Tobin Dorn is an American sport designer with 17+ years experience and most recognized for his contributions in the footwear industry and his mixed martial arts designs. His extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with form and function has been successfully applied to a variety of products in the sports industry. Tobin's consultancy includes footwear & sportswear design, sport branding, project management, art direction, presentations and MMA (mixed martial arts) projects.

Work Samples

Work History

DASS GROUP (2013- present) Ivoti, Brazil Design/creative director | FILA Performance division NEW LEVEL DESIGN (2003 – 2013) Curitiba, Brazil +Sport design (footwear, sportswear, equipment), design innovation, sport branding, project management, art direction, presentations and MMA (mixed martial arts) projects. UFC x TRACK&FIELD (2012 – 2013) São Paulo, Brazil Sportswear design | Design direction - UFC TUNE FOOTWEAR (2012) Footwear design | Design direction CARMIN x DAFITI (2012) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design | Design direction PUMA (2012) Boston, USA Footwear design | Creative direction ALPARGATAS (2006 - 11) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design - MIZUNO Brazil, TOPPER, RAINHA SHOGUN MMA (2010) Curitiba, Brazil Brand design | Graphic design - Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua DASS GROUP (2003 – 2010) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design - UMBRO Brazil, FILA Brazil, TRYON ANDERSON SILVA (2003) Curitiba, Brazil Brand design | Graphic design - Killer Bees Muay Thai College PUMA (2002 – 2003) Munich, Germany Footwear design | Design direction AZALÉIA (2001-02) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design | Design direction - OLYMPIKUS PUMA (1998 – 2001) NYC Footwear design | Creative direction FILA (1995 – 1997) NYC Footwear design

Education

  • Pratt Institute

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

    • Associate Arts (AA) Visual Arts
    • 1988 - 1990
  • Southwood Middle School Center for the Arts

    • PAVAC Visual Arts
    • 1985 - 1987

    PAVAC stands for Performing and Visual Arts Center (Miami, FL )

Specialties

Awards

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

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