Product Design & Development

Design, development, and product management projects.

Wearable and Sewable Technology Products

During Angela’s time with SparkFun Electronics, she served as the product manager for the LilyPad Sewable Electronics line, a SparkFun collaboration with designer Leah Buechley

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SEWABLE ELECTRONICS KIT

Role: Lead developer, concept designer

Curation and selection of materials for the kit, creative and brand direction, and ensuring the kit fit the standards of the LilyPad brand through conversations with LilyPad inventor Leah Buechley. Wrote accompanying guidebook with instructions, diagrams, and tips for creating four introductory e-sewing projects with LilyPad hardware.

Release date: December 2016

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SEWABLE ELECTRONICS KIT Guide

Role: Author, art direction

Guidebook with instructions, diagrams, and tips for creating four introductory e-sewing projects with LilyPad hardware to accompany the LilyPad Sewable Electronics Kit.

Release date: December 2016

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LilyMini ProtoSnap

Role: Co-lead developer, concept designer

Creative direction of board layout and concept art based on feedback from educators and customers. Worked closely with Education Engineer Mike Grusin to assure project met specifications for classroom use. Wrote supporting documentation and projects showcasing use of the product.

Release date: December 2016

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LilyPad ProtoSnap Plus

Role: Product manager, concept designer and developer

Created concept art and specifications for revision of the LilyPad Development Board to improve use in the classroom. Conducted research to ensure product met market needs. Worked closely with SparkFun engineers Marshall Taylor and Mike Grusin to assure project met specifications. Collaborated with marketing on campaign launch for the 10th anniversary of the LilyPad line. Wrote supporting documentation and resources.

Release date: October 2017


Footwear Design

 Selected projects from Angela's time as an associate footwear designer for the Timberland Company on the Special Make Up product team.

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Stussy X Timberland Euro Hiker

Role: SMU Designer

Created custom colorway of the Timberland Euro Hiker for Stussy. Selected materials and fabrics based on customer requests. Approved product samples with development team.

Release date: Fall/Winter 2014

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george tokoro X Timberland

Role: SMU Designer

Special edition of the Timberland Classic Booth created for celebrity collaborator George Tokoro. Prototyped and drafted pattern for lace cover design as imagined in concept art by Tokoro. Selected materials and fabrics based on customer requests. Approved product samples with development team.

Release date: Fall/Winter 2013

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Stay Real X Timberland

Role: SMU Designer

Limited edition 40th anniversary Timberland Classic Boot for Stay Real brand. Selected materials and created design specs based on customer concept art. Approved product samples with development team.

Release date: Fall/Winter 2013

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URban outfitters X Timberland

Role: SMU Designer

Limited release colorway of the Timberland Classic Boot designed for Urban Outfitters. Selected materials and fabrics based on customer requests. Designed co-branded emboss for footbed and hangtag logos. Approved product samples with development team.

Release date: Fall/Winter 2013