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Stephan Merkle

Employee, Director | Product & User Experience Design, Sensity

Köln, Germany

Skills

Industrial Design
User Experience Design
Branding & Innovation Strategy.
User-Centered-Design

Timeline

Professional experience for Stephan Merkle

  • Current , since Jan 2018

    Director | Product & User Experience Design

    Sensity

  • 3 years and 2 months, Aug 2014 - Sep 2017

    Partner / Industrial Designer & Innovation Strategist

    Bacon Design GmbH

    Bacon Design ist eine junge Designagentur aus Frankfurt mit den Schwerpunkten Industrial Design, User Experience und Brand Strategy. Wir gestalten Neues, verbessern Altes, regen zum Nachdenken an und zeigen Möglichkeiten für die Zukunft auf.

  • 6 months, Feb 2014 - Jul 2014

    Freelance Industrial Designer & Innovation Strategist

    Procter & Gamble Manufacturing GmbH

  • 8 months, Jul 2013 - Feb 2014

    Freelance Industrial Designer & Innovation Strategist

    Braun GmbH

  • 3 years, Jun 2010 - May 2013

    Industrial Designer / Innovation Strategist / Project Lead

    IDEO LLC, Chicago

    Industrial Designer (Designer in multidisciplinary teams, ID lead & project lead). Depending on project relevance Communication, Environmental, Interaction & overarching User Experience Design as well as Brand & Business Development are part of further responsbilities. Product Innovation & Design Language work means most of the time a close cooperation with Mechanical & Electrical Engineers to be as realistic as possible in the given time frame for Product and Software Manufacturing.

  • 6 months, Apr 2009 - Sep 2009

    Industrial Design Praktikant

    IDEO LLC, Chicago

    Industrial Designer (Designer in a team). Depending on project relevance Communication, Environmental, Interaction & overarching User Experience Design as well as Brand & Business Development are part of further responsbilities. Product Innovation & Design Language work means most of the time a close cooperation with Mechanical & Electrical Engineers to be as realistic as possible in the given time frame for Product and Software Manufacturing.

  • 6 months, Apr 2007 - Sep 2007

    Industrial Design Praktikant

    Carbon Design Group

    Agentur: Carbon Design Group, 10027 Main Street , Bothell, WA 98011, USA

Educational background for Stephan Merkle

  • 7 months, Aug 2008 - Feb 2009

    Advanced Product Design

    Umeå Institute of Design, SE

    Design strategics, creativity techniques, advanced aesthetics and intercultural design thinking

  • 2 years, Apr 2008 - Mar 2010

    Industrial Design & Design Strategy

    Bergische Universität Wuppertal

    1) Produkt- und Markenentwicklung unter dem Schwerpunkt der Nachhaltigkeit. 2) Untersuchung von ethischen und ästhetischen Ansprüchen der Gesellschaft im Kontext von Körperprothesen.

  • 4 years and 7 months, Sep 2003 - Mar 2008

    Industrial Design

    Bergische Universität Wuppertal

    Nutzergruppen bezogenes Research und Marktanalyse, Innovations- und Konzeptentwicklung, Gestaltung und Detailoptimierung, CAID und CAD (Engineering).

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

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