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Marco Napoli

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

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Born in '86 and raised in Rome

Academically grown in Milan

Professionally strengthened in Milan, London, Berlin

Currently settled in Munich

Latest role

Lead Industrial Design @ Air Up

Out of office

Motorbike, dry asphalt and a crisp sunny day Dolomites, a good hike/ski and a slice of cake Passport, a Lonely Planet and a new place to explore Cinema, sci-fi movie and pop corns

Beach, crosswords and a fresh juice

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+ 12 years all-round experience

in Industrial Design strategy, research and development for global firms and brands.


+ 5 years Industrial Design Leadership experience
with teams of 3 to 6 members: managerial (team KPIs; personal development) + functional (project management; design roadmap).

 

+ Core competence in furniture & consumer goods

including market trend analysis, benchmarking, user testing, cmf development and industrialization.


+ Project management and cross-development

liaising with key internal stakeholders & departments, clients, suppliers and factories worldwide.


+ Proven knowledge of manufacturing

processes and their trade-offs: ensuring designs meet feasibility, viability and sustainability goals.


+ Focus on problem-solving

to see projects through to completion: face challenges pragmatically and plan proactively to avoid roadblocks.


+ Promoting collaboration, challenging the status-quo

ideate, prototype and validate to deliver appealing customer-centric solutions, together.

+ Over 18 successful market-available products 

five of which awarded.

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For any further enquiry, please don't hesitate to reach me out at

marconapoli.design@gmail.com

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