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Quintin Williams

Lead Footwear Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
// I design to ultimately change the world. I design to inspire. [Q]
Work Experience
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jan 2015Present
Founder/President
The Oranj Creative Team has 30+ years submerged PASSIONATELY & CONSTANTLY in the culture surrounding Sport Performance, Lifestyle, Fashion & Streetwear. We have "Real Time" experiences growing the little brand in Beaverton, Oregon to the remote details of building product in Far East Asia. We are the consumer. The Oranj Creative Team prides ourselves at understanding Product Design, Branding and Selling to the Mass Consumer, Performance & Innovation, and the Hungry Athlete to the overtly picking Tastemaker.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 2009Present
Founder/Designer
Founder/Designer of Q.DESIGNS Footwear/Consultancy. Q. DESIGNS is not only a dedicated footwear brand but also a professional consultancy for footwear companies: DISNEY, Apex Ski Boots, Native Shoes, etc. Even if you're an individual looking for custom sneakers designed and sampled only for you, Q. DESIGNS can provide you with everything you would need.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sep 2013Present
Design Director
// Develop and design footwear lines and branding strategies for the sandal brand.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 2014Present
Creator of Dope Sh*t
Design Dope Sh*t
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nov 2013Present
Lead Footwear Designer
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 2013Present
Lead Footwear Designer
Birmingham, AL, USA
Jun 2012Jul 2013
Lead Footwear Designer
I design inspirational footwear for you to wear.
Dongguan, China
Mar 2012Apr 2012
Footwear Designer 1
Commissioned to develop a new line of athletic hiking boots while working on factory location. Revised outsole blueprints, wood-molds, tech-packs, and pull-overs for various clients. Delivered new, innovative samples to client.
Portland, OR, USA
Aug 2011Sep 2011
Footwear Design Student
Was one of 23 students from around the world to be hand-picked by D'Wayne Edwards (Former Design Director for JORDAN Brand) to attend a three-week footwear design course.
Brooklyn, NY, USA
May 2011Aug 2011
Footwear Design Intern
Developed multiple upper, outsole, and innovative boot technologies. Delivered 2D & 3D renderings, upper and outsole specifications for various clients. Research trends, identified problems, and conceptualize solutions.
Savannah, GA, USA
Jan 2011Mar 2011
Industrial Design Intern
Compiled data to design the next step in home entertainment integration. Deliverables included detailed research, surveys, branding, graphic presentations, ideation sketches, concept development, 3D computer models and renders, interface prototypes, and physical prototype models.
Education
Savannah, GA, USA
Sep 2007Nov 2011
Skills
 
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop