HIGHLY EXPERIENCED IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT OF ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR COLLECTIONS AND MARKET ANALYSIS. TEACHING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS. KEEN UNDERSTANDING OF CUSTOMER NEEDS AND TEAM MOTIVATION. WILLING TO RELOCATE. SPANISH CITIZENSHIP, PASSPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION IN FORCE.

Work Samples

  • My work at Topper

  • Renderings & Concepts

  • My work at Nike

Work History

  • Footwear Design Consultancy

    • SPIRAL SHOES
    • Apr 2013 - Present (1 year)

    Design and development of SK8 shoes.

  • Freelance Footwear Designer

    • TOPPER BR (SPASA) / TOPPER AR (Apargatas SAIC)
    • Jul 2010 - Present (3 years 9 months)

    Focused on high-end products for Running, Soccer and Tennis.

  • Product Manager

    • NEW BALANCE ARGENTINA - Sport Icon S.A.
    • Mar 2010 - Jun 2010 (3 months)

    Footwear Product Line Manager, including design and development for Performance and Lifestyle.

  • Senior Footwear Designer

    • NIKE Design Pod (BRAZIL) - NIKE HQ (USA)
    • Mar 2006 - Jun 2009 (3 years 3 months)

    Sr, Footwear Designer; working mainly in Tennis – Outdoor – Training – Running – Urban. Specially focussed on the markets of the region, as Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.

    Immersion program at NIKE WHQ (Beaverton,USA, 6 months):

  • Head of footwear design

    • LE COQ SPORTIF - Distrinando SA – Footwear Division – Argentina
    • Jul 2005 - Dec 2005 (5 months)

    Head of footwear design of LE COQ SPORTIF Argentina, for the lines Style De Vie (Fashion/Vintage) and Active Sports (Performance). Design and development of the footwear collection.

  • Head of footwear design

    • TOPPER - Alpargatas SAIC – Footwear Division – Argentina
    • Nov 1991 - May 2005 (13 years 6 months)

    Development of sport footwear collections in the Far East (Korea - Taiwan – China – Indonesia – Hong Kong). Visits to factories and footwear suppliers for TOPPER.

    Design and development of TOPPER men’s footwear; mainly: Tennis –Basketball – Cross training- Running - Soccer.

Education

  • Facultad de Arquitectura y Diseno Industrial de Mar del Plata

    • 1988 - 1992

Specialties

Awards

• Topper Nova Low “ Athletic shoe of the year” 2003 - Sporty, (Business Footwear Magazine).

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