April 2014 to Present
San Francisco Bay Area
September 2011 to December 2013
san francisco bay area
Principal Designer, Nokia Smart Devices & Microsoft
June 2011 to September 2011
Nokia Design, Nokia Meego & N9
Principal Designer Art Director
September 2010 to June 2011
September 2010 to February 2011
Nokia Design, Service & UI Design
Service and UI Design Specialist
August 2008 to September 2010
Nokia Design, Insight & Innovation
2006 to August 2008
Nokia, S40 UI Graphics
Senior Graphic Designer
September 2005 to October 2006
Studioddm snc | Leonardo 3
2002 to 2005
Milan Area, Italy
What company does Felice Mancino work for?
Felice Mancino works for Spotify
What is Felice Mancino's role at Spotify?
Felice Mancino is Design Lead
What industry does Felice Mancino work in?
Felice Mancino works in the Design industry.
A San Francisco based creative director with over 12 years experience in different countries, companies, disciplines and roles. A multidisciplinary craftsman as interested in the creative aspects of design as in its expression in business, brand and marketing. A visual storyteller. Constantly looking for the right problems to solve and the right stories to tell. A creative thinker with an eye for the big picture, also drawn to the invisible details that make a product, brand or experience more meaningful, emotionally alluring and memorable. Currently working at Spotify.Design Lead @ From April 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCreative Director @ One of the four founders of Morse Project, a stealthy consumer electronics start-up. He helped set the vision and build the brand, setting up 3 offices, transitioning from Finland to California and growing the company from 4 to about 70 people. After consolidating the brand foundation, values and strategy, he also executed on and directed the visual identity through all the brand touchpoints including naming, messaging, logotype, photography, web, mobile app, packaging, and point of sale. He has developed the overall brand vision and architecture strategy in partnership with the Head of Marketing, defining the marketing foundations, the company and product positioning, the roadmap and the launch strategy. He led and coordinated multiple external agencies, PR, copy writing and he works closely with all the internal teams (UX, ID, CMF, software and hardware) to maintain a unified powerful brand story. From September 2011 to December 2013 (2 years 4 months) san francisco bay areaPrincipal Designer, Nokia Smart Devices & Microsoft @ He contributed to Nokia’s strategy when the partnership with Microsoft was announced. He developed a wide range of UX concepts, highlighting the design opportunities to succeed with the new Nokia Windows Phone. From June 2011 to September 2011 (4 months) HelsinkiPrincipal Designer Art Director @ He provided creative and art direction for Nokia’s new OS MeeGo and its flagship device N9. He defined the core SWIPE UI framework and some of the key applications. He proactively built a core team of designers and developers from different Nokia organizations to promote a new way of working, more multidisciplinary, focused and productive. He built new fundamental cross-platform relations and together with his core team managed to get things done, in spite of the size and the pace of the big corporation. He delivered a new UX identity, along with a new iconography and a new typeface. He supervised the design of all the key apps, from concept down to execution and specifications. http://swipe.nokia.com/design From September 2010 to June 2011 (10 months) HelsinkiCreative Director @ While at Nokia, in 2010 he founded Visualnest, a sole trader that allowed him to work on visual design and brand identity projects, broadening his design domains and skill set. From September 2010 to February 2011 (6 months) Service and UI Design Specialist @ He developed projects for Nokia’s broader portfolio, from strategic design of future mobile services to new device interfaces (both hardware and software). He led design projects in-house and with external agencies, collaborated in research projects of international scale. He created brand guidelines and a new visual identity to align the different UX platforms, with focus on service & user interface design. From August 2008 to September 2010 (2 years 2 months) HelsinkiSenior Designer @ At the Insight & Innovation Lab of Nokia Design he was given the chance to work with a team of world class designers and anthropologists. He focused on long-term advanced concepting across all Nokia platforms and market segments, grounding his work with ethnographic studies, design research and consumer trends. He delivered several concepts that had a strong impact on Nokia’s portfolio and roadmap. From 2006 to August 2008 (2 years) HelsinkiSenior Graphic Designer @ In his first year at Nokia he had the pleasure to lead the visual identity evolution of the S40 Software Platform, including iconography renewal, redesign of all media apps, creation of new themes and background imagery, research on the markets that were relevant to S40 and studies on their visual trends. From September 2005 to October 2006 (1 year 2 months) HelsinkiGraphic Designer @ First work experience in a vibrant design agency in Milan, working on a wide range of projects, moving from design execution to a more active role of art director leading corporate identity projects, editorial/advertising print graphics, interactive media and web, exhibitions, education, entertainment, 3d and animation, video games, books, websites. From 2002 to 2005 (3 years) Milan Area, ItalyMA, Industrial Design @ Politecnico di Milano From 1997 to 2002 Erasmus Exchange Program, Industrial and Visual Design @ Eina, Escola de Disseny i Art, Barcelona From 2000 to 2001 Felice Mancino is skilled in: Art Direction, Typography, Mobile Design, Concept Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Design Strategy, Design Thinking, Concept Ideation, Visual Identity, Digital Media, Mobile Media, Creative Direction, Advertising, Design Direction, Mobile Application..., Print Production, Icon Design, Creative Visualization, User-centered Design, Mobile Applications, User Experience, User Interface Design, Information Design, Experience Design, Industrial Design, Graphics, User experience
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 6 month(s)
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