Aug 2023 - Present (4 months)
Teaching Drawing 2 and Digital presentation for sophomores in the Industrial Design Department. Footwear Design class focusing on the design process from concept to finished technical package for manufacturing.
Urban Boot division. [FREELANCE OPPORTUNITY] 2001_AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS New York City * 6 Month Contract Created casual and Athletic footwear for men's and women's division. * Technically addressed patterns, style, last and design for manufacturing. *Interfaced with the vendors on new materials 1997_98
New York, NY
* Designed for mens basketball division.
Taught Drawing 1 for sophomores and Graduate Students in the Industrial Design Department Freelance_2015
ACG Boot Concept Sketches and
renderings FA16 COLE HAAN_New York City Conceptual Sketches for a Lifestyle sneaker collection utilizing existing "Tucker Venentian Shoe."
THE MULLER SPORTS GROUP
New York, NY
* Implemented the designing of upper patterens for crosstraining category on existing outsole bottom Created new Brand Logo and Skateboard ideations. . Spearheaded the revitalization of a 50 million dollar business for Mall Specialty and Family Distribution. Footwear Designer: NorthAndover, MA * Prepared conceptual Designs that support creative research consistent with category product briefs Researched lifestyle trends with marketing applicable to footwear. * Created board presentations to design team and company at coordinated meetings in Pittsburgh.
Senior Designer (Men's Collection)
BELOVEFINE TOMMY BAHAMA
NewYork, NY Implemented the designing of men's footwear. Executed all product details: Constructions, color, form, styling, and graphic applications. Worked directly with factories on blueprint modifications for outsoles and shell pattern revisions on upper materials. Selected materials for print reproduction. Responsible for day to day follow up calls to factories on all projects. Line sheet creation and updating. Created decks based off of company seasonal styling strategies. Seasonal travel to China to work directly with factories on product development to meet key deadlines.
SR Footwear Designer
CONVERSE INC_NY NY
Instrumental in Advancing Converse skateboarding product with successful styling of signature shoes for Pro Skaters Nick Trappasso and Rune Glifberg. Executed all product details, Including: Constructions, color, form, styling, and graphic applications. www.coroflot.com/artofficial
Mixed Media_Photography_ Sculpture