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Philippe VAHE

Product Design Director

Paris, France

Work Experience

Carrefour

PRODUCT DESIGN DIRECTOR

January 2012 - Present France

DSK ISD International School Of Design

Director

-Planning and coordination of all courses
-Recruitment of visiting teachers / teachers
-ISD development Strategies
-Teacher for advanced Design tools : Design Language, Design Management, ...
-Animation of individual performance: monthly review, annual report
-Animation of the ISD team: weekly meeting, vision, transversal project
-KPI report of school
-Management of the PR/valorization : Design Awards, Press Article, Conferences, ...
-Organisation of the Student Review: monthly report, semester report card
-Educational engineering of cycle and options
-Project's Director for some industrial projects in Product Design
-Management of Design Research Program with companies
August 2008 INDIA

OXYLANE [Decathlon]

Advanced Design Manager

-Creation of Advanced creative processes [imaginew, workshops],
-Leader of research program to find new business opportunities,
-Build and lead exchanges with schools of design [new talents],
-Leader in the design communication [PR, awards, expositions],
-Instructor for designers and design managers [200 persons/year].
-7 visible recommendations for this position Manage
June 2001 - July 2008 FRANCE

MIAM-MIAM United LLC

Co-Founder

Creation of new concepts and new business for bars and restaurants.
Product range and the brand miam-miamtm sold to United Brands Inc.(USA) in 2004
February 2001 - March 2004 United States

OXYLANE [Decathlon]

Product Designer

Product design for more 200 products on various markets (bicycle, fitness, electronic sport accessories, golf, etc.)
Pilot of the 3D Alias program: evaluation, integration in the design process.
Initiated and developed new methodologies in product development process
Leading actor of communication at DecathlonDesign (PR)
August 1997 - May 2001 FRANCE

KAPFF SA Production Plant

Product Designer

Design of mowers and many products for garden.
Production Plant with a large scope of Manufacturing Processes
[Plastics transformation, Metals transformation, Paint, Surface treatment...]
June 1994 - July 1997 FRANCE

INSTITUT SUPERIEUR DE DESIGN

Visiting Teacher

Varied educational experiences: new methodologies, design tools, design management.
In 1999, creation of the first 3D surface modelling courses on Alias Studio.
I implemented many new design tools: Design Language, Visual Mapping, Workshop, …
September 1999 - July 2008 FRANCE

Education

Institut Supérieur De Design

Master

Product Design, Design Management, Design Tools.
September 1991 - May 1994 FRANCE

Languages

French (Native),
English (Advanced),

Awards

Industrial Design Society Of America

Industrial Design Excellence Awards

200106

EEC

European Best Practice

2002

ID Magazine

Annual Design Review : Honourable Mention

200306