Brand and Product
Designer

Personal Statement

I'm a Product Designer with a master's degree in Industrial Design and Visual Communication from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland. I've been working for 12 years in the development of products with unique brand values for businesses worldwide. For the efficient implementation of new ideas, I possess the knowledge of different types of media and development techniques which aim to comprehend and solve the costumer´s needs.The challenge has always been to leverage the company business through the best resources to propel and place them efficiently in the domestic and international market.

- Memorable Ideas - Oxford, UK

Key Skills and Accomplishments

Brand Immersion

Adobe Suite CC

- Adobe Xd;
- After Effects;
- Photoshop;
- Illustrator;
- Indesign.

Solidworks 2020

Sketch and clay modeling

CMF Design

3D Rapid prototyping

Design for manufacturing

Keyshot 9 - 3D Rendering and Animation Software

Languages

- Portuguese - native;
- English - fluent;
- Spanish - advanced;
- Polish - advanced

Voltbox - Speaker Charging Station,

- A' Design Award Winner for Digital and Electronic Devices Design Category in 2021

Brazil - Deforestation Installation,

- London Design Biennale 2018 / Emotional States

Kgroup products and K Refrigertion Group,

- 4 German Design Awards - Excellent Product Design Kitchen

Hilab - Portable Lab,

- Case of the year 2018 and Mobile life Category by Tela Viva Mobile Award;
- Inova Health Award in the Medical/Health care facilities category;
- War on virus, Finalist A'Design Awards.

Experience

Product Designer | Brainomix • Full-Time - Oxford, United Kingdom
( Jan 2019 - Present • 2 yrs 5 mo )

Company Values

• Since launching as a spin-out from the University of Oxford in 2010, Brainomix has developed award-winning, AI-powered imaging biomarkers and software solutions, assisting physicians across the world to make better life-saving decisions.

Key responsibilities

1.
Research

Develop UX surveys;
• Ethnographic, Technologic and Trend Research;
• Comprehend the user's interaction with the healthcare products on-site;
• Market benchmarking and competitor analysis;
• Understand the impact of the products on the market.

2. Brand Strategy

• Rethink the Brand Strategy and redesign the visual identity of the Company and its Products;
• Build Brand Identity Guidelines;
• Prepare graphic items for printing.

3. Website and Products Development

• Brand Immersion;
• Concept studies through sketches;
• User flow diagrams;
• UX wireframing;
• UI visualisation;
• Visualisation refinement following the Medical requirements of ISO 13485;
• Click-through prototypes;
• Functional A-B testing.
• Liaise with Software Engineers for Front-end implementation.

Relevant Projects and Events

NHS AI Initiative - Brainomix Awarded Prestigious AI Grant to Demonstrate Impact in NHS
Wow BI Training for Angels Initiative and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.
ESOC 2019 and 2020 Conference.

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Industrial Designer | David Elia • Full-Time - London, United Kingdom
( Feb 2018 - Jan 2019 • 1 yr )

Company Values

• A melting pot of objects, ideas and research the studio is a crucible where material,
textures and colours clash into each other.

Key responsibilities

• Design homeware and furniture based on the Artist values and vision;
• Translate the art pieces into feasible products for manufacturing, maintaining the High-End standards;
• Search for new trends of materials and colours;
• Form and concept studies through sketches and new material experiments;
• Rendering visuals for client presentations;
• Monitoring the products fabrication;
• Working with suppliers from different industrial sectors based on the local market.

Relevant Projects and Events

• Brazil - Desmatamento / Deforestation Installation
 - London Design Biennale 2018 / Emotional States

Credits

Curator: Waldick Jatoba;
Film Director: Tünde Albert;
Supporting Bodies: MADE Mercado Arte Design, Instituto Bardi / Casa de Vidro, Instituto Campana.

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Brand and Product Designer | Rikardo Philipp • Freelance - Worldwide
( Jan 2008 - Dec 2018 • 11 yrs )

Company Values

• The challenge has always been to leverage the company business through the best resources
in order to propel and place them efficiently in the domestic and international market.

Key responsibilities

...in Product Design following the next steps:

1. Market research

• Comprehend the user needs;
• Understand the impact of the products on the market;
• Define strategies.

