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Nicolas FRANCOIS

PARIS

Résultats examens 2022

En résumé

Highly creative and multitalented Product Design Manager experimented in luxury market and technical products. Dynamic international team player with high illustration skills, strong written and verbal communication abilities and management skills. Passionated by luxury materials, traveling and driven by industrial processes, details, and marketing strategies. Accustomed to perform in deadline-driven environments and used to work within budget requirements.

Mes compétences :
designer
Design
mode
luxe
styliste
maroquinerie

Entreprises

  • Nicolas FRANCOIS Design - Freelance Designer, Expert in Product Design and Branding

    2013 - maintenant Freelance Designer specialized into Brand positioning throught Product Design. Strong expertise of luxury market and materials.

    Industrial and Technical support from Brand analysis to production. Handbags, Accessories, Industrial Design, Apparel, Packaging, Identity, Graphisme, Illustration, Moodborads, Trends Forecasts, Material Researchs, Technical & Production Documents...

    Agencies:

    BARRÈ ET ASSOCIÈS (GROUPE ZÉBRA) - Lyon
    Bollè® Eyewear, Babolat® Shoes, Babolat® Bags, Product Design

    CARTOON DESIGN - Toulouse
    Packaging & Concepts

    Clients:

    LVMH
    Branding, Packaging, Product Design, Merchandising, Bag Design

    PRIDE BODYBOARD
    Branding, Packaging, Advertising

    OBERTHUR
    Pen Collection

    MOVIDA
    Branding, Advertising, Print

    BILLIONNÉ RIKKO
    Branding, Packaging, Shoe Design, Bag Design, Eyewear Design, Fragrance Design

    ...and a lot more !
  • TEDDY SMITH - SCHOOL RAG - KILIWATCH - Senior Product Designer/ Luggages and Accessories Product manager

    2011 - 2012 - Created the Luggages and Accessories department for the three TeddySmith brands in order for the company to go upmarket on It's brand image and quality positioning by :

    •Coordinating conception inspired by new trends and materials.
    •Training commercial dpt. about the high-end accessories specificities, details and technicality
    •Establishing a strong relationship between design dpt. and new suppliers identified around the world with a high demanding quality process.
    •Managing budget and costs in collaboration with the procurement team.
  • LOUIS VUITTON Malletier - Mid-Level Product Designer

    Paris 2005 - 2011 - Managed the special order dpt. in charge of designing VIP order requests. Demonstrated abilities to answer very particular customers through very luxury materials and innovation.

    - Successfully designed masculine, sport and technical products for international luxury market into the art of travel Louis Vuitton spirit.

    - Stayed up-to-date with new fabric technologies, manufacturing techniques and trends with worldwide research trips.

    - Talented at communicating design ideas by quick sketches and realistic renderings. Coordinated and managed prototypes makers, industrial development , CAD modelers, and production in factories.

    Key Achievements :

    •Collaborated with Japanese car brand Nissan to create a luxury range of luggages fitting a new concept car trunk. Expertly converted traditional Louis Vuitton know-how to a very contemporary design language matching both Nissan spirit and Louis Vuitton's science of suitcases.

    •Created a complete set of Parlor Games, Whisky Case, Crocket case, World cup case, Watches cases using selected luxury materials for very important customers.

    •Successfully created a Luggage Kart concept for the Spring-Summer 2009-2010 Men FashionShow. Coordinated the show presentation. Excellent press release and communication benefits.

    •Developed the travel offer by creating a complete range of new trolleys, a Pilot Case concept, a Rolling Garment Bag and a 4 wheels suitcase within traveling strong quality requirements.

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