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Objective: Results driven all-round Senior Designer / Line Builder and Product Developer with exceptional achievement in ladies, (mens+kids) fashion and sports footwear used to a position which can fully utilize fashion forward thinking. Almost 30 years of design experience and highly finessed marketing, management and product presentation skills. Career Summary: -Innovative thinker with proven ability to understand evolving consumer footwear needs and able to identify cutting edge marketing opportunities -Skilled product developer with an international understanding of innovative materials, new manufacturing technologies including as well as traditional last improvement, sole development, moccasin, stitch down, san crispin, california, goodyear, vulcanised -Highly knowledgeable in all aspects of footwear design and creation, including: trend spotting, research, sourcing, presentation, handdrawings, Illustrator, specifications, tech-packs, and final sample approvals. - Knows where the shoe pinches: fit-testing, corrections. -Experienced in recruiting, training, and managing design and development staff Qualifications: As a senior designer/linebuilder/developer I use rather a classic approach in fashion. My goal is to locate a trend in an early stage and use my skills to translate the trend properly into the brand style of the company.

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