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Softgoods Designer, Apparel Designer, Industrial Designer
Passionate about creating products to enhance the experience of sport and exercise. Also a huge bag nerd.
STOWAWAY Packable Running Jacket
lululemon Men's FW 2015 Run Collection
Mountain Biking Backpack
Designing textile patterns, plush creatures, injection-moulded toys, and product logos. Preparing technical specification packages and colour specification packages for manufacturers in China.
Partnered with Director of Design to design and prototype bike bags and backpacks. Prepared fabric and trims for production line and sewed subassemblies for backpacks. Sewed accessories for retail including wallets and cellphone pouches.
Operated in teams of designers, engineers, and brand managers to develop toy and board game concepts. 3D modeled toys for rapid prototyping and production, created technical specification packages and colour specification packages, and directed communications with modelers in China.
• Explored ergonomics, anthropometry, psychology, thermal physiology, kinesiology, and safety in relation to apparel • Studied textile properties in relation to function, performance, and sustainability • Created business case based on evaluation of current markets, economic forecasts, and user profiles • Designed, prototyped, and tested outerwear for long-distance running
• Studied technical fabric selection, soft goods prototyping, ergonomics, pattern-making, and soft goods production • Designed, prototyped, and tested a hydration pack for mountain biking
• Studied colour theory, creative problem solving, design process, ergonomics, marketing, manufacturing techniques, and sustainability issues