Elisabeth Malm Thau

Bis 2018, Elternzeit, Familie Malm Thau

München, Germany


Industrial Design
Product Development
User Experience Design
Product Design
CAD Tools
User Centered Design
User Studies
Concept Development
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Strategic Design
Design Thinking


Professional experience for Elisabeth Malm Thau

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jun 2017 - Sep 2018


    Familie Malm Thau

  • 2 years and 2 months, Aug 2015 - Sep 2017

    Senior Designer

    milani design & consulting

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jul 2012 - Jul 2015

    Product Designer

    V-ZUG AG

    Coordination between the internal Product Development and the external Design firms. Review of the internal Design Processes. Research/Benchmarking/Development within various Design Topics.

  • 7 months, Aug 2011 - Feb 2012

    Master Thesis Student


    Development of a juice extractor for household use. Including planning, benchmarking, user interviews/focus group, idea generation, concept development and -selection as well as form development. Validation through a prototype and user acceptance tests.

  • 6 months, Mar 2010 - Aug 2010

    Intern within Product Development


    Participation in the development of a screw magazine. Responsibility for planning and generation of concept ideas and concept selection for the magazine strip. Realization of the ideas to CAD models (Unigraphics NX) and prototypes. Materials selection in collaboration with potential suppliers. Working-, documentation- and presentation- language: German.

  • 6 months, Jan 2008 - Jun 2008

    Bachelor Thesis Student

    Jokab Safety

    Development of a hand-held three-position-device for applications within the industry. Including planning, user studies within the industry, idea generation, concept selection, form- and ergonomics- development as well as validation through models.

  • 7 months, Jun 2007 - Dec 2007

    Database administrator

    Volvo Trucks

    Member of the roll-out team for a web-based sales system. Coordination of the registration of users, retailers and markets. Support function for internal world-wide market contacts.

Educational background for Elisabeth Malm Thau

  • 6 months, Sep 2009 - Feb 2010

    Mechanical Engineering/Industrial Design

    Politecnico di Milano

  • 6 years and 7 months, Aug 2005 - Feb 2012

    Industrial Design Engineering

    Chalmers Technical University


  • Swedish

    First language

  • German


  • English


  • Italian


  • French



Playing violin & guitar

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