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

  • Products / R&D Director

    • Rival Boxing Gear inc.
    • Jun 2003 - Present (11 years 5 months)

    Product / R&D director Boxing & MMA equipment

    - Co-founder
    - Staff management
    - Product management & design
    - Cost analysis, price list
    - Sales & Market analysis
    - Supplier & material sourcing
    - e-Commerce website management
    - Graphic design: logo, catalogues advertising

  • Industrial designer / Freelancer

    • Jocelyn Poulin Design
    • Aug 2001 - Present (13 years 3 months)

    Industrial & graphic designer specialized in Sporting goods.

    - Sketches
    - Conceptual design
    - Rendering
    - Sourcing

    Clients:
    - Maji Sport
    - 511 Capital
    - Vic Hockey
    - Mission Hockey

  • Senior designer

    • Aird Sport Design
    • Sep 2001 - Feb 2005 (3 years 5 months)

    Senior designer of sporting goods

  • Product Manager / Industrial designer

    • Mission Hockey
    • Jan 1998 - Jul 2001 (3 years 6 months)

    Protective Equipment manager / Designer; Ice and roller hockey;

    - Following the projects from the concepts to the manufacturing process in China;
    - Market analysis, trend and colours;
    - Cost analysis;

  • Head Designer

    • Daignault-Rolland
    • Sep 1993 - Dec 1997 (4 years 3 months)

    Head designer / Ice hockey and baseball equipment

    - Staff management ( 3 employes )
    - Product design
    - Graphic design: logo, catalogues
    - Market analysis
    - New material sourcing
    - Testing
    - Quality control with the production department.

Education

  • College de Sainte-Foy

    • tech Industrial design
    • 1990 - 1993

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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