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Eduardo Otero Rodriguez
I am a designer who use a humankind approach for developed the right products for people. My goal is to create unique products designs that involve aesthetic, ergonomics and sustainable criteria showing an emotional level.
In the last 3 years I have been working in Packaging, Industrial design and Strategic field. Having the opportunity to develop projects for brands like: Colgate Palmolive, Ratiopharm, Müller, Barilla, Novacart, BMW, Mini, Volkswagen, Skross, CWS-Bocco, DMI and Dometic
Sweet honey the lovely medicine for children
The perfect bottle for the perfect water contest 2010
It is aperitivo time contest 2009
2010-2012 MA Strategic Design / Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Course work includes Product Service System, Social Innovation, Design Thinking, Communication, Environmental Sustainability, Local Development, Design for Experience, Design Driven Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development
2007-2008 Exchange Program Industrial Design / Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, Germany
Developed skills in Research, Ideation, Design & Management and Sketching Rendering
2002-2008 BA Industrial Design / ICESI University, Cali, Colombia
Developed skills in Industrial Design Theory, Plastics, Research, Ideation, Prototyping/model-making, 3D CAD, Rendering, Materials & Processes and Entrepreneurship
December 2011- Present Intern Industrial Designer brains4design / Munich, Germany
Responsible for sketch ideation of products, 3D construction and rendering. As well in charge for the developing of the strategic research to provide insights into the consumer experience of new and existing products and services. Working close with the Senior Designer and Design Director. Skilled in Product design process for companies like: BMW, Mini Cooper, Volkswagen, Skross, CWS - Bocco, DMI and Dometic. Experienced working in a small team environment with strong competences in design and engineering developments as well with strict deadlines.
July 2011 Freelance Menori Design / Hamburg, Germany
Responsible for sketch ideation of structural packaging concepts, final 3D development and renderings for the client keynote. Working close with the Design Director.
October 2010 Freelance Menori Design / Hamburg, Germany
Responsible for sketch ideation of structural packaging concepts, collaborating with the Design Director for the client keynote.
November 2009 Freelance PacProject / Hamburg, Germany
Responsible for sketch rendering for cigarettes structural packaging, collaborating with the Senior Designer for early presentation
March 2009 Freelance Red Pack Brand Design / Hamburg, Germany
Responsible for sketch ideation of structural aerosol cans concepts at early stages collaborating in small team environments. Skilled with Photoshop, Illustrator and Copic marker render technics
February-August 2008 Intern Packaging Designer Red Pack Brand Design / Hamburg, Germany
Responsible for developing Structural and Graphic concepts for the launch and re-launch of products on the FMCG German Market. Skilled in packaging design process for companies like: Ferrero, Colgate Palmolive, Calida, Ratiopharm, DocMorris, Müller and Schwartau. Experienced working in a small team environment with strong communication and strict deadlines.
August 2005–June 2006 Graphic Designer Marketing department ICESI University / Cali, Colombia
Publish multiple articles in print at the advertising displays. Developed strong visual communication skills.
Solidworks expert user, Shot Bunkspeed, Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Pixelmator, SketchBook Pro, Microsoft Project 2007, Microsoft Office 2008, Project Management Merlin 2008, Keynote, Hand Sketching, good knowledge of Workshop Machinery, experienced in Physical Modeling
Spanish / Mother tongue
English / Advance
French / Basic
German / Basic
Italian / Basic
2011 First Prize / finIper Piazza Portello contest in collaboration with Total Tool. “Shopping tube revitalization” Design installation for the gallery “Niente é qualcosa”. Especial exhibition during the Salone del Mobile 2011 and the spring season at Piazza Portelo mall.
2009 Participant / “it's Aperitivo Time” Peroni Nastro Azzurro Blue Ribbon Design Awards 2009 in UK, in collaboration with Alessi in the category pieces for the aperitivo occasion
2008 4th Best Graduate Project / Award Design and Point ICESI with the sustainable project “Agua In Situ”
2007 Honorable Mention / AndinaPack Contest 2007 in the category Best Medicament and Pharmaceutical Packaging
2007 Nominated / X PLA 07 Steel Pen Award 2007 in the category Best Structural Concept Packaging
2006 Participant / Design for Production Program ICESI in alliance with Haceb for developing new stove concepts
2006 Honor high academy / first semester 2007 and second semester 2006 ICESI University Honor List
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