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London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
I am a very ambious and hard working German design student, who is currently doing his Master's degree at the Royal College of Art in London, UK. I am vey passionate about form and design, especially automotive design.
Being a designer within the industry is a dream to me. Achieving my goals is my main prioritity and I like to take every chance possible to get closer to my dream.
Audi Urban Escape quattro
Audi Urban Escape quattro modelmaking process
Porsche Sebring Spyder
Experienced in: Traditional Sketching and rendering, developing and ideation, Photoshop renderings, product and design research (CPA Comparative Product Analysis), clay modelling, soft and hard model making skills, good presentation skills.
Working knowledge of Photoshop, basic knowledge of Alias.
Car mechanics and restoration, music, art, football (I have been playing football in my local football club for over 11 years now), swimming, going to the gym, socialise.
Royal College of Art 2011 - 2013
MA RCA Vehicle Design
Northumbria University 2006 – 2010
(BA Hons) Transportation Design
Collaboration projects with Land Rover, Xenophya and Triumph, CGI (Concept Group International) and Interior Motives design competition 2008
Junior Designer at Irmscher Automobilbau, Germany in Summer 2009
Lotus factory visit, Norfolk, U.K.
Self organized trip to the manufacturing facilities for materials and processes group presentation research.
German Abitur (A-Levels) 2004 (2,2) at Gymnasium Am Geroweiher, Mönchengladbach.
July 2004 - September 2004
Placement at Pierburg AG, Neuss.
-As a trainee I was taught in all basic manual and mechanical work techniques of metal processing.
September 2004 - January 2005
Placement at Pruschke Modellbau, Dortmund.
-While still being trained on a variety of machinery for plastics-, metal- and wood processing, I was also able to gain modelmaking skills.
Since July 2004
Member of the Kunstakademie Mönchengladbach (Art Academy).
-By attending a course for building up a design-portfolio I was taught by a professional designer in several traditional drawing and sketching techniques.
March 2005 - July 2005
Placement at Autohaus Arenhövel, Schwalmtal.
-Achieving basic knowledge in automotive mechanics was my main priority, I gained working knowledge in repairing brakes and suspension as well as the basics of car restoration.
June 2008 - July 2008
Placement at Irmscher Automobilbau GmbH & Co. KG, Remshalden.
-As a junior designer, I was given the opportunity to accompany the design development of several products in the automotive sector.
One of my design proposals for a front spoiler lip was build by myself in 1:1 scale in clay at the end of the placement.
Royal College of Art