The equivalent to baseball's " Utility Player"

Work Samples

  • Zigkick Trail 1.0

  • ATV 19 concept

  • Headware

Work History

SKILLS: - Keen ability to anticipate issues, adapt to situations, and problem solve - Excellent ability to design for different consumers and end uses - Fully capable in team or individual settings - Solid sketching, rendering, and prototyping - Advanced knowledge of shoe construction and manufacturing processes - Adept in pairing materials and colors based on their function, cost, and aesthetic - Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop RELATED EXPERIENCE: Reebok International, Canton, MA Footwear Designer (New Classics + Basketball): 1/13-Present - Generate concepts that are forward thinking yet true to the brand’s heritage - Compile relevant consumer/ trend information to help communicate seasonal stories - Work with Development team to create compelling products that hit margin targets - Assist in re-establishing the brand’s presence in a competitive basketball market - Produce color and material stories for retro product - Travel domestically/ internationally for market research and product development Footwear Designer (Close to Market): 7/08-1/13 - Created original concepts across multiple product categories including Training, Walking, Basketball, Running, Adventure, Toning and Cheerleading - Executed full material specification and technical packages - Created Special Make Up (SMU) color-ways and packs for various markets (U.S, Asia, Russia, and Europe) - Provided additional market research, when needed, to assist Marketing team - Brainstormed proactive concepts that aligned with brand initiatives - Supplied graphics for footwear and ideations for accessories - Designed two, highly successful, shoes for Reebok CrossFit launch - Created product for collaboration with Armani (EA7) - Guided interns throughout projects and tasks American Sporting Goods (Ryka), Portland, Oregon Footwear Designer: 3/07-11/07 - Designed Women's Athletic footwear in 3 categories (Walking, Running, Studio) - Handled SMU color-ways - Crafted presentation materials - Expanded knowledge of materials and costing

Education

  • Fashion Institute of Technology,State University of New York

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Accessories Design
    • 2001 - 2006

Specialties

Affiliations

Autobots

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