Creative Lead & Head of Japan Business
Yuichi is a seasoned and spirited international senior designer. He graduated with a Ba in Industrial Design from Tsukuba University, Japan and then worked for Panasonic from 2000. He then came to London in 2004 to complete a Masters in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Shortly after, he joined tangerine’s Bermondsey studio in 2006.
As creative lead and project manager Yuichi leads teams, but is also involved in creative sales co-ordination. As one of tangerines senior designers, Yuichi uses his experience of working in-house at a Japanese firm to effectively communicate with our overseas clientele.
He provides invaluable graphic user interface insights for both hard and soft product and interface design. He has put these skills to use on projects for some of the Japan’s largest companies. Yuichi’s recent collaboration with Korean company Sindoh has achieved both critical acclaim and commercial success.
As well as Japanese, Yuichi is fluent in English.
During his holidays Yuichi likes adventure, he hits the road by car or motorbike to explore new countries far and wide.