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Venita Lall Vohra
Manager | SAS and CPD at Educomp Raffles, Interior Design Co...
Creative design has been a way of life for years. I have a Bachelor Degree in Design in Interior Design from Raffles College of Design and Commerce, Sydney and a Diploma in Textile Design, Mumbai. I have refined technical and computer skills excel in time management and high level of commitment, meeting deadlines without compromising on detailing and finish. Being fond of travelling I have been fortunate to travel and see many kinds of architecture and interiors, which help me understand different cultures and needs easily, along with experience in sourcing from the Far East. I feel creativity has no boundaries and express in paintings, photography, landscaping and spacial spaces that are functional, innovative, centered around human sensibility. After setting up the Centre of Professional Development was promoted to Manager, Student Administrative Services and Centre of Professional Development in August 2013. Responsible for Student's Data Management, Resource Planning, Design and Implementation of Student Orientation Programmes, ERP management, student counselling, transfer of students in and out to other Raffles colleges in India and overseas. Arranging Design Talks, liaison with industry partners and parents. Responsible for procedures being followed and submissions to Singapore and Sydney for Bangalore campus. I enjoy challenges, being able to identify problems and creating solution by adding value having an eye for detail.
Aug 2013 - Present Manager CPD and SAS in Raffles After setting up the Centre of Professional Development was promoted to Head the Student Administrative Services and Centre of Professional Development in August 2013. Duties include resource planning, timetabling, student counselling, transfer of students in and out to other Raffles colleges in India and overseas, coordinate Design Talks, liaison with industry partners and parents. Responsible for procedures being followed and submissions to Singapore and Sydney for Bangalore campus. I enjoy challenges, being able to identify problems and creating solution by adding value having an eye for detail. Oct 2012 - Aug 2013 Started the Centre of Professional Development Department and responsible for industry engagement and Interior Design Consultant for the Campus. Managing a creative team from all departments for the Graduation and Fashion Show 2013. Jan 2010 – Present Freelance Interior Designer and Artist Design consultant, renovation of interiors, conceptualizing interiors, detailing room layouts and furniture. April 2011 – May 2011 Intern at Venkataramanan Associates Worked on schematic design and presentation, detailing, 3d modeling for Commercial and Residential projects. May 2007 – Dec 2008 Sourcing for Café Coffee Day and Tanglin Developments Ltd. Sourced vendors, visited, selected and inspected quality and certification in Malaysia and China. Project Managment for client and began customising machinery and furniture. Jan 2005 – May 2008 Design Coordinator for Indo Western Women’s wear Explored Indian embroidery and designed customized kurtis. Dec 2005 – Nov 2008 Coordinator and Design Consultant for exports for Sesa Teas (Austin) Handled entire export account and coordinated packaging design and corporate gifting, formulation of Herbal teas. Aug 2006 Design Coordinator for Bagachai Handled the design coordination of corporate gifting and packaging, which included wooden caddies and natural jute bags. August 2006 Partner Bagachai Started own company to package signature teas, mainly handled exports. Jan 2006 – Oct 2006 Gift Design Coordinator for Megaron Designed corporate gifts for Megaron. Feb 2005 – Dec 2006 Designed and manufactured handmade candles Designed handmade candles for all occasions. Jan 1997 – Dec 1999 Freelanced Artist for Renaissance Art Gallery and Shrishti Art Gallery Painted with mixed mediums in Chinese style, Indian folk art and fusion art. Sept 1995 New Delhi Painting Exhibit at Agha Khan Hall Chinese style Paintings with Nature as theme in mixed mediums: water colour, fabric paints, inks and poster colour. Apr - June 1990 - Worked at Holiday Inn Golden Mile, Hong Kong
2009 - 2012 Raffles Millennium International Bachelor of Design in Interior Design
I.B.H Gold Medal for Best Printing Campaign 2nd Order of Merit in Maharashtra Sr. M. Braganza prize for All Round Performance Passed with 1st Class
I.B.H Silver Medal for Best 2D Design Sr. M. Braganza prize for All Round Performance Passed with 1st Class
Passed with 1st Class