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  • Vincent Albert

    Industrial Designer in Office & Home furniture products

    Chennai, India

I am interested in a challenging position in design / R&D of a product, involving conceptualization to manufacturing with design management responsibilities.

Work Samples

  • SMPC Dexon Nov2005 to Dec2007

  • Godrej Interio Aug2001 to Oct2005

  • IITD Projects 1999 to 2001

Work History

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS • Understanding of manufacturing processes • Adept in conceiving and modeling products, both in virtual and physical form. • Passion for complete product development from conception to product launch. • Ability to manage and work in large teams of designers, engineers & technicians for development. • Experience of developing products with emphasis on ergonomics, user interface & aesthetics. • Good command in Sheetmetal, Plastics, Aluminum, Glass, Wood and wood derivatives. COMPUTER SKILLS • CAD : AutoCAD 2008, Pro-E Wildfire v3 (solid, sheetmetal, assembly, documetation)-been using Pro-E since version 2000i. • Graphics : Photoshop CS2 • Web : Dreamweaver 3 • Desktop : Microsoft Office2003/ XP • Platform : Windows XP/98/2000/NT, Macintosh TRAINING / WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS ATTENDED • Value Engineering Workshop organized by Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. – Nov 2001 • National Workshop on “ERGO-OFFICE” organized by TIFAC-CORE NITIE – Dec 2003 • Guest Speaker in a Seminar on Green Building Materials & Equipment by CII-GBC, 2004 see page here --> http://greenbusinesscentre.com/uploadPer.asp?idval=24 • Certified Internal Auditor for performing Quality & Environmental Management System as per ISO 9001:2000, 14001:2004 and as per auditing standard ISO 19011:2000 organized by Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. – Jul 2005 • Workshop on GD&T organized by Symphony Technologies – Aug 2005 • Training on AMADA Software- AP100 CAM-PUNCH organized by AMADA, Malaysia – Aug 2006 • Workshop on Basic Sampling Techniques : ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 organized by X-Elent Quality Services Sdn Bhd, Malaysia – Dec 2006 • Training in Pro|E Wildfire 3.0 (Modules – Intro and Sheetmetal) organized by Product Development Solutions Pte Ltd, Malaysia – Jul 2007 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MagickWoods Exports (P) Ltd. Jun-'09 - till date AGM - Design Bath & Kitchen Furniture @home, Nilkamal Ltd. Jan ‘08 - May'09 Sr. Design Manager • Provide New Product Identification, Design and development solution based on Market reqts. • Design inputs for existing product modification & upgradation. • General administration of the department • Vendor development and sample approval for mass production from overseas based on design inputs. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SMPC Dexon Sdn Bhd, Penang - Malaysia Nov ‘05 - Dec ‘07 Design Manager • Provide New Product Design and development solution & planning based on Marketing reqts. • Design inputs for product modification & upgradation. • Monitor, facilitate and guide new product and non-std. product development. • Handling of non-standard enquiries with feasible and optimal solution. • Identifying training needs of all the personnel of the department. • General administration of the department • Facilitate and be part of Customer / Inter Department interface and product presentations. • Establish, maintain and amend documents for the department as per ISO procedures. • Responsible for Design and Document Control as per quality requirements. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Mumbai - India Aug ‘01 - Oct 05 Asso. Manager - Design & Development • Design & development of new products. • Product/component modifications. • Active participation in Benchmarking & Value Engineering sessions. • Performed surveys and analyzed data on customer preferences. • Maintained competitive information. • Coordinated the company’s involvement in testing and certification of products/components. • Team building and sub-ordinate development • Co-ordinator for Design Dept. for ISO 9001:2000 & ISO 14001:2004. EDUCATION Industrial Design Programme, IIT Delhi 1999 – 2001 Master of Design (Industrial Design) Allahabad Agricultural Institute, University of Allahabad 1993 - 1997 Bachelor of Technology (Agriculture) HANDS-ON TRAINING Farm Machines Training & Testing Institute, Anantapur (A.P.) 2/6/97 to 30/6/97 B.Tech. (Agri.) • Study, dismantling & assembly of 5HP diesel engine. • Study, dismantling & assembly of 35HP tractor. • Study of irrigation pumps & plant protection equipments. • Study of agricultural implements & their adjustments.


  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

    • M. Des. Industrial Design
    • 1999 - 2001
  • Allahabad Agricultural Institute

    • B.Tech. Agriculture Engineering
    • 1993 - 1997



Best New Design Award in Furniture at Godrej & Boyce, Interio Division for FUSION (Hybrid partition system) in 2004.