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José Vicente

Designer

Lisboa, Portugal
"The best way to predict the future is to design it"
Buckminster Fuller
Professional Experience
Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
Sep 2012Present
Academic & Quality Director / Director Académico e da Qualidade
Responsible for the implementation and management of the Quality Improvement and Assurance System at ESG. Vice-President of the Board of Directors.

Responsável pela implementação e gestão do Sistema Interno de Garantia da Qualidade da ESG. Vice-Presidente do Conselho de Direcção.
Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
Jul 2011Present
Head of Design Degree / Director da Licenciatura em Design
Horizontal and vertical coordination of the 1st degree.

Coordenação horizontal e vertical do 1º Ciclo de Estudos.
Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
Feb 2011Present
Professor
Teaching Design Project, Design Methods, Prototyping and Ecodesign.

Docência de Projecto, Métodos, Prototipagem e Ecodesign.
Lisboa, Portugal
Feb 2008Feb 2012
PhD Researcher
Grant holder for PhD research development.

Bolseiro de doutoramento.
Lisboa, Portugal
Jan 2001Jan 2008
Senior Designer
Development of projects of product design, transport and communication, especially for Portuguese companies such as Salvador Caetano, Animóvel, Join, Frilixa, SteelSept, Sony, Worten and PEMAS. Internal coordination of projects. Participation in projects awarded with Good Design Award and National Design Award.

Desenvolvimento de projectos de design nas áreas de produto, transportes e comunicação, principalmente para empresas portuguesas industriais e de serviços como Salvador Caetano, Animóvel, Adira, Frilixa, SteelSept, Sony, Worten, Geco-Futi e Pemas. Coordenação interna de projectos. Participação em projectos Good Design Award e Prémio Nacional de Design.
Lisboa, Portugal
Sep 2000Present
Designer
Freelance activity for several Portuguese institutions, namely:
Associação Portuguesa de Dressage
Casa Imaginada
Catalyst Portugal
Centro de Yoga de Benfica
Coro do Tejo
De.:SID
EcoCoaching
Engine Start
ESAS - Escola Superior Agrária de Santarém
Galeria 9Arte
HumanBox
IAAS - International Association of Agriculture Students
Inovo - Loja de Arquitectura
Les Secrets des Roys
Livraria A+A
MovArte
Olhando pelo Mundo
Ordem dos Engenheiros
Ramos & Vieitas
Sociedade Agricola Casal do Conde
Sociedade Portuguesa de Recursos Genéticos Animais
Terapia Biodinâmica
Tindecor
Ventisec
Verão Azul
Wiñk – Styling de sobrancelhas
Associative Experience
Lisboa, Portugal
20052009
Board Member
Board member during the course of 3 terms.

Membro da direcção durante 3 mandatos.
Research Experience
Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
Jun 2012Present
Lead Arts & Design Researcher
Lead Researcher at the ESG / Escola Superior Gallaecia Research Center (CI-ESG) for the Arts & Design Research Fields.

Investigador Responsável pela linha de investigação em Artes e Design no Centro de Investigação da Escola Superior Gallaecia (CI-ESG).
Lisboa, Portugal
Feb 20082012
PhD Researcher / Investigador de Doutoramento
PhD researcher in sustainable design. Development of tools for product design with focus on furniture sector.
Lisboa, Portugal
Sep 2007Jan 2011
Researcher / Investigador
Researcher from the Portuguese Association of Designers to participate in the Research Project De: SID - Design as a Company's Strategic Resource: A study of the impacts of design. Project promoted by FA-UTL in partnership with the APD and the CPD and with FCT funding.

Investigador da Associação Portuguesa de Designers a participar no Projecto de Investigação De.:SID - Design como Recurso Estratégico Empresarial: Um estudo dos impactos do design. Projecto promovido pela FA-UTL com parceria da APD e do CPD e com o financiamento da FCT.
Education
Lisbon, Portugal
Oct 2006Mar 2012
PhD in Sustainable Design
PhD research in sustainable design tools for product development with focus on furniture sector.

Investigação de doutoramento sobre ferramentas de design sustentável para o desenvolvimento de mobiliário.
Lisbon, Portugal
Oct 1995Jul 2001
BSc in Design
5 year degree in design, with main focus on product design.

Licenciatura em Design, com foco em design de produtos ( Pré-Bolonha).
Awards
Jun 2009
Finalist Project: Energym
Jun 2009
Finalist Project: Solaris
Jun 2005
2nd Prize with Re-Think Bus Concept
2002
Prize Milénio - Sagres-Expresso
Finalist Project Wheelchair
1998
ICEP Young Designer Award
Finalist Project: Pueris Chair
1993
EU Yesterday's Cration, today's Culture
Honorable mention