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Rhode Island School of Design,RISD Providence RI – USA Master of FineArts, Furniture Design | 2011-2013
University of Applied Sciences Schwäbisch Gmünd Schwäbisch Gmünd – Germany
Bachelor of Arts, Product Design | 2009
InstitutoTecnológico de CostaRica,ITCR Cartago – Costa Rica
Courses towards Bachelor degree, Industrial Design | 2000-2006
Klüber Design Rüsselsheim,Germany
Industrial Designer | 2010-2011
Design of Furniture and Interior Spaces for recreational vehicles. Designed surfaces as well color and trim styles for vehicle exteriors. Designed lighting fixtures and diverse car
components.Worked with other designers and developed hand sketches, 3D modeling and computer renders. Projects for Hobby, Fendt, Niesmann & Bischoff and Knaus.
EOOS Design Vienna, Austria
Product Designer | 2009
Product design and research. Developed design solutions for several clients. Generated 3D models as well as computer renders.Colaborated with other designers in projects for Lamy, Zumtobel,Walter Knoll.
Hannes Wettstein AG Zürich,Switzerland
Design Intern | 2008
Assisted designers and architects with the development of concepts, product and furniture design.Created models and mock-ups for for office presentations. Generated 3D models and computer renders. Colaborated in projects for La Palma, USM, Cassina, Rifra,Tumi,Timuk,Enia Carpets and Horgen Glarus.
InstitutoTecnológico de CostaRica,ITCR
Research Project:Waste Management | 2006-2007
Researched the possibilities of alternative organic composting and waste management.
Developed a composting device for homes in urban areas.
Horizons International Corp.Heredia, Costa Rica | 2006
Freelance. Created 3D CAD models, computer renders and patent drawings. Developed graphic design solutions for catalogs and brochures
FurnitureDepartment,RISD,Providence RI | 2012
Teaching Assistant/ Design for Production
Assisting Professor organize lectures and give students feedback on design projects.
Furniture Department,RISD,Providence RI | 2012
Teaching Assistant/ Rapid Prototyping
Assisting Students with 3D modeling and help them prepare files for 3D printing. Organized class presentations and aided the Professor with diverse projects.
Solidworks, Maxwell Renderer, Bunkspeed Shot, Keyshot, Autocad, Sketchbook Pro,
Mastercam X5, Cinema 4D,Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign,Acrobat Pro,
Ashlar Vellum Xenon.
Spanish (native speaker)
German (written and spoken)
English (written and spoken)
Interior Design, Furniture, Industrial Design,Transportation
Fabrication:TIG welding, Rod/Tube bending, Plywood/Bent lamination,
Rapid Prototyping and CNC Routing.
Awards and Achievements:
Rhode Island School of Design – President’s Scholarship | 2011-2013
Rhode Island School of Design – Graduate Fellowship | 2011-2013
DeutscherAkademischerAustauschDienst(DAAD) – Stibet Stipendium | 2008
Centrode Incubación de Empresas ITCR – National Entrepreneur’s Contest | 2006
Honorable mention for business innovation for the project Ecosolutions- Urban waste management program.