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Markus Erlando Gekeler

Industrial designer / Product Design

Can work in or around Paris

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Location and workplace preferences

Paris, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Paris and 50km


Project length
Would prefer:
Between 1-3 months
Would prefer to avoid:
≤ 1 week


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Markus Erlando in a few words

Hi, I'm Markus Erlando. I'm a young product designer looking for new challenges. I'm half German, half Brazillian, educated in Germany, Sweden and Australia and trained in London. Now I'm based in Paris.

In the past view Years I worked as Industrial Designer with international clients such as Fujitsu and Logitech, diverse StartUps and private clients and as Principal Product designer in Innovation for Fashion and beauty for brands such as Hugo Boss, MiuMiu, Tiffany's, Burberry and Gucci.
Over the years I created a solid network within the creative industry in Germany, Uk or France.

Personal Mantra: Good design is design that has been discussed a lot.
There is the right (or good) design for each client but this has to be figured out through less good design and discussions fist.


Coty Inc

Luxury Goods

Principle Product Designer

Paris, France

July 2018 - August 2021 (3 years and 1 month)

-Leading all design activities of the Stretch Innovation Portfolio from ideation to prototyping, in collaboration with the Consumer Product Innovation Manager, the Portfolio Manager and the Project Manager.

-Designing of innovative Luxury Experience (UX) and Physical Products (industrial Design) for all Coty Luxury Brands (Hugo Boss, Kim Kardashian West – KKW, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Miu Miu)

-Identifying and build collaboration bridges with design teams within COTY, and externally through partnership.

-Supporting teams in their innovation pitching activities, through impactful storytelling (this includes the creation of videos, mood boards, storyboards, aspirational and presentation materials).

-Provide the project squads, along with the Open Innovation & Project Manager, with clear design, schedule, and test plans (design roadmaps)

-Training of the Luxury R&D organization on consumer cantered product design methodologies and tools.

-Coaching of product design interns

Sabotage design London

Arts & Crafts


Londres, Royaume-Uni

February 2017 - April 2018 (1 year and 2 months)

Product design from the idea until realization.

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