Domingo Morchio

10d / 106 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale, NSW 2100
Mobile: +61 414738197

Career Overview:

I have excellent management skills, and am great at working within a team or independently.
My 15 years as an Industrial Designer, including 10 years freelance and 5 years in senior roles as part of a private company, has seen me develop my CAD, project management and team management skills to an advanced level.
I have deep knowledge and experience in many different areas of design i.e. product design, furniture, POP, stands, interior design and architecture. My role as Senior Designer and Project Manager for Navone Associati in Milan required an expert understanding of business goals, client relationship management, mentoring skills.
I have been involved in a considerable number of projects, dealing with significant budgets (6M) and with well known clients, like Ferretti Group, Fiat Group and Pirelli.
As a result of this experience, my Project management and team leadership skills have significantly improved as well as my designing, drafting and developing abilities.

Key strengths:

  • Strong project management and team leadership.
  • Designed for a broad range of clients, including major corporations and research institutions.
  • Interaction with big clients and manufacturers, with European experience.
  • Excellent hand crafting and computer prototyping skills, quick hand sketching and highly detail drawings for manufacture.
  • Computer skills including Autocad, Microstation, 3D Studio, Photoshop, Freehand and Coreldraw.
  • 4 years experience as a construction supervisor.

Career History:

MI-WALLET (Owner) - March 2011, Present – Sydney, Australia.

MI-WALLET was born under one concept. Create a product to make people think about design. The main idea is to show how we can create things out of almost nothing re-using existing materials. Each unique wallet is made of a single folded sheet of newspaper, carefully selected for the image on the front and laminated for strength. The whole process is hand-made using recycled paper.


  •  Product Development.
  •  Product Manufacturing.
  •  Business Management.


  • Young Blood Designers Market – July 2012 at Powerhouse Museum.
  • Young Blood Designers Market – November 2012 at Powerhouse Museum.
  • Sydney Design 2013 – Studio Pop-Ups at Powerhouse Museum. MI-WALLET was selected as one of the best ten design studios in Australia.
  • MODERN Market – Design Canberra 2014
  • Pop-up and Studio - Design Canberra 2015

Senior Designer - Navone Associati Srl
April 2006 - December 2010 – MilanItaly

Navone Associati is a corporate design studio in Milano, the heart of world design and creativity. There, I was a senior designer and project manager, collaborating directly with the creative chief and studio’s owner, and leading a multi disciplinary group of professionals.


  • Projects developed according to a client’s brief and budget.
  • Rendering and project presentations for clients.
  • Prototypes and packaging developed.
  • Preparation of technical drawings for manufacturers.
  • Meetings with clients and manufacturers.
  • Team leadership and logistic organization.
  • Travel all around Europe as a construction supervisor on trade fairs and exhibitions.


  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Lineapelle at Milano and Bologna trade fair exhibition, 2007, 2008, and 2009.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Pirelli exhibition “un viaggio ma” at the Triennale Museum, Milano 2007.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Pirelli photograph exhibition at the Triennale Museum, Milano 2008.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Ferrovie dello Stato at the Highspeed, Amsterdam 2008.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Fiat Group at the Automechanika, Frankfurt 2008.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Fiat Group and Fiamm Company at the Automechanika, Frankfurt 2007 and 2008.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Ferretti Group at the Genova Boat Show 2007, 2008 and 2010.
  • Project Management and construction supervisor for Ferretti Group at the Cannes Boat Show 2008 and 2009.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Ferretti Group at the Sydney Boat Show 2008.
  • Project Manager and construction supervisor for Ferretti Group at the Montecarlo Boat Show 2010.
  • Product design for Restart and Restartbike.

Senior Designer - 2C Engineering S.r.l.
March 2005 - March 2006 – MilanItaly

2C Engineering is a steelwork design studio, whose main customer is Cifa, one of the major companies producing concrete structures in the world. This studio mainly deals with the technical drawing development for production of underground tunnels formwork.


  • Developed technical drawings and specifications for machinery parts construction.
  • Technical drawings developed for electric, hydraulic and vibration system.
  • Discussed technical aspects and project corrections with engineers and manufacturers.


  • Produced highly detailed technical drawings for Polycentric formwork with anchorage type crapaud + tyred traveler, Gibe III Hydropower - Addis AbabaEthiopia.
  • Developed highly detailed technical drawings for Precast Invert - Collettore ACEA, Roma.
  • Produced highly detailed technical drawings for accessories for polycentric formwork with crapaud – MumbaiIndia.

Freelance Designer
December 1998 - February 2005 - SantiagoChile

Eight years self-employed experience, working for the major companies of Chile, from point of purchase, stands, displays and exhibitions, to interior design, furniture product design and architecture. Early on in my career I had the opportunity to design and manufacture my own projects; I developed all the relevant skills required to develop a product i.e. choosing the right materials, hand crafting and computer prototyping, selecting the right tools, interaction with clients and working to tight deadlines.


  • Project presentation and client management.
  • Preparation of prototypes and 3D images.
  • Preparation of technical designs.
  • Product Manufacturing.


  • Worked for the main companies in many different industry sectors as Microsoft, Palm, Hewlett-Packard, Procter&Gamble, Glaxo Smith Kline, Gerber, Entel, LAN Airlines, Concha y Toro, I2b technologies and many more.
  • Obtained the knowledge of how complex a product is and all the aspects involved in a project to be inside on the real market.

Education & Training:

  • 1994-1998 Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile
    5 Year Bachelor degree in Industrial Design.
  • 1999 Congraph Institute - Autocad course.
  • 2005 Congraph Institute - 3D Studio course.
  • 2011 Australian Pacific College – Certificate in Business II.
  • 2012 Australian Pacific College – Certificate in Business III.
  • 2013 Australian Pacific College – Diploma of Marketing.
  • 2013 Australian Pacific College –Advanced Diploma of Marketing.

Language Skills

• Fluent Spanish (mother tongue)
• Fluent Italian
• Fluent English

Hobbies & Interests:

Surfing - Skiing – Travel.

References available on request.