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Matteo Trisolini Longobardi
Senior Product Designer
Central, Hong Kong
An enthusiastic and ambitious British - Italian product designer with over 5 years experience working in consumer electronics, medical and architectural industries. An Adaptable and hard working middle weight designer with over 3 years working experience in Asia including Hong Kong and Seoul.
A strong all-rounder able to work in all aspects of the design process from product strategy and marketing covering value proposition, product range and placement, tend research, product conceptualization/development right the way through to engineering validation and production including human factors (HF), color material finish (CMF) and project management.
In my previous company (Vtech Telecommunications) I worked on brands such as Vtech, AT&T, British Telecoms and Deutsche Telekom.
In my new company Creedon Technologies I have been exclusively responsible for creating a completely new branding DNA including logo, packaging, hardware and also UI/UX product interface for web, mobile app and hardware.
General: Marketing, Design Research, Conceptual Design, Brand Management & Strategy
Specialization: User Interface Design, Usability Testing, Human Factors, Consumer Psychology.
Senior Product Designer
- Creedon Technologies
- Sep 2013 - Present (3 months)
In the last 6 months I have been exclusively responsible for creating a completely a new branding DNA including logo, packaging, hardware and UX/UI User interface. Core responsibility encompass Branding, Visual design and Product design. Equally from time to time I am involved in UX/UI product interface for hardware, web browser application and iOS mobile app.
- Creedon Technologies
- Apr 2013 - Present (8 months)
Working at a growing multinational consumer electronics company. We design, develop and manufacture our own range of digital signage and digital photo frames with a strong emphasis on the creativity and the usability of the design. Our products are centred around cloud based media aggregation and content delivery. We are a creative and innovative company with offices in USA, UK, Philippines and Hong Kong
I have been exclusively responsible for creating a completely new branding DNA including logo, packaging, hardware and also UI/UX product interface for web, mobile app and hardware.
- VTech / AT&T
- Sep 2010 - Apr 2013 (2 years 7 months)
Communication of design concepts through the use of quick and clean mediums to support a number of marketing function from products to digital media and marketing functions. Quick and proficient use of Rhino, Key Shot, Illustrator and Photoshop to a high commercial marketing quality supported by sound engineering and manufacturing principles. Regular collaboration with engineers on manufacturing changes for production. Occasional project management on innovation lead team projects.
Product Design Researcher (MSc Degree Placement)
- Ecodesign Centre Wales
- Jun 2010 - Sep 2010 (3 months)
Working for EcoDesign Center Wales with clients Harman Automotive and BMW.
Product Researcher in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Cradle to Cradle and it's practical applications to Harman & Becker and BMW. The research covered exploration of Bio-Polymers, Composite Polymers, End of Life Recycling processes for Neodymium and Ferrite Magnets and LCA design analysis. Extensive knowledge of Eco design tools including LIDS wheel, Material Matrix and Eco indicators.
Product Designer (Paid contract during MSc)
- Samsung Art and Design Institute
- Apr 2010 - Jun 2010 (2 months)
Short Term Contract: Research and Design exploration for Interactive Educational Learning Devices (Age 2 - 7 years) for TV interfacing. Providing research on European and American markets using ethnography statistical data, competitors, and trends.
Lead UX Designer - (MSc knowledge transfer workshop)
- Apr 2010 - Apr 2010
Lead designer on low fidelity prototyping at the Samsung SADI & UWIC workshop. Demonstrating the use of Bluetooth and paper/virtual prototyping techniques in the design process as a means to reduce risk and cost while improving product experience and evaluation.
- Optima Products
- Sep 2006 - Feb 2009 (2 years 5 months)
Product designer for London's and the UK leading interior/ architectural products design company. NPD from conception to manufacture of interior & architectural furniture and products including acoustic door systems and partitions including architectural hinges desks &chairs.
Other responsibilities: liaisoning with clients including KPMG, RBS and HSBC. Delivery and supports of Design lead Marketing content such as 3D rendering & animations.
Achieved: Autodesk Inventor Certification; SAPA Aluminium Extrusion training; ISO 14001 Environmental Management Accreditation.
Product Design Engineer
- Delkor Global (Undergraduate Placement)
- Sep 2004 - Jun 2005 (9 months)
Designer engineer on filtration units in the mineral industry. Responsibilities included BS CAD drafting and detailing drawings including amending mechanical engineering drawings for sheet metal work production
Achievements: AutoCAD & Solid Edge training
Product Designer (1st year Placement)
- Kinneir Dufort
- Jun 2002 - Jun 2002
Projects: GPS unit for outdoor navigation & Medical diabetes delivery and monitoring system over seen by then Senior Designer Russell Beard. Project were conceptualised by hand and realized in Pro-engineer with and SLA model.
Cardiff Metropolitan University
- MSc Advanced Product Design Industrial and Product Design
- 2009 - 2010
Research principles & practices: Ethnography, Research techniques, Marketing techniques Form & Colour: Brand Language & Aesthetics, Branding strategy, Psychology of colour, Consumer behaviour. Usability and User Testing: Testing, Evaluation and documentation. UX/ UI (Specialization option): Information ergonomics, Gestural design, Human factors, Wire frames, Virtual & Physical low fidelity prototyping. Sustainable Design: Life cycle thinking, Life cycle analysis (LCA). METmatrix, LIDS wheel.
- BA Hons Industrial Design Industrial and Product Design
- 2002 - 2006
A 4-year thick-sandwich modules included: Engineering Principles Materials & materials testing. Brand Strategy & marketing. Design Process Innovation Management Sustainable Design Practices Mechatronics, Electronic & Programming
Runner up in HEA – “Sustainable living” paper publication
INDEX Award Nominee 2010
Honourable mention Cardiff Art and Design Awards 2010.