Imani Lanier

Location Los Angeles

Creative Director, fashion and content creation

Creative Director Fashion Designer
3 Projects

Work History

Creative Director
Casamigos Tequila
Feb 2019 - Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Creative Director
Season After Season, LLC
May 2015 - Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Season After Season ( Creative Director / Brand consultant ) –Creative Direction for Sea Of Sound / Hoorsenbuhs / JC Brand / Honns Gloves / Underhanded / Polartec / Season After Season Outerwear collection launch. Creative Director / designer 5/2015 to Current
Creative Director
WesternCiv Magazine
2010 - Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Online publisher of SoCal inspired culture magazine
Creative Director
Lua+Sol Studio / Junkfood Clothing
Apr 2018 - Feb 2019
Greater Los Angeles Area
Lua+Sol Studio / Junkfood Clothing Content Creative Director /Tier zero / Capsule collection director Creative Director of Content for Lua+Sol agency. 4/2018 to current
Sea of Sound by Gavin Rossdale
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Greater Los Angeles Area
Designed and developed Unisex Apparel Brand for Bush Front Man Gavin Rossdale. Responsible for : -Product design and Development -Content generation -Web Design and Management -Social Media -Marketing -Sales -Business Development
Creative Director / consultant
Jun 2014 - Aug 2015
Men's and Women's Luxury leather gloves and accessories.
Creative Director / Founder
Apr 2012 - May 2015
Venice Beach, California
Coldsmoke Apparel -Founded / Designed / Developed hi-end designer Performance / Outerwear Brand in charge of all creative touch points Coldsmoke apparel Creative Director / designer 4/2012 to 5/2015
Chief Creative Officer
Apr 2012 - Apr 2015
Venice Beach
Coldsmoke Apparel -Developed hi-end designer performance / outerwear label Coldsmoke apparel ( ) Creative Director / designer 4/2012 to 5/2014
creative director / Consultant
Deerbourne Creative Agency
Aug 2009 - May 2012
Greater Los Angeles Area
Deerbourne LLC -Goto designer to create focused brand direction and product for brands that needed newness infused. Apparel Design consultant (2KTee Shirts / Dickies Japan / AG Rock / Robins Jeans / BSA Motorcycles/ Field & Stream/ Foose Apparel , Seven7 Jeans, Winter Concepts, United Arrows Japan ) Contract consultancies working in brand HQ’s Creative Director 8/2009 - 2012
Design Director
Sean John
Jan 2008 - Aug 2009
Sean John –Tasked with creating a more timeless brand and broaden customer base. Design Director 1/2008 to 8/2009
Creative Director
Blue Marlin
2006 - 2008
San Francisco Bay Area
Creative Director / designer 1/2006 to 5/2008
senior product designer, Men's sport culture
2002 - 2006
Hong Kong
Nike International - Successfully designed the highest revenue generating collection under the Nike Sports Wear Umbrella in the Asia Pacific Market. ( ) Senior Product Designer Men’s Sport Culture 2/2002 to 1/2006
Creative Director
One World Access
Jan 1999 - Jan 2002
Designed and Produced High End Men's collection exclusively for Japanese Market. Produced private label design and development for Japanese customers such as Beams, United Arrows and Ships. One World Access is a Japanese trading company that specialized in OEM products for Japan.
Freelance Designer: Levi's Redline / Supreme NYC / Freshjive
freelance Design
1997 - 1999
Levis Redline: designed Levi's first premium collection Redline. Supreme NYC: Designed the first Cut and Sew collection for the Skate lifestyle brand. Fresh Jive: Designed special items in collaboration with owner operator Rick Klotz Houston: Designed and Developed collection for Seattle based art Gallery which collaborated with upcoming artist from around the globe such as Futura, Stash, Rostarr, Delta, Reas, Ari Aloi , Ben Drury, and many more....
Design and development / Partner
Biast inc
Jan 1993 - Jan 1996
Men's contemporary collection / owner operator


Master's degree
Apparel industry school of get it done
1991 - 2018