Curriculum Vitae

Joanne Denerley Tauber


- research and analysis of needs and potential new markets
- brainstorming and initial concept development for products and services (drawing and sketches, user
   scenarios, models and rapid prototyping)

- product and service development (material, cost and technical studies, testing through prototypes)
- packaging design, visual identity and communication, promotional material
- website design and production
- exhibition and spacial design
- trilingual; English, French & German (translation work)


IT Skills

Practical Skills

English (mother tongue), French (fluent), German (fluent), Spanish (basic)

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Solidworks, Rhinoceros, Office, Artios CAD, Dreamweaver, Flash, Eclipse

Photography, drawing & sketching, technical drawing, modelmaking with cardboard, wood, metal & plastic, video


2003 - 2008

Master of European Design (MEDes) in Product Design
Glasgow School of Art, Scotland
Köln International School of Design, Germany
ENSCI Les Ateliers (École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle), Paris, France


Dec 2010 - present

Sitco PLV, St Junien, France
Design of point of sales presentation furniture in cardboard. Work includes the creative interpretation of the brief, presentation of concepts in 3D, development of prototypes, calculation production costs, international communications and project coordination.

Feb - Nov 2010

Freelance Designer
Worked for a variety of clients on product, service, web and graphic design solutions as well as being an interpreter. Main clients:

- Tangerine & LG, interpretor for European user research project based on cooking habits. Paris, April & June 2010

- RDT Limousin, Sothys Group & Restaurant Nougier, designed a range of interactive 'art de la table' products in collaboration with the sound designer Simon Cacheux. Limoges, Nov 2009 - June 2010

- CNISAM (National Innovation Centre for Health, Autonomy and Careers), designed a range of home furniture accessible for wheelchair users. Limoges, Aug - Nov 2010

- Sitco PLV, design work and coordination of a European project. St Junien, Sep - Nov 2010

- Naturapolis Chateauroux, working with a group of secondary school pupils to develop skills and awareness in visual communication, including creating logos and posters to advertise a cultural festival. Châteauroux, Oct 2010 - Apr 2011


Dec 2008 - Jan 2010

Les Parfumables, Limoges, France
- developed a web service, project duration - 9 months
- graphical artworks for clients, product and packaging development
- sales representative at international trade fairs

2008 to present

English Teacher
Limoges, France

2002 - 2005

Artist's Assistant
for the sculptor Helen Denerley (metal sculptures)
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

1998 - 2003

Work Placements in design agencies
- Timourous Beasties (textile & graphic design), Glasgow, Scotland
- The Northcross Group (interior & exhibition design), Edinburgh, Scotland
- Pointsize Associates Ltd, (graphic design), Glasgow, Scotland


Independant research project
financed by the Peter Kirk Foundation European Travel Bursary
“Food for Thought: The exploration of different attitudes towards choosing, preparing and enjoying food in France and Germany.”

Project selected for the international design competition; ‘Including You’
RSA Design Directions Awards 2008 (Royal Society of the Arts, London) 

RSA project nominated to be exhibited at the Glasgow Design Medal 2008
‘The Lighthouse’ (Scotland's National Design Centre), Glasgow

Voluntary work for Oxfam UK
- steward at the Glastonbury Festival, 2002 & 2004
- designed a flyer for a fundraising musical event, 2007

Artist’s Assistant
for the artist Stephen Skrynka, Glasgow

Helper at The Big Draw
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2002 & 2004

Silver Award, ‘Duke of Edinburgh Award’, 2000


Date of Birth
Driving Licence

European Driving Licence + vehicle



Drawing, photography, crochet, travelling, dancing

Hillwalking, mountain biking, climbing, skiing, swimming, yoga