EXPERIENCE

Adidas AG
Oct 2015- Present|(Herzogenaurach, Bayern)

Apparel Designer, Core BU
(Herzogenaurach, Bayern)
Jan 2018 - Present

  • Created and presented men’s commercial apparel concepts for FW19 & SS20

  • Designed and executed men's range apparel tech packs in CLO3D 3D rendering software

  • Proposed 4 week temporary project in Creative Direction BU (Dec 2018)

Creator at Brooklyn Creator Farm (Gen.4)
(New York City, NY)
Sep 2017 – Dec 2017

  • Create, explore, play, fail, try again

  • Responsible for creating horizontal brand apparel concepts for the creative direction for 2020

Apparel Designer, Training BU
(Herzogenaurach, Bayern)
Oct 2015 – Dec 2017

  • Created iconic bonded no-sew waistband with cross-functional team and Bemis Associates, Inc.

  • Designed hoodie franchise with unique training consumer USP

  • Lead our mens performance team as materials representative

  • Initiated sustainability conversations and topics

  • Designed new Men’s training seamless knit performance short at adidas

Reebok INT., LTD.
JUL 2012- OCT 2015
(Greater Boston Area)

Designer 1, Running BU
Apr 2015 – Oct 2015

  • Responsible driver of men’s creative apparel for the Running & Spartan categories

Associate Designer, Running BU (Spartan Race)
Sep 2013 – Apr 2015

  • Designer for the Spartan Race x Reebok collaboration

  • Harnessed the insights of obstacle course athletes to design the apparel range

  • Solved problems with pricing, factories, and apparel construction with cross-functional team

Design Contractor
Jul 2013 – Sep 2013

  • Contributed and provided design solutions and details for the CrossFit & Spartan Design team

  • Design Spartan performance collection (best price point) and fan gear (better price point) 

Apparel Apprentice, Essentials BU
Jul 2012 – Jul 2013

  • Assisted in the designing process for the men’s and women’s apparel design team across Elements, Elevated Elements, Essentials, SMU and Workout Ready

Assisted in the designing process for the men’s and women’s apparel design team across Elements, Elevated Elements, Essentials, SMU and Workout Ready


EDUCATION

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
(NEW YORK CITY, NY)

 

POLITECNICO DI MILANO
(MILAN, ITALY)

 

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
(RALEIGH, NC)

International Fashion Design, BFA
2008-2012

  • Fashion Institute of Technology Leadership Retreat (2009)

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

  • Summer Job Shadow: Ann Desimone, Nike Materials Library

International Study Abroad
2010-2011

  • Specialization in Performance Sportswear and Knitwear

  • Highlights: Salone dei Mobili, April 2011

Masters of Textiles (Distance Education)
2012- 2018

  • Personal Focus in Sustainability and Business

  • Course History:
    Strategic Management Foundations
    Strategic Textile Communication
    Special Studies Textile Technology: Sustainable Textiles
    Global Textile & Apparel Business Dynamics
    Special Topics: Business of Design
    Special Topics: Climate Communication
    Independent Study in Textile Management
    Management of Textiles Product Development
    Strategic Planning for Textile Firms
    Nonwoven Polymers & Fibers