Bill Barranco is a graduate of Art Center College of Design 1977 and later attended the Royal College of Art in London for Masters Degree studies. His 20+ years as an automotive designer for companies such as Ford, Nissan, Volvo, and Design Manager at I.A.D. in the UK, provide him with the knowledge of the design business and an international base of contacts.
In 1994, Autovision was incorporated as a service to automotive design studios around the world. Autovision video and television broadcasts of designers of concept cars and production cars were seen on national network television in America, promoting automotive designers and their work.
Since 2000, Bill Barranco has specialized in providing Automotive Design Executive recruitment services to the major OEM car design studios. Since then, Bill has placed professional automotive designers into studios in England, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Detroit, California and Japan.
From 1999 – 2004 Bill was a part time instructor at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco teaching advanced automotive design. Also, see his recommendations on LinkedIn