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DESIGN MANAGER ( PRODUCT - WATCHES DIV.)
self made watch designer working with Titan Industries Limited for past ten years. Specialist in designing watches - Always looking for new challenges, have passion for design and love to create products that generates fun and excitement .
watch designs 2012 - campaign shots
few sketches renderings - automobiles
Work Profile – Design Manager , Titan Design Studio Accountable for managing four sub-brands in gents category and responsible for providing monthly design and technical updates of any known issues to Manager Project planning, preparing trend boards, timelines and budgeting. Conceptualization and development of watch designs. Ideation, conceptualization and presentation of projects. Create technical packages for production. Tracking activities against project plans. Prepare design review presentations. Study international market trends and specify relevant style, material and production technologies. Collaborate with manufacturing teams and overseas vendors to meet time lines and successful delivery. Proffessional Skills Adaptable with good understanding of design process, materials and product manufacturing . Able to manage and work to deadlines as well as multi-tasking. Team player and comfortable working with minimum supervision. Trend spotter with a flare of commercial sense. Good interpersonal , presentation and communication skills. Self motivated and able to demonstrate drive and initiative. Design Skills Proficient in hand sketching Concept visualization and rendering in 2D and 3D media Proficient- 3DS Max , Corel DRAW, MS office Amateur- Rhino4 , Corel Photo-Paint ,Alias Sketchbook Key Projects and achievements 2011 –present “Tagged” Collection Design for Titan’s HTSE collection - Incorporating the technology of future in wrist watches for India’s first light powered watch collection. (Winner of Titan Innovation Award) Created ‘HIP HOP’ range of fashion watches for Fastrack. Titan Automatics Designed sporty watches in PU -Sonata ‘Super Fiber’ Inspired from the world of speed and racing, designed wrist wear for Titan “Octane” collection. Designed Kids watches for “Zoop” collection. Premium classical watches in “Orion” collection. Space Design & other projects. Participated in PMV (personal mobility vehicle) Design Contest conducted by DYPDC college of Automotive Studies Pune. Ranked 14 . Participated in designing India’s first gold car concept, organized by Titan Gold plus, Bangalore SUV concept selected for display in NCPA Mumbai in KC Mahindra Awards Design competition, 2003 . Collaborated in store and fixture design for retail outlets for Crocodile Apparels, India (Mysore, Coimbatore and Cochi) Titan “Shop in Shop” watch retail counters in International multibrand stores like Lulu Sores. (Dubai, Saudi Arabia). Theme wall for watch display in Titan’s first luxury, watch outlet, Helios, in Bangalore. Vertical and flatbed display unit for Kids watches, Zoop. International Exposure Attended international design exhibitions like- Salone Internazionale del Mobile Guangzhou Auto Show-China ,Optical and Eyewear fair, HK, Inno Design Tech Expo, Hong Kong 2010. Visited International watch and jewellery show , Basel world 2009 Exposed to international markets like; Paris , Hong Kong , Switzerland. Visited various domestic and international trade exhibitions and manufacturing units.
Self made designer Post Graduation 2004 MBA , Marketing Maharashtra institute of Technology University of Pune , Pune. Graduation 2002 Bachelors in Business Management. University of Pune , Pune.