I'm the one designing your shoes.

Work Samples

  • S/S 14 Diadora Men's Primo Collection

  • Diadora Men's Vento and Milan Hi-tops

  • F/W 13 Diadora Men's Casual Collection

Work History

  • Product Developer - Boys Footwear

    • Joe Fresh
    • Nov 2013 - Present (10 months)

    • Product development for baby, toddler and kid boy footwear
    • Market research and trend analysis
    • Production execution, follow-up and tracking
    • Vendor costing negotiations
    • Overseas factory communication
    • Monthly product assortment planning in collaboration with Apparel
    • Assortment presentation and sales review

  • Footwear Designer, Developer

    • FGL Sports Ltd
    • Jul 2010 - Oct 2013 (3 years 3 months)

    • Concept and design
    • Product development across multiple footwear categories for men, women and kids
    • Market research and trend analysis
    • Production execution, follow-up and tracking
    • Overseas factory communication
    • Seasonal product assortment planning
    • Art direction of marketing collateral
    • Junior designer training

    Brands I have worked with: Diadora North America, Canadian Tire (Lotto Sport, RAM Golf), Mark's Work Wearhouse (WindRiver), Mattel (Hot Wheels Footwear), LEGO Footwear, Dinosoles Footwear, Vision Street Wear, Collective Brands (Airwalk), Intersport (Firefly), McKinley Hiking, Tapout Footwear, Tommy Armour Golf, Reebok (Above the Rim Basketball)

  • Industrial Design Consultant

    • Innovative Design Workshop Inc.
    • Jan 2010 - Jul 2010 (6 months)

    • Concept and design
    • Development of home, commercial and industrial products
    • Visual, storyboard, and technical drawing creation
    • Product validity testing with soft models and functional prototypes

  • Project Manager, Industrial Designer

    • Batawa Development Corporation - Carleton University
    • May 2009 - Aug 2009 (3 months)

    • Initiative management to promote sustainable livelihoods and economic activity
    • Design proposal for the Batawa Ski Hill and community
    • Organization and execution of interactive exhibition for public and media

  • Student Planner, Database Manager

    • Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
    • May 2007 - Aug 2007 (3 months)

Education

  • Carleton University

    • B.I.D. Industrial Design
    • 2005 - 2010

    Graduate with Distinction Minor in Business (MiB)

  • Monash University

    • Industrial Design Studies, Interaction and Transportation Design
    • 2008 - 2008

    Carleton University Exchange Program 2008

Specialties

Awards

2009 Ottawa Urban Design Award ACIDO Best Sustainable Design Sponsor Award

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