2. Product Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches.

3. Development of 3D Models

• Prototyping using CNC machine and 3D printers for design reviews, verification, and validation;
• Rendering visuals to client and investor presentations;
• Design for manufacturing - Injection moulding / Blow moulding / Rotational moulding / Vacuum forming /Fiberglass;
•Monitoring of pilot production builds.

4. Communication with Suppliers

• Working with suppliers from different industrial sectors based locally and across the world.

Relevant Projects and Events

Smartmoov | Intelligent mobility solutions platform in the mobile store segment;
Fumajet on BBC News | Fighting against dengue and malaria with Motofog;
Fumajet - Winner of the 2014 Innovative technology Award, promoted by FINEP - Motofog and Elétrico UBV are a technology to eliminate urban vectors, agricultural pests and containment areas such as ship´s basements and containers;
Tria Ingenieria - Cargo train.


...in Branding and Visual Identity following the next steps:

1. Research

• Clarify vision and goals;
• Evaluate existing brands and brand architecture;
• Clarify brand strategy.

2. Designing Identity

• Brainstorm ideas;
• Design brand identity;
• Explore applications;
• Finalize brand architecture;
• Present visual strategy;
• Prepare graphic items for printing.

Relevant Projects and Events

Opera Arte - Brand building through products which carry the essence of art - Curitiba, PR, Brazil.

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Industrial Designer | Dhemen • Contract - San Sebastián, Spain
( Sep 2017 - Dec 2017 • 4 mos )

Company Values

• Design Products with a Brand vision.

Key responsibilities

1.
Market research

• Understand the impact of the products on the market with a brand vision.

2. Product and Brand Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches;
• Ergonomic studies.

3. Development of 3D Models of Products

• Identify complex design problems;
• Anticipate production issues in order to develop alternatives,
evaluate options, and implement solutions;
• Rendering visuals to client and investor presentations.

Relevant Projects and Events

Orbea - Helmet
Koxka - Refrigerators
Gre - Pool cleaning tools
Snapon - T-Handle
Danobat Group - Milling head

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Industrial Designer | Voltbox LLC • Contract - Orlando, FL, USA
( Feb 2017 - Aug 2017 • 7 mos )

Company Values

• Battery charging solutions through innovation.

Key responsibilities

1. Market research

• Comprehend the user's interaction with the products;
• Understand the impact of the products on the market with a brand vision.

2. Development of 3D Models of Products

• Prototyping using 3D printers for Design reviews, verification, and validation;
• Rendering visuals to client and investor presentations;
• Design for manufacturing - Injection molding;
• Monitoring of pilot production builds.

3. Communication with Suppliers

• Working during 2 months in-house with suppliers based in
Hong Kong and Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.

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Industrial Designer | Hilab • Full-Time - Curitiba, PR, Brazil
( Feb 2016 - Feb 2017 • 1 yrs 1 mo )

Company Values

• Developing and reinventing the medical technology inspired by the humanization enabling
healthcare professionals to connect with their patients through telemedicine.

Key responsibilities

1.
Market research

• Comprehend the user's interaction with the healthcare products;
• Understand the impact of the products on the market.

2. Product Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches and clay modeling.

4. Product Integration

• Integrate the UX / UI interface with the product design.

5. Development of 3D Models of Products

• Prototyping using 3D printers for Design reviews, verification, and validation;
• Rendering visuals to client and investor presentations;
• Design for manufacturing - Injection molding and vacuum forming;
• Monitoring of pilot production builds.

6. Communication with Suppliers

• Working with suppliers from different industrial sectors based across the world.

7. Product Enhancements

• Creating tools to improve the assembly process of the electronic components
• Products redesign for new clients.

Relevant Projects and Events

Starship Earth 2 program - Hi technologies represented Brazil at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York;
Winner of the 2016 Successful Entrepreneur Award, promoted by Pequenas Empresas & Grandes Negócios.

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Industrial Designer | Gondopar • Contract - Curitiba, PR, Brazil
( Aug 2015 - Oct 2015 •  3 mos )

Company Values

• Produce high-end and suitable solutions for product displays;
• Metallurgical industry.

Key responsibilities

1.
Implement Solutions

• Implement the product displays based on the store layouts from the clients.

2. Development of 3D Models of Products

• Prototyping using punching machine, CNC bend Machine and welding machine;
• Rendering visuals to client presentations.

