Senior level assignments in Apparel Designing & Production/ Fabric Prints/ Technical Consultancy/ Merchandising. Hi, this is Vishal Anand with around 16 years of experience in Fashion field in Apparel & Graphic Designing / Merchandising / Technical fields for Men's/Women's/Kid's Wear along with Production, Merchandising and Control of their Quality. Deft at formulating effective production strategies with extensive knowledge of sketching and creating various designs and patterns. Gained complete knowledge of all type of yarn, Fabric, Knitted, woven, dying & printing also. Eye for texture, colour and produce different pattern of textiles. Possess excellent communication and organisational skills. Possess strong problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to work within budget and meet deadlines. I’m always open to conversation, networking with like-minded professionals or discussing future prospects. Specialties # Designer-Fashion/ Accessory/Graphic-full time/freelance. # Visiting Faculty for National Institute of Fashion Technology. # Consultant for providing people for shows/ads/shoot/movies/ads/video/etc. # Pattern Making/ Checking/ Rectifying Projects. # Graphic Designing for logo,symbols,graphic base,formats,tags,labels,letterhead,visiting cards,portfolio editing,etc. # Consultant for review of the Movie with +/- points and the overall ratings. # Articles for Fashion magazines. # Jury member. I am a down to earth guy and am happiest when I see my friends/relatives happy.I love to help people thinking its better to bring joy/happiness than the tears. I try to make any normal object to an object of attraction or a standout piece in a big crowd. I try to start experimenting from the basic level for outstanding output. For e.g. as the English language starts with alphabet "A". So, if this basic alphabet will be stylised giving a signature range then any single word comes as a MASTERPIECE. That is my STYLE. You can contact me at 7874422122 / 9980883922, Connect with me on Linked In or contact me at vishalanandva78@gmail.com; vishalanandva@yahoo.com.

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Work History

  • Deputy General Manager – Creative Studio Arvind

    • Arvind Ltd.
    • Ahmedabad, India
    • Jul 2012 - Present (5 years 4 months)

    July 2012 to March 2014 as Head - Custom Tailoring & Arvind Denim Lab (ADL)
    Long-term / larger business perspective with respect to external environment and organizational strengths and weaknesses, map resource requirement, execution strategy, performance indicators towards achievement of strategic goals. Managing business costs to deliver according to functional & financial organizational outcomes.
    = Style Guides - Custom tailoring
    = Made To Measure. Retail Department
    # Participated as Violet Warriors in ARVIND BATTLE ROYALE on 3rd Jan’15,
    # Designed Ceremonial Collection SS’15,
    # Developed SS’15 Print Analysis with feasible Print Options,
    # Forecast Analysis for SS’15,
    # Sourced and developed new trim range to introduce from Ceremonial-2 collection via all stores,
    # Designed Ceremonial-2 A/W'14/15 Collection, Festive'14 Collection, SS'14 Collection, Ceremonial A/W'13/14 Collection & Catalog, SS'13 Collection, A/W'12/13 Collection.
    # Designed Hand Made Structured Blazer.
    # Designed Certificate of Appreciation, Studio Arvind Order Form, ADL Order Form.
    # Designed ADL Champ Uniform T-shirt & Store Staff Uniform-Flagship Store.
    # Introduced Classic & Vintage level service with wide range of offerings including SWAROVSKI buttons.
    # Introduced INNOVATIVE AREA highlighting the fresh introductions of the company for Arvind Ltd.
    # Forecast Analysis for A/W'14/15, Designed new Logo for garment label/branding/tags, Designed Studio Arvind Hang Tags for Ceremonial/Ethnic & General category, SS’14 Casual styles for Print Advertisement shoot.

    Awards:
    = 1st Prize Trophy-“Best Team with Highest Points & Rating” in ARVIND BATTLE ROYALE; as VIOLET WARRIORS team, Arvind Ltd.(3rd January 2015).

