Footwear Design Director

Work Samples

  • TOMS

  • CLARKS

  • UGG Australia

Work History

  • Senior Footwear Designer

    • TOMS
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Dec 2013 - Present (3 years 6 months)
  • Senior Lecturer Footwear Design

    • De Montfort University
    • Leicester, United Kingdom
    • Jan 2013 - Dec 2013 (11 months)
  • Head of Women's Footwear Design

    Head of Women's Design team of 12 designers. £2 Billion business

  • Design Director Footwear

    • Freelance Footwear Design Consultant
    • Santa Barbara, CA
    • Sep 2010 - Aug 2011 (11 months)

    Independent Footwear Designer/Consultant
    Primary client: UGG Australia

  • Senior Design Director

    • Nine West Group
    • 2005 - 2010 (5 years)

    Led Mid Tier Design team

  • Senior Footwear Designer

    • Cole Haan
    • New York, NY
    • 2004 - 2005 (1 year)

    Nike Air

  • Design Director

    • GBMI
    • 2001 - 2004 (3 years)

    XOXO
    Diesel
    Nautica
    Pony

  • Head Designer Women's Footwear and Bags

    • Dune
    • 2000 - 2001 (1 year)
  • Senior Lecturer Footwear Design and Fashion Forecast

    • De Montfort University
    • 1999 - 2000 (1 year)
  • Head Designer Footwear and Accessories

    • Red or Dead
    • 1992 - 1999 (7 years)

Education

  • De Montfort University

    • BA (hons) Fashion & Textile Specializing in Footwear Design

Specialties

Awards

B.A. (Honors) Degree in Footwear Design>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> British Fashion Council Award Winner; 1995, 1996, 1997

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