Based on the energy efficiency problems we face today I approach design from a sensitive perspective to the use of the most innovative production techniques and sustainable materials; I understand that the application of co-designing techniques and continuous research helps us to better understand the real necessities of a product or service and the form they shall take. As a side passion I smash the drums, beat the congas and spank the djembes, always looking for jamming opportunities and music projects.

Work Samples

  • Ayat Pak

Work History

Pablo Quintero www.pabloquintero.com pquintero@ecuad.ca Vancouver, Canada Objective To solve relevant problems putting ideas in practice and developing innovative and effective solutions for humans in a design driven environment. Education • Bachelor of Industrial Design, Emily Carr University (2008-2013 expected) Product Development - Design Research - Prototyping – Ergonomics • SACI Studio Art Centers International in Florence (Fall 2011) • Upper intermediate proficiency certificate, U.B.C. ELI (Sept 2007-Dec 2007) Technical Skills • SolidWorks 2010 • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Illustrator • Quick Sketching • Hand Rendering • Field Research • Model Making • Rapid Prototyping • Product Testing Relevant Projects • “Assistive Devices” a project in collaboration with GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre (sponsor of the “Solutions” annual exhibition); Developing an assistive hand tool for people living with congenital upper-limb deformities. (2011) • “Clean Motion” a project in collaboration with PowerTech Canada; Designed a Rain protection garment for cyclists. (2010) • “Sustainable Lighting” a project in collaboration with MP Lighting Canada; Designed a flat packed wooden lamp for low impact production. (2009) Related Work Experience • Studio Andrea Ponsi; helped with technical drawings and prepared materials for an office installation. (Fall 2011) • Plug and Wear Firenze; created conceptual drawings for wearable technology (Fall 2011) • SIGA S.A. de C.V. Aguascalientes, Mexico. Administrative support for the national Enciclomedia project (Summer 2006) Languages • Spanish (native) • English (fluent) • Italian (basic) Interests • Drums • Music • Cycling • Snowboarding Publications and Volunteering • Published at “The Woo magazine”, second edition 2011, www.woomagazine.ca • Work featured at the ‘’Future Masters’’ booth in the IDS West exhibition, Vancouver 2011. • Participant at IDSA NW junior show 2011 and 2012 in Seattle, WA. • Active participant at “Open IDEO design for social good”, www.openideo.com • Volunteered at “Epic sustainable living Expo in 2010 and 2012”, www.epicexpo.com

Education

Emily Carr University of art and design UBC- ELI- advanced diploma

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA, BCID, ECID

Awards

Future Masters 2011

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