  • GARMENT/ ACCESSORY/ GRAPHIC DESIGNING

    • FREELANCE
    • Apr 1999 - Nov 2017 (18 years 7 months)

    #Designed Logo-TAILOR PLUS; Oct'17.
    #Designed Logo-HOPES & DESIGNS-Corporate Gifting Solution; Sept'17.
    #Assigned Group Name-Designed Logo-ROGER WILLIAMS-FINE ITALIAN FABRICS; Aug'17.
    #Developed Style Options-Women’s Garments; May'17-Jun'17.
    #Developed Trend Forecast Analysis Report-SS’17 & AW’17/18; Mar'17-May'17.
    #Designed & Developed Logo/Labels-Main & Care/Tags/Packing Options/other branding options-Anti-Microbial Medical Uniforms; Oct'15-Jan'16.
    #Developed a detailed SUIT GUIDE; Jul'15.
    #Developed detailed guidance-SHIRTS; Jun'15.
    #Designed Invitation card-Navjote Reception & initiation into Zoroastrian religion of Mr. Hoshvan; Jun'15.
    #Assigned group name followed by designs-Name/Logo Options/Color Combination/Final Logo-Aliki Media & Entertainment, Oct/Nov'13.
    #Designed the Company Name & Logo-TEX CO FASHIONS; Mar'13.
    #Designed T-shirt Prints-Spanish brand BERSHKA-SS'12; Mar'12.
    #Designed Brand Name/Logo/Main Label/Size label/Tags/Visiting Card/Letterhead/etc-Mr. Arshad Khan; Jul/Aug'10.
    #Designed Logo/Visiting Card-Aster Entertainment, Mar'10.
    #Made summary report with details-AW'07/08 & SS'08; May'07.
    #Designed Temporary Tattoos-Bollywood Movie CHARAS, Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia & Produced by Anjum Rizvi-Feb'03.
    #Designed & Developed Accessories-Lakme’ India Fashion Week 2000 & AW'00 Collection-JJ Vallaya.
    #Designed Graduating Final Collection, A DAY AT NIGHT-Men’s Semi Formal/Club Wear For Niryat-Sam Apparels (India) Ltd.,NOIDA.
    #Designed Casual Garments-EXOTIC, RMX Joss-SS'00.
    #Designed T-shirt Prints-Li’l Tomatoes-SS'99.
    #Designed Casual Garments-Ogaan-SS'00.
    #Designed Formal/Semi Formal Coats-Villa Appearances-AW'00/01.
    #Designed Casual Sports Wear-Reebok-SS'00.
    #Designed Casual Kid’s Wear-Ruff & Tuff Kids-SS'01.

  • External Jury Member / Interactive session / Modules as Industrial Experience Person

    • National Institute of Fashion technology
    • Aug 2004 - Mar 2017 (12 years 7 months)

    # Expert Session-Variety of process / presentation for Designers; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFT-VIII), NIFT-Patna-21th Mar'17.
    # Expert Session & open discussions-Present Menswear Industry & Work Area Wideness; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFT-VIII), NIFT-Patna-17th Mar'17.
    # Expert Session-Apparel Production Planning & Control; Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFT-VI), NIFT-Gandhinagar-18th Feb'15
    # Fashion Spectrum 2012- 360 degree at NIFT Patna for Cultural event as Jury member on 9th Feb'12.
    # As Industrial Experience Person for the Interactive Session with students of Dept. FD (3rd Year) from NIFT; Patna on 3rd Feb'12
    # Graduating project of Fashion & Technology (4 year), 19th/20th May'10
    # Portfolio Jury of Fashion Design Dept, 14th Dec'09.
    # As Industrial Experience Person for the Interactive Session of the Fresher’s for clarifying their doubts and explaining the areas needed to concentrate on for NIFT Hyderabad; 29 Jul'09.
    # Graduating project of Fashion & Technology (4 year), 27th/28th May'09
    # As Industrial Experience Person for the Interactive Session of the Fresher’s for clarifying their doubts and explaining the areas needed to concentrate on for National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad; 28 Aug'08.
    # Summer Industrial Training (2 months) Presentation of Fashion Design Dept.,18 Aug'06
    # Design Paradigm-06; the Graduating Show of FIT 2002-2006, 13th May'06
    # Summer Industrial Training (8 months) Presentation of Fashion Design Dept.,16 Aug'05
    # Summer Industrial Training (2 months) Presentation of Fashion Design Dept., Aug'04

  • APPAREL EXPERIENCE PERSONAL-PRINTED & ONLINE EDITORIALS

    • FREELANCE
    • Sep 2002 - Jun 2013 (10 years 9 months)

    # Article for Apparel On Line on “The Interlinings of a Jacket”; September 2002.

    # Articles for the online magazine REga Mag-The Mercury 10 Magazine in March 2012 (www.regamag.in) on:
    I. World of Fashion – Clothing section on Spring Summer 2012 Fashion Clothing and Color Trend: Top 10;
    II. Rega Pick section on Hot Fashion Trends 2012;
    III. Designer Tip section on Hot Style Tips on Clothes That Make a Short Guy Look Taller;

