I'm an Industrial Designer with a specialty in Footwear Design. I graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2010 with a BS in Industrial Design and with two completed semesters of design internship at PUMA. In 2011, I worked for Jimlar corp. in Manhattan designing shoes for the brand Lands' End. In 2012, I moved back to New England and became the design intern for Timberland on the Women's Team. In 2013, I worked for Eastland Shoe in Freeport, ME as a Product Coordinator. Currently I am with L.L. Bean as an Assistant Footwear Designer, as well as the a designer for their Hunt/Fish apparel. Specialties: Product Design, Footwear design, Model building, Sketching, Rendering, 3D modeling

Work Samples

  • Hiker

  • Rendering

  • Snow Boot

Work History

  • Assistant Footwear Designer+ Apparel Designer for Hunt/Fish

    • L.L. Bean
    • Freeport, ME
    • Sep 2013 - Present (3 years 1 month)

    Responsible for all Hunting and Fishing Apparel
    Responsible for all Hunting and Fishing Footwear
    Sketching
    Trend Spotting
    Market Research
    Organizing colors and materials
    Line art and colorways

  • Freelance designer and researcher

    • Jason Burnell Design
    • Dec 2011 - Jan 2014 (2 years 1 month)

    Freelance designing and research. Sketching,rendering ideation, and brainstorming

  • Product Development Coordinator

    • Eastland Shoe
    • Mar 2013 - Sep 2013 (6 months)

    Designing
    Brainstorming
    Traveling to China to over see new concepts
    Developing
    Creating lineart and colorways

  • Women's Design Intern

    • Timberland
    • Jun 2012 - Mar 2013 (9 months)

    • Producing Colorways
    • Aiding in material standards & color standards
    • Creating new linework / updating styles by sketching and developing computer generated line art / color CADs.
    • Brainstorming
    • Following trends
    • Creating new prints to be used in the line

  • Footwear Designer

    • Jimlar
    • Jan 2011 - Dec 2011 (11 months)

    Designing new athletic and outdoor wear for men, women and kids, designing men's dress and casual shoes, pattern correction and helping with production issues, traveling to China to work with overseas development team and factory owners first hand, hand sketching new ideas for uppers, midsole and soleplates,designing color ways, following trends in the market and applying them to designs, digital and hand sketching to help create rapid ideation, working with the development team to help innovate and explore new manufacturing techniques, organizing and finding material samples for trends to show client, creating new line work for new shoes.

  • 2nd Design internship SMU

    • Puma
    • Aug 2009 - Dec 2009 (4 months)

    designing color ways, exploring the current market and documenting findings on group market outings, following trends in the market and applying them to designs, giving presentations on new ideas and trends, digital and hand sketching to help create rapid ideation, working with the development team to help innovate and explore new manufacturing techniques, organizing and finding material samples for trends and clients, designing new uppers, midsoles and outsoles ,creating new line work for newly designed shoes.

  • 1st Design internship SMU

    • Puma
    • Jan 2009 - May 2009 (4 months)

    designing color ways, exploring the current market and documenting findings on group market outings, following trends in the market and applying them to designs, giving presentations on new ideas and trends, digital and hand sketching to help create rapid ideation, working with the development team to help innovate and explore new manufacturing techniques, organizing and finding material samples for trends and clients, designing new uppers, midsoles and outsoles ,creating new line work for newly designed shoes.

Education

  • Wentworth Institute of Technology

    • BS Industrial design
    • 2005 - 2010
  • Deering High School

    • 2001 - 2005

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA, Boston Design Museum

Awards

Merit Scholarship, Deans List Spring & Summer 2010

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