Juan Roldan

Design researcher

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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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.

Skills

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

Companies I’ve worked with

  • M

    Maxima Racing SAS

    • C

      Cruce SAS

      • U

        Universidad San Buenaventura Medellín

        • S

          SENA

          Work history

          2017

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

          2016

          Designer

          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.

          2017

          Lecturer

          SENA

          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.

          2013

          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.

          Education

          Currently

          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.

          2013

          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.