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CV

02/2017 - now

freelance interaction designer.

Google Creative Lab

Freelance interaction designer at Google Creative Lab, London.

09/2016 - 01/2017

product + interaction designer.

freelance consultant @ matlo.me

I work with tech companies and creative agencies on interaction design projects, rapid prototyping, physical computing, UI and UX.
I design and develop digital and physical products and experiences, research future scenarios, hack existing products, build prototypes and test them with humans and machines; write@matlo.me for more details.

02/2014 - now

visiting lecturer.

Central Saint Martins College, UAL, London

Visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins on the BA Graphic Design and MA Communication Design courses. Now responsible at CSM Crosslab, where we work on creative coding, robotics, artificial intelligence, interactive visuals, physical computing, games, virtual reality, installations and other tech-related activities.

11/2013 - 08/2016

principal designer / founder.

Primo Toys, London.

As a co-founder of the ed-tech startup Primo Toys, I helped in building the company from scratch up to a record-breaking business. As a Principal Designer in a small team, I was working on different aspects of the company: product and interaction design, product roadmap and vision, research and development, prototyping, creative coding, content production, documentation, websites, workshops, video games, visuals, icons, printed materials, ω+1

09/2012 - 10/2013

interaction designer.

Arduino and TinkerKit!, Torino.

As Interaction Designer in the Arduino research and development team in Torino, I was responsible for interaction design and development, documentation, content production and workshops, in particular for the TinkerKit! brand.

skills

  • Design

    • Interaction

      • UI · Physical and Digital

      • UX · User research, testing

      • HCD

      • HCI

    • Product

      • CAD Modeling

      • Rapid prototyping

      • Ergonomics

      • DFM

      • Design For Sustainability · LCA

      • User testing

    • Graphic

      • Layouts · Web, mobile, print

      • Icons

      • Styling

      • Branding

  • Prototyping

    • Product

      • Rapid Prototyping

      • Laser Cutting · Run and setup the machine

      • 3D Printing · Run and setup the machine

      • CNC Routing

    • Electronics

      • Arduino

      • ESP8266

      • Photon

      • Raspberry PI

      • Robotics

      • Bluetooth, WiFi

      • PCB Design and manufacturing · KiCad, EAGLE

    • Screens

      • Processing / p5.js

      • OpenFrameworks

      • JS · Node, Electron

      • Chrome Serial

  • Softwares

    • 2D

      • Illustrator

      • Sketch · with UI plugins (Zeplin, InVision, ...)

      • After Effects

      • Indesign

      • Photoshop

    • 3D Modeling

      • Blender

      • Rhino

      • SolidWorks

      • Cinema4D

    • Rendering

      • Maxwell

      • Blender Cycles

  • DEV

    • Frontend

      • Main js libraries

      • p5.js

      • pixi.js

      • three.js

      • Webaudio

      • Gulp

      • Pug

      • Stylus

      • SASS

      • Jekyll

    • Backend

      • Linux · Ubuntu / Debian

      • Node

      • Nginx · Very basic

      • Https · Letsencrypt

    • Others

      • Java

      • Basic c++

      • Basic python

  • Documentation

  • Life

    • Languages

      • Italian

      • English

      • 日本語 · 少し

    • Doghacking

    • Beatmaking

    • Cryptotrading

    • Skateboarding

    • Snowboarding

    • Livebrowsing

    • Lobbying

education

✎ Interaction Design MAS MAInD, Lugano, 2011-2012
✎ Industrial Design BA Politecnico di Milano, 2008-2011

teaching

some talks

awards

some publications

Unread MessagesIt’s Nice ThatDomusDezeenFastCo DesignProteinLSN:GlobalCubettoTIMELe MondeDezeenYahoo TechTechCrunch