AURORA RAPALINO I’m a highly motivated, creative and visionary interaction designer with excellent visualization, communication and collaboration skills. Plus I am italian = passionate (at least in my case). I usually take responsability for defining and driving the concept direction and generating ideas towards a solution. I focus on the interactive structure and flow among people, product, service and context. EXPERIENCE
2011-2012 ID-STUDIO-LAB | TUDelft, the Netherlands Role: Graduating student Developed a platform for an exchange reading experience based on the TUDelft community network. The project includes the design of the physical space and the smarthphone application to support the networking system.
2009-2012 Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands MSc Design for Interaction
2010-2011 TUDELFT | Delft, the Netherlands Role: Tutor for the key design master course “Exploring Interaction”. Leading first year Master students through the entire design process: helping to develop their skills to conduct human-centered design research, generate starting points for innovative design and new product concepts. 2008-2009 INTERACTIVE INSTITUTE | Stockholm, Sweden Role: Graduating student Developed an interactive platform for multimedia video artists. 2008-2009 INTERACTIVE INSTITUTE | Stockholm, Sweden Role: Internship at the” Art and Technology programme”. Member of an international team responsible for developing new scenarios and concepts for traveling exhibitions. Research, Concept generation, Visualization, Prototyping. 2005-2007 M.E.T.I.S. RICERCHE s.r.l. | Turin, Italy Role: Junior Researcher (part-time). Surveys and market research, review of existing data, face to face interviews regarding Turin ‘06 Olimpic Games.
2010 Urban Detectives, Lagos, Nigeria Research Workshop City Space Investigation 2008 CAUP Tongji University, Shanghai, China International Design Summer School 2004-2008 Politecnico of Turin, Italy BSc Industrial Design 2008 Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden Individual courses 2007-2008 Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden Exchange programme 2006 Lighting Academy Targetti, Florence, Italy
SKILLS & SPECIALTIES Design & System Thinking. Visualizing & Conceptual Design. Design Research & Methodology. Generative Tools & Cultural Probes. Context Mapping & Personas. Storyboards & Scenarios. Quick & Dirty Prototypes. Experience Prototyping. Usability Testing & Heuristic Evaluation. Teamwork, commintment & great attention to details.
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Premiere, Rhino, Vray, Hypershot, Window-Mac OS.
2010 2010 2008 2008
Exhibition City Space Investigation Delft, the Netherlands Exhibition City Space Investigation Lagos, Nigeria International Students Exhibition Shanghai Biennale, China International fair Light+Building exhibition Frankfurt, Germany
Italian (native), English (excellent)
Gold Award, International Students Exhibition, Shanghai Biennale, China
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