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Curriculum Vitae

Chiara Cantù

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In short

All around designer (Service/product/graphic) with high team working ability in heterogeneous team due to exchange program and master’s degree. Master’s degree in Product service System Design 110/110 cum laude at Politecnico of Milan. Bachelor’s degree in Product Design at Politecnico of Milan.

Experience

Service & UI/UX Designer

Oct. 2019 – Now

Next 14, Milan – Data-driven marketing&advertising – www.next14.com

• UX/UI designer for the analytics platform;
• Product designer for physical data sensors;
• Clients: Unicredit, Carrefour/Barilla, Tim, Gruppo VéGé, Scavolini.

Next14 is one of the most innovative European startups in the digital field (Red Herring 2018 Top 100 Europe Winners / Forbes France)

Founder & Social Media manager

Volley, Facebook page – Volleyball comunity – www.facebook.com/PageVolley

• Founder and administrator of a Facebook page with 500k+ followers;
• Creation of videos, content and pictures;
• Creation of graphic design for merchandising, sold on e-commerce website;
• Partnerships: UBI Banca, Chinese Volleyball League All Star.

Education

Product Service System Design (PSSD) - Master’s degree

2017 – Oct. 2019

Politecnico di Milano – www.pssd.polimi.it

Taught in English – 110/110 cum laude – GPA 4.0/4.0

Thesis: “Cooper Interstellar, a serious game system for ADHD children from 6 years old”

Merit based scholarship for a. y. 2018/2019 and for a. y. 2017/2018
High selectivity for PSSD degree’s admission (0,4% of candidates)
PoliMi is the 6th best university in the world for Arts&design (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

Erasmus+ project

Jan. – July 2019

Escola Universitària de Disseny i Enginyeria, Barcelona, Spain – www.elisava.net/en

Courses: Thesis’ elaboration, Identidad y marca (Idetity and Brand), Publicidad (Adv)

Industrial Design - Bachelor’s degree

Oct. 2014 – July 2017

Politecnico di Milano – www.design.polimi.it/en/

Evaluation: 106/110 (GPA 3.8/4.0)

Thesis: “ColorBox, a coding toy for children from 3 to 5 years old” for Chicco brand

Graduate Award “Enrico Legler”
Merit based scholarship for a. y. 2016/2017 and for a. y. 2015/2016

Languages

Italian

Native language

 

English

Level C1 – IELTS

 

Spanish

Level B1

Technical skills

Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effect) 0%
UI tools (Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD) 0%
3D Modelling (Inventor, AutoCAD) 0%
3D Rendering (Keyshot) 0%
Microsoft Office 0%

Hobbies

3D printing
3D printing

Digital Tech
Digital Tech

Volleyball
Volleyball

Art Museums
Art Museums

PERSONAL SKILLS

High team working ability in a multicultural and heterogeneous team due to highly multicultural environment in the master’s degree and Erasmus+ project;

Creative mindset with advanced problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills;

• Organised and detail oriented, but always thinking about the big picture;

• Determined and motivated, strongly curious with passion and enthusiasm;

All around designer (product – service – graphic) with strong technical bases more than artistic ones;

• Knowledge enforced in practice about design methods in desk and field research as well as market analysis and insights collection;

EXTRA COURSES

• Leadership and gender in the society 4.0 – SDA Bocconi University

• Digital Marketing, Media and Communication – Cariplo Factory

• Design Talent Days 2017 – Vodafone Village

• Tools and logics of SEM: Google AdWords – Cariplo Factory

• Advanced Photoshop – Politecnico di Milano

• Advanced English – Atlantic Language Dublin

• JavaScript Workshop – Milano JS, Google Italia

• Web developer, HTML and CSS code – Tempo Ritrovato, Milan.

AWARDS

• Selected from Soroptimist Club Monza for “Leadership and gender in the society 4.0” course at Bocconi University Feb. 2020

• Publication on “Il Bagno Oggi e Domani” magazine of “Xenia, a modular bathroom for Athens city” – May 2019

Selection and exposition of “Designing the human flow” graphic poster during the “Proof of concept” event at Triennale di Milano – servdes.org/conference-2018-milano/ Jan. 2018

Selection and exposition of “Upaint”, modular desk for autistic children at “DesignX- Designers” exhibition for FuoriSalone 2017 – linkApr./June 2017

Selection and exposition of “Who”, a stool at “DesignXDesigners” exhibition for Fuori- Salone 2015 – Apr./June 2015