self made watch designer working with Titan Industries Limited for past five years. specialist in designing watches - Always looking for new challenges, have passion for design and love to create products that generates fun and excitement .
Work Profile – Asst. 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
Preparing project planning, trend boards, timelines and cost estimates.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.