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Director, Product Design at Sol Republic
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
Greg McNamara is an award-winning designer and creative leader with more than 9 years of experience working with innovative brands in the consumer electronics, lifestyle/fashion design, and action sports industries. Greg has been heading up the Design & Innovation team at Sol Republic for the past 4 years, an emerging audio lifestyle company based in San Francisco. Prior to joining Sol Republic, Greg has worked with notable brands and design studios such as; The North Face, HTC, Tsubo, Pearl Izumi, and Microsoft, Astro Studios, One & Co, Lunar, and Frog Design. In 2010, he founded Formant Studios, a collaborative design and innovation studio with a unique perspective where the worlds of wearable technology, fashion, lifestyle and consumer electronics are interwoven His designs have been featured in Fast Company, Wired, Stuff, Outside, Engadget and Hypebeast and Mocoloco among others and have been recognized with international awards such as Red Dot & IDEA.
Partner, New Venture March 2015-Present ________________________________________________________________________ SOL REPUBLIC, San Francisco, CA Design Director, March 2012 -Present ________________________________________________________________________ Formant Studios, San Francisco, CA Principal, July 2010-January 2015 Formant is engaged in the creation of Lifestyle Objects, Consumer Electronics, Wearables, and Fashion Accessories. ________________________________________________________________________ Greg McNamara Design, San Francisco, CA Senior Designer, Principal, September 2009-Present ________________________________________________________________________ Lunar, San Francisco, CA Design Consultant, September 2011-January 2012 ________________________________________________________________________ One&Co, San Francisco, CA Design Consultant, January 2011-September 2011 ________________________________________________________________________ Astro Studios, San Francisco, CA Design Consultant, September 2009-Present ________________________________________________________________________ The North Face, San Francisco, CA Technical Footwear Designer, March 2006 - September 2009 ________________________________________________________________________ Dunham, Boston, MA Contract Designer, Footwear, September 2005 - January 2006 ________________________________________________________________________ New Balance Athletic Shoe, Boston, MA Internship, June 2005 - August 2005 ________________________________________________________________________ TEAMS Design, Chicago, IL Internship, Summer 2004 ________________________________________________________________________ Formula SAE Design Team leader, 2004-2005