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by alexandros
September 13th, 2013, 9:11 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: salary level entry Europe - Italy
Replies: 11
Views: 7296

Re: salary level entry Europe - Italy

Quite late post, but 1400 euros in Italy to me sounds as a super good number. I used to study there and i know numerous students that would work for almost nothing (work, no internship). Myself, when i was interviewed by a rather well-known fashion/luxury brand (belonging to a huge luxury group) i w...
by alexandros
May 19th, 2013, 7:59 am
Forum: business practices
Topic: Proposal to participate In a Kickstarter project. NOW WHAT?
Replies: 10
Views: 7080

Re: Proposal to participate In a Kickstarter project. NOW WH

@hatts, true, the chances to generate profit are slim. However, i am looking at this project as an experimentation. I hope that i do have the experience to balance a reasonable amount of hours put and a good result. @mirk, thanks again for your input and for the negotiation tips you mentioned. By th...
by alexandros
May 13th, 2013, 9:43 am
Forum: business practices
Topic: Proposal to participate In a Kickstarter project. NOW WHAT?
Replies: 10
Views: 7080

Re: Proposal to participate In a Kickstarter project. NOW WH

Thank you all for your comments, information you shared and proposals. Really helpful. My initial thinking was more close to the attitude that mirk is suggesting. I see it is an "investment" as a chance to get involved in this so much talked kickstarter experience as a partner but not one who really...
by alexandros
May 12th, 2013, 7:44 am
Forum: business practices
Topic: Proposal to participate In a Kickstarter project. NOW WHAT?
Replies: 10
Views: 7080

Proposal to participate In a Kickstarter project. NOW WHAT?

Hi all, I recently i discussed with a person I met during a meeting for startups, about an idea he had for a simple electronic device that he plans to launch via Kickstarter. As in most of the cases, the budget is very small and he is looking for partner-designer to take over the design part of the ...
by alexandros
June 26th, 2010, 12:32 am
Forum: students and schools
Topic: add to my CV a judge/critic invitation of school projects
Replies: 3
Views: 562

add to my CV a judge/critic invitation of school projects

Hi all, I was recently invited by a local university to be one of the external judge/critics for the final projects that 3rd year design students presented to their professors. It was the first time i did that and in fact it was my first time to be involved to academic activities (ok, besided when I...
by alexandros
May 5th, 2009, 7:03 pm
Forum: design in asia
Topic: what about Taiwan?
Replies: 12
Views: 13206

tixe, really appreciate your time, effort and the amount of info you shared! you really seem to know facts and figures about design in Asia. are you located somewhere there? i think i can see and understand your point for every single pixel of the picture you painted for me.. :-) i do find that my t...
by alexandros
May 3rd, 2009, 4:57 pm
Forum: design in asia
Topic: what about Taiwan?
Replies: 12
Views: 13206

what about Taiwan?

I am in a transitional part of my life, in fact i am sending out my portfolio to companies around the world, however, due to personal reasons, one option may be to try to get a job in Taiwan. I have been there once and I am aware that mainly design studios there are focusing on the design of electro...
by alexandros
July 14th, 2008, 2:40 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: Yacht Design
Replies: 51
Views: 43208

Lmo, oh yes, i am located in Greece. Thanks for your wishes! :wink: Well, i can not start such a business right now a) i lack the necessary knowledge and hands on experience b) need to get the necessary connection in the yacht industry and market (local level first..) I mean, if you go through the l...
by alexandros
July 13th, 2008, 5:32 pm
Forum: transportation
Topic: Yacht Design
Replies: 51
Views: 43208

Lmo, Thank you very much for the information you shared! I admit that i never came accross the http://www.proboatcareers.com/ website.. i am diving into it! As for your second post, i do know that parts of yacht design are outsourced to design/architecture or yacht design specialised offices... http...
by alexandros
July 10th, 2008, 1:58 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: Yacht Design
Replies: 51
Views: 43208

Mr-914, yeah, this is my next step but first i would like to know from people that may have experience working in such shipyards (or if they have heared anything) some info on what kind of professionals do they employ, what's the task of each one in a design dept. and in general what is the working ...
by alexandros
July 9th, 2008, 1:28 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: Yacht Design
Replies: 51
Views: 43208

Well, my grad. project is about to finish in mid-August and thus i am starting all this job hunting process. I have a background in industrial design (MA in design) and in strategic product design (Msc in spd - which is more business oriented and deals with product innovation and how design can faci...
by alexandros
July 2nd, 2008, 11:05 am
Forum: design employment
Topic: Designworksusa - California based design consultancy?
Replies: 16
Views: 5399

lingmiester, say thanks from me to the little bird that gave you the tips. Also, i thank you for sharing them!

NURB, i think i will :wink:
by alexandros
July 1st, 2008, 5:07 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: Designworksusa - California based design consultancy?
Replies: 16
Views: 5399

NURB, You get SECONDS of time in front of them, so they probably won't open a CD. exactly this is my concern.. :wink: .. so i will follow your advice! :D me its like applying to Pixar, with nothing but your versions of Woody and Buzz Lightyear in your portfolio. yeah, i think i agree that sending a ...
by alexandros
July 1st, 2008, 9:18 am
Forum: design employment
Topic: Designworksusa - California based design consultancy?
Replies: 16
Views: 5399

although it's been 4 years since the last post in this topic i am bringing it back as i need some info about the Designworks studio in Singapore this time. i want to apply there (i know it is super competitive but who cares) and i wonder if any of you has any idea on what kind of projects the studio...
by alexandros
May 24th, 2008, 9:31 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: Yacht Design
Replies: 51
Views: 43208

thanx zippyflounder! sounds reasonable why the vast majority of the bearths are placed longitudinaly..


By the way... i found this shipyard: DIFER, that makes some rather interesting and simple motorboats..

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