"Project Anaheim" was the name of the endeavor, and this New Age Customizing Process happened right before your eyes!
Printing virtually any image, in less than 15 min on a pair of blank Vans Authentics.
As the bridge between design, product development, and engineering
I helped organize and run this project specifically for Vans.
VANS 15 MIN SHOES
At Vans I worked as a Footwear Design Engineer. I facilitated in the advancement of project Anaheim on the Innovation team, pictured here.
It's like nothing you've seen before, customization in less than 15 min. Check out the Link
They don't open the doors often, but when they do, its a pretty spectacular place to see.
It a real treat to be able to work with Steve. I had the chance to make him shoes to perfectly match his outfits. I also reminded him of when his dad would make customized shoes for customers that would bring him fabric.
It was great to be running the show, this experience and opportunity was one of a kind.
What an amazing day to shine! This was taken from our HQ press release day.
Another photo that was taken from our HQ press release day.
It's incredible to know that this was only the start of my journey. Working for a company like Vans was truly an off the wall experience.