I am a product designer and seeking for an opportunity to help the organization grow with my design skills.

Work Samples

  • Furniture design

  • Interior Design

  • Photoshop realistic renderings

Work History

Garima Kakkar kakkardesign@gmail.com coroflot.com/garima kakkar +91 916 732 87 48 Objectives Seeking a position as a designer wherein I can apply my skills coupled with creativity to achieve results aligned with the goals of organization. Education • Under graduate course (July 2005- July 2009, 4yr) in Product Design from Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune, India. • 6 months certificate course from Mudra School of Fine Arts, Vadodara, India. Experience • Currently working with GM modular, Mumbai as a concept designer and consultant. • A furniture design project in Sanghvi Furnitures, Khopoli, Maharashtra. • Worked with CKS Pvt Ltd. Delhi for Bill and Millenda Gates Foundation as a Design Researcher on the project called Vaccine Delivery Initiative Innovations ( VDDI) in the village area of Saharsa, Bihar. http://cks.in/VaccineDeliveryInnovationReport.pdf • Branding of Eco Housing, Ahmadabad, India.- 2007 (A construction company based in Ahmadabad who uses eco friendly material as their base material to construct building.) • Furniture Designer in Furnitech Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India – 2008 ( Furnitech Pvt Ltd is the manufacturing unit of Krome furniture in Pune. I have worked with them as a furniture designer & manufacturing supervisor. ) • Freelancing for a Pune based design firm ‘ Yellow Slice’ i. Calendar Design, ii. Interior & furniture design of a discotheque ‘ The Loop’ Awards: • ‘PRODESK – 2007’ IIT Roorkee. Software Skills: • Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Indesign • Coreldraw 13 • Autocad • Rhinoceros 4 • 3DS Max 9. Competencies: • Broad knowledge in space and Furniture Design gained from over four years of academic training including research, ideation & implementation. • Ability to meet deadlines. • Presentation of a positive & professional image. Interests: • Sustainable Design, Furniture Design, Life Style Product Design & Branding. Extra Curricular Activities: • Travelling, active volunteering in Art of Living, meditation, swimming & gym. Seminars & workshops attended: • Cognizance – 2007, IIT Roorkee – A design seminar taken by Ravi Hazra on design process. • Satyam Service Ltd, Pune – A workshop was taken by the design center of Satyam service ltd on the interior design of a design house located at a sea beach. • Design For Sustainability, Pune – A design seminar on how design can contribute to make the earth a better place taken by some expertise of the field. • Design Response to Terror, Pune – A design seminar recently happened after Mumbai terrorist attacks to discuss & get some design solutions of such a sensitive problem. The directors of all reputed design firms in Pune & Mumbai & some expertise of this field happened to speak on the topic. • Bamboo Workshop, Pune – In Avantigram a nearby village of Pune we had a one day bamboo workshop. Field expert from Assam taught us how to handle bamboo, properties of bamboo & making products out of it. We also saw various design & architect works done by bamboo. • Furniture Design Workshop – IDF 2009, Pune – During India Design Festival a workshop was taken by the director of leading design firm of India Lokus Design. • IDEO – 2010, Melbourne

Education

Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune

Specialties

Awards

Merit Award ‘PRODESK – 2007’ IIT Roorkee.

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