Scott Fedje

Scott Fedje

Palm Springs, CA, US

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Brand strategy, design innovation and creative leadership for world-class brands and start-up brands. Global brand design, retail design, and hospitality design expertise in building strong emotional connections and memorable experiences. Excellence in team development and leadership of multi-functional and multi-cultural teams. Creative partner and team leader from inception to implementation. 



Fedje, Brand & Environmental Design Consulting, Creative Director

Brand strategy and creative direction of brand design, digital design, retail design, interior design, hospitality design, photography direction. Launch of the brand Davila Casa including product design, product development, and brand design for a line of home decor inspired by and produced in Peru.

Jun 2017 - current

Resorts Palm Springs LLC, Palm Springs, CA, US, Owner, Partner, Creative Director

Boutique hotel development group. Market positioning, brand strategy, brand development, business model development, design, construction,
operations. Creation and development partner of Santiago Resort and Thirteen Palms boutique hotels. Creative director for design, brand, and marketing.
•Implemented the complete reinvention of interior and exterior design including guest experience, FF&E, custom furniture design, art curation.
•Directed design of identity and brand design, brand voice, website design, email design, social media, advertising, collateral, photo direction.

Jun 2011 - current

Bambeco, Baltimore, MD, US, Vice President, Creative

Start-up, purpose-based brand of sustainable home decor sold through e-commerce and wholesale accounts. Creative leadership, strategic planning, team development, and direction of graphic design, digital design, user experience, copywriting, photography, omnichannel brand campaigns, brand awareness and customer engagement campaigns, creative resourcing. Highly collaborative cross-functional team partner.
•Successfully defined aesthetic vision and design, strategy, and execution of monthly catalogs growing annual sales to an increase of 40%.
•Expanded brand exposure and visual storytelling through art direction of brand photography and video for catalog, website, email, social.
•Organized the increase of product packaging for over 200 products, broadening brand presentation, and exposure in over 500 account locations.
•Created visual merchandising program and implementation for shop-in-shops and trade shows, including fixture design, display, graphics.

Jan 2016 - May 2017

The North Face, Alameda, CA, US, Creative Director, Brand & Marketing

A global leader in outdoor and lifestyle apparel, footwear, and equipment. Strengthened brand awareness and engagement through omnichannel experiences. Leadership of global brand design and writing, go-to-market campaigns, advertising, retail, packaging, catalog, photography direction.
•Launched strategy and creative direction of brand design standards, providing global consistency of the brand with global partners.
•Defined and executed global photography direction for advertising, website, social media, print, and retail display, elevating brand awareness.
•Managed design process for marketing and e-commerce website on a new corporate platform and built the first internal digital design team.

Aug 2014 - Jan 2016

Tank Design, San Francisco, CA, US, Creative Director, Studio Director

Multi-disciplinary design agency specializing in brand strategy, brand design, web design, user experience, content for national and global brands.
•Creative leadership and brand strategy for the launch of a new health and fitness brand for Belcorp, including identity, packaging, digital, retail.
•Achieved the successful launch of Stio, a new outdoor apparel brand, including brand voice, website design, catalog, photography direction.
•Affected creative strategy and execution of identity, brand design, digital, and brand voice for hospitality brands Thompson Hotels and Joie De Vivre.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2014

Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA, US, Creative Director, Global Wholesale Channel

A global leader in technology and consumer electronics known for innovation in product design, user experience, brand awareness. Directed strategy and design of Apple wholesale partner product presentation in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, including store design, visual merchandising, display, seasonal and product launch advertising, in-store graphics and branding, creative brief development, and outsourcing.
•Drove the creative development of the Apple Premium Reseller (APR) street-front store design program, expanding wholesale distribution to 2,500 storefronts globally, contributing to a 40% sales increase in North America and 220% increase outside of North America.
•Guided launch of the iPhone 4 campaign through key global phone carriers and wholesale partners, representing 80% of all iPhone 4 sales for North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America. Record sales of 1.7 million phones in three days, 60 million phones sold in the first year.
•Member of the leadership team and creative direction for the launch of iPad, selling more than nine million iPads globally in the first year.

