This is the portfolio of Alfredo Ruiz, it shows only a small selection of my work, born of my passion to design and desire to grow, inspire and create stories and emotions. Please have a look at my work and enjoy!

Work Samples

  • Alum

  • EF, Monolithic Faucet

  • Maclovia

Work History

OBJECTIVE: I want to inspire, to create, to learn, to live and make design. I’m a design lover. EDUCATION: I had the opportunity to be involved in design issues since I was young, I’d been working in different places related design, and I always had the passion for creation. I always been distinguish as one of the best students in the design classes, and to be finalist or winner in different design national and international competitions. -Design Research Methods, (by Rob Curdale CLIENTS INCLUDE: HP, Philips, GEC, Nokia, Apple, Canon, Motorola, Nissan, Audi VW, Disney, RTKL, British and Australian military, Steelcase) -Innovation Seminar and Workshop by Gravity Tank (innovation consulting firm they work with Motorola, Microsoft, Samsung, Palm, and others.) -Workshop of fussed glass (In the Museo del Vidrio de Monterrey) -Workshop “design and emotions” (by Gustavo Perez, designer of Nancy Robbins) -Temporary Design. Workshop by Marco Cappellini (awarded Compasso d'oro '95) Industrial Design Degree 2011 Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. México PROMOE Student, 2009 Univerdidad Politécnica de Valencia 2009. España PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: -Application Designer at Coalesse, a division of Steelcase Inc. 2010 - Present -Worked in the Creative and Product Design Area of Vitro Surtidora SA de CV and TYFSA SA de CV designing a mirror and cabinets lines, now are on sale in Home Depot, and Lowes, México. 2008-2009 -Freelance design logo for the orphanage Refugio de Amor 2008 -Freelance projects with Equipos Treviño SA de CV (office design) 2008 -Marketing Studio, Velmark SA de CV 2006 CONTEST AND AWARDS -1st place, Toy International Design Competition AIJU 2009 -Nominated State Youth Award 2009 -Finalist in the Whirlpool Mexico Design Award (water dispenser) 2008 -2nd place in the Nuevo León Furniture State Competition (office design) 2008 -1st place in the Eco Inteligente Competition (eco design) 2007 ABILITIES -Spanish (mother language) -English -Italian Software: -Adobe Photoshop -Adobe Illustrator -Rhinoceros 3D, Vray, Flamingo, Pinguin -3D Studio Max -CAP -CET -Office

Education

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Specialties

Awards

-1st place 5th Toy International Design Competition AIJU (2009) -Nominado Premio Estatal de la Juventud 2009 - Finalist in the Whirlpool Mexico Design Award Competition (2008) - 2nd place in the Nuevo Leon Furniture State Competition (2008) - 1st place Fundación Eco Inteligente. (2008)

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