Freelance Design Consultant
Freelance Design Consultant.
Sep 2014 - Present (7 years 8 months)
Worked with individuals interested in developing a shoe brand, asisted in the design process, pattern making, prototyping, technical specifications and manufacturing in mexico. Clients include: * Chicago School of shoe making & leather arts * Hanigs Footwear * MMS my model shoes * Detroit Soles *Red Star Cobbler * Scoots
Team Manager, Design & Development
Especialistas en Tendencias
León de los Aldama, Mexico
2013 - 2014 (1 year)
• Designed and developed new styles for their exclusive brand Doug&Miller as well as other client brands like: Steve Madden, C&A, Coppel, LOB, Tannino
• Was responsible for timeline adherence; ensured all prototypes were available for product presentation and provide technical details to implement new styles on the production line.
• Managed a 5 person team consisting of a pattern-maker /technical designer/ prototype designer/ production technician/shoe cobbler
Calzado Inox. Leon
2013 - 2013
Gto Footwear designer * Opened a new line in a company that specialized in cowboy boots, where I was the sole designer responsible for developing a new comfort shoe collection for women. * Built product line from conceptual sketches to final approved prototypes. * Presented product line to sales based on client input. (Cklass, Dorothy Gaynor)
American Life. Leon
2012 - 2013 (1 year)
Gto Footwear Designer * Worked in a team to refine seasonal concepts, shoe last, materials, hardware and color palettes * Followed and pulled over samples to illustrate design development * Completed and presented a final collection at "Sapica" tradeshow in Leon, Gto.
Nobel Toy Company.
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012 (5 months)
* Developed products according to the design philosophy of the brand * Designed, sketched and created technical drawings, ensured ergonomy, selected materials and created concepts for the manufacturer
Marketing & design department assistant
2009 - 2010 (1 year)
MX ( Marketing & design department assistant * Researched seasonal trends and similar products * Shopped for inspirational designs each season * Managed tradeshow expositions and portfolio of clients
Footwear technician intern
CAST Centro de Asistencia
Jan 2009 - May 2009 (4 months)
Servicios y Tecnología. Leon MX Footwear technician intern. * Provided product development services to shoe companies based in Leon, Gto. Prototyping diverse styles of footwear and arming production package including pattern making, technical sheets, materials specifications. * Designed and created 3d prints of shoe lasts, heels and soles SOFTWARE PROFIENCIES Adobe illustrator.Adobe photoshop.AutoCad.RomansCad.Rhinoceros