Oct 2008 - Jan 2011

Belcorp, Lima, Peru, Creative Director- Consultant

Creative consultant for an international leader in skincare, fragrance, and beauty, including L’BEL (Ebel Paris), Esika, and Cyzone, one of the top ten direct selling companies in the world. Creative leadership over brand design, photography direction, store design, and visual merchandising.
•As a strategic partner, guided creative strategy development of brand language and the creation of the first retail experience, as part of the Belcorp expansion in 16 countries building brand awareness and engagement to an increase of 30% market share for the L’BEL brand.
•Led the creative direction and launch of Esika, including brand language, photography direction, catalog design, digital design, advertising campaign direction, resulting in the capture of 35% market share in16 countries.
•Visiting executive creative director, defined creative strategy and design for account creative team for J. Walter Thompson, Peru (the agency of record for Belcorp) including print campaigns, digital advertising, out-of-home and on-air (2008).

Oct 2000 - Oct 2008

Nau, Portland, OR, US, Creative Director, Retail

Innovative purpose-based start-up outdoor apparel brand focused on sustainability, philanthropy, and a triple bottom line business model.
Retail strategy, retail design, planning of new stores nationally. Custom furniture, display, fixture design, seasonal visual presentation, in-store
display. A founding collaborative team core member of an innovative new business model, challenging retail convention, and customer experience.
•Key leader in defining brand DNA and vision, as well as business strategy, value proposition, merchandise strategy, customer journey.
•Creative leadership of retail brand identity, visual storytelling, in-store graphics, and customer journey for the website, in-store user-experiences.
•Successfully implemented the creation of Nau “web-fronts” from real estate development for 50 locations, design of prototype store design.

May 2005 - May 2008

Cole Haan, New York, NY, US, Director, Brand & Retail Design

The reinvention of an iconic American luxury brand focused on footwear, apparel, and accessories, distributed through retail, wholesale, e-commerce.
Team leadership and creative direction for brand design, identity, product graphics, print and digital design, store design, and wholesale shop design.
•As a member of the core executive team, repositioned the brand through product graphics, identity, photography, integrated marketing campaigns, packaging, store design, leading to an increase of brand exposure and awareness converting to a total increase of 50% in sales.
•Expanded new Cole Haan retail design to over 50 stores in North America, Japan, and Southeast Asia, including the 6,000 square-foot high-profile flagship store on Fifth Avenue, New York, lifting conversion by 50%. Strengthened collaboration with regional leaders and teams

Aug 2000 - May 2005

Landor Associates, San Francisco Plaza, NM, US, Director, Retail Brand Design

Global brand consulting from brand strategy to implementation including identity design, brand design, print and packaging design, retail design.
The leadership of retail brand design team, servicing national and global clients from British Petroleum in London to Belcorp in South America.
•Innovated new prototype store design, visual merchandising, display, fixture design, photography direction, messaging, in-store graphics.
•Directed design and coordination of store design, construction, and fixture production in Santiago, Chile, through local architects and contractors.

Jul 1999 - Aug 2000

Nike, Inc., Beaverton, OR, US, Global Creative Director, Brand Design

A global leader in sports and fitness apparel, footwear, and accessories. Contributed to the global expansion of brand awareness through design. Creative leadership and strategic planning of brand initiative visual direction through global go-to-market playbooks. Global creative team recruiting, development, training. Developed the creative brief process for outsourcing and directing agencies for global integrated marketing campaigns.
•Developed new global brand refresh of corporate identity and product categories including logo, brand language, packaging, photography.
•Team leadership of 120 brand design directors, designers, producers, and project managers within global headquarters and regional offices.

Creative Director, Asia Pacific (1994-1998)
Nike, Inc. Hong Kong
Creative direction, brand strategy, retail development, retail design, event design, creative marketing for 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
•Built & managed Nike’s first regional brand design studio of 16 including architects, graphic designers, producers, project managers.
•Creation of Nike-owned retail stores in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand, and partner shops in Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia; growing international brand presence and consumer awareness, leading to a regional sales growth of over 200%, from $500 million to $1.2 billion, in the Asia-Pacific market.

Senior Designer, Global, Brand Design
Nike, Inc. Beaverton, Or
•Directed the design and execution of Nike’s third flagship store Nike Town, a 30,000 square foot brand experience in Costa Mesa, California.
• Expanded Nike’s retail presence and brand awareness through the creation of the Nike shop wholesale program for North America and Asia-Pacific by 400%, leading to a sales increase of 200%.

Jul 1992 - Jul 1999


Washington State University, Pullman, WA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design / Humanities

Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

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