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Senior Footwear Designer - Jack Wolfskin
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
With over 15 years of experience as a designer on sport goods and consumer electronics, I am now in charge of the footwear design at Jack Wolfskin. My mission is to refresh JW's footwear design and lead internal/external designers.
Quechua Trail footwear RT-5 360° SS-2012
Salomon Footwear study 2011
Mid Cut Hiking FW 14/15
I am in charge of the design for the new footwear collections, and of the development of the new design language to reflect more clearly the products functionality and the brand values.
Very exciting project; big challenge, and big potential.
After a significant and quite varied experience, I wanted to start my own design studio.
Since September 2005 Sallanches (Fr)
Now at the foot of the «Mont Blanc», I am senior footwear designer.
l handle projects from the start, through the design development stages to product launch (strategy, trends, design, components, colors, prototype development in Asia).
After being Lead Designer on the Raid/Trail product line (footwear, poles, backpacks, helmet, accessories, textile), I am now Lead Creation Designer on the Footwear. As a designer at Quechua, I make a significant commitment in building the product range, and on innovation.
March 2001 to August 2005 Roissy (Fr)
Daewoo electronics Europe Design Center
Senior Designer. Design of devices for the european consumer electronics market ; Brown goods (TV, VCR/DVD, Audio…) and white goods (microwave ovens, refrigerators, cleaners…). Graphic design ; catalogs, graphics for a booth in an international fair. Daewoo France’s website. Strategic brand and design analysis and reporting.
February 1998 to February 2001 Nevers (Fr)
LOOK ski bindings (Rossignol group)
First design approach of the new low and mid range binding and definition of the specifications for the design consultants. Design of ski/binding interfaces such as maxflexII, of the race toe piece and various accessories using pro-Engineer and pro-CDRS. Commitment in a project team for a new ski/boot/binding global concept within the whole Rossignol group. Management of the product range cosmetic improvement.
Three years professionnel experience as an industriel designer, in commitment with other departments and very close to the products. Reinforcement of my technical background, especially regarding plastics working (injection molding) and finishing. Training on CAD programme (Pro-Engineer & Pro-CDRS). Design and research project management.
October 1997 Paris (France) ENSCI LES ATELIERS Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle ; graduate. (BA equiv.) Learning of a creative way to design products, integrating all the design complexity ; social concern, technology, materials, marketing and strategy. Improvement of my general culture and technical knowledge. April-June 1994 Glasgow (Scotland) Student exchange in Glasgow School of Art, product design department, 3 monts. Confrontation with design in a different country and culture. Practice of English for three months. July 1993 Ankara (Turkey) METU uniniversity Summer school; design and touism. Reflexion about tourism and presentation of the ideas to the turkish ministry of tourism. 4 weeks. Application of the social dimention of design in a particular field. Working in a different cultural environment. English language