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  • Larry Selbiger

    Sole Proprietor: Inspired 2 Design Inc.

    Vancouver, WA

After graduating from Syracuse University in 1985, I chose to transplant to the Pacific NW and I’ve never looked back. Over the past 20 years I have enjoyed creating a host of products. This has given me a both a broad spectrum and comprehensive view to our industry. I believe I offer a unique compilation of skills, experience, insight and passion, which will make a positive contribution. I appreciate your time and interest and look forward to hearing from you.

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21817 NE 104th Street Vancouver, Washington 98682 h_360.882.1958 …c_503.522.9571 selbigers@centurylink.net Larry Selbiger OBJECTIVE: To be an inspirational influence of design, vision & strategy, through an upper level leadership role within a fun, innovative, challenging and creative environment. QUALIFICATIONS: Co-Create new strategies for business growth. Leadership by experience and example. Mentor and develop young design talent. Excellent concept sketching, computer rendering, drafting & graphic skills. Generate innovative concepts in design aesthetics, technology, process effectiveness, & utilization of materials/ colors. Exceptional design versatility. Proficient at Photoshop & Illustrator CS. Enthusiastic and diverse presentation & facilitation skills. Analytical with keen problem solving & organizational skills. Experience in budgeting resources. Strong supply chain knowledge. Develop synergistic relationships for greater operational efficiency. EDUCATION: Syracuse University: Bachelors of Industrial Design 1985. B.I.D Deans List: 1980 - 1985 EMPLOYMENT: The Art Institute of Portland: Adjunct Professor 06/10 – Present Inspired2Design, Inc: President and sole proprietor 01/08 – Present “ Making the Ordinary Extraordinary “ And1: Design Director 12/03 – 12/07. Re-define / co-create strategies with Marketing counter parts. Manage staff of 3 - 6 designers. Create seasonal product direction. Organize & conduct plans for design off sites & inspirational vision. Manage critical dates for the process of developing 20-25 seasonal projects from inception to production. Achievements: Created “debut“ product showcasing new Trinity technology: the “Mystique Mid” spring ’06 and the “Spotlight Mid” fall ‘06 Co-Created “Pinned Air” technology, which developed into new marketing platforms for product. Senior designer 01/02 – 11/03 Concept sketching … marker/computer renderings…drafting…graphics Meet rigorous design deadlines. Participate in product presentations to top management of Merchandising & Sales, and to Buyers @ Footlocker Inc. Achievements: Awarded: Lead scorer award for the shoe called: “The Rise Mid”. Lead designer with Stephan Marbury to create signature product: “The Starbury Mid” 2004. Nike, Inc: Senior Footwear Designer 11/96 – 07/01 Concept sketching … marker renderings … drafting … graphics … Designed for ACG, kids and Cross training. Design lead for Women’s running. Meet critical deadlines to ensure process flow & effectiveness. Participate in product presentations to top management. Created & managed concepts through to production. Achievements: Awarded Nike “Shoe Dog Award” for the “Air Convergence”. Co-developed new women’s running last. Awarded “Best Update” from Runners World for the “Air Span Triax”. Selby Design, Inc: President and sole proprietor 008/89 – 11/96 Avia Int’I : Designer / manager 03/86 – 08/89 Walter Dorwn Teague Associates: Illustrator 08/85 – 03/86 References available upon request. Outside Activities: Avid snowboarder 10+years, Backpacker, Keen ability & interest in learning new computer software, Motorcycles, watercolors, Mt. Biking, Kung-Fu 15+years (MoDukPai.com) Award for excellent contributions through the years 2000 & created new system seal


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