Jeff Soumokil

Jeff Soumokil

Owner/Creative Consultant at FGS! Global

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In my 30+ year career in the Sports and Fashion Industry I've focused on all aspects of Design, Research, Development, Engineering, and Production including Quality Control/Assurance both corporately and as a consultant. Project categories include all genders of aerobics/fitness, cross training, basketball, golf, beachwear, running, tennis, skate, BMX, hiking, hunting, motorsports, military, cleated/plated products (soccer, baseball, cycling, BMX) and the fashion equivalents of these. Since 2008, I have been following the trend of Wearable Electronics, integrating different technologies into meaningful, everyday use apparel, footwear, and accessories for mass market. I have been on small task force teams to merchandise, design, develop, and produce the first hybrid utility boot line, a $20M hardcore skate line and a $35M intercity fashion brand all featured on front page of magazines like Footwear News. I have gained the knowledge, experience and success in overseeing domestic and offshore manufacturing in multiple countries. I have had the opportunity to be instrumental in the monumental growth of every company I have worked for regardless of the position held. I am transitioning towards the upper management side of the Sports and Fashion Industry but still passionate about the hands-on product side of the business. I am committed to self development and balance in all aspects of my family, church, and professional lives. I am proficient in: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop DOE Methods JIT and Demand Flow Manufacturing Matrix One PLM Software I have experience with: CADKEY - CAD/CAM Rhino - CAD/CAM Solidworks FEA Lotus SAP Gerber/Microdynamics Systems Specialties: Thinking outside the box, complex problem solver, generating creating innovative ideas and concepts that are meaningful, marketable, and affordable.

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