My name is Ajay Parameswaran. I am an MA Automotive design graduate from Coventry University UK, with relevant experience gained in the automotive design sector and project expertise developed at University, now seeking opportunities as Automotive Designer/Alias Modeller. I am passionate about developing creative design ideas and solutions to exterior and interior design; ready to apply sound knowledge of 3D modelling as well as 2D renderings to communicate my ideas clearly; and motivated to improve my design skills and compete globally.

Work Samples

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Work History

  • MA Automotive Design

    • Coventry University
    • Coventry, United Kingdom
    • Sep 2011 - Apr 2013 (1 year 7 months)

    Graduated with an MA Degree in Automotive Design, from Coventry University UK in April, 2013

  • Collaborative Project

    • Nissan Design London
    • Coventry, United Kingdom
    • Jan 2012 - May 2012 (4 months)

    Collaborative Project – January 2012 – May 2012
    Nissan Design Europe
    London, UK

    Worked on a joint collaborative project between Nissan Design Europe and Coventry University to design and develop design ideas that answer to various sustainability factors, for the year 2015.

    Responsibilities:

    • Developed a strong knowledge of vehicle interior architecture, and design criteria
    • Was selected as a team leader and chief designer.
    • Developed a design language along with team members, and then a half scale clay model of the interior was produced.
    • Developed a 3D Alias model, and further an animation was created using the same.
    • Applied a range of car design principles to resolve ergonomic and design issues, to come up with a clean and spacious cabin layout.

  • Pre-Masters Diploma in Transportation Design

    • Coventry University
    • Coventry, United Kingdom
    • Sep 2010 - Jun 2011 (9 months)

    Completed a Pre-Masters tailored programme in Transportation prior to my MA degree in Automotive Design

  • Engineer

    • Renault India Technology & Business Centre India Pvt. Ltd.
    • Chennai, TN
    • May 2008 - Aug 2010 (2 years 3 months)

    Design Engineer – May 2008 – August 2010
    Renault Nissan Alliance
    Chennai, India

    Worked as a Design Engineer at Renault Nissan in Body-In-White department. Specialised in Product development, and worked on several projects to develop 3D engineered components with CATIA V5.

    Responsibilities:

    • Developed a strong knowledge of the vehicle architecture, and the manufacturing process.
    • Designed and developed vehicle BIW panels using CATIA V5.
    • Analysed and interpreted technical data for reports and presentations.
    • Worked with Managers to decide the most appropriate materials for component production.
    • Provided technical support to relevant internal departments such as CAE department for crash testing.
    • Applied a range of Mechanical principles to resolve engineering issues and find appropriate solutions.

Education

  • Coventry University

    • Master of Arts (MA) Automotive Design
    • 2011 - 2013
  • Coventry University

    • Pre-Masters Diploma Transportation Design
    • 2010 - 2011
  • Bharath University

    • B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
    • 2004 - 2008

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