Linda Stare

Linda Stare

Footwear DesignerUnited Kingdom
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Linda Stare

Linda Stare

Footwear DesignerUnited Kingdom
About me
Highly motivated and well-organised individual, who is keen to learn and develop professional skills. I have a creative eye for footwear design and a growing interest and understanding of the fashion footwear industry and of today’s consumer. My favourite tasks inside design process are to create mood boards, colour palettes, sourcing design materials and develop design ideas.
  • Footwear Award Competition 2020
    Footwear Award Competition 2020Part of my footwear concept collection 'Sensoria'
  • Footwear design concept collection "URBAN JEANIOUS"
    Footwear design concept collection "URBAN JEANIOUS"Part of my study Final Major Project
Projects credited in
  • Meet the GFF 2020 Footwear Award Nominees
    Meet the GFF 2020 Footwear Award NomineesThe winner of the Footwear Award, Sponsored by Size? will be the design concept for a unique and innovative footwear proposition that expands the boundaries of shoe-making to create the best possible environment for feet. Often the most beautiful and distinctive details are driven by a totally new approach to delivering functionality. Be creative, innovative and push boundaries.
Work history
    Marks and Spencer logo
    Marks and Spencer logo
    Control Room TechnicianMarks and Spencer
    Castle Donington, Derby DE74, UKFull Time
    Fast-paced environment, customer order management; order problem-solving;
    Marks and Spencer logo
    Marks and Spencer logo
    Placement Footwear design, buyer, technologist teamsMarks and Spencer
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Created footwear competitor reports by footwear styles, prices, materials; fashion forecast trend searches via WGSN for S/S 20 footwear collections Design sketches- formal court shoe style Introduction with design critical path and PML systems Sorted and packed shoe samples for sending to factories in the Far East Attended designer and buyer meetings Introduction with footwear production technical problems by customer complaints and problem solving using SATRA testing guide
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Canva
  • Layout Design
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint