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  • Utkarsh Gautam

    Product Development Manager

    Ahmedabad, India

Design Strategy and New Product development. My 8+ years of work experience provided me the opportunity to assimilate knowledge inclusive of Product development process, Project optimization with resource & timeline management. Specialties: Rotomoulded products, Branding and Packaging, Product Design, Automotives

Work Samples

  • GSK - Boost: Packaging design

  • Mobile Computer Aided Learning Bus

  • PROMENS - Rotomoulding

Work History

  • Product Development Manager

    Work at PROMENS India is very interesting and full of challenges, as India is still an emerging market in terms of segments penetrated by Rotomoulding industry.
    My task is to explore and evaluate ideas and suitable opportunities by analysing market and understanding customer needs; with the end goal of converting best of those bright ideas into a tangible and suitable solution within specified parameters.

    Specialties: Rotomolded plastic products, Structural packaging design, Automotives

  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • LUMIUM
    • Nov 2008 - Aug 2013 (4 years 9 months)

    Process optimization, resource allocation, timeline management and project estimation.
    Devising Innovative design solutions for Automotives, Consumer durables, FMCG and retail industry.

    As LUMIUM is a global design consultancy with focus on matching customer expectations, my job also involved customer communication management .

  • Assistant Manager, Industrial Design

    • Force Motors Ltd
    • Aug 2007 - Nov 2008 (1 year 3 months)

    Development of interiors and exteriors for commercial vehicle segment (LCV and HCV).
    Facilitating coordination between design and engineering teams.
    Starting from product need, trend analysis and design direction to building the product in accordance with the design process viz. idea sketches, concept, prototype to production model.


    Work outline -
    Traveller luxury class :Design and development of Interiors with an eye for the detail in areas like reclining seats, mood lighting, collapsible table, Intercom, Tinted windows and other provisions.

    Trump40: Design and prototyping of Dashboard, central console, front grille and side fender design for commercial goods carrier (4WH).

    Other Showcase Projects:
    Proposal for Facelift for front fascia of UV.
    Simulation of concepts in FRP, PU Foam and wood.

Education

  • Ahmedabad Management Association

    • Diploma In Corporate Communication & Advertising
    • 2011 - 2011
  • Alliance Française

    • DELF A1 French Language
    • 2009 - 2010
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

    • M.Des. Industrial Design
    • 2005 - 2007
  • NMU (2005)

    • B.E Electronics and Telecommunication
    • 2001 - 2005

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