With a nod to the past and an eye firmly on the future, Jao Melo goes prototype racing.
Jao Paulo Melo is industrial designer, graduated from the faclily of fine arts of Sao Paulo in 2006. After college, as usually happens with students recentty graduated, he started working doing some freelance taska for design firms to gain knowledge and increase networking.
During this period he worked with companies related to automotive and nautical projects. After several years, when he mastered the work in different software design packages and gained the necessary experience, in 2008, he get job offer in Fiat’s design center in Brazil, the only studio outside Italy.
He worked at visualization design, his team won a lot of space Inside the Fiat company by the quality of material and Ideas that are at your disposal. In 2012 Jao was appointed chief of visualization design area. In 2013, looking for new horizons he had the opportunity to move to the south of Brazil, where is located bus factory Marcopolo s/a, one of the biggest bus group in the world… proposed work in the creation and development of new products…
In the attached photos you can see his vision of Saab’s sporty two-seater Saab Sonett 4, which unfortunately will never come true, but it’s important to dream.