Work Samples

  • Fine Knits

  • Heavy Knits

  • Photography

Work History

RAVI BHUSHAN Address 1: Nirmal Kutir, 561, sector- 43, Gurgaon, Haryana -122003 (India) Address 2: Tabagie Brabant, Royal Road, Le Morne Village, Mauritius. Phone: +230-7920530 (Mauritius) • EDUCATION ________________________________________ National Institute of Fashion Technology; New Delhi • Post Graduation in Knitwear design and Technology (2 years full time – 1998 - 2000). J.D Institute of fashion Technology; New Delhi, India• Diploma in Fashion and design (1year full time – 1995 - 1996). EXPERIENCE ________________________________________ Floreal Knitwear Ltd; Mauritius, Senior Merchandiser; March 2009 – Till date • Working with UK buyers, NAMELY: Debenhams (Boys wear and its core brands - Jasper Conran, Bluezoo and Red Herring / School wear) BHS Men’s wear (Arcadia group), Ping & Dunnes. • Extensive involvement in sampling/product development with input of design skills for specific product development. • Involved with quality issues, Risk Analysis Meetings (RAM) & Proto meetings. • Handling approximately 1, 80,000 units/year (SS/AW). • Critical path management and follow ups from booking of an order till completion with internal and external customers. • Orders execution in Mauritius, Madagascar, and Bangladesh. • Support sales department to grow buyers range by doing research work. • Worked with Standard Gauges- 3.5,5, 7, 10, 12 and 14. Shibani Inwear Co.Ltd; Mauritius, Product Development/Designing; March 2004 – February 2009. • Product development and designing for new ranges with complete technical support of seamless knitting details. • Responsible for making initial sample on Italian ‘’Santoni ‘’seamless knitting machine. • Prepare technical detail sheets for production for smooth flow. • Extensive involvement in quality issue, fits, analyzing buyers technical specification, selection suitable yarn, yarn consumption, spec/grading proposal. • Yarn handled – Polyamide(flat/twisted) ,Spandex (bare/single cover/air cover),Polypropelene,Cotton • Handled buyers like Reebok, Puma, Sportsful, Target, Jockey, Woolworth, Perry Ellis, Foschini etc. • Got full time training by Mr. Wolfsgang Schoenhuber (santoni professional from Austria) for three months to understand the complexities of mechanical aspects of seamless machine and programming part of santoni. Southern Textile Ltd; Mauritius, Merchandiser; January 2003 – January 2004. • Handled account of Laura Ashley, buyer from UK. • Handled accounts independently, communicating and follow-ups with the buying agencies, strong in-house follow-ups, sampling, sourcing of accessories and yarns. Aggarwal Fashion (Creative Line); Ludhiana, Designer; July 2000 – December 2002 • Responsible for range planning and designing for domestic market. • Meeting with the retailers to know their range demand and do the booking of their orders. • Supervised sample department and involved in product development using new kind of yarns, accessories and trims. ACHIEVEMENTS ________________________________________ • Awarded highly commended certificate of appreciation in Student Woolmark Knitwear Design Competition in year 1999 organised by International Wool Secretariat. • “Best Designer” in J.D.Institute of Fashion Technology, annual award show in year 1995. • “Runner up” in in J.D.Institute of Fashion Technology, annual award show in year 1996. • First prize in Talent search competition organized by I.E.C.School of art and fashion, New Delhi. PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN ________________________________________ • Done a product development project for RUDA (rural nonfarm development agency). This project was basically done for the upliftment of the rural people of Rajasthan and to link the traditional wool products with mainstream markets. Under this project, I had developed a whole new range of accessories and home furnishing items for the domestic and international markets. SKILLS ________________________________________ • Knitwear Product knowledge (Heavy and fine gauge). • Understanding of yarns, machine and knitting feasibility. • Ability to understand written product details and convert into CAD form. COMPUTE RPROFICIENCY ________________________________________ • 2D Design tools – Adobe Photoshop Ver.CS5 , Adobe Illustrator Ver.CS5 , Corel Draw Ver.X3 • Web Design tool – Swish Max Ver.3 • MS Office 7 – Word, Power point, Excel, Outlook. • Operating environment –, Windows • Knitting – Santoni Top 2 (Seamless) circular. PERSONAL DETAILS ________________________________________ • Nationality – Indian. • Date of Birth – 14 February 1973 • Status – Married.


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