Hi, My name is Ricardo. Nice to meet you!
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Or if you want to learn more, check out his resumé and related information down below.

Current position:

Industrial Designer
Helder-ID, Almere, the Netherlands

Resumé PDF upon request

Some more information about Ricardo

Ricardo is a Product and User Experience Designer from the Netherlands with a masters degree from Umeå Institute of Design in Advanced Product Design.

After finishing his Bachelors degree in Engineering and Design back in 2013 he has been working in the industry for a couple of years. Both at a design studio as well as in-house design departments to gain a broad range of experience.

Working within a team of skilled designers his goal in product design is the emotion and experience between user and product. Designing a desire by picturing himself in the skin of the end-user and its surroundings. Clean design, original solutions and eye for details are important aspects for him as product designer. 

A user centered approach is where he feels at home.
Flexible, Organized, Calm and a good listener are words to describe him as a designer, colleague and person. 

In his free time he loves Motorsports, likes to improve current skills and try out new software to broaden his skill set.

One day a week he is available for freelance product visualization work at his own studio APEX Creatives.

Some of his go-to tools:

Sketching – Adobe CC – Solidworks – Keyshot – Workshop


Industrial Designer (Current)
Helder-ID, the Netherlands

Sep. 2021 – Currently

Industrial Designer (Remote)
Design Partners, Ireland

Feb. 2021 – Aug. 2021

Freelance Product Designer (Current)
APEX Creatives, Founder

Dec. 2020 – Currently

Industrial designer
Pan Oston, the Netherlands

2016 – 2017 

Design Engineer
Trelleborg, the Netherlands


Product designer
Scope design & strategy, the Netherlands


Industrial designer – MFA thesis co-op
Cisco, Oslo Norway


Industrial designer
Whipsaw Inc., San Francisco USA

2018 – 2019

Industrial designer – BA thesis co-op
Scope Design & Strategy.


Product designer
Progress Europe – Automotive Innovations


MFA – Advanced Product Design
Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden

2017 – 2020 

BA – Industrial Product Design (B.Eng)
Chr.Hogeschool Windesheim


BA – Industrial Design
FH-Joanneum, Graz, Austria

2011 – Exchange semester

BA – Build Environment and Architecture
Chr.Hogeschool Windesheim

2007 – 2008 (Stopped)

2nd.Vo.E – ICT – Office automation (MBO4)
Deltion College

2003 – 2007

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