Oluwaseun Smith

Footwear Illustrator / Designer

United Kingdom
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About me

Ambitious and versatile professional with a keen interest in footwear design. A graduate of Information Technology and Innovation Management with hands on experience in footwear illustration, design and manufacturing. Competent illustrator conceptualising design ideas on and ahead of current market trends. I'm also a fan of fashion, fashion photography and illustrations of all kinds. Profiles: www.instagram.com/seunsmith.collection www.behance.net/seunsmith


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch
  • Freehand Sketching
  • Footwear Design

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Dimension Data

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      Cloud Exchange West Africa

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        The Blog Pod

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          Seun Smith Collection

          Work history


          Lead Illustrator / Designer (Personal Design Projects)

          Seun Smith Collection

          Jun 2015
          • Lagos, Nigeria
          • Freelance
          • Focused on conceptualising ranges of female footwear designs, showcasing illustrations, target market worthy content via social media and manufacturing prototypes of design concepts. Building a customer profile, researching market trends, and working to increase engagement via social media. Partnering with designers, manufacturers, for the purpose idea generation, collaboration and conceiving design ideas.


          Oct 2017 - Nov 2019
          • Nigeria
          • Full Time
          • Working as front office engineer. Promoted to the back office engineer role in 2019. Responsibilities included managing the resolution of IST (Information Security and Telecommunications) infrastructure related incidents on the client’s network by liaising with service providers, support teams and field engineers. Notifying management and users of potential impact in a timely manner. Generating meeting reports for management on a weekly, monthly and ad-hoc basis using quality metrics, which facilitate management decision making.


          Network Engineer

          Dimension Data

          Aug 2015 - Oct 2017
          • Nigeria
          • Full Time
          • Front Office Network Engineer supervising and reporting impact on IT infrastructure within the client’s network using network monitoring tools. Evaluating real time alarms, troubleshooting and escalating incidents to relevant service providers and field engineers in a timely and proactive manner to avoid major impact on users.


          Executive Director

          The Blog Pod

          Apr 2014 - Dec 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Working to showcase talented and reputable lifestyle, health and fashion bloggers from around the world. Developing, curating and scheduling tailored content to promote influencers via social media platforms while connecting them with bespoke fashion brands. The role required attendance at key fashion events, networking to increase awareness, promote The Blog Pod and forge sustainable partnerships.



          Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
          • 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY, UK
          • Footwear: Fashion Drawing and Illustration


          Master of Science

          University of Sussex

          Sep 2013 - Jan 2015
          • Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
          • MSc Technology and Innovation Management


          BSc Information Technology Management for Business

          Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University

          Sep 2008 - Sep 2012
          • Loughborough, United Kingdom