3. Monitoring the Manufacture Process

• Manufacturing using punching machine, CNC bend Machine and welding machine;
• Chemical treatment based on zinc phosphate coating;
• Display parts coating;
• Assembly process.

Relevant Projects and Events

• OBoticário stores
• Pharmacies and drugstores

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Industrial Designer | Projemec • Full-Time - Curitiba, PR, Brasil
( Aug 2012 - Feb 2015 • 2 yrs 7 mos )

Company Values

• Make ideas from enterprising people turn into functional, appealing and profitable products.

Key responsibilities

1.
Market research

Understand the impact of the products on the market.

2.
Product Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches
• Ergonomic studies

3.
Development of 3D Models of Products

• Prototyping using CNC machine and 3D printers for design tests;
• Rendering visuals to client presentations;
• Design for manufacturing - Injection molding / Blow molding / Rotational molding / Vacuum forming /Fiberglass.

Relevant Projects and Events

Brattu - Excavator design, and its visual identity;
Dataprom - Validator redesign for new electronic components;
Brinkmobil - Playgrounds and toys;
Treves do Brasil - Device molds for automotive industry;
Machfloss- Oral hygiene equipment;
Digitron - Design of industrial scales.

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Industrial Designer | Habto Design • Contract - Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
( Apr 2012 - Aug 2012 • 5 mos )

Company Values

• Developing school furniture for active and flexible classrooms. Schools may now have learning environments that meet the needs of the new generations.

Key responsibilities

1.
Market research

• The search of new technologies in order to enhance the school furniture and equipment,
• Visit school institutions to analyze the needs and propose the best solutions for their space.

2.
Product Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches.

3.
Development of 3D Models of Products

• Prototyping using CNC machine for design tests;
• Rendering visuals to client presentations;
• Design for manufacturing supported by the engineering team.

4. Communication with Suppliers

• Working with suppliers from different industrial sectors based on the local market.

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Furniture Designer | Unda • Contract - Oporto, Douro, Portugal
( Apr 2011 - Apr 2012 • 1 yr 1 mo )

Company Values

• UNDA | Sleepless Design is an exclusive Furniture and Lighting Design Company
inspired by the beauty of the Mythological World.

Key responsibilities

1.
Market research

• Search for new tendencies, materials, and colours.

2.
Product Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches and material experiments.

3.
Development of 3D Models of Products

• CNC milling for wood joinery and complex surfaces;
• Rendering visuals to client presentations;
• Monitoring the furniture assembly.

3. Graphic Design

• Rendering and photoshoot of the products for the company catalogue.

4. Communication with Suppliers

• Working with suppliers from different industrial sectors based on the local market

Relevant Projects and Events

Oporto show 2012 - Furniture fair.

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Industrial Designer | NCART Design studio • Internship - Warsaw, Mazowiecka, Poland
( Jul 2009 - Sep 2009 • 3 mos )

Company Values

• Industrial design studio and prototype center.

Key responsibilities

1.
Product Concept

• Form and concept studies through sketches;
• Ergonomic studies.

2.
Development of 3D Models of Products

• Prototyping using CNC machine for design tests;
• Rendering visuals to client presentations;
• Design for manufacturing supported by the engineering team.

Relevant Projects and Events

Gamet - Kitchen equipment
Pesa - Tram interior design for EUROCUP 2012
Alstom - Body tram design

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Education

Academy of Fine Arts | Warsaw, Mazowiecka, Poland
Master’s Degree, Industrial Design and Visual Communication
( 2009 - 2010 )

Activities
• Project - City car
• Dissertation topic - A problem of digestion (written in English)

Escola Superior de Artes e Design | Oporto, Douro District, Portugal
Licentiate Degree, Industrial Design and Visual Communication
( 2006 - 2009 )

References

 "Precision and attention to detail make him an absolute asset to any company or individual" Cristiano Milek

 "Innate ability to grasp ideas and numerous technical strengths, most impressively strong sense of 3D computer visualisation, aesthetics and work ethic." David Elia

 "Great skills and versatility to coordinate complex projects " Giuliano Pilagallo

 "His work exceeds my expectations! I'm counting on him to develop new projects" Jarbas Braga Neto

 "Tremendous creativity and great technical ability. A valuable asset to any organization with his skills" Marcius Costa

 "His skills not only transform the look and feel of our technologies but also elevate our brand" Michalis Papadakis