Senior Footwear Designer
› Focus on updating iconic silhouettes for a contemporary global market. Extensive knowledge in execution of color, material, and construction updates. Additional proficiency in design of new uppers and toolings.
› Responsibilities have included the design and overview of global categories including: Superstar, Basketball, Adicolor, Running, Casuals, Modern Lifestyle, Goodyear, 523, and Mega.
› Designed for special projects such as Originals Star Wars collaboration and 10th Anniversary O-Store collection.
› Manage Men’s footwear materials which includes material briefing, seasonal selection, new developments, and supplier relationships. Additionally implemented intensive material consolidation that successfully reduced cost, maximized efficiency, and created product consistency.
› Established new conducive working processes for creation and collection overview.
› Create color and trend direction for the multiple distribution channels and categories.
› Determine and institute relevant silhouettes for emerging market opportunities and consumers.
› Selected participant of inaugural class of MiCareer, a multi-event off site training program for future leaders of Adidas.
› International travel for supplier fairs, product development, market insight, and inspiration research.