Jul 2010 - Present (12 years)
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013 (1 year 1 month)
Working as an external footwear designer of sneakers and rubber boots, my role included trends research and cool hunting, sourcing materials, designing women footwear and also proposing a construction solution and correcting prototypes.
Within this cooperation I experienced specifics of moulded rubber technology as well as got a deeper insight in sports and leisure industry.
Roberto Del Carlo
Jan 2011 - Sep 2013 (2 years 8 months)
Working as a designer, researching trends, sourcing leathers and shoe components, design and technical drawings. Assisting the senior designer to develop storyboards and presentation to the head and retail. Experienced the whole process of creating a collection within a design team and a deeper insight in the production process.
Accessory Design, Free- lance
Oct 2010 - Apr 2011 (6 months)
Intern / design assistant
Feb 2008 - May 2008 (3 months)
Completed an internship within Last Shoes at OPS London whilst studying, where I have assisted the Design team to research trends, prepared mood-boards, sourcing of leathers and trims for footwear, design drawings and spec sheets, communication with Asian factories, handling samples. Also assisted with making lookbooks and visual merchandising at Pure London. I have really enjoyed the internship as I learned a lot within the team of talented colleagues and experienced the whole process of creating a collection, from an inspiration to the final product.