Chair of industrial design department, SCAD, 1998-2005; freelance industrial design consultant; product development research assistant, University of Calgary; director of digital animation and video editing, 30 Cuadros C.A., Venezuela
Most significant accomplishment(s):
Named one of the 25 "Most Admired Educators in America" by DesignIntelligence in 2011
Awards, recognition, honors:
Featured in Business Report's "40 under 40" and I.D. magazine's "40 Best Designers Under 30"
Publications and/or presentations:
Presented at the Event Design Conference, New York City, May 2007
Presented fully functional street legal prototype of a concept car, EXO Spyder, at several nationally recognized car shows, 1999
Juror for the "International Competition for Student Artists," March 1999
Exhibited two designs - battery charger and multi-communicational remote control - at University of Calgary environmental design department's industrial design gallery show, October 1996
Published paper about societal consequences of the Internet in University of Calgary environmental design department's product and technology assessment annual report, June 1996
Presented design of communicational device for high-risk jobs at industrial design exhibition, Columbus, Ohio, June 1996
Inspiration for teaching:
"SCAD's unique student-centered environment fosters innovation, intellectual wonder and critical problem-solving, motivating me to always challenge myself to do my best."
IDUS 320 Design for Emergent Markets
IDUS 321 Industrial Design in the Marketplace
IDUS 387 Marketing and Industrial Design
IDUS 421 Commercial Practices for Industrial Design
Victor Ermoli, dean of the SCAD School of design, was featured in the January/February 2012 issue of Savannah Magazine as part of a roundtable discussion with six other influential Savannahians about Savannah's future.
American Craft magazine featured SCAD and its emphasis on collaboration in an article titled "Real-World Art School" in its December/January 2012 issue, highlighting successful School of Design sponsored projects with the likes of The Limited, VTech, Kids II and JCB.
Victor Ermoli, dean of the SCAD School of Design, appeared on CNN en Español's morning show "Café CNN," which is available in more than 30 million homes "from Alaska to Patagonia." He discussed how the SCAD School of Design not only prepares students for productive professional careers but also charges them to be innovators and problem-solvers who can change the world. Watch the live in-studio discussion.