    # Articles for the online magazine REga Mag-The Mercury 10 Magazine in February 2012 (www.regamag.in) on:
    I. World of Fashion – Clothing section on How Men Should Dress Up for Valentine’s Day?;
    II. World of Fashion – Clothing section on Perfect Way to dress up for Valentine’s Day for Women?;
    III. Beauty – Make Up section on How To Go “Pink” With Make Up on Valentine’s Day?;
    IV. Rega Pick section on 5 Best Clothing Brands For Men

    # Articles for first issue of the online magazine REga Mag-The Mercury 10 Magazine in January 2012 (www.regamag.in)on:
    I. World of Fashion – Clothing section on THE VERSALETTE BY {R}EVOLUTION APPAREL;
    II. Designer Tips section on DIFFERENT WAYS TO ROLL UP THE SLEEVES OF A DRESS SHIRT.

    # As Industrial Experienced Person for Fashion retail Conference on “Fashion Retail: Will Indian Consumers Shop Online?”; by Dept. of Fashion Management Studies-National Institute of Fashion Technology(New Delhi); at India International Center, New Delhi on 20th May 2011.

    # Article for Stitch World on “Arvind to offer customized apparels under Studio Arvind and Arvind Denim Lab labels; Target is to open 100 stores in FY 12-13”; January 2013.

    # Article for Arvind Advantage on “STYLE GUIDE: STUDIO ARVIND”; April-June 2013.

  • Head Designer-BELMONTE

    • TOTAL WARDROBE SOLUTIONS, S. Kumars Nationwide Limited, Bangalore, India
    • Feb 2011 - Mar 2012 (1 year 1 month)

    * Designed 2 page Format of Style Sheet of Shirts/Trousers/Coats having all Design/Technical/Pattern details; with all details required for proper understanding at the manufacturer’s end and for the company’s future reference.
    * Designed set a new labels for the Formal range of Belmonte.
    * Designed embroidery motif for branding for the range of Formal Shirts (CVC/Cotton/Premium Range) & Formal Trousers (Core/Premium Range).
    * Developed a Presentation for Fashion Trend of Spring Summer 2012; as per Fashion Forecast/ Indian Market survey/ International Brand Online survey/ Brand Performance/USP highlight of Trend/etc.
    * Designed a set of Loop Labels for Formal Trousers (Core/Premium Range).
    * Designed Brand/Size Tab for Packed Formal Shirts (CVC/Cotton/Premium Range).
    * Handled Autumn Winter 2011/2012 Trade Show with final bookings for EBO/MBO/LFS at New Delhi/Kolkatta.
    * Designed and developed the Fabric Range for Spring Summer 2012; as per Color Forecast / Brand Performance/ International Brand Online survey/ etc.
    * Designed & developed Formal/ Contemporary/Casual/Evening Range having Shirts, Trousers, Blazers, T-shirts, Polo, Denim, Jackets, etc for Spring Summer 2012.

  • CHIEF DESIGNER (HEAD-DESIGN & MERCHANDISING)

    • Hazmer Infracon India Pvt. Ltd.(APPAREL DIVISION)
    • Oct 2009 - Jan 2011 (1 year 3 months)

    Designing Top/Shirts, Trousers/Skirts, Salwar/Kurta/Stoles for Women's Corporate wear. Designing & Ranging whole collection in categories, Decision on the usage of trims depending on style and fabric, final approval on samples and color ways, Discussion with Technical, Production and Sampling dept. regarding positive and negative aspects of any Pre-production Sample and the requirements needed for that, Checking products for quality factor and giving solutions for any defects, Deciding CF & right side of all fabrics, Deciding set of interlinings as per style and fabric, Working on Embroidery software by developing variations. Contacting different suppliers and manufacturers as per our requirement for the whole collection.

    * Designed the varieties of options for Brand Name, Logo, Main Label, etc.
    * Designed options of different styles for Letterhead, Envelope, Visiting Card, etc. with all required specifications and color ways detail.
    * Designed Format of Salary Slip, Leave Form, Requisition Slip, etc. with varieties of options and finalization by the MD for proper record.
    * Designed Format of 1 Page Technical File having all required construction and styling details with all additional details required by the manufacturer’s regarding required trims, needed finishing, packing and other “to be taken care of details.

  • Head, Design/Merchandising/Technical dept.

