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Jane Kim

Jane Kim

Footwear Designer

Philip Simon Brands Group

West Hollywood, CA

Shoe Designer at Philip Simon





Philip Simon Brands Group

Footwear Designer

• Conceptualize seasonal design concepts and design each season
• Research on trends, materials, trims, colors, constructions and embellishments each season
• Merchandise the line with Creative Director and the Sales team
• Execute design packages for the factories and vendors to execute correct samples
• Travel domestically and internationally as needed for new trends and materials
• Travel to overseas offices as needed to implement product development
• Ensure timely development of the samples
• Communicate with overseas offices as to the status of the samples in terms of approval
• Finalize product with the production and sourcing teams to insure timely and consistent quality
2013 - Present Kim&Zozi ®
2011 - 2012 NINE WEST
2010 - 2012 Philip Simon ShoesTM
2008 - 2012 Ed Hardy ShoesTM
2011 - 2012 Nine West Original SneakersTM
2008 – 2010 Christian Audigier ShoesTM
2008 – 2009 Chrystal Rock ShoesTM
2008 – 2009 SMET ShoesTM
2009 – 2010 U.S. ARMY ShoesTM

• Marie Claire. France. Nouvelles Bréves. March 2014
• WeAr. 10th Anniversary. January 2014
• Footwear News. In Stitches. August 2011
• Los Angeles Times. Alternatives. June 2011
• Footwear News. Nine West Debuts Sneaker Line. July 2011
• Footwear News. July 2011
• Oprah's Great Buy of the Day. Denim Pumps. June 2011
• Footwear News. Mister Ed. June 2011
• Justine. Favorite Picks for a Picnic. June / July 2011
• Footwear News. May 2011
• Footwear News. Fall Preview: Ed Hardy. April 2011
• Teen Vogue. Pumped Up. April 2011
• Nylon Guys. Ed Hardy. March 2011
• People. Style Watch. March 2011
• Footwear News. Philip Simon Kevoik. February 2011
• Footwear News. Zip It. February 2011
• Footwear Plus. Trend Spotting. February 2011
• Teen Vogue. Military Classics. September 2010
• Footwear News. Junior League. Cover. July 2010
• Footwear News. White Out. December 2009
• Footwear News. Women's Buzz. November 2009

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Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

AA, Entertainment Graphic Design

University of California, San Diego

B.S., Animal Physiology and Neuroscience