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  • Hector Uvence

    Industrial Designer

    Vancouver, Canada

A visualizer of possibilities and interpreter of human needs. For the last few years my focus has been in furniture design, cg rendering and photography. Software: Solidworks 2016 Inventor 2016 3dsMax 2016 + Vray Hard surface and soft surface modeling, creation of materials and shaders, uv unwrapping, composition, lighting and animations. Rhinoceros Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Lightroom CS6. Learning Sketchup Pro. Clients: - New Summit Partners - Heartwood Manufacturing Ltd. - Chez Christophe - Yellow Stripe Resources - Source Office Furniture

Work Samples

  • Interior visualization

  • Office studio visualization

  • PCL-400 series outdoor furniture

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • Corliving
    • Dec 2011 - Present (6 years)

    - Research of the furniture market landscape and able to analyze competitors products with deep insight
    - Concept ideation for new products and re-design of existing ones
    - Visualizer of possibilities
    - Validation of designs and digital prototyping
    - Technical drawings for pre-production reviews as well as final drawings for in-house and off-shore manufacture
    - CG photographic visualisations for marketing including web and print
    - 3d visualization production pipeline including modeling, texturing, lighting and studio/environment set up renderings
    - Taking a concept from a sketch to 3d model and through to final technical drawings ready for manufacturing
    - Technical drawings for design patents in Canada and USA
    - Creation of instruction manuals
    - Studio photography

    Successfully launching several designs into mass production to the North American market and sold at several retailers including: London Drugs, Costco, Amazon, Best Buy, Wayfair, Walmart, HomeDepo and more.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Uvence design
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • Sep 2006 - Present (11 years 3 months)

    - Design, visualizations and fabrication of product and furniture.
    - Cg visualizations of product, home, office and commercial furniture, interior and architecture.
    - 3D modeling
    - Technical drawings
    - Product animations
    - Graphics

  • Industrial Designer

    • RAD laboratories
    • Oct 2011 - Jan 2012 (3 months)

    Solidworks modeling, product visualizations and patent drawings.

  • Industrial Designer

    • Pure Furniture
    • Sep 2007 - Aug 2009 (1 year 11 months)

    Concept development, cg visualizations, shop drawings and Eco materials research.

  • CAD Designer

    • The Urban Settler Furniture
    • Jun 2008 - Sep 2008 (3 months)

    Drafting services.


  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design

    • Bachelor Industrial Design
    • 2000 - 2004



The Designers Accord


'09 FSC '06 I love my chair. '05 Winner, Vancouver Arts Award Design Competition. '04 Honorable mention. Core77 + Catia Napkin Sketch Competition. '03 RTA chair selected to travel to homeshows in Denver, Sta. Clara, Toronto and Vancouver for Forintek Canada Corp. "lesser-used wood species".