    • Pokarna Limited
    • Nov 2003 - Sep 2009 (5 years 10 months)

    Designing Shirts & Trousers, Development of Graphic Screens for embroidery, Designing & Ranging whole collection in categories, Checking of PO, Trim Card, SRF & Technical file, Decision on the usage of trims depending on style and fabric, final approval on samples and color ways, Discussion with Technical, Production and Sampling dept. regarding positive and negative aspects of any Pre-production Sample and the requirements needed for that, Checking products for quality factor and giving solutions for any defects, Deciding CF & right side of all fabrics, Deciding set of interlinings as per style and fabric, Working on Embroidery software by developing variations, In-charge of Trouser Line, Interaction with Buyers for order and further clarifications, Auditing .

    # Head, Design/Merchandising/Technical Department (Shirts & Trousers), (April ‘08-September ‘09)
    # Head, Design/Technical Consultancy-Shirts & Trousers and In-charge: Embroidery Dept. & Trouser Line (April ‘07- March’08)
    # Head, Design/Merchandising/Technical Consultancy-Shirts & Trousers (April ‘06- March ‘07)
    # Head, Design/Merchandising and Technical Consultancy-Shirts (April ‘05- March ‘06)
    # Head, Design & Merchandising (December ‘03- March ’05)

    Awards:
    # “Best Manager of the Company Award” - 2004-2005; as Head-Design & Merchandising for my outstanding work in Pokarna Limited, Hyderabad, India.

    # “Best Employee of the Company Award” - 2005-2006; as Head-Design, Merchandising & Technical Consultancy for my contribution towards the growth of Pokarna Limited, Hyderabad, India.

  • VISITING FACULTY

    • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY
    • Jan 2003 - Dec 2006 (3 years 11 months)

    # Aug. 06 to Dec. 06 -NIFT, Hyderabad - Visiting Faculty for Men’s Wear Pattern Making for Fashion Design (F.D.-VII).

    # Jan. 03 to Jun. 03 - NIFT, New Delhi - Visiting Faculty for
    1. Pattern Making for Fashion Design (FD).
    2. Pattern Making for Fashion Design and Clothing Technology (FDCT).
    3. Grading for Fashion Design and Clothing Technology (FDCT).

  • DESIGNER

    • LANDMARK GROUP
    • Apr 2003 - Nov 2003 (7 months)

    Designing garments, Development of Graphic Screens, Designing & Ranging whole collection in categories, final approval on samples and color ways, guidance to graphic designer and buyer.

    * Designed Men’s T-shirt with Prints for Retro, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Designed Women’s Casual Sports Wear with variety of prints, embellishments and branding for Lee Cooper, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Designed Women’s Comfort Wear Collection for SPL Active, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Designed Women’s Wear Collection for large women size for Splash Women, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Designed Women’s Everyday Wear Collection with options for formal/ semi formal/ casual/ comfort wears for NEXUS, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Designed Women’s Clean n Trendy Collection for young customers for ZYNC, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Designed Women’s Fashion Trend Booklet comprising Color ways, Fabric, Trims, Prints, Accessories and Styles, Spring/Summer 2004.
    * Visited CPD Fair, August ’03, Dusseldorf, Germany for covering Women’s Wear Trend used by various brands & accepted by normal customers and Visual Merchandising done in various stalls and brand outlets.

  • CONSULTANT DESIGNER

    • SAKS INDIA
    • Dec 2002 - Apr 2003 (4 months)

    Designing, Sampling, Pattern Making & Checking and Technical Guidance to Pattern Master and Tailors.

    # Designed Women’s Dress for Valentino; Autumn/Winter 2002-2003.
    # Designed Quilting Variations for Armani; November 02.
    # Designing Women’s / Men’s Collection for its launch in United Kingdom, United States of America, South Africa, Italy and New Delhi.

  • DESIGNER AND SAMPLING INCHARGE

    • NIRYAT SAM APPARELS INDIA LTD
    • Jul 2000 - Dec 2002 (2 years 5 months)

    Designing, Sampling, Pattern Making, Technical Guidance and Coordination with the Buyers.

