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Industrial Designer - Project Lead
Interest in Product design/Industrial Design Interested in taking up Freelance projects.
Objective: To achieve a successful career in creative profession by taking up challenging works Work Profile Summary Total of 7+ years of Professional Work Experience Design experience & exposure in various product categories like Consumer products, Automotive, Health care, Performance accessories, Display design etc. 3+ years of exclusive experience in Product Design, development & CAD Hands on experience on design and manufacture of Injection Moulds, Jigs & Fixtures. Professional Study Certificates • M.Sc [Eng] in New Product Design from Coventry University, UK (done at M.S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore) • Four years Advanced Diploma in Tool & Die Making from GT&TC, Mysore Skills: Develop ideas into a marketable product considering various aspects like product interaction with user, product benchmarking, trends & lifestyle study, materials and manufacturing processes. Follow up through various stages like engineering, product simulation, prototyping, testing and validation of concepts. Technical Skills • Proficiency in Conceptual sketching, Conceptual Modeling, Realistic Rendering, Generation of Mechanisms • Class A surface creation for concepts • Study and convert the patented ideas and designs into marketable products. • Customer data collection, Competitive benchmarking, QFD, Value Engineering • Reverse Engineering, DFMA • Physical Modeling: Clay, Foam, Spray Painting, Plastic sheet forming. • Design of Injection Moulds, Jigs & Fixtures • Have worked on various conventional machines used in a tool room • 3+ years Experience of work in CAD/CAM/CAE Environment. Software Skills: Surfacing/Design Software: Alias Studio, Rhino, Pro-E 2001 /Wild Fire Rendering Software: Alias Studio, Autodesk 3D Max, Opticore Realizer, Rhino 2D/Graphic Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign CS2, Auto CAD Solid Modeling Software: Pro-E, Unigraphics-NX2, Others: Creax Innovation Suite (TRIZ), DFMA, Professional Experience Company: Syntel Inc (Jan 2008 – Till Date) Designation: Project Lead – Industrial Design Job Profile: Develop concepts and class A Surfaces (Alias Studio tools) for Seats and related plastic parts of the seating system. Company: IDEA Pvt. Ltd. (Nov 2006 – Jan 2008) Designation: Product Designer-Team Lead Job Profile: Study the patents and references cited, study the present line of products and trends and develop the ideas into marketable products within the given frame of claims of the patent. Projects handled: Order based projects executed in variety of areas as mentioned in work profile summary Company: Harita-TVS Technologies (Nov 2003 – July 2006) Designation: Product Designer/Design Engineer Job profile: Product development and DFMA. Planning, Execution and maintaining of records involved in the project, engineering changes. Following are the clients for which the projects were executed during my stay. Client: TVS Motors (Onsite Deputation) Designation: Product Designer/Concept Modeler Work Description: Concept Modeling, Design for Manufacturability, follow-up with engineering and prototype validation. Projects handled: Silencer, Heat Guard, Footrest Bracket and Speedometer As part of and under the guidance of Industrial Design team, working on Concept Modeling, Form generation and Engineering Design for Motor bike and scooterette parts. Work includes 3d Modeling/Surfacing, form generation, Engineering feasibility, Interaction with Engineering department and follow-up till prototyping. Completed Project Reference: www.tvsflame.com Company: Zenith CAD/CAM (Apr 2003 – Nov 2003) Designation: Design Engineer (Injection Mould designer) Job profile: Core Cavity extraction, Injection Mould design, Electrode planning and detailing. Company: JAS Telecom (ISO 9002) (Apr 2002 – Apr 2003) Designation: Design Engineer Job profile: Product Development, jigs & fixture design, electrode planning, core-cavity extraction, Mould follow-up. Projects handled: Design assistance and electrode planning for telephone case and handset moulds for BSNL. Designing to production of single cavity injection mould for antenna Top & bottom (12dBi) Rework of other moulds depending upon the changes required. Design for clamp fixture for antennas.
Coventry University MS Ramiah School of Advanced Studies