Hi! I’m Manuel,
interaction and experience designer at the
intersection of the digital and physical world.

Experience

Process

Analyze situation
Recognize issues
Formulate roadmap
Execute plan in collaboration with stakeholders
Deliver solution
Huawei – Stockholm
UX Designer

2021 – today

  • Developing user experience and
    interaction Design concepts
  • Prototyping user journeys
  • Visual and motion design prototyping
  • Present to stakeholders and collaborating with
    other departments
Laerdal Medical – Stavanger
Product Designer (master thesis)

January 2020 – June 2020

  • Approaching industry for relevant design topic
  • Conduct user research and testing
  • Identify and chose problems
  • Host co-creative workshops
  • concept development
  • Prototype and verify concepts
  • Refine solution
  • Present in front of large audience
NVGTR – Munich
Designer

June 2018 – July 2019

  • Creative co-development of product concepts
  • Detailed development of productsolutions and creative implementation of various levels of product innovation
  • Development of CMFP characteristics and manufacturing details
  • Creation and realization of 3D renderings 
  • Creation and animation of VR sequences
  • Creation, development and animation of AR sequences
HUGE Design – San Francisco
Industrial Design Intern

November 2016 – June 2017

  • Creation of a unique UX for an AI Device
  • Functional prototyping, production support and CMF for next generation smart speaker system
  • Design development for consumer electronics e.g. ear bud/headphones, gaming controller, keyboard & mouse, smart conferencing system, smart steering wheel
  • Design development and refinement electric motorcycle project
  • 3D visualization on different projects: CAD, final renderings
  • Support the team during internal reviews and presentations to clients
Volkswagen – Wolfsburg
Product Design Intern

Volkswagen – Wolfsburg, DE
October 2015 – February 2016

  • Developing design concepts
  • Developing sketch-ideas and Photoshop renderings
  • CAD-Conceptualisation
  • CAD-Renderings and Visualisation
  • Internet research and documentation
  • Issuing layout and graphic presentations in InDesign
  • Presenting work results
f/p design – Munich
Product Design Intern

August 2014 – December 2014

  • Sketching
  • 3D modelling
  • Rendering
  • Image editing and visualisations
  • preparation of presentations
  • research and model making

Education

Education

MFA Advanced Product Design

Umeå Institute of Design – Umeå, SE
September 2017 – June 2020

Exchange student – Product Design

University of Lapland – Rovaniemi, FI
January 2015 – May 2015

BA Product Design

University of Applied Sciences – Schwäbisch Gmünd, DE
2012 – 2016

Skills & tools

Skills & tools

CAD

Rhino
Blender
Grasshopper
Fusion 360
Cinema4D

Visual

Blender
Unreal Engine
Cinema4D
Keyshot
Unity

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Premiere Pro
After Effects
Audition

Sketching

UX

Figma
XD

User research
User testing
Co-Creation

Other

Basic HTML and CSS
Basic Python

Learning and adapting fast
Efficient time management

Recognition

Recognition

Terra

Core77 Design Awards 2018 – Student Notable

Terra

The James Dyson Award 2018 – National Runner Up
The James Dyson Award 2018 – International Top 20

Terra

Braun Prize 2018 – Special Mention

AVA

AED Neuland Interaction 2021 – Silver

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