Pierre Azalbert

Designer . Innovator . Engineer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
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Professions
Software Engineer - Graphic Designer - Product Designer - Creative Director - Creative Technologist
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About me

Electrical engineer turned innovation designer, I just graduated from the Innovation Design Engineering (MA & MSc) at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. My ambition is to develop an international career at the intersection of innovation, design and engineering. I am passionate about exploring, using and communicating the untapped potential of technology, in order to radically impact our society and the environment through innovative experiences.

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Skills

  • Python
  • Basic Metalwork
  • Web UI
  • UX Design
  • Adobe Indesign
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Design Research
  • User Interviews
  • Curating Content
  • Brand Indentity

Companies I’ve worked with

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    BBOXX Ltd

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      Imperial College

      Work history

      2018

      Graduate Teaching Assistant

      Imperial College

      Sep 2018 - Dec 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Teaching assistant for 2nd year undergraduates in Design Engineering. Participated in teaching programming labs on embedded systems and mechatronics (Arduino, RaspberryPi, etc) and assessment of student assignments in these topics.

      2016

      Student Engineer

      BBOXX Ltd

      Apr 2016 - Sep 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Industrial placement integrated to 3rd year of MEng degree. Imperial College spin-off offering off-grid renewable energy solutions to rural communities in developing countries. Indivdual project focused on battery technologies. Objective: reduce cost and increase performance of BBOXX’s flagship product, the BBOXX Home.The project involved research on alternative battery technologies, big data analysis to study product performance and operation, firmware development to make the product compatible with lithium batteries, and the implementation of battery tests to evaluate the success of the new design.

      Education

      2019

      Innovation Design Engineering (MA & MSc)

      Royal College of Art

      Oct 2017 - Jul 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • - MSc w/ distinction - Dissertation w/ distinction - Co-invention of re:flex, a patent-pending shape memory material whose shape can be reprogrammed with heat. - Development of Stroom, a new process using alternative techniques to produce highly recyclable circuit boards on all kinds of materials. - "Designers, let's do drag!", a dissertation inciting designers to take notes from drag queens in order to tackle gender stereotypes in products.

      2017

      Electrical & Electronic Engineering (MEng)

      Imperial College London

      Oct 2013 - Oct 2017
      • Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK

      Awards

      2019

      Finalist in Mayor of London Entrepreneur Competition 2019

      Mayor of London

      2018

      InnovationRCA Patent Award for re:flex

      Royal College of Art