PROFILE/ MARCEL VESGA GERARDINO
Marcel is an Industrial Design B.A. and a M.A. in Digital Media from HFK- Bremen; his previous work consists in the creation, execution and direction of design projects for diverse clients in different industries and design fields, including various markets from financial institutions such as the Colombian Central Bank and Trade Platforms, to Private Companies, Schools, Artists, Engineers, Musicians and Politicians. He has also developed several freelance and Academic projects which involve creating new concepts for products, ephemeral architecture, stage design, POP and other marketing products, from concept creation to 3d Photo realistic pre-visualisation rendered version and prototyping, marketing and release of the products. His latest Design work involves Web and Multimedia Design, Consulting, Usability studies, E-marketing, Digital and Social Media Strategies development and implementation, UI-UX and Interaction Design, as well as experimentation in Video production, Video Projection Mapping, Generative/ Parametric design and Motion Recognition.
He’s ready to try his best to develop himself in the Design field.
*Spanish/ Native speaker.
*English/ Full professional proficiency/ (IELTS exam with the British Council / Academic version: Overall band score: 7.0)
*German/ Mid proficiency/ Common European Framework of Reference B 1.1 / (Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch 2)
*Italian/ Basic proficiency.
Adobe Creative suite (Ps, Il, Dw, Mu, Fl)
Corel Suite (Corel Draw, Corel Photo Paint)
Poser (Character creation)
Rhinoceros/ 3ds Max/ Vray (3D modelling, rendering)
Magento, Joomla, WordPress (CMS)
Quartz Composer/ MAX/ Nodebox (Nodebase programming)
Processing/ AS3 (Intermediate)
Kinect (Skeleton trackers, gesture recognition, OSC)
Product Design, Concept Design, Web and Graphic Interface Design, Prototyping, and 3d Modelling. Generative graphics compositing and Interaction design. He also has abilities in project planning, organisation and production control, including budget management. Product development from Brand Creation, Corporate Image, Product Concept, Product Production Management, Brand/ Product Release and Positioning Strategies.
Great people management skills with the ability to train and develop others, excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, natural ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team, possessing strong team building and organisational skills, paying strong attention to detail, flexible and adaptive to different working environments.
2011 – 2014 / M.A. Digital Media/ HfK-Bremen. Bremen. – Germany.
2002 – 2008/ B.A. Industrial Design/ Universidad de los Andes. Bogotá DC. – Colombia.
Secondary Education (Highschool Diploma)
1994 – 2001/ Liceo de Cervantes (Norte). Bogotá DC. – Colombia.