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daniel chinchilla ochoa

biography

Daniel is currently owner of Design4Motion, a Design Studio that creates custom design products for his customers; he fabricates the products using Carbon Fiber, Fiber Glass Reinforced Plastic and 3d Printing. He is also a Teacher of the Master Class in Automotive Design in the ANAHUAC University. In 2009 he finished a Master in Transport Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design Milano in association with Lamborghini. Skilled at using 3D tools -Alias Studio Tools- and hands-on modeling and fabrication, passionate about automotive and truck design, and available for employment immediately. He is 37 years old, married and enthusiastic to live and support design activities. All the Lamborghini projects were done under the supervision of Filipo Perini, head of the Centro Stile and Alessandro Salvagnin, designer. All the projects were developed from the sketch to the Alias model. The final renderings were done using Bunkspeed Hypershot and Autodesk Showcase 2008. Daniel worked as a designer at Airdesign S.A. de C.V. since september 2007. He developed OEM accessories for GM, VW, Ford, Seat, Peugeot and Hella. He is used to follow the complete design process, from the sketch to the final design ready to paint and install on the car. In the Beetle Hot Wheels project he was asked to design a wing to complete the “sporty look” of the VW product. The complete project was developed in two weeks. Daniel create the CAD design of the wing in 17 hours. The Chevrolet Lacetti face-lift project was developed in 3 months. He lead the design team for this project. Daniel created a series of sketches to define the design direction using Photoshop. Reverse engineering process was applied to design the OEM parts. Daniel used 3D scan files to recreate the original CAD model of the bumper and then he model the final CAD design in 2 months. He create bezels for the fog lamps using Hella accessories and the front grill. All the models were ready to mill in Axon car foam. Daniel was one of three designers at Hunpel, plus his manager who is also a designer. During 2006 and 2007, they provided tree bus designs to their client Operbus (formerly known as Catosa), one of the three largest coach and bus producers in Mexico. He was graduated with honors in the Centro de Investigaciones de Diseno Industrial – UNAM. He won the Gabino Barreda medal of the Industrial Design mayor in 2007. This recognition is given to the best student of each generation.

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work experience

Design4Motion Owner January 2010 -

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education

SPD Milano Master, Automotve / Transport 2008 - 2009

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