Co-founder. Designer & Materials Specialist
Sep 2020 - Present (1 year 4 months)
Independent designer at Ydemaker, an agency specialized in industrial design and CMF (Colors, Materials and Surface Finishes) with a strong focus on sustainable development, LCA and eco-design.
Among the more traditional design tasks (concept ideation, product development, etc), I also help brands to revalue waste, through an innovative approach that combines design, LCA study and R&D of tailor-made materials according to customers requirements.
I am also in charge of identifying and establishing a network of partners in order to be able to give customers an "on-demand" ready to launch design solution.
Innovation Lead. Product & C.M.F. engineer/desginer.
Sep 2017 - Jul 2020 (2 years 10 months)
Technology scouting and market studies to make the best design and innovation decisions for the long term. Innovation, strategy planning and Team management. Creation of a suppliers and collaborators network to offer a transversal design offer for our customers (from ideation stages to product prototyping or implementation). Implement the Design Thinking methodology in the company.
• Design and Prototype of new solutions to help brands/customers with their product and industrialization issues. R&D of new industrial applications which are sustainable and scalable and a market/industry level. Materials, surfaces finishes, visual quality, brand language and other functional properties.
AUTOMOBILE OEM: R&D of new materials to backlighting applications for car interiors. Presented at the automobile trade fair of Paris (2018).
LUXURY BRAND COSMETIC: Design of a make-up packaging and cream jars without ABS and with premium/luxury materials (leather, textiles, metals and other authentic materials).
AUCHAN RETAIL: Design and development of consumer products done from old clothes and brand’s unsold apparel.
PREMIUM COSMETIC BRAND: Evolution of a design packaging to a new version more sustainable with an innovative Surface.
LUXURY WATCHES BRAND: Creation of an ecological and sustainable premium collection of watches.
PVL BEAUTE: Design and prototype of 100% recyclable and customizable make-up packaging.
R&D of a composite material with high comfort and technical properties for a new generation of VR glasses.
Product Designer and Product Manager
Jun 2014 - May 2017 (2 years 11 months)
París y alrededores, Francia
Integrated into COMPIN offices. Design to cost of innovative seats and interiors. Product management from early stages till delivery deadline.
- Research of new interiors and seat concepts to increase the COMPIN catalog.
- Stylisme and rough/fast sketching of concepts to present to finance department.
- Transversal team management (purchases, quality, prototype, manufacturing, etc)
- Client interface
- Ergonomic studies
Projects: EUROSTAR, OUIGO 2, Rennes tramway.
Clients: SNCF, Siemens.
Designer, R&D Engineer
Aug 2011 - Mar 2014 (2 years 7 months)
Conception & developpment of main aircraft structure (in composites, metallic and plastics)
Design of new appliances, seats and cabines for passenger and PAX comfort (Passenger supply units, seats, WC ...)
Developpment and optimization of previous design for a peugeot car (P8 program)
Mechanic Engineer (R&D)
General Dynamics European Land Systems
Dec 2010 - Jun 2011 (6 months)
Design of interiors of armoured combat vehicles, using NATO normative for Human Factors and ergonomy.
Mechanical Engineer and Assistant Produt Manager
THALES Rail Signalling and Security
Oct 2009 - Nov 2010 (1 year 1 month)
Design and conception of train structures
Renault Industrial Vehicles
Jan 2008 - Jul 2008 (6 months)
Design and conception of engine trucks parts