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Carlos Escobar

Footwear Design Apprentice

Boston, MA, USA
I am a creative and hard working Industrial Designer with a strong love for art and fashion. Aside from my design work, I have experimented on my own with painting, photography, printmaking and other media. I am driven and overall a curious person who is passionate and enjoys learning from others.

Work Experience

Reebok

Footwear design apprentice

•Work with other team members in designing cohesive collections from initial
ideation to tailoring unified stories across all models and packs
•Collaborate with artists and boutique owners to produce fashionable and unique
interpretations of Reebok Classic silhouettes
•Conduct marketing and trends research for current and upcoming collections
•Ideation and concept generation for close to market projects
•Trace illustrator artwork of Classic models for potential bring-backs
July 2013 - Present Canton, Massachusetts, United States

La Galeria Cubana

Gallery Assistant

•Produced marketing and advertising materials
•Sold and installed artwork in private homes
•Maintained of the gallery website
•Discovered new Cuban artists and artwork to curate new shows
March 2009 - June 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Northeastern University

Designer

•Facilitated brainstorming sessions
•Directed design research
•Ideated and proposed creative solutions to targeted problems
•Created product sketches and models
September 2012 - April 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Human Rights Campaign

Art Auction Assistant

•Acquired donation of artwork for main auction event
•Installed artwork at preview and auction events
July 2007 - November 2007 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Bravo At The Museum Of Fine Arts

Pastry Chef Assistant (seasonal)

•Assisted pastry chef to create seasonal menus for restaurant
•Produced a large variety of desserts and pastries
•Studied and invented new variations of different recipes
September 1999 - June 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Bravo At The Museum Of Fine Arts

Server (seasonal)

•Provided friendly and efficient service to customers
•Accommodated and solved the needs of guests and fellow employees
September 1999 - June 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Education

Boston University

Bachelors of Liberal Studies in Art History

- May 2008 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts College Of Art And Design (MassArt)

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Industrial Design

- May 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Spanish (Fluent),

Awards

MassArt

Outstanding Second year student

2011

MassArt

Merit Award

2013

Designers Society Of America

IDSA Regionals Northeast District Conference Student Merit Award

2013

MassArt

Leadership Award

2012

Skills

Autodesk Alias, Ceramics, Illustrator, Illustrators, Indesign, Keynote , Pages, Photoshop, Solidworks,