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 (5 months)
  • Footwear Designer, Developer

    • FGL Sports Ltd
    • Jan 2013 - Oct 2013 (9 months)

    • Create innovative and affordable footwear design concepts
    • Manage development process across multiple footwear categories
    • Provide relevant market research and design trend analysis
    • Prepare design review presentations and marketing collateral
    • Develop designs for manufacturing, considering product cost and process timelines
    • Execute footwear design detailing and technical packages
    • Refine and finish footwear designs through multiple prototyping process
    • Create cohesive product lines through understanding of regional/global consumer trends
    • Communicate with overseas factories regarding design quality and production accuracy
    • Manage and update design resource tools; including PLM and data base management
    • Lead and mentor Junior Footwear Designers

    Brands: 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)

  • Junior Footwear Designer

    • FGL Sports Ltd
    • Jul 2010 - Dec 2012 (2 years 5 months)
  • Industrial Design Consultant

    • Innovative Design Workshop Inc.
    • Jan 2010 - Jul 2010 (6 months)
  • Project Manager, Industrial Designer

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