Sergio Alonso Industrial/Product Designer Assistant Professor at Universidad de los Andes Nationality: Spanish / Venezuelan Age:31 Languages: Spanish (Native) - English (Advanced) - Portuguese (Beginner) Sergio Alonso is a venezuelan based industrial designer who offers industrial design services in different fields of object production, such as electronic goods, gadgets, transportation design, furniture, objects in plastics. He is always looking for a different angle to develop projects, working with the clients desires, but keeping the focus on the main factor of product design: the user, and their expectation in the interaction with an object. He is interested in experience design, bionics, interaction design, social design, morphology and form studies. Always searching for needs to supply with design, hard working and getting inspiration from the right sources. He mixes his time designing products and teaching at Universidad de los Andes, the most important University of Venezuela. Teaches visual communication for industrial design in the first and third year of school. Sergio has strong sketching abilities, both hand sketching and digitally, he also has a deep understanding and use of 3d modelling CAD software. Loves to make rapid models to prove and understand the design he is developing. At the moment he is looking for projects to develop around the world.

Work Samples

  • YARE - Sal y Pimienta

  • Bus toilet

  • Vehiculo Guacamaya - Macaw Vehicle

Work History

  • Assistant Professor

    Profesor de Técnicas Gráficas de Comunicación para el Diseño Industrial.

    Dibujo - Rendering - Comunicación Visual - Sketching

  • Author on design's blog " DiConexiones"

    • DI-CONEXIONES
    • Brooklyn, NY
    • Jan 2010 - Present (5 years 3 months)

    Design Blog and Resources

  • Project Manager / Industrial Designer

    Design services for differente fields of industrial and product design

  • Industrial Designer/Production Supervisor

    Factory of Semitrailers and Ecologycal units for specials transportation cases.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Smith-Falchetti / MASSIVA
    • Oct 2008 - Mar 2009 (5 months)

    Furniture Factory

  • Industrial Designer

    • IGUANO C.A
    • Venezuela
    • Apr 2005 - Dec 2008 (3 years 8 months)

    Design and engineering studio / Consultancy / Services / Production

  • Creative Designer

    • Zamuro Fabrica de ideas
    • Mérida, Venezuela
    • Jul 2004 - Feb 2005 (7 months)

    Design and engineering studio / Consultancy / Services / Production

Education

  • Universidad de los Andes

    • Industrial Designer. Licenciate Industrial Design
    • 2002 - 2007

    Studies: Industrial Designer Licentiate (ULA Venezuela 2007) Top qualification in final project of degree: 20/20 pts. Graduated with honorary mention.

Specialties

Awards

-2nd place FONDAS contest. Venezuela 2011 -Winner Eureka Industrial Design Professionals.Space divisor.Venezuela.2009 - Finalis Eureka Industrial Design.Urban furniture.Venezuela.2008 -Finalist Eureka Universia. Coast drum.Venezuela 2008 -Finalist Eureka Universia.Water purifier.Venezuela 2006

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