Has finished a working prototype of personal motorcycle styled by self, Assisted in restoration and repairing of Cars and bikes to acquire knowledge on vehicle packaging. Currently working on a full fiberglass body car with an engine and transmission change styled by self.

Work Samples

  • random renders

  • Indian muscle car

  • Hybrid SUV

Work History

Name : Konjaril Sunil Karunakaran Email: konjaril.sunil@gmail.com Academics: Graduate diploma in product design, Symbiosis institute of Design, Pune, Maharashta, India Academic Projects: Simple Product Design- Student compass complete redesigning under guidance of IDC Guwahati HOD Prof. Ramchandran (was advised to apply a student patent for the same) Technically Complex product: All in one workshop gadget – First in Class for the same. System Design- car workshop appliance (stool cum storage drawer cum flat bed to go under the car) Self initiated: restyled and created a working prototype of personal motorcycle Work Experience: Currently working with Autoline-Zagato Design as a transportation and industrial designer . Freelance job with Galmer based in U.S from India for 6 months on CAD modeling (Rhino),their upcoming sports car. Internship under Mr. Parag Sen from Cluster one during the 2nd year of college Assisted Mr. Anirudh Natu (HOD of product design, Symbiosis institute of Design) on CAD Model (rhino) for Thermax boilers in College Worked for 2 years during college in an Auto Garage for understanding of working of cars and bikes. Done airbrushing (art work) on Cars using 2k paints. Opened up and Fully Restored a 1986 model Mercedes W126 500 SEL under the guidance and assistance of an expert understanding OEM component assembly, metal work(denting and patching), gas welding(o2 and carbide) and electric welding ,2K paint systems, electric wirings, repairs and maintenance. Sketched, CAD modeled (rhino) and created a working prototype of a new generation Indian motorcycle to design specifications. Styling and prototyping of a Hindustan Motors Contessa to a modern day muscle car with complete fiberglass body panels, exteriors and interiors (under progress) Assisted in prototyping of an exact replica of a 1962 BMW Isetta using a CAD model by taking life size printouts of the line drawings for the same. Materials Familiar with: Fiber glass (general purpose, Iso Resin, Epoxy Resin), thermocol, Medium density Fiber MDF, P.U foam, M.S, Stainless steel, aluminum, brass, wood, P.O.P ,rubber, rexene, leather, 2K lambi, 2K paint(standox, glasurit, asian PPG). Software Skills: Mastered: Rhinocesous 4.0 (3D modeler) Bunkspeed hypershot(renderer) Bunkspeed hyperdrive(automotive animation ) Bunkspeed HyperMove(mechanical animation) Adobe Photoshop Adobe premiere Adobe image ready Macromedia Flash Microsoft office Power point Moderate: Coral draw Autocad Maya Skills. Creating realistic, feasible and economical designs, The ability to work and communicate with a modeler to create a prototype, Designing a product understanding all the technical aspects, Conceptualization, Understanding and keen interest in mechanical knowledge, CAD Modeling, Realistic rendering, sketching (pencils, alcohol markers, water colors, photo colors etc.), Problem Solving, Alternative solution finding, Research, Reverse engineering(amateur), prototyping (moderate), Writing, Photography, Presentation skills, Animation, Advertising, Film and media.

Education

Symbiosis Institute of Design ( Pune ), India

Specialties

Awards

Consolation prize for designing an alternative vehicle suitable for Pune/Indian roads held by PDF Participated in Top Gear design a Hybrid S.U.V competition. Amongst the first three finalized. The concept was published in Top Gear October 2010 issue.

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