Jocelyn Poulin, a 20 years veteran of sporting goods design and co-founder of RIVAL BOXING, I worked for DR Hockey, Mission Hockey in California and Aird Sport Design. I designed some of the most innovative protective products in Boxing, MMA, roller/ice hockey and baseball industry such as Rival RB10 Intelli-Shock Bag Bag Gloves, the Rival RS1 sparring gloves, the Mission 3 fingers Wicked Light gloves and the award winning Assymetrical Warp Zero gloves.

Work Samples

  • Rival Boxing Gear

  • Rival Evolution Boxing Gloves

  • Products in action

Work History

Profile: I am a 20 years veteran of sporting goods design and R&D director at Rival Boxing Gear inc. . I had worked for DR Hockey, Mission Hockey in California and Aird Sport Design. I had designed some of the most innovative protective products in roller/ice hockey, baseball and boxing industry such as the Rival’s RS1 Sparring gloves with his Ergo Lace Track System, the Mission 3 fingers Wicked Light gloves and the award winning Asymmetrical Warp Zero gloves. I had worked with many professional Athletes and coaches such as Russ Anber, Martin Brodeur, Anson Carter, Manon Rhéaume, Hayley Wickenheiser, Eric Weinrich to help me to design innovative products. Experience: R&D Director, Rival Boxing Gear inc.; Montreal - Since June 2003 Manufacturer, wholesaler/retailer of boxing equipment Director of R&D and Marketing Product development Graphic design Website Branding Business management Day-to-day management Inventory Online store: www.rivalboxing.com Industrial Designer / Freelancer Service: Design and Management of product development Styling Graphic design Clients: Aird Sport Design; Saint-Sauveur, Qc Graphic and industrial design Baseball equipment Hockey equipment Hockey skates design Website Vic Hockey; Daveluyville, QC Design and management of product development New corporate identity Revamping the entire new line of hockey equipment Stick graphic Cascade Helmets; Syracuse, USA Design and management of product development Conceptual design of Lacrosse protective equipment Mission Hockey, Santa Ana, CA Graphic design of T-shirts Graphic design of hockey bags Senior designer, Air Sport Design; Saint-Sauveur,Qc - April 2004 - February 2005 Design and Management of product development Styling Graphic design Website Designer / Product Manager - Protective equipment, Mission Hockey; Santa Ana, CA - Jan. 1998 - July 2001 In charge of the protective equipment development for Ice and Roller hockey in 2000 Following the projects from the concepts to the manufacturing process in Asia Market analysis, trends, colors, costs Material research and testing Protective, skate graphic design for Ice and Roller hockey Head Designer, Daignault Rolland Cie ltée; Montreal,Qc - Sept. 1993 - Nov. 1997 Head designer from 204 to 2007 with 3 employes in charge Design of Baseball and hockey equipment Graphic design Market analysis Material research and testing Quality control with the production department Diplomas: US university degree equivalence, May 2, 2002; The Knowledge company, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030. Conception CAO, 2002; Parametric Corp., Costa Mesa, CA Pro Engineer Software course Industrial Design Technology ( College ), May 1993; Cégep de Sainte-Foy, Sainte-Foy, Qc Applied Sciences, 1987-1990, Cégep de Drummondville, Drummondville, Qc Patents Asymmetrical hockey glove system with articulated locking thumb United States Patent 6584615 US Patent Issued on July 1, 2003

Education

Cegep de Sainte-Foy

Specialties

Awards

Mission Hockey Wicked Light gloves: "...The most radical new equipment concept to hit the market this year." - The Hockey News, January 29, 1999. "N°1 gloves" - 1999 Product Awards, Inside Hockey, November 15, 1999

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