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Highly skilled and experienced product designer with a proven track record in developing a wide variety of commercially-successful products. Have worked in fourteen countries, building a more global understanding of market requirements, various materials, factory capabilities, cultural taste, and product needs. Hi… Read More
Highly skilled and experienced product designer with a proven track record in developing a wide variety of commercially-successful products. Have worked in fourteen countries, building a more global understanding of market requirements, various materials, factory capabilities, cultural taste, and product needs. Highly adept in project management and its in-depth integration on all aspects of product development.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

• Exceptional ability in product design for tabletop, home décor, gifts, Christmas trim, fashion accessories, furniture, soft home, and toys.

• Compelling designs for exhibition stands, trade fairs, and visual merchandising including planning, construction, and set-up.

• Strong graphic design skills for packaging, stationery, corporate identity, and marketing collaterals.
• Adept in dealing with international buyers and vendors for product development and production requirements. Liaises all activities from start to finish, undertaking multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Extensive experience in natural materials development focusing on innovative uses and sustainability encompassing the whole value chain.

• Enjoys challenging the status quo, encouraging innovative thinking and experimentation for new product ideas and processes.

• Thorough knowledge and experience in fair trade, entrepreneurship development, and production methods including planning, costing, quality control, and training.

• High proficiency in CorelDraw, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, and craft-related skills such as painted finishes, paper-making, resin and paper molding, sculpting and casting, resin lamination, and various multi-media prototyping
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• Design for home accessories, gifts and decors, furniture and furnishings, packaging, graphics, exhibitions, and consumer industrial products.

• Project management focusing on product and entrepreneurship development.

• Design trends and market research.

• Technology development focusing on innovative and… Read More
• Design for home accessories, gifts and decors, furniture and furnishings, packaging, graphics, exhibitions, and consumer industrial products.

• Project management focusing on product and entrepreneurship development.

• Design trends and market research.

• Technology development focusing on innovative and sustainable use of natural materials and eco-friendly design.

• Design training for students, out-of-school youths, design professionals and entrepreneurs.

• Crafts-related skills training on paint finishing, handmade paper, resin and paper pulp molding and casting, resin lamination, papiermache, and various décors.

• Networking with buyers, exporters, producers, suppliers, and other business development providers.

• Computer skills: 3D Studio Max with Vray, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office Read Less
• International Network for Bamboo and Rattan Latin America (Inbar-LAC)
• World Fair Trade Organization Asia
• PaCO (Partner Committee, Inc.) in Asia and Africa
• Artisanat SEL, France
• Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation (Kraftangan Malaysia)
• National Craft Institute Malaysia
• Sri Lanka Expo… Read More
• International Network for Bamboo and Rattan Latin America (Inbar-LAC)
• World Fair Trade Organization Asia
• PaCO (Partner Committee, Inc.) in Asia and Africa
• Artisanat SEL, France
• Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation (Kraftangan Malaysia)
• National Craft Institute Malaysia
• Sri Lanka Export Development Board
• Traidcraft Exchange, United Kingdom and Bangladesh Country Office
• Frank und Schuster, Germany
• Haymann Kollektionen, Germany
• Wilhelm Schleef Gmbh, Germany
• ClayMetalStone, USA
• Johnson and Johnson, Philippines
• Various NGOs in the Philippines:
-Advocate of Partners for Fairer Trade, Inc.(APFTI)
-Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation-Swisscontact
-Oxfam Great Britain Philippine Office
-Strategic Development Cooperation Asia
-Philippine Development Assistance Programme (PDAP)
-Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP)
• Various Philippine Exporters and their buyers from Europe, Japan, and the USA
• Various government agencies from the Philippines Read Less
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