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  • william volcoff

    Creative Director

    Shanghai, China

With over 5 years of international experiences as Art Director and Design consultant I have developed a strong knowledge about developing and managing Brands. From luxury resort hotel to Finnish Biotech company, I know how to built a brand and create a strong corporate identity that support it. My strong knowledge in 2D and 3D software is supported by excellent sketch skill which helps to communicate my ideas and show my thinking process.

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WORK EXPERIENCE General Manager & Creative Director Octopus innovation shanghai Chief Designer (2 years) Wilddesign Shanghai. Artistic Director (3 years) Mobidiag Ltd. Responsible of the Brand strategy and the overall company communication. Product development,Web site, packaging, brochures...etc. Freelance (4 years) roughs / 3D / prototypes /photography webdesign / flash animation / Brand development Product designer assistant (3 month) AEON Footwear Design department, shoes design, R&D in colours and textures. DEGREES & SCHOOLS MA Industrial & Strategic Design Helsinki University of Arts & Design, TaiK, Finland. International Design Business Management Helsinki school of Economics (HSE) & Helsinki school of Technology (TKK), Finland. BA Industrial Design, First Class with Honours Birmingham Institute of Arts and Design, Birmingham, UK. BA Product Design ENSAAMA Olivier de Serres, Paris, France. Baccalaureate Applied Arts Applied Arts Bellecour, Lyon, France. LANGUAGES French: mother tongue English: fluent (writing & speaking) Chinese: beginner Spanish: school level SOFTWARE 2D CreativeSuite Adobe CS3 Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Dreamweaver Flash Premiere 3D Maxon Cinema4D Rhinoceros Alias StudioTools BUSINESS Microsoft Office Word 2008 Excel PowerPoint MindSet Manager Camstadia Studio Adobe Captivate 3 PERSONAL INTEREST Sport Judo, Ping-pong, Badminton, Basketball, Artistes Matsumoto Taiyou, Moebius, Ichiba Daisuke, Van Gogh, Kazimir Malevich, Eichiro Oda, Akira Toryama, Masamune Shirow, Kastushiro Otomo. Photo / Cinema Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Terry Richardson, Bertrand Blier, F.F. Coppola, Takashi Kitano, Wong Kar Wai, David Lynch, Hayao Miyazaki, Zhang Yi Mou,


University of Art & Design (UIAH)



Within the 24 finalist for the BraunnPrize 2007.