Ing. Lukas Brza MSc



day of birth _ 02.12.1983
nationality _ czech
lukas.brza@gmail.com
cz +420 777 810 745

education

Aalborg University in Denmark, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Industrial Design (2007-2010)
Aalborg University is well known for its study system of working in groups. Group work is an important learning tool for communication in work and out of work, to develop ideas on a bigger scale, and helps in developing leadership skills. During my stay in Aalborg, I have learned to research broad areas connected to the designed product such as market and target use.

University of Brno in Czech Republic, Faculty of Industry Engineering, Department of Industrial Design (2003-2009)
The university provided me with knowledge about product manufacturing, materials, function, engineering calculations, understanding of technical drawings and industrial knowledge. This university takes pride in outstanding training in 2D and 3D programs, design, design of form, innovative thinking of its students.

Secondary technical school in Šumperk (Czech Republic), specialization: computer support in design (branch Industries), (1999-2003)

skills

fluent English in writing and speaking, passive German, Czech (native)
design skills: sketching, strategy thinking, 3D modeling, research, mock-up creation, concept generation, innovative thinking, manufacturing processes
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesing, Macromedia Flash Player,
CorelDraw
SolidWorks, Rhinoceros, Cinema 4D
Keyshot
Impact
ArtiosCad, Store Visualizer, Studio Visualizer
diploma from AutoCAD
Microsoft Office
driving licence B


awards, exhibitions & workshops

2012 _


The winner of the best of Croatia packaging 2012 for Ožujsko beer bottle 0,33l.

2010 _
2N wi-fi router was awarded by CzechTrade with an "Export award". It is a special award for implementation of industrial design in production.

2009 _
20dkg Design exhibition of thesis projects
2008 _
Workshop for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2007 _
DesignMatch 2007
2007 _
Hong Kong International Poster Triennial
2007 _
Drienovec ArtFarm 2007
2007 _
Workshop for company 1up Toys with participation of Dutch design school from Eindhoven
2006 _
Košice Metal Inspiration 2006

experiences

2016_







2014 _
Senior Conceptual Packaging Designer at LEGO A/S (DK)

Thanks to my proactive approach, strategical thinking and establishing new packaging design methods I was promoted to a Senior Conceptual Packaging Designer position where I am continuing to develop innovative packaging for new projects and core lines within the LEGO Group.



Conceptual Packaging Designer at LEGO A/S (DK)

I took the opportunity to further developed my skills as a packaging designer in the most successful toy company in the world, LEGO. It is a great challenge and also learning experience to be part of such a global organization. In the early phases of each project I am challenged in terms of innovation, newness, producability, smooth running on the packing line, transportation safety and management of the design process. Further I am involve in innovation in packing and packaging, keeping the rightLEGOlanguage in structural packaging design and ensure colaboration of all stakeholders during development of a new packaging.




2013 _ 2011 _
Senior Industrial designer at Cocoon Group (CZ)
Industrial designer at Cocoon Group (CZ)

Cocoon Group is an organization of companies located in Prague, Moscow and Bucharest. Cocoon Group is focused on middle and eastern European market. I started working at Cocoon as a Industrial designer in February 2011. Main concentration is industrial and structural design and strategy design. I wanted to develop my skills in sketching, manufacturing processes and strategy thinking. I worked for clients as a Staropramen, Yedoo scooters, Crocodille, Beck`s, Rudolf Jelínek, Procter & Gamble etc.






2010 _
Junior designer at Flex the Innovation Lab (NL, 7 months)

Flex the Innovationlab is a leading design studio in The Netherlands. The focus is on product design from packaging to design of heavy industrial machines. My personal goal was to improve knowledge about sustainability, cradle to cradle thinking and production procedures of products. I have been involved in projects for clients such as Grolsch, Albert Heijn, We beat the mountain, Appelsientje with market research, product placement, concept generation, sketches, 3D modelling, visualization, mock-up creation etc.




2010 _ 2009 _
Junior designer at Flex/Cocoon (CZ, 5 months)
Internship at Flex/Cocoon (CZ, 5 months)


Flex/Cocoon is a design agency based in Prague (CZ). It is a subsidiary company of two award winning studios Flex the Innovationlab (packaging and industrial design) based in The Netherlands and Cocoon (graphic packaging design) from the Czech Republic. Due to the small team I had an important role in each process and project. Flex/Cocoon´s clients included Crocodille, 2N, R. Jelinek, Procter & Gamble, Bellinda, beer companies Ožujsko, Chernigivskej, Jelen and many others.




2008 _
Internship at Jacob Jensen Design (DK, 6 months)

Design studio Jacob Jensen Design was established in 1958. The innovative contribution places Jacob Jensen Design among the most recognized studios in the world and most known studios in Scandinavia mostly because of their cooperation with Bang & Ølufsen. During the half year internship at Jacob Jensen Design I have participated in many projects relating to the whole process of development of new products.

freelance work

2010 _

Interior design - family houses, appartments
2009 _
Corporate identity of travel agency Travel4you
2006 _
3D views and design of house doors for web pages and catalogue of Wolf Trading Ltd. company