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  • Steve S. Chang

    Senior Product/Footwear Designer.

    Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT... 15+ years of experience in designing various successful products for numerous companies and individuals. MISSION... Will dedicate our best effort into every design, every project and every company. Will not stop until all of our expectations are met. " THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT IN DESIGN " …CINNADESIGN since 2001 Please visit our blog ......................................... www.cinnadesignblog.com Please visit our website .....................................www.cinnadesign.com

Work Samples

  • AND1 Basketball

  • Vans Snowboard boots/Shoes

  • Vilebrequin Timepieces

Work History

  • Principal/Creative Director

    • CINNADESIGN
    • Anaheim Hills, United States
    • Nov 2002 - Present (14 years 11 months)

    Brands:
    - Vilebrequin
    - Stompas footwear
    - Caliber Marketing Group
    - adidas
    - Gwen Stefani's Harajujku Lovers / MINI
    - Kryptonics Skatboard
    - AND1 Basketball
    - Body Glove
    - POME Product
    - Diff lifestyle footwear
    - SpeedRank football Cleats
    - FEVO footwear/accessories
    - CTRL Wakeboard boots / bindings
    - Messenger541 Footwear/accessories
    - Celsius Snowboard boots
    - Ark Collective Backpacks
    - ision lifestyle Footwear / accessories
    - Spyderlock Roofng Shoes
    - ERA footwear
    - VAPOR Studio
    - Myrtle footwear
    - Beloe footwear
    - Mantidz footwear
    - SoulSoles(energy boosting sandals)
    - "The Wrap"
    - Say Out
    - Push Creations
    - Focus Concepts
    - Various start up brands that can be shared later times.

    Specialties:
    - Product Design (soft and hard goods)
    - Footwear Design
    - Branding
    - Logo Designs
    - Graphic Design
    - Packaging
    - Product Development
    - Line Building

  • Director of Product Design

    - Start-up eco-friendly eyewear/accessories Company
    - Responsibilities:
    - Eyewear Design
    - Packaging Design
    - POP Design
    - Managed the designs/designers involved
    - Sourcing
    - Traveling to far east for sample revisions and confirmation of the samples
    - Tradeshow attendance

  • Senior Product/footwear/snowboard boots Designer

    • Vans
    • Cerritos, CA
    • Nov 2003 - Nov 2008 (5 years)

    Action Sports/Performance product
    Responsibiities:
    - Designed and managed the 100% Vans winter footwear/Snowboard boot designs/design team from 2003-2007
    - Designed 90% of the line from 2007-2008 and managed the design team and the process
    - Traveled to far east for sample revisions and conrmations
    - Worked with professional athletes on their signature Models(Danny Kass, Anderas Wiig, Hana Beaman, Jamie Lynn & etc.....)
    - Attended sales meetings to receive the feedback from the retail level
    - Working at tradeshows
    - Seasonal design inspiration trips


  • Product / Footwear Designer

    Responsibilities:
    - Managed the seasonal Emerica Footwear Designs
    - Traveled to far east for sample revisions and confirmation
    - Worked with sponsored-riders on their signature Models
    - Attended sales meetings to receive the feedback from the market place
    - Attended trade shows
    - Seasonal inspiration trips
    - Helped out with Etnies and ES

  • Part time footwear designer

    • K-Swiss
    • Westlake Village, CA
    • Jul 2000 - Jan 2001 (6 months)

    Responsibilities:
    - Participated in seasonal footwear design projects.
    - Participated in finishline SMU footwear projects
    - Participated in Running/Lifestyle/other Athletic footwear category

  • Intern

    • K-Swiss
    • Westlake Village, CA
    • May 2000 - Jul 2000 (2 months)

    Responsibilities:
    - Participated in seasonal footwear design projects
    - Foot Action SMU projects

Education

  • Art Center College of Design at Pasadena

    • BS in Product Design & minor in entertainment design Product Design / Entertainment design
    • 1997 - 2001
  • Occidetnal College

    • BS Kinesiology
    • 1992 - 1996

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