alejandroa1
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Industrial designer with more than 15 years of sport footwear design background (Crocs, Reebok, Merrell, Timberland, Quiksilver, DC Shoes, Pony, Fila and Kappa in Argentina). Product development and strong background in footwear production. Design of collections. Benchmarking.
Five years of experience in sport apparel design. Sportwear design and development.
Product design. Lighting design. 3D modelling. Product documentation.

3D Models

Experience

  • Footwear Designer Alejandro Arnaez · Self-employed Apr 2019 – Present 3 yrs 4 mos undefined, Argentina Footwear and apparel design for brands, startups and entrepreneurs.
  • Footwear Product Manager | Distrinando Distrinando · Full-time Apr 2016 – Mar 2019 2 yrs 11 mos undefined, Argentina Management of the Footwear area of the brands Le Coq Sportif, Kappa and Crocs.
    My job is to create the collection and manage the Footwear area of each brand. I am in charge of Footwear Design of Le Coq Sportif and Kappa and selection of products to create a collection for Crocs. Assist to Crocs Brand Meetings. I also have to translate commercial strategies into differentiated and distinctive design and join forces with development, I travel monthly to the different factories in Argentina to check the developments and production. Also travelling to Brazil to develope products twice a year and to China once a year to develope products and contact new factories. I have to do the benchmarking and product research in order to define the price of the product and the image of the collection and detect new urban and sport footwear trends. Negotiation with factories in the country and overseas in order to do the production of the different collections.
  • Footwear Product Manager | World Sport World Sport · Full-time Mar 2015 – Mar 2016 1 yrs undefined, Argentina Management of the Footwear area of Quiksilver and Roxy.
    My job was to create the collection and manage the Footwear area of both brands. I was in charge of Footwear Design of Quiksilver and Roxy.
    I travelled monthly to the different factories in Argentina to check the developments and twice a year I assist to Quiksilver Brand Meetings in USA. Travelling once a year to Brazil to develope products for the collections.
    I also had to translate commercial strategies into differentiated and distinctive design and join forces with development, Tech Services, and Product Testing to resolve product issues.
    I had to do the benchmarking and product research in order to define the price of the product and the image of the collection and detect new urban footwear trends.
    Negotiation with factories in the country and overseas in order to do the production of the different collections.

Education

  • Universidad de Buenos Aires Industrial Design, Design, Industrial Designer 1996 – 2003
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Joined: October 7, 2021

Last seen: June 24, 2022

Languages

English Full professional proficiency

Chinese Elementary proficiency

Location

Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina