Senior Footwear Designer
SKECHERS USA INC.
Manhattan Beach, United States
design direction. Developed product specifications facilitated production process. Managed projects from Designed women's & junior's casual footwear, styles included: inception to completion. Key clients included Apple, Active lifestyle, fashion casuals, sport, outdoor lifestyle and IBM, Wal-Mart, Target, Motorola, Oakley, Ebags, etc.. kids casuals. Conducted consistent research year round on global fashion trend and competitive products. ALPINESTARS, INC., Torrance, CA & Asolo, Italy Worked with overseas factory to facilitate development. Product Designer
Los Angeles, United States
OTIS COLLEGE OF ART
Los Angeles, CA
Lamb Footwear Bachelor of fine arts Designed women's fashion footwear for Gwen Stefani
high volume wholesale and Skechers
Built products Responsible for designing motorcycle riding accessories retail stores nation wide gear such as riding gloves, backpacks and back Worked extensively with licensed brands such as Bebe Sport protectors. Also designed a line of women's sports wear Marc Ecko Kitson Michelle K. Presented design concepts and accessories. Conducted market research, worked at external corporate meetings, and interfaced with all levels directly with pattern makers and factories in Italy of production, personnel and vendors Handled all aspects of the design process, from concept sketches through production. Position required residence
Owner / Branding and Design Consultant
Saymeek, Inc.: Brand Design Consultant EDUCATION Created corporate / brand identity for Hudson ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN, Pasadena, CA Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design. Jean's sister line of apparel, known as "Q"