I’m Art Fransen
Industrial and Digital Product Designer
product creator in Brisbane, QLD
Product Designer with a passion for creating value by innovation.
Adding value to the world can be achieved in many different ways and everybody has to find their own.
For me it’s solving problems that people encounter in their dayly lives by greating high quality products that fit their needs.
I find great satisfaction in listening to people, getting to understand their needs and translating this in practical solutions.
User Interface Design
UI / Web Designer
User Experience Designer
2019 – today
- Design and development of consumer goods.
- Designing and developing websites and apps.
- Conducting market and consumer research.
- Product and design testing
2020 – 2021
- Designing and developing websites to specifications and wishes of customers.
Head Industrial Design
Wallebroek sells and designs top end of the market door handles, plates, hinges, window locks and other architectural hardware. The products are made of brass and can be distinguished by their refined design. The product range is set out so a house or building can be completely decorated in the same style.
I was responsible for the development and design of new products, quality monitory, exploration of opportunities into developing new products on the market for both architectural hardware and building construction equipment. I was further charged with the complete process from developing a product idea into a product that is ready for production. I was in contact with the factories in Turkey and Italy to guide their production to be in line with our quality standards. I was involved into application of official certificates for home safety products. I wrote installation and maintenance manuals. I managed the product database and made first drafts for product advertising, product information leaflets and product catalogues.
2008 – 2012
Hunter Douglas is a leader in the industry of innovating new and proprietary window covering designs. Hunter Douglas Group has its headquarters in Rotterdam,the Netherlands, and director office in Luzern, Switzerland. The group comprises of 168 companies in more than 100 countries. Hunter Douglas has more than 17,000 employees.
I was responsible for the development and design of new products and making improvements to the existing designs.
From idea to production!
Education & SKills
Torrens University of Australia
User experience design
User interface design
2019 – 2020
Graduate Certificat in conducting user experience research and interface design.
Interviewing users, creating useability maps, destracting design criteria, creating personas,
Designing, building prototypes, testing and building functional user interfaces.
graduated with disinction
Design process management
University of Delft faculty industrial design
Master Industrial design
1991 – 1997
Master in Industrial Design at the faculty of Industrial Design, 11th best Art & Design school in the world (QS World University Subjects Ranking) at the Univertity of Delft.
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