Freelance Design Consultant
Self- Employed : Designing for Children
May 2014 - Present (6 years 11 months)
Burg Giebichenstein Art and DesignSchool
Halle, United States
Prof. Willmut Kumpfe (HOD Toy Design) "We were very satisfied with her specific and creative competence and her comprehension was excellent .She was able to connect the function, production technologies and price economy. She was able to read the words from the lips of the person speaking. And she was able to find the way to the design oriented solutions, away from the normal toy clichÃ©." Mr. Horst Dwinger (Head of the Design Department, HABA, Germany)
Aug 2013 - Apr 2014 (8 months)
Independent Design Professional
Jun 2010 - Jul 2013 (3 years 1 month)
Azim Premji Foundation
Dec 2009 - May 2010 (5 months)
* Created need- based, self-initiated digital resources to substantiate Professional Development Modules (created for teacher Development). * Developed theme based and content specific games (online/ digital), for children. * Photo presentation of school visits / project reports etc to enhance audience attention and understanding * Worked with the team for improvising and re-designing the Foundation presentation @ National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad * Devised an effective system for collection, study and elimination of acquired information for a particular project (here with respect to taking the IPR for crafts in 17 states in India, by NID, Ahmedabad) * Designed and created a comprehensive document, to obtain IPR for the crafts of 17 states (in India). * Developed the sitemap and information architecture for the website of International Craft Center by National Institute of Design. Work Type: Games & Products @ Funskool India Pvt LTD * A board game with Play Doh * A two- way 'Stack- a- ring'-long term utilization of the product and level up gradation with the same product/toy. * Educational games and toys for primary education with a theme on "you just play, the learning happens!", Concentrating on child's understating about the letters, shapes, colors and size recognition. * A mathematics game, which can be graded up or down with different objectives (addition, subtraction, division & multiplication) as per the requirement. * Stand - up character puzzles for story building. * Wooden blocks, with simple geometric shapes explored to create 5 heavy vehicles. @ Mad Rat Games, Bangalore