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  • Tobin Dorn

    Vice President Footwear

    Xiamen Shi, China

Tobin Dorn is an experienced leader with 20+ years experience in global markets for style and performance products. ​ He is most recognized for his contributions in the footwear industry due to his deep understanding of product innovation, consumer insight, design direction & story telling. Tobin has created footwear and sportswear experiences for market leaders such as Fila, Puma, Umbro, Reebok & the UFC.

Work Samples

  • FILA FXT

  • FILA KT1

  • FILA Kenya Racer 3

Work History

  • Footwear VP

    • Fila China
    • Xiamen Shi, China
    • Mar 2017 - Present (9 months)
  • Co-Founder

    • Tobin Dorn Design Studio
    • Curitiba, Brazil
    • Feb 2003 - Mar 2017 (14 years 1 month)

    www.tobindorn.com

  • Account Manager

    • Fila Brazil
    • Brazil
    • May 2016 - Feb 2017 (9 months)

    Business Account Manager - Footwear Divisions - Running | Tennis | XT

  • Design Director

    • Fila Brazil
    • Brazil
    • Apr 2013 - Feb 2017 (3 years 10 months)

    Performance Footwear Divisions - Running | Tennis

  • Footwear Design Consultant

    • Reebok
    • São Paulo, Brazil
    • 2012 - 2013 (1 year)

    Combat Sports

  • Senior Footwear Designer

    • DASS Group
    • Brazil
    • 2003 - 2010 (7 years)

    Lead footwear designer for Umbro, Fila, Kappa & TryOn brands (Brazil).

  • Footwear Design Consultant

    • Alpargatas
    • São Paulo, Brazil
    • 2006 - 2008 (2 years)

    Lead footwear designer for Mizuno, Topper & Rainha brands (Brazil).

  • Footwear Design Consultant

    • Puma AG
    • München, Germany
    • 2002 - 2003 (1 year)

    Performance Running

  • Footwear Designer

    • Puma North America
    • New York, NY
    • 1997 - 2001 (4 years)
  • Footwear Designer

    • Fila North America
    • New York, NY
    • 1995 - 1997 (2 years)

Education

  • Pratt Institute

    • Bachelor Arts (BA) Visual Communications
    • 1990 - 1996
  • New World School of the Arts

    • Associate Arts (AA) Visual Arts
    • 1988 - 1990
  • Performing and Visual Arts Center

    • High school Visual Arts
    • 1985 - 1987

    PAVAC (Miami, FL )

Specialties

Awards

Yankodesign, ConceptKicks, Core77, Coroflot Genius, Trendhunter, Newtech-enews, Mypinkadviser, Spraygraphic, Techcracks, Spacecoollhunting

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