Senior Footwear Designer- Running/Trail
Santa Barbara, CA
Dec 2017 - Present (4 years 5 months)
Provide disruptive, technical design concepts for all running athletes. Managing the visual and
performance ethos of the Performance Running and Trail categories. Staying curious, playful and hungry to bring
unexpected, fresh design to the consumer.
Senior Footwear Designer/ Category Lead
Santa Barbara, CA
Jul 2010 - Nov 2017 (7 years 4 months)
Design lead responsible for crafting the strategic aesthetic vision for performance sportswear
category. Category focused on bringing technical, athletic function with modern styling to Gen. Z
consumers through brand’s lens. Directed the design modality from trend, theme, concept, color,
and design to production. Previous role was Women's design lead.
Sep 2016 - Nov 2016 (2 months)
Go to market Road/Trail footwear design solutions for high performance running athletes.
2008 - 2009 (1 year)
Advanced protective equipment concepts for Ice Hockey and Lacrosse athletes with a focus on emotional and physical user centric factors and innovative problem solving. Various projects include helmets, protective equipment, sticks and cleats.
Footwear Design Intern
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008 (3 months)
Performance team sports and training categories. Provided concepts for cleated Lacrosse,
Baseball and Field Hockey athletes as well as various speed training projects.
Sponsored Footwear Studio
Aug 2007 - Jan 2008 (5 months)
Collaborated with Nike product/design team to develop innovative, performance driven Fencing
shoe concepts for the 2012 Olympic Games. Intense consumer incite research was conducted
with top NCAA/International athletes to gain valuable perspective on the demands of the elite