OOMUNG VARMA

EXPERIENCE

2021         Student Product Designer - Lighting

NEMO Studio, Milan, IT

Researched, developed, and prototyped lighting design solutions for galleries, retailers, and homes

2021         Freelance Product Designer - Footwear

Canada Goose - Studio AM, Toronto, CA

Coordinated CMF and product visualization for multinational luxury fashion brand’s flagship product

2021         Creative Director - Branding

Igor Rosales, Los Angeles, USA

Established brand guidelines and visual assets for celebrity stylist pivoting towards sculpture and fine art

2020         Creative Director & Technical Lead - Music Video

Warner Bros. Records, Los Angeles, USA

Leveraged virtual production techniques to create a music video for a Grammy-award winning musician

 

2020         Freelance Graphic Designer - Music Distribution

AEI Group Ltd. - Drum&Bass Arena, London, UK

Created online media strategy with modernized visual assets to promote exclusive music releases

2019         Designer & Strategist - Fashion

Jenkem Magazine, New York, USA

Designed and released limited edition clothing for digital publishing house to generate novel revenue streams

2018         Internship - Innovation Strategy

Frog Design, New York, USA

Envisioned strategic roadmaps and prototype business models for emerging technologies such as CRISPR gene-editing

2017         Industrial Designer - Eyewear

Genusee, New York, USA

Outlined cradle-to-cradle product strategy and though packaging design, industrial design, and sustainable manufacturing

Skills

High Proficiency

  • Adobe Suite

  • Figma, Sketch for Mac, Autodesk Sketchbook

  • Cinema4d, Maya, Rhino, Fusion360

  • Redshift, Octane, VRay, Keyshot

  • Woodworking, Mixed-Media Sculpture

Average Proficiency

  • Microsoft Office

  • ProCreate

  • Blender, Houdini, 3DSMax, Solidworks, nTop

  • Arnold Renderer, URender, D5Render

  • Unreal Engine, Twinmotion

  • Metalworking, Arduino

EDUCATION

2022         Domus Academy, Milan, Italy / Master of Product Design

2019         San Jose State University, San Jose, CA / Industrial Design (open-university)
2017         The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA / Bachelor of Arts - Political Ecology & Sculpture

RECOGNITION

2021         17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

Italian Pavilion 2021 Official Selection - Resilient Communities "Under One Roof"

LANGUAGES

English, Hindi, Spanish

Contact me for

info or work.

hi@oomungvarma.com

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