Juan Roldan

Design researcher

London, United Kingdom
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About me

I am a product design engineer from Medellín, Colombia, I am currently obtaining my Masters of Research Degree in Design Innovation in London. I am attracted to creative problem solving and passionate about innovation either through products or strategic design. Above all I enjoy interacting, communicating and developing myself and others around me. I am looking to complement my studies by obtaining work experience innovating with users.


  • User Insight
  • Creative Process
  • Design Strategy
  • Critical Analysis
  • Creative Leadership
  • Communication
  • Spanish
  • Project Management

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Maxima Racing SAS

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      Cruce SAS

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        Universidad San Buenaventura Medellín

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          Work history


          Jan 2017 - May 2017
          • Colombia
          • Freelance
          • Teaching in the Industrial Design Bachelor programme focused on product management, packaging, and marketing.



          Cruce SAS

          Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
          • Colombia
          • Full Time
          • Responsible for project management; designing signage, outdoor advertisements, and rescue signage. Worked on development, pricing, and implementation of projects according to customer needs.




          Sep 2015 - Sep 2017
          • Colombia
          • Full Time
          • Lecturer and content developer of the Product Design Technology program, focused on advising product development projects, 3D modeling, digital rendering, and design methods. Developed a research project about shapes, and function.


          Development engineer

          Maxima Racing SAS

          Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
          • Colombia
          • Internship
          • Design and development of equipment for motorcycles, creating sketches, 3D models and prototypes to start production. Created a model for new product development. Provided marketing support with logistics for events and fairs. Redesigned and improved existing products.



          Master of Research (MRes) Design Innovation

          Loughborough University

          Oct 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Focused on producing innovative solutions, cultural understanding, and communication. I have developed collaborative projects for CitizensUK and SportsEngland's Insight team.


          Product Design Engineering 2.1 (BDes)

          Eafit university

          Jul 2008 - Dec 2013
          • Colombia
          • I obtained training in product development with different approaches, such as ergonomics, material selection, interaction, and marketing. Using a model that consisted of user research, ideation, and prototyping. Part of my emphasis was based on research tools, methods, and methodologies for product design process based on academia and industry.