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Associate Designer - Men's Footwear
Graduate of the Industrial Design program @ Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2012. I've been very lucky to have had some amazing designers for mentors. My goal is to follow my mentors footsteps, to continue to learn and to one day become experienced enough to one day pass what I've learned on to the next generation of great designers and give back to the design community. Specialties: Software Skillset + Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge) + Sketchbook Pro + Rhino + Solid Works + Keyshot 2 + Graphite + iWork Suite (Pages, Keynote, Numbers) + Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Millennial Consumer Profile
Part of the Men's Footwear Design team, specifically focusing on the Classic's line.
Contributed to both the Outdoor Leisure and the Classics Teams, developing consumer profiles, seasonal print patterns, new upper designs and creating new color and material stories for existing shoes.
Designed color and material CADs for Men's, Women's and Kid's in the Special Make Up category for accounts including, but not limited to, Footlocker, Journeys, and Nordstroms.
Responsible for researching and defining trends, identifying key materials and developing creative direction for various themes. Designed colorways and technical packets for 8 collections scheduled to be released in Q2 2012 and 11 collections scheduled to be released in Q3 2012. Developed and designed two major collections, the ‘Made in USA’ collection and a Global story for the 574 collection. Also designed a new upper pattern.
+ Designed concepts and refined ideations of corporate identity for 4di and clients such as Optogen Medical, which consisted of stationary, brochures and marketing material.
+ Manage and produce product photography and documentation.
+ Managed and instructed children, ages 7 to 14 years old, fundamental to intermediate snowboarding techniques in groups of 4 to 8 students.
+ Reported student evaluations and results.
+ Offered individual private lessons on request with no age restrictions.
Member of a 3 man Industrial Design Team
+ Participated on ideation of the StarLux family of hand pieces.
+ Participated in cross-discipline product development and ideations.
+ Developed an electronic visual status indicator for the StarLux models through concept development, refinement, and a mock foam model.
Maintaining above a 3.0 out of 4.0 Course Work Includes : + Visual Perspective IV + Industrial Design Studio III + C.A.D. II + Human Factors in Design + Materials & Manufacturing + Model Making II + Design II + Introduction to Computer Graphics
Maintained Dean's List with above a 3.5 out of 4.0 Course Work Included : + Advanced Photoshop + Introduction to Photoshop + Introduction to 3D Animation + Drawing 101