Partner and Designer
Jan 2014 - Present (7 years 8 months)
A children’s footwear brand set up by my business partner and myself. The collection is designed in the UK and manufactured in Spain.
Freelance footwear designer
Jun 2007 - Present (14 years 3 months)
Footwear design projects in cooperation with Lam of London for start-up businesses in the UK and for existing brands such as: Boden, Vanilla Moon, Kangaroos and Lee Cooper.
Sep 2009 - Oct 2011 (2 years 1 month)
I supported six art teachers at a large secondary college in St.Neots. I provided and prepared resources for all aspects of art education. I taught students and teachers Screen printing, Etching and Shoe Design and supported 6- form students in their screen printing projects.
Womens Footwear designer
2001 - 2006 (5 years)
My role as part of the Kickers ladies design team was the responsibility of building two Ladies footwear ranges a year.
As a designer I was involved in the design process starting with research and trend predictions through to working with the factories to get the samples ready for the product launch.
Footwear designer and product developer
2001 - Sep 2001
Supplier to multiple stores and children shoes supplier to Mark and Spencer.
My role at Pentland Shoe was the children’s footwear designer and product developer of the Marks and Spencer account. Reporting to the divisional manager and responsible for the design and development of the children footwear range.
Sep 1998 - Apr 2001 (2 years 7 months)
A footwear supplier to multiple stores as Shoefayre, Tesco U.K, Tesco Europe, British Home Stores, Bensons and to wholesalers and independent retailers
The Footwear is mainly produced in China and India.
Principle Handbag designer
Chiltern London ltd. Accessories supplier to multiple stor
1997 - 1998 (1 year)
Accessories supplier to multiple stores including Debbenhams, and a wholesale
My responsibilities included Range building and product development of practical and fashion accessories.