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  • Cody Blank

    Footwear Designer at The North Face

    San Francisco, CA

Highly involved with the adventure/ outdoor sports world

Work Samples

  • Ctenophora

  • 4 Seasons San Francisco Lobby Furniture

  • Lev Guide Approach Shoe

Work History

  • Footwear Design Intern

    • DZR Shoes
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Mar 2015 - Jul 2015 (4 months)

    -Designs for 2016/17
    -Traveling to China for R&D, Sourcing, and QC
    -POP design, fabrication, and print assets
    -Redesigning and R&D current models to improve product

  • Camp Counselor

    • Marin Council BSA
    • Jun 2004 - Aug 2011 (7 years 2 months)

    -Taught skills to develop personal growth in our campers.
    -Learned valuable teamwork, leadership, and teaching skills
    -Presented with many unique teachable moments dealing with a wide range of ages and learning abilities, forcing out of the box thinking

    2004-2005: Shotgun Staff
    2006-2007: Waterfront Staff
    2008: High Adventure Staff
    2009: Waterfront Assistant Director
    2010-2011: Mountain Biking Assistant Director

  • Freelance Photojournalist

    Freelance photojournalist for the Cal Poly Pomona Poly Post for the winter and spring semesters. Covered a wide variety of events pertaining to the campus and it's activities.

  • Intern

    Internship assisting and contributing to many projects, while developing professional work habits and relationships.

    -Research and development support of the t-rex and blue whale skeleton exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences.
    -Photomanipulation of many commercial and residential projects.
    -Researching alternative materials and constructions methods.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Industrial and Product Design
    • 2010 - 2014
  • Cal Poly Pomona

    • 2008 - 2010

Specialties

Awards

Academy of Art University Spring Show 2014 -Lev Guide

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