Cantero - Product Designer - Limerick, Ireland

Laura Cantero

Limerick, Ireland


Product Designer


Experience in Design Skills and Processes: Research, Concept Development through Model Making and Usability Tests, Sketching, Design for Manufacturing, CAD, Prototyping.

I have More than 10 years’ experience in Customer Service and Manufacturing bespoke products. Competent professional with background in Product Design, Management, Customer Service, Manufacturing and Sales environments.

Work History

Product Development Researcher

University of Limerick - Product Design & Technology

From July 2013

Product Development Department

Cook Medical

January 2012 - August 2012

Internship - Product Development Technician

Graphic Designer

University of Limerick - Product Design & Technology

June 2011 - August 2011

Re-designing medical devices part in Cook Medical during Internship

Swap Day

From February 2010

(February 2010) UL

Problem Solving & Analytics:
• Re-designing medical devices part in Cook Medical during Internship.
I have worked in Cook Medical and during this time I had the opportunity to propose a solution on the disposable of an Endoscopy product. It was important to give a solution to this stage of the product life cycle. (2012)
• Home Renovation for clients, installing bespoke kitchen and bathroom

Multicultural Fashion Show

From May 2010

at Strand Hotel Limerick
Project Portfolio:
• Fine Art and Digital Portfolio

• Microsoft Word. Proficient Level
• Microsoft PowerPoint. Proficient Level
• Microsoft Excel. Proficient Level
• SolidWorks. Proficient Level
• Adobe Photoshop. Proficient Level
• Adobe Illustrator. Proficient Level
• Adobe InDesign. Proficient Level
• Autodesk Designer. Basic Level
• Internet research. Proficient Level

• Reading, travelling
• Meeting people
• Dancing
• Swimming
• Cooking for Family and Friends
• Full Irish Licence

furniture's and wooden and tile floors

) in Limerick
• More than 10 years of experience in dealing with bespoke products for clients.
Natural Wood Furniture and Soft furniture in Spain and Ireland

Using Initiative:
• Free Lance Design Work.
• Art and Craft Teaching for kids and adults.
• At the present organizing a workshop in Meditation, basically for students in UL
• JEWEL Group. NGO. Charity Group (2009-10) Limerick

Director - Project Manager - Interior Designer Consultant

Shakti, Eco Interior Design Ltd

February 2007 - December 2008

Customer Service Representative


March 2005 - January 2007

Raheen Industrial Estate, Limerick

December 1999 - March 2005

Value Add Department - Operative

Manufacturing assistant - Sales - Customer Service


December 1990 - October 1999


• Excellent Customer Service - More than 12 years of experience dealing with clients within different jobs. Ireland and Spain.
• Public Relations in Sustainable showcases. (1991 - 1996) Madrid. Spain
• Proficient English. Writing and Spoken
• Proficient Spanish (native language). Writing and Spoken
• Very basic Italian. Understanding Level

• Teamwork in a Product Development Project in UL
• Teamwork in a collaborative project with Dutch Engineering College in UL
• Member of the Young Greens Club, UL (2009-10)

Qualifications & Certifications

Design and Technology

University of Limerick


Limerick Adult Education College


Art School


La Palma School

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