketches, technical drawings, and diagrams for engineering books
    •Designed and developed graphics and logos
    •Conceptualization for the production of a featured sustainability exhibit on display fall 2012
    •Design, shop fabrication, production, and quality testing working with the exhibit design team

Education

  • Pensole Footwear Design Academy

    • Footwear Design
    • 2013 - 2013

    Scholarship recipient to Pensole's master class in association with Two Ten Footwear Foundation and the FN Platform trade show. "Pensole students are taught to think before they create. A rigorous “learn-by-doing” methodology requires everything from sketching to protoyping to be done by hand. All aspects of footwear design are covered: Biomechanics, proportion, materials and construction, color theory, terminology, consumers and storytelling. An emphasis is placed on professional skills development: Business conduct, time management, personal branding, portfolio development, visual and verbal presentation, networking and interviewing techniques."

  • Art Institute of Portland

    • Bachelor of Science Industrial Design
    • 2008 - 2012

    1st place winner of the Industrial Design Scholarship Competition at The Art Institute of Portland 2008. "The Economical Sports Car Engine", original concept presentation.

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Pensole Scholarship recipient 1 of 10 Students hand selected to receive a Scholarship to Pensole Footwear Design Academy based on a design submission, and win a trip to Las Vegas to attend and present at the FN Platform shoe show at MAGIC 1st place winner of the Industrial Design Scholarship Competition at...
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