Keenan Julies

Keenan Julies

New York, NY, US



I live for experiences and not things. I pride myself on my creativity and drive and hope to share these attributes with those around me. Dog and beach lover. 


Ellis and Donnelly, Brooklyn, NY, US, Asssitant

CAD, sketching, model making, mood boards. project management, admin
liaise clients, interior programme and design
motivate team
DOB paperwork, LPC applications

Jun 2015 - current

PPI SA, Durban, ZA, Operations Officer

Oversee production, set quotas and achieve production timeline goals
Procurement: 24MT per commodity, 1 subordinate
Office admin: account, paperwork, debtors etc 1 sub
Oversee chem and colour lab: assitant with routine QC and QA testing
Logistics, purchasing and planning of Soc and vessel containers, haulage and roadfreight SADC region
client sales meetings

Jan 2013 - May 2015

Fabulous Fannys, New York, NY, US, design Assistant

Eyewear design development and product development. Range building. Prototype review. Manage inventory. Sales

Apr 2007 - Nov 2012


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Accessory Design

Exploration of fashion accessories as architectural forms. Technical design, pattern construction and prototyping.
Design development from concept sketches to finalized product. Extensive hand construction emphasis.
Digital rendering and hand rendering
Team building and problem solving encouraged
Core focus, mens footwear, leather bags and millinery. Textile printing

Aug 2007 - May 2012


Accessory council Design award, 1st Place

Millinery Design.


Twoten footwear Scholarship, Scholarship

Scholarship for duration of study. Granted through till graduation


Saks 5th Ave Display shoes, Nomination

Contestant in shoe competition. two designs used as display shoes in flagship store


Areas of Specialization