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  • Thomas Le

    Portland, OR

Designer working in Portland.

Work Samples

  • Miscellaneous Footwear

  • Parashooz Hevea-n

  • Sprandi Prowler

Work History

CONTACT: Email: toomasle@gmail.com EDUCATION: Michigan State University Bachelor of Science: Apparel & Textile Design, Dec. 2006 WORK EXPERIENCE: adidas Footwear Designer | 5/2011 - 09/2014 E.S. Originals Inc. Footwear Designer | 12/2007 - 04/2011 -Design and develop Men's and Boy's athletic footwear for brands And 1, Avia, and Everlast -Relay spec sheets and technical packages to factories in China for proper and accurate development -Corrected mechanicals and samples that are received from China to ensure high quality in the final product -Ideated and sketched concepts per design director’s briefs Michigan State University Lab Consultant | 10/2005 - 12/2007 -Facilitated any technical problems related to the hardware and made sure the computers operated properly -Assisted students with their questions and problems regarding the software used for their design projects -Oversaw the opening and closing of the lab Michigan State University Teacher Assistant | 5/2006 - 6/2006 -Taught Adobe Photoshop lessons to students in an accelerated class -Assisted students with their questions regarding their projects -Kept track of attendance and progress of students SKILLS: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Rhino 3d (working knowledge) Lectra U4ia Hand rendering Hand sketching AWARDS: Winner - 2006 Sprandi Footwear Design Competition on idAsia.org, Design Entry to be included in Sprandi's Summer '08 Running line Finalist - 2006 Kicksguide Artist of the Year Kicksguide Finalist in July '04, Jan '06, Feb '06, Mar '06, Aug '06 INTERESTS: Art & Photography Film & Music Tennis, Lacrosse, Basketball, Football, Futbol

Education

Michigan State University

Specialties

Awards

Winner - 2006 Sprandi Footwear Design Competition on idAsia.org, Design Entry to be included in Sprandi's Summer '08 Running line

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