Design Director of Product Development
Jun 2007 - Present (14 years 3 months)
Design Director of Product Development; January 2012-Present
Work with VP of Product Development to Direct, Design, R&D, and help build product line for multiple clients. Guide product development department to design and visualize the client's needs every season for unbranded and branded product lines.
This would also include overseeing molds, mechanicals, pull overs, color stories, and overall design of product.
Senior Footwear Designer and Line Builder; December 2009-January 2012
Design and build line every season for Boys, Girls, Men’s, and Women’s product. This would include traveling to LA every month for update meetings with Design Team and VP; Travel to China to review development and current production; shop for trends and product nation and worldwide.
Junior Footwear Designer; June 2007-December 2009
Design athletic, casual, and cleated footwear and graphics for the branded and unbranded world of fashion. This includes Outsoles, Uppers, and Product Presentations. Collaborated with President, VP of Design Development, and Vice Presidents of Sales to create multiple lines of footwear. Helped introduce a fresh and current look technologically and graphically that propelled the company ahead of the competition consequently being rewarded multiple projects by clients. Traveled to meet with clients to assist Sales, research/development direction, and inspiration for product lines. Used tools such as Hand Drawing and Renderings, Acrobat Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, CAD Key Viewer, 3D Studio Max, Macromedia Director, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Cobalt Vellum, and Microsoft Office.
Feb 2005 - May 2007 (2 years 3 months)
Managed and designed promotional and print material for Pharma industry leaders such as Bristol-Meyers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Novo Nordisk, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Collaborated hand-in-hand with the President, Project Directors, and clientele to create material such as; Posters, Postcards, Logos, Monographs, CD’s, Ads, Presentations, Promotional Booths, Web Graphics, PowerPoint Presentations, Booklets for new drug launches, as well as Program Launches. Traveled onsite to programs and launches to trouble shoot and assist staff with any logistical issues. Used tools such as Acrobat Reader, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and QuarkXPress.
Pacific Design and Manufacturing
May 2004 - Feb 2005 (9 months)
Design Promotional Products for already existing brands for the Pharma, Sports, Retail, and Entertainment Industry. Used 3d Studio Max, Vellum Cobalt, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as Main tools as well as In-House 3D Printing Prototyping Machine.
Xtec Media I
May 2002 - May 2004 (2 years)
Designed Graphics, Desktop applications, and Presentations for Pharmaceutical Companies such as Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals as well as other high-end clients.