Funfere Koroye

  • Design Engineer
  • Lagos, Nigeria

Hello,

My name is Funfere koroye, An Industrial designer and Product Developer Based in Lagos, Nigeria. 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. My skillset spans across several industries which include but not limited to FMCG, Fintech, Food, Footwear and Furniture.

With over 4 years of experience under my belt, I am always eager to do what i can to improve my knowledge on the inner workings of innovation, 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)
Product Development: African Basketball League (2017)

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)
Research & Design: Sponge Design (2018)
Furniture Design: Madedotcom TalentLab (2018)

PRESS

Vogue UK
A24 Media
Okay Africa
TEDxUnilag
ConceptKicks
Design InDaba
Fast Company