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Philippe VAHE

Product Design Director

Paris, France
+33 6 40 50 35 00
Experience
France
Jan 2012Present
PRODUCT DESIGN DIRECTOR
INDIA
Aug 2008
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
FRANCE
Jun 2001Jul 2008
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
USA
Feb 2001Mar 2004
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
FRANCE
Aug 1997May 2001
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)
FRANCE
Jun 1994Jul 1997
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...]
FRANCE
Sep 1999Jul 2008
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, …
Education
FRANCE
Sep 1991May 1994
Master
Product Design, Design Management, Design Tools.
Awards
Jun 2001
Industrial Design Excellence Awards
2002
European Best Practice
Jun 2003
Annual Design Review : Honourable Mention
Languages
 
French (Native), English (Advanced)