Travel Blogger @ Travel Bananas

Travel Blogger @ Travel Bananas

May 2018 I love travelling and decided to start a travel blog to share stories from my travels, tips and destination guides. Visit my blog at travel-bananas.com or follow me on instagram @travel.bananas.

Product Design Engineer

Product Design Engineer

June 2016-May 2018 I worked at Survitec Group near Liverpool as a Product Design Engineer. My work included mainly garments like life jackets, suits and soft goods like life rafts, packs, cases. Also, hardware design like buckles, zips, closure systems and more.

Product Designer

Product Designer

January-February 2016 I joined Runnerfly in the Isle of Wight to assist in the detail design, 3D modelling and rendering of an innovative office chair concept.

My updated PDF portfolio!

My updated PDF portfolio!

09/03/2016 Please click here to access my pdf portfolio with more details about my design process and more visuals! :)

Visual Designer

Visual Designer

December 2015 - present I currently work at the Ellen Macarthur Foundation as a visual designer. A big part of my job is making infographics like this one for the Policy Toolkit report.

Joined Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Joined Ellen MacArthur Foundation

May - November 2015 I'm currently working at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in the Isle of Wight as an Assistant Content Producer intern, helping the team with graphics design and research. The foundation aims to accelerate the transition to the circular economy, in which growth is decoupled from the consumption of finite resources.

OGI ambassador

OGI ambassador

May 2015-present As an OGI ambassador, I designed the logo and help with the online presence and communication of the OMEGA Global Initiative. "OMEGA, “Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae,” began as a NASA Advanced Life Support research project to grow algae for biofuels and evolved into an ecosystem of technologies that generate sustainable energy, turn wastewater into drinking water, and provide food without using land." Click image for website.

Global Sustainability Jam 2014

Global Sustainability Jam 2014

November 2014 I took part in the Global Sustainability Jam 2014 in Manchester. You can see a video of what we did and what we designed in this video: https://vimeo.com/115307925 Learn more about the GSJ on http://planet.globalsustainabilityjam.org/.

Joint Master Project in Uganda

Joint Master Project in Uganda

September 2013-January 2014 During the 3rd semester of my master studies I went for a field research trip in Uganda. The project was about the design of a frugal thermometer for people in rural areas. See more in: www.aslidesign.org or on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/aslidesign

Product design internship

Product design internship

March-April 2014 During my master's graduation project I spent 2 months in Optimares in Italy working on my project.

Participation in exhibition

Participation in exhibition

June-July 2013 My graduation project in the University of the Aegean was exhibited in the retrospective industrial design exhibition in Athens, Greece in June-July 2013. Furthermore, it was mentioned in a related newspaper article.

Animated movie Dream of Living

Animated movie Dream of Living

October 2010-July 2011 The short animation movie I made with Penelope Kokkali was completed in July 2011. It was made with the stop-motion technique using puppets made of plasteline. Watch it here: http://illusiondrops.wordpress.com/animation/

© 2010-2019  Alkisti Kokorikou  |  alkistikokorikou@gmail.com 

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