Dylan Sheppard graduated from QACI in 2012 where he developed his passion for Design Technology and Visual Arts design.
Following his studies at QACI, he graduated with First Class Honours in a Bachelor of Industrial Design at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). In 2017, Dylan was awarded ‘Industrial Design Graduate of the Year,’ ‘State Design Graduate of the Year,’ and the Design Institute of Australia’s ‘Professional Encouragement Award.’ Dylan’s design work has also been shortlisted in the 2015 Braun Design Prize (Kronberg, Germany) and the 2017 Taiwan International Student Design Awards (Taiwan). Continuing his focus on the international design industry, Dylan has taken part in speaking engagements at the 2017 Global Youth Leadership Summit (Hong Kong), 2018 Unite Developer Conference (LA, USA), and the 2019 GPU Technology Conference (Silicon Valley, USA).
While completing studies at QUT, Dylan worked in a diverse range of design roles including an aerospace startup, design education, a curatorial design residency, and industrial design consultancies. At the end of 2017, Dylan relocated to Munich, Germany to undertake employment with the BMW Group - where he works as the Product Owner for Digital Design & Virtual Reality. In his current role Dylan leads an international team in the design and development of software and services used throughout the BMW group including BMW Motorrad (Berlin) and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars (UK).