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  • amit patankar

    Cologne, Germany, Germany

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Professional experience 2008: Tata Elxsi Ltd. Frankfurt, Germany - working in a design studio of a German automotive company since jan 07. 2006: Tata Elxsi Ltd, Bangalore , India. 2005: International Cars and Motors Ltd.(Sonalika group), Punjab, as a product designer, on styling projects. 2005: Diploma project sponsored by Conex AvioAuto Pvt. Ltd. Worked on a styling project 'a small passenger car for Indian user'. The vehicle is likely to be launched soon. Web appearances of the project: http://www.autoexpo.in/LiveAutoexpo/NL12jan/10.pdf http://www.rediff.com/money/2005/aug/25car.htm http://www.automonitor.co.in/col_display_arch.asp?code=303 http://youngdesigners.nid.edu/pd9.htm Have developed a cargo vehicle and restyled a Three-wheeler for the same company up to surface generation stage. 2004: Industrial training- Have worked with Design Directions-Satish Gokhale for two months. Worked on various industrial design projects varying from display systems, signage project, and simple products. Done site visits and execution of some of the products. 2002: Have handled architectural and interior design projects up to execution level. 2000: Worked as assistant Architect at Manavi Garde & associates., Kolhapur for 5 months ___________________________________________________________ Education Post Graduation diploma in Product design at The National institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India.(2002-2005). Graduation: B. arch (Bachelor of Architecture) (1997-2002). ___________________________________________________________ Visual languages Maya Alias studiotools 12 basics, Rhinoceros 3.0, AutoCAD 2004, 3d max5, Ashlar- Vellum-Graphite Cobalt, Photoshop, alias sketchbook, corel12, Etc. Can work with graphic tablet and styllus. ___________________________________________________________ Academic projects * Simple Product Design : pliers for Electricians.(design registered) * Display and Control : Re-designing the interface of laboratory Padding mangle. * Ergonomics 3 : Have worked on the interior of a defense vehicle for VRDE with NID Faculty. * Technically complex Project : Redesigning the existing box type solar cooker. * Systems Design : Study of informal food sector - street vendors as a System and designing a thela / handcart for them. __________________________________________________________ Personal interests Sculpting in clay, painting, sketching, watercolouring, Photography, Solargraphy, nonconventional/renewable energy resources (solar cooking). __________________________________________________________ Contact Details Mobile no. 09814709923 (Punjab) alternative email : ampatankar@yahoo.co.in, amit.nid@gmail.com Current address: Amit Patankar, Product designer R&D-II,International Tractors Ltd, Jalandhar road Hoshiarpur 146002. Permanent residential address: 87, North Shivajinagar, Jainarayan ladda marg, Sangli, Maharashtra, pin 416416, India.


National Institute of Design, India



opus design award 2003 (winning entry)