Manage the Design Department including deliverable quality, resourcing assignments and budget planning. Partnered with the Product, Engineering, Marketing and Design teams to devise strategies and execute on the vision. Promote agile techniques – methodology, design thinking, prototypes and product presentations. Define the vision so as to attract new initiatives between the product owner and stakeholders. Provide direction, input feedback to the product owner during all phases of the design process – from project conception to implementation.
As the Mechanical Designer of a multidisciplinary team at Mellow Inc., his work was centred in the product development context, particularly in research, design and mechanical design automatisms related to kitchen robots. The whole process – from planning and developing solutions to its final production were under his responsibility and domain. The main focus of his strategic mindset was the creation and enhancement of all the technical, aesthetic, formal, and functional constraints of the product.
Initially as the Product Designer at Metabluesolution, a startup in the medical devices sector, his functions included the conception, design, formalization and optimization of the technical and aesthetic solutions of health care and medical products. For example, otitest - the first device in the world for otitis diagnosis. He developed the process and participated in all the phases through to final production. As Product Manager he was responsible for the sourcing and monitoring process leading to the NORM 13458 ISO 9001 product certification. Metabluesolution’s partnerships allowed him to collaborate with different companies in several areas: electronics - Evoleo Technologies; product development - IDMEC-FEUP; and marketing – Loba Costumer Experience Designer.
Head of the branding and creative design team which was responsible for, amongst other things, the continuously fresh graphic content to place online at the product showcase, the packaging and the advertisement. Collaborated in designing products, product packaging, compilation of manuals and the design and implementation of promotional/marketing materials.
Developed lesson plans covering product design, project methodology and culture. Contributed to school/community programmes and activities aligned with the school’s mission, vision and goals.
Team leader responsible for the creative and technical development of large and complex projects for large clients as well as ensure that the project team members adhered to client budgets and met timeline milestones. Led the development of 3D environmental concepts; generated and directed ideation.
Rhyno + Vray
Master in Design
Technology and Product Design