Funfere Koroye

  • Design Engineer
  • Lagos, Nigeria

Hello,

My name is Funfere koroye and i would like to work for you and with you. As an Industrial designer and product developer, i am tasked to design, plan and develop industrial, commercial or consumer products for mass manufacture with particular emphasis on ergonomic factors, marketing considerations and innovative advancements.

In conclusion i prepare designs and specifications of products, both virtual and physical, to help businesses reach their customers more efficiently.

With over 4 years of experience under my belt, I am currently looking to gain more full-time experience in anyway that i can to improve my knowledge on the workings of innovative companies from a branding, manufacturing, advertising and development point of view.

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Trintity Internal College, Lagos, Nigeria (2001 – 2004)
British International School, Lagos, Nigeria (2004 – 2007)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

The Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (2007 – 2008)
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia (2008 – 2011)
The Domus Academy, Milan, Italy (2012 – 2013)
Accademia Riaci, Florence, Italy (2013 – 2014)

QUALIFICATIONS

IGCSE O levels (2004 – 2006)
IGCSE A levels (2006 – 2007)
BA in Industrial Design (2008 – 2011) 
MFA in Product Development (2012 – 2013)
Diploma in Footwear Manufacturing (2013 – 2014)

SKILLS

Product Design
Product Branding
Product Innovation
Product Advertising
Product Prototyping
Product Engineering
Product Development

FOCUS

Sneaker Design
Furniture Design
Appliance Design
Packaging Design
Motorcycle Design
Sustainable Design
Humanitarian Design

WORK EXPERIENCES

Design Intern: Fuel Skate Shop (2010)
Apprenticeship: Roberto Ugolini (2013)
Sneaker Design: J.V.P Melbourne (2014)
Packaging Development: Sokolad (2015)
Beverage Design: Wilsons Lemonade (2015)
Design Lab Tech: Day Waterman College (2015)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Junior Designer: JUMP (2012)
Freelance Design: FK Lab (2013)
Senior Designer: Thandos (2016)
Footwear Developer: Keexs (2016)
Phone Designer: Tecno Mobile (2016)
Chief Design Officer: Nupe Project (2017)

PRESS

A24 Media
TEDxUnilag
ConceptKicks