Proven brand-builder with 10 years of footwear design experience. Passionate about consumer focused innovation, and creative direction. Contributed to rapid growth of several companies through a strong work ethic, commitment to team objectives and an acute awareness of design.

Work Samples

  • Footwear

  • Concepts

  • Ideation

Work History

Experience: Freelance Footwear Design- K-Swiss, Jasonwood, Gracie Shoes, Venn footwear- 2013 · 2014 Brown Shoe California- Lead Footwear Designer Nevados/Yukon Outdoor- 2011 · 2013 Freelance Footwear Design- Olukai, Keen, RYZ, adidas skateboarding- 2011 adidas NEO Label- Footwear Design- 2008 · 2011 Columbia Sportswear- Footwear Design- 2006 · 2008 Sorel- Footwear Design- 2004 · 2006 Skills Creative direction, collaboration, branding and identity, strategic planning, goal setting, design management, footwear design, rapid ideation, innovation, trend, rendering, photo real's, model making, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office; Macintosh and PC; Men's footwear sample size. Passions Footwear and apparel, photography, running, snowboarding, and motorcycling. Extra Curricular Activities 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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