RUBIKA

DESIGN DEPARTMENT

PRODUCT DESIGN

The Product Designer designs and improves everyday objects by integrating aesthetic, technical, functional and ergonomic constraints. His/her expertise applies to any industrially manufactured product, in large or small series.

PRESENTATION

RUBIKA Product Design training trains project managers in charge of the design process at operational and strategic level.

Under the pedagogical direction of active professionals, the training prepares for the operational mastery of industrial design. Students learn how to lead user-centered design projects : project and final consumer analysis, specification writing, creativity phase, selection of preliminary development projects, communication… At the end of the course, students justify 4 collective projects carried out with companies, including 2 as a manager.

The course includes 3 internship periods and ends up with a pre-employment semester. Most of the internship hiring are made abroad, in a multitude of industrial or craft sectors: household appliances, electronic products, robotics, watchmaking, jewelry, sports equipment, tools, tableware, furniture, and many others…

TRAINING PLAN

GROUNDING

PROJECT

2 TO 4 INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE PROJECTS

WORKSHOPS

2 INTENSIVE WEEKS + 1 MASTER CLASS

INTERNSHIP

1 MONTH

CONSOLIDATION

PROJECT

4 TO 5 INDIVIDUAL OR COLLECTIVE PROJECTS

WORKSHOPS

3 INTENSIVE WEEKS + 1 MASTER CLASS

INTERNSHIP

2 MONTHS

PROFESSIONALIZATION

PROJECT

TEAM PROJECT WITH YEAR 4 AND 5

WORKSHOP

2 CREATIVE WEEKS + MASTER CLASS

Equivalent to 180 European Credit Transfer System

MASTER

INTERNSHIP

5 MONTHS

PROJECT

TEAM PROJECT WITH YEAR 3

WORKSHOP

3 MASTER CLASS + 1 PROSPECTIVE WORKSHOP

EXPERTISE

PROJECT

TEAM PROJECT WITH YEAR 3

PROJECT

PTHESIS PERSONAL PROJECT

WORKSHOP

MASTER CLASS + PROSPECTIVE WORKSHOP

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INTERNSHIP

5 MONTHS

Certified Level 7 European Qualification Framework

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

$

DEVELOP

A culture and expertise as a designer

$

ILLUSTRATE

Concepts using 2D/3D tools

$

ANALYZE

Creative specifications

$

PROPOSE

Innovative solutions with high added value

$

ACQUIRE

A project design methodology

$

PROTOTYPE

Solutions and test them to validate their viability.

TEACHINGS

PERSPECTIVE

To study perspective construction principles to represent a 3D volume on a flat surface.

SKETCH / DRAWING

Master the techniques of drawing by hand to express and represent ideas.

DESIGN METHODOLOGY

To identify the stakes and particularities of managing a design project. Apply a rigorous and creative project methodology.

Management

Learn how to manage a multidisciplinary team, share a creative vision, in cross-functional mode.

SCULPTURE / VOLUME

Question volume and space by making sculptures and models in clay.

CAD

To master all the techniques and software for modelling and digital retouching.

GENERAL AND SPECIALIZED CULTURE

To provide an overview of design history. To study the history of art’s various artistic currents.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Production management: organizational tasks, planning, project follow-up, production, communication, etc

ADMISSIONS

Accessible from BAC to BAC+4 (from high school graduation to 4th year university level), the course is aimed at students who are curious and empathetic, with a good analytical mind, wishing to improve their daily life objects and explore new needs. Students are selected through an entrance exam, a motivation interview and their portfolio review.

COMPETITION DATES

BACHELOR :
➔ February 20th, 2020
➔ February 21st, 2020
➔ February 27th, 2020
➔ February 28th, 2020
Registration deadline: February 13th, 2020

MASTER :
➔ April 24th, 2020
Registration deadline: April 3rd, 2020

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REQUIREMENTS

➔ Graphic skills (drawing)
➔ General culture and sense of observation
➔ Aptitude for teamwork

TUITION FEES

➔ Bachelor cycle: 8250€/year
➔ Master Cycle: 9500€/year
Possibility of scholarships

JOBS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The Product Design training allows access to key functions in an integrated design department, a SME or a specialized agency… Nevertheless, a growing number of graduates are choosing to work as freelancers or consultants in consulting firms.

The targeted graduation allows access to many professions:

— Product designer
— Packaging designer
— Services Designer
— Experience Designer (UX)
— Project Manager
— Innovation Consultant
— and many others…

TESTIMONIES

After 5 years of studying at Rubika Design, I’ve accumulated all the necessary skills to apply in the greatest design agencies on the market.

Clara Rotsaert

3D Modeler, KISKA (AUTRICHE)

“The permanent exchange around projects allows us to enrich our skills in a fluid and intensive learning process […] which favors professional integration”

Arik Schwarz

Apparel Designer, Solognac, BORDEAUX

Long projects carried out in partnership with industrials allow us to be quickly immersed in the reality of the market and to understand what a customer can expect.

Corentin Bourret

Industrial Product Designer, Forpeople, UK

“The richness of Rubika Design is due to the cross-projects between the different classes, both from a human and professional point of view”

Brice Benoît

Lead designer, Oxelo / Decathlon

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