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I'm 25 years old interaction designer based in Milan, fascinated about the intersections between people and technology.

I work daily trying to develop better digital products and services, while having fun experimenting designing innovative solutions. I’m a learning-by-doing enthusiast and passionate about graphic design, coding and prototyping.

Contact

francesco.bianchi91@gmail.com
+ 39 347 17 06 201

Curriculum Vitae — download PDF

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Work Experience

02/2017 — 05/2017

Designer Freelance

Leftloft — Milan
11/2015 — 12/2015

Designer Freelance

Leftloft — Milan

Working on projects spacing from graphic design to the development of digital products (design of UX, UI and prototypes).

02/2015 — 06/2015

Graphic Design Intern

Landor — Hamburg

Working on project regarding graphic design, branding and concept development.

Education

09/2013 — 09/2016

Communication Design
Master Degree (MS)

Politecnico di Milano — Milan

Course focused mainly on Interaction Design and Data Visualization. Graduated with a thesis on the development of the user experience for a design competition platform working through crowdsourcing.

01/2016 — 05/2016

Data Shack Program

Harvard University — Cambridge

The data-shack program is a scholarship-based exchange program between Politecnico di Milano and Harvard University consisting in a collaboration between students of data-science, computer engineering and interaction design.

01/2016 — 05/2016

Visual Design Course
Exchange Program

Raffles College of Design — Sydney

Exchange program focused graphic design and branding.

09/2010 — 07/2013

Communication Design
Bachelor Degree (BS)

Politecnico di Milano — Milan

Multidisciplinary course focused on graphic design, typography and digital products. Collaborative thesis on a social campaign against domestic accidents. Individual part consisting in the development of a platform for educate the audience through gamification process.

Awards and Experiences

08/2016 — 02/2017

Gap Year Experience

Experience took right after my master degree’s graduation. Spent a few months off in order to accomplish the achievement of sailing across the Atlantic Ocean. Probably one of the best lessons on collaborating with other people in stressful situations.

06/2016

Design Now Summer School

Polifactory — Milan

A one-week Summer school on the topic: “FAB City: Designing Products and Services for Urban Resilience through Manufacturing”. The final projects of the program were schowcased in the international exhibition of the XXI Triennale di Milano in September 2016.

02/2016

Make ME++ Hackathon Award

MIT Media Lab — Cambridge

A 36 hours hackathon at MIT and sponsored by PUMA, focused on innovating the way people do sports in the cities. Our project was awarded and out team invited to present at the prestigious Design Driven Conference 2016.

09/2010 — 07/2013

Interaction Design Workshop
w/ Dario Buzzini (IDEO)

Politecnico di Milano — Milan

Workshop with the task of developing an "EXPOsé": an interactive, iterative, human-centered journal through the Highs and Lows of Milan's 2015 World Exposition.