    # Designed Men’s Semi Formal/Casual Jackets for Park Avenue, Raymonds; Autumn/Winter 2001-2002.
    # Designed Men’s & Women’s Formal/Casual Jackets for Provogue; Autumn/Winter 2001-2002.
    # Designed Casual Trousers for Wills Sport, ITC Ltd.; Spring/Summer 2001, Autumn/Winter 2001-2002, Spring/Summer 2002.
    # Designed Men’s & Women’s Semi Formal Jackets for Westside, Trent Ltd., Autumn/Winter 2001-2002.
    # Designed & Patterned Men’s Formal/Casual Jackets for Shopper’s Stop, Spring/ Summer 2001.
    # Designed Men’s Formal /Casual Jackets for Tamarind, S. Kumar’s, Autumn/ Winter 2001-2002.
    # Designing Men’s Casual Jackets for Arvind Brands Ltd., Autumn/Winter 2002/2003.
    # Headed the responsibility for the Men’s & Women’s Suits for the License of Pierre Cardin; Designing for its Launch in India; for Autumn/ Winter 2002-2003.
    # Interaction & Discussions with the Buyers regarding Style, Finishing and Quality aspects of the Garments.
    # Headed the responsibility of Production Line for Trousers and Jackets; October 2000-February 2001.
    # Guided the Production, Quality Control, Finishing and Packing Department for the Trousers of Slates (Levi’s); February2001-September 2001.

  • DESIGNING, PATTERN MAKING/CHECKING PROJECTS, LECTURE

    • National Institute of Fashion Technology
    • Jun 2000 - Aug 2002 (2 years 2 months)

    # Designed, Developed & Made Patterns;in assistance of Mrs. Banhi Jha(Professor)-Senior Security Group (SSG)-Central Industrial Security Force(CISF): Disruptive Print & Color Combination,Logo & its Placement,Uniform(Summer, Winter,Civil & Casuals) and Headgear in Jul/Aug 2002.
    # Gave Lecture followed by Discussions to Clarify; with Mrs. Asha Baxi(Senior Professor); in Fashion Design dept. for:Finishing & Quality aspects of Garments, Industrial Production of Coats and Difference between Men’s/Women’s Coat.
    # 2D/3D Designs;in assistance of Mrs. Archana Shastri (Professor);for Interior Decoration & Surface Ornamentation of Objects and Garments using the logo of IGNOU in 2000.
    # Expert Pattern Making of Formal/Semi Formal Garments (Detecting & Rectifying the Faults)-Rajasthan Urban Development Authority(RUDA),Jaipur-Autumn Winter 2000-2001.
    # Pattern Making of Casual Shirts for BMC International Pvt. Ltd.,New Delhi for Autumn/ Winter 2000-2001.

  • MODELLING & MUSIC

    • FREELANCE
    • 1993 - 2001 (8 years)

    # Modeling for the Launch of “MAFIA”; the readymade Western Wear Label in 2001.
    # Modeling for the Websites of the label “MAFIA” (2001) & Marital Site for Fat Women (2000).
    # Modeling for Fashionova 1999, Confluence 2000 and Fashionova 2001.
    # Modeling for Leather Garment Designer Ru Ben in 1999.
    # Modeling for the Launch of ABTrack and their Brochure in India in 1998.
    # Modeling for Col. Kapoor (the first user of Shahrukh Khan) in 1997.
    # Musical Performance in Governor House for a U.N.O. Program in 1995.
    # Music for the Cassettes of Youth Forum and Taru Mitra.

Education

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology

    • FASHION DESIGNING Fashion Art,Garment Constrn,Pattern,Design Elements,Western Costume,Ornamentation,Textile
    • 1997 - 2000

    = Fashion Designing (1997-2000) - 87% = Sohanlal Singhania Award for “Excellence of Construction & Designing” for Men’s Semi Formal/ Club Wear Collection “ A Day At Night”. = N.I.F.T. Award for “Best Construction of Designs” for Men’s Semi Formal / Club Wear Collection “A Day At Night”.

  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Fort William, Kolkata

    • AISSCE ENGLISH, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY, MATHEMATICS
    • 1995 - 1997

    = SCHOOL VICE CAPTAIN 1995-1996 = SCHOOL CAPTAIN 1996-1997 = Secured 2nd rank for the A.I.S.S.C.E. Exams there by securing 85% marks in Science Stream.

  • St. Michael's High School

    • AISCE English, Hindi, Maths, Science & Social Studies
    • 1984 - 1995

Specialties

Awards

• 1st Prize Trophy for “Best Team with Highest Points & Rating” in ARVIND BATTLE ROYALE; as team named VIOLET WARRIORS, Arvind Ltd. (3rd January 2015). • “Best Employee of the Company Award”-2005-06; as Head-Design, Merchandising & Technical Consultancy in Pokarna Limited, Hyderabad, India. • “Best Manager of the Company Award”-2004-05; as Head-Design & Merchandising...
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