Footwear designer with 12 years of footwear design experience. Passionate about consumer focused innovation, and brand direction. Contributed to the rapid growth of several companies through a strong work ethic and spear-heading team objectives.

Work Samples

  • Footwear

  • Concepts

  • Ideation

Work History

Experience: Overland Footwear- Sportswear Design Manager Medial Mark Design- Olukai, Keen, RYZ, adidas skateboarding, K-Swiss, Jasonwood, Gracie Shoes, Venn footwear Brown Shoe California- Lead Footwear Designer Nevados/Yukon Outdoor, Ryka, Avia adidas NEO Label- Footwear Design Columbia Sportswear- Footwear Design Sorel- Footwear Design Skills: Creative direction, branding and identity, strategic planning, design management, footwear design, rapid ideation, innovation, rendering, photo real's, model making, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office; Macintosh and PC; Men's footwear sample size. Extra Curricular Activities: Young Heart Project design competition, Portland Marathon, Half Marathons, 10k runs, 5k runs, Business RS Academy, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) volunteer design work, OMSI tech lab volunteer.

Education

  • University of Cincinnati

    • BS in Design Industrial Design
    • 1999 - 2004

Specialties

Awards

Maytag utility patent

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