Senior Gear Designer
Sep 2014 - May 2019 (4 years 8 months)
Designed and developed technical hiking packs and other gear for REI Co-op Brands. Worked within a large cross functional team, often presenting directly to buyers. Used design research, field research, and trend to drive creative direction in packs.
Mar 2012 - Aug 2014 (2 years 5 months)
Designed backpacks, camera bags, and laptop sleeves for Thule and Case Logic. Guided product development from start to finish, including design of print patterns. Assisted in sales presentations and product strategy. Managed the Design Internship program.