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Being creative is what it's all about...
I decided to become a designer a long time ago...sketching was always part of my hobbies, design was just the next step. A bachelor degree, work experience and lots of traveling made me a better creative individual...
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL, Montreal, Canada (2003 - 2007) Bachelors of Industrial Design COMPIEGNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, Paris, France (2006) Exchange semester in Industrial Design EDOUARD-MONTPETIT COLLEGE, Longueuil, Canada (2001 - 2003) Diploma (DEC) in Applied Sciences WORK EXPERIENCE MEGA BRANDS, Toy manufacturer, Montreal, Canada (July 2011 to today) Conceptual designer for the preschool team developing toys for babies and toddlers as well as for girls from 4 years old. ETIC DESIGN, Industrial design firm, Montreal, Canada (2010 to today) Personal design firm, launched in 2010 to create unique range of products for your home, with a local fabrication mindset and distinguished style. SKERPA DESIGN, industrial design firm, Montreal, Canada (08-2009 to July 2011) Under various contracts and upcoming projects as industrial designer and project manager doing product research, concept development, styling, manufacturers research in sporting equipments, shoes/boots, medical and home/kitchen products. DESIGN RESOURCE, industrial design firm, Sydney Australia (July 2008-February 2009) As a full time designer in this renown Australian design consultancy, I was able to work on design projects for big brands like Energizer, Disney, Verifone, Railcorp, Eubakanuba and Scanpan. DIVCOM LIGHTING, decorative lighting manufacturer, St-Jerome, Canada (October 2007-June 2008) I was in charge of creating new products for two distinct decorative lighting brands, one for mass production for Home Depot hardware stores across Canada and the second for more luxurious lighting product families for lighting showroom across North-America. I was also involved in various technical lighting project developments, such as high powered LED task light system and new puck and linear light products. SKERPA DESIGN, industrial design firm, Montreal, Canada (08-2007 to 05-2008) Under various contracts and upcoming projects as junior industrial designer doing product research, concept development, styling, 3D cad modeling and technical drawings. SURFACE ID, industrial design firm, Montreal, Canada (09-2007 to 11-2007) Under various contracts and upcoming projects as junior industrial designer doing concept development and styling (Wacom tablet), 3D cad modeling and foam model making. ETIENNE ART, Montreal, Canada (01-2004- today) Creator of this illustration and design company: www.etienneart.net I offer personalized digital illustration services as well as vehicle design and restorations. ACCOMPLISHMENT: Over 300 illustration contracts. My car illustrations are also part of two museum exhibitions, in California and in Sherbrooke (CANADA) as well as in magazines like Playboy and other newspapers articles. SKILLS . Strong design research skills . Conceptual design & illustration, . Advanced manual and digital sketching skills, . Advanced in Adobe suite (Photoshop & Illustrator) . Team work and brainstorming sessions . Project and concept presentations . Trends and product reality researches . Organization and project management . Local or Asian product fabrication management . Digital illustrations and sketches . 3D modeling . 2D technical drawings FLUENTLY BILINGUAL - English and French AWARDS . Silver A' Furniture and Homeware Design Award, 2011 . Souvenir-gift catalog, CODE SOUVENIR MONTRÉAL, 2011-2012 . Public's choice award at the graduates` exposition, UDM, 2007 . Public's choice award at the University of Compiegne's exposition, 2006 . First place for a promotional brochure, 2004 . Third place winner at the Alcoa ecodesign competition, 2004 . First place winner at the Alcoa ecodesign competition, 2003
University of Montreal