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Senior Footwear Designer
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-Senior footwear designer, innovator, broad footwear experience including motorsports, running, tennis, basketball, track and field, innovation and Advance design.
-Creative thinker, with a passion for competition and motorsports.
-Multicultural experience with work assignments in the USA, Italy, the Netherlands and France.
-Fluent in English, French and Italian.
-Multiple market trips across North American, Europe and Asia
-Multiple development trips in Korea, Taiwan, China, and Indonesia.
-01/12 to present: Senior Footwear Designer, Jordan Brand, Nike inc. Beaverton, Oregon.
-08/10 to 01/12: Innovator II, Nike ZOO (ex-Pantry), Beaverton, Oregon.
-12/08 to 08/10: Innovator II, Nike Innovation Kitchen, Beaverton, Oregon
-2007 to December 2008: Footwear designer II, Nike European Headquarters.
- 2006: Advance footwear design for Fila Italia, Montebelluna, Italy
- Oct 2004 to end 2005: Footwear designer for Fila USA, Baltimore then New York, USA.
- Mid 2002 to Oct 2004: Footwear designer for Fila Italia.
- 2002: Footwear design internship at Fila Italia, Montebelluna, Italy.
Creapole-ESDI design/management, post-graduate studies, Paris, France.
Tranport Design degree
Lycee Louis-Armand, Paris, France.
Industrial sciences and technologies baccalaureate with honors (Baccalaureat STI mention Bien).
- In-depth understanding of footwear design and Advance footwear design processes.
- Ability to blend advanced design and innovation with market, brand and consumer relevant styling.
- Pro-level hand sketching and rendering, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Sketchbook pro.
Interests and Hobbies
- Racing and high Performance Driving. Own a race car and participating in bmw Pro3 series in 2013
- Lots of friends, around a good table.
- Everything with an engine and tires, especially if it involves races, trackdays and high performance driving events, lots of friends, and a good table !
- Modern and contemporary art.
Créapôle -- Ecole de Creation Manqagement