A young and talented automotive designer with 7 years of industrial experience out of which 4 years in Class A surfacing of automotive parts and 3 years of experiencing in automotive component manufacturing. Passionate to work on Class A surfacing for Automotive Exterior and Interior. Currently serving as Senior Digital Sculptor Design at General Motors Design Studio INDIA

Work Samples

  • AUTOMOTIVE-CAR--ALIAS MODELS

  • BIKEZ-ALIAS MODELS

  • COMPACT FARM UTILITY VEHICLE-ALIAS MODELS

Work History

  • Senior Digital Sculptor

    • General Motors Technical centre India
    • Bangalore, India
    • Oct 2010 - Present (3 years 10 months)

    Working as Senior Digital Sculptor Design at General Motors Design Studio India. Worked on Class A Surfacing of various Flagship models of GM. I have strong knowledge on Class A surfacing of Interior and Exterior of cars.

    Responsibilities at General Motors

    Create digital surface models and capture design intent from Design Sketches, concept themes and
    scan data.
    Should provide alternative proposals and Capture Design Intent creatively
    Deliver production quality surfaces and ensures surface meet GM Global Design Standards in quality
    and time.
    Ensure Surfaces are Criteria compliant and follow design Intent.
    Participate and contribute in weekly call and use effective escalation for any program related
    issues.
    Closely work with Team to support workload planning /estimation
    Research, benchmark and make contextual inquiries of the competitor’s vehicles for all aspects of
    interior and Exterior
    Coordinate & work collaboratively with design and engineering teams of local and global regions.

  • Engineer Tooling-Group Lead

    • GKD ITR Tooling Centre
    • Coimbatore, India
    • Jul 2006 - Aug 2008 (2 years 1 month)

    Worked as Group Lead-Engineer Tooling for Automotive component manufacturing. Worked on Various Injection Moulds and Press tools for automotive parts.

  • Industrial Trainee- Tool Engineer

    • LTE IL-LMW group of companies Coimbatore
    • Coimbatore, India
    • Jul 2005 - Jul 2006 (1 year)

    Worked on injection mould and stamping tool manufacturing for automotive components.

Education

  • MS Ramiah School of Advanced Studies- Affiliated to Coventry University UK

    • M Sc Eng. Automotive Product Design
    • 2008 - 2010

    Masters in Automotive Product Design M S Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (MSRSAS), Bangalore, Karnataka Affiliated to Coventry University, UK. Specialization in Post Graduation Programme  Automotive exterior design, finite element design, vehicle concept design and styling. Vehicle aerodynamics and thermal management, automotive interior design, Modern automotive systems, computer aided engineering, vehicle structural design and safety, advanced manufacturing process and materials. Theoretical and practical assignments, frequent verbal and graphical presentations.  Completed MSc. Engineering with Merit

  • NTTF

    • Diploma Tool and Die Engineering
    • 2002 - 2005

    Diploma in Tool and Die Making Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu-INDIA Specialization in Tooling  Completed DIPLOMA IN TOOL AND DIE MAKING (2002-2004) from NTTF ,Coimbatore Tamil Nadu, with 71% marks, including one year implant training in GKDITR Tooling Center(LMW), Coimbatore  Second Rank holder in sixth semester theory exam  Did one year industrial training at LTE IL, Coimbatore  Worked as Tool engineer (group leader) in GKD ITR tooling centre Coimbatore

Specialties

Awards

One of my concept cars was published in - http://psipunk.com/futuristic-three-wheeled-vehicle-by-arun-gk/#more-1081 http://www.automotto.org/entry/indian-designer-s-mercedes-benz-sls-amg-reincarnation-is-awesome/

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