Senior Graphic Designer for Reebok Sport, Classics and Accessories. Setting directions for graphics and managing team. Able to successfully create statement product and commercial ranges. Experienced in graphic design for apparel, accessories, footwear and Color & Material design for footwear. Expertise in creating seasonal color concepts. Thorough knowledge of all printing and embellishment techniques. Deep understanding of all branding aspects, such as logo development, labels and hangtags.

Work Samples

  • Y-Dash-3 Graphic

  • Y-3 Flower All-Over Print

  • Y-3 Linear Graphic

Work History

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    • Reebok
    • May 2011 - Present (2 years 11 months)

    - Graphics for Reebok Sport Apparel, Classic Apparel, Accessories
    - Teamlead for Graphics Team
    - Lead on Reebok Sport Apparel Branding Project
    - Working closely with Marketing and Merchandising team
    - Factory travel and Market Research
    - Setting graphics direction for ranges
    - Creation of pro-active pre-season samples to show future opportunities

  • Graphic Designer | Y-3 by Yohji Yamamoto

    • adidas
    • Aug 2008 - Apr 2011 (2 years 8 months)

    - Graphics for Apparel, Footwear and Accessories (Y-3 and SLVR)
    - Graphic concepts across APP, FW and ACC
    - Presentation of graphics to Creative Director Yohji Yamamoto
    - Repeat patterns for Apparel
    - Color & Material Concepts for Y-3 Footwear Range
    - Research and Moodboards for Y-3 Color Palette

  • Senior Color & Graphic Illustrator | Y-3

    • adidas
    • Sep 2006 - Jul 2008 (1 year 10 months)

    - Color & Material Concepts for Y-3 Footwear Range
    - Graphics for Apparel, Footwear and Accessories (Y-3 and SLVR)
    - Repeat patterns for Apparel
    - Creation of seasonal Color Palette for adidas SLVR
    - Research and Moodboards for Y-3 Color Palette
    - Factory travel

  • Color & Graphic Illustrator | Sport Performance

    • adidas
    • Jun 2004 - Aug 2006 (2 years 2 months)

    - Color and Material Concepts for Evolution Lifestyle Footwear Range
    - Color and Material selection for SMU Key Account Projects
    - Consultant to Key Accounts (Footlocker, Intersport,…) in Color Meetings
    - Logos, Graphics, Patterns for Footwear (Silkscreen, Sublimation, Laser etching)
    - Photoshop Composings for Product Presentations

  • Art Director

    • Freelance, Own Company
    • Mar 2002 - May 2004 (2 years 2 months)

    Corporate Design, CI - Consulting, Packaging Design, Poster Design, etc for clients such as Atotech, Kores Goods, E-Werk Erlangen, etc.

  • Junior Art Director

    • V8 Advertising Agency
    • Oct 2002 - May 2003 (7 months)

    Clients included: Medrcedes-Benz, 1. FCN Nuremberg (German Premiere League Soccer Club), and Herpa Miniaturmodelle

  • Graphic Designer

    • SH&R
    • Mar 2002 - Aug 2002 (5 months)

    Working on various online and offline projects — logo design, packaging, print ads, etc — for clients like Barclay´s Bank, Atari, Rickmers Fleet and Atlantic Fonds from ideation and layout to final drawing.

Education

  • University of Applied Sciences Schwäbisch Hall

    • Bachelor of Arts Media Design
    • 1999 - 2008
  • The Maryland Institute College of Art

    • Bachelor of Arts Media Design
    • 2001 - 2001

Specialties

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