JOAQUIN CORTES

Granada (Spain) 1981

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENGINEERING

Polytechnic University School | University of Málaga (Spain)

+ 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Industrial Design & Mechanical Engineering

Professional Career

2015

COMETA MENSAJEROS - Cyclist messengers company

www.facebook.com/cometacargobike

portfolio.desiknio.com/cargo-bike-design

Freelance industrial designer

Cargo bike design

Full product development, from the original idea through to its fabrication and commercialization, frame building equipment design (JIG), fabrication and assembly of prototypes, configuration and testing of the eBike electric motor, testing of prototypes and fine tunning

2015

SAVONIUS GROUP - New renewabe energies

gruposavonius.com

portfolio.desiknio.com/mid-drive-ebike-motor

Freelance industrial designer

Mid Drive eBike Motor

Full product development, from the original idea through to its fabrication and commercialization, engineering calculations, fabrication and assembly of CNC mechanized prototypes, configuration and testing of the electric motor controller, PAS and display, testing of prototypes and fine tunning on different bikes

2014

INFINITO eBIKES - eBike Tours company

www.infinitoebikes.com

portfolio.desiknio.com/kona-mtb-ebike-conversion

Co-founder of the company

Elaboration of the original business idea

Full development of the electrical conversion of a Kona MTB, with the result of an eBike specifically designed for this activity

Corporate design

2015

COMETA MENSAJEROS - Cyclist messengers company

www.facebook.com/cometacargobike

portfolio.desiknio.com/cargo-bike-design

Freelance industrial designer

Full product development, from the original idea through to the developent of fully functional prototypes, engineering calculations, fabrication and assembly of CNC mechanized prototypes and fine tunning of various models

2015

SAVONIUS GROUP - New renewabe energies

gruposavonius.com

portfolio.desiknio.com/mid-drive-ebike-motor

Freelance industrial designer

Full product development, from the original idea through to its fabrication and commercialization as a product manufactured on request, engineering calculations, fabrication and assembly of CNC mechanized prototypes, prototype testing and fine tunning of the pre-series models, project and labotatory tests to obtain the approbal of Spanish Industry Ministry

2006 - 2008

HURTAN - Hand built classic-sport cars

www.hurtan.com

Responsable for the Industrial Design Engineering

Research of industrial and commercial applications of solar energy

Development of Parabolic Solar Collector System for industrial applications

Conceptual design and full development of several mechanisms to impove the productivity of the installation of solar farms

Simulation of mechanisms and FEM calculations

2008

EURODISCAP - Accessibility

eurodiscap.com

Freelance industrial designer

Complete development of formwork system made of carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics

Complete development of construction strut made of carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics

Conceptual design and design for manucfature of the carbon fiber fairing of the footbridge Los Sauces located in  La Palma (Spain)

Conceptualization and full design of the mold to make the carbon fiber footbridge Almuñecar located in Madrid (Spain)

Conceptual design and supervision of the development of a machine designed to make carbon fiber reinforcement on concrete beams

Conceptual designs of sereval machines for the manufacture of composites materials for construction

2008

ALUMBRADOS ALMERÍA - Public lighting

www.alumbradosalmeria.com

Freelance industrial designer

Design and full development of the bodywork and interior of the Grand Albaycín model

Redesign of the upper tubular chassis

Redesign and improvement of the production capacity of the Albaycín model

2009

RAMOS - Lifts Manufacturer

www.ramoselevacion.es

Freelance industrial designer

Full development of an accesible drinking fountain

Conceptual designs of accesibility products, such as a swing and a child park

2004

PCRUZ - Stone Technology

www.pcruz.com

Mechanical design department - Industrial design engineer

Full development of the lampost & bench Pharux, with energy efficient ornamental lighting

2012

DESIKNIO MOTO ® - Belt Drive System for motorbikes

moto.desiknio.com

portfolio.desiknio.com/motorbike-belt-drive-system

Personal innovative entrepreneurial project

3D Modelling of several machines involved in the production process of Silestone®

Interactive 3D models of machines with diferents operating positions, cut sections, exploded views… for maintenance of the production plant and the identification of breakdowns

2014

COSENTINO GROUP - Produces high value innovative surfaces for the world of design and architecture

www.cosentino.com

Silestone® production centre

Freelance industrial designer

3D Simulation of elevators for product brocheures and corporative website

Full design of elevation system for underground refuse containers

2013

FIXETA® - Isofix Suitcase

www.fixeta.com

Freelance industrial designer

Development of chassis, mechanisms and fairing of marbles and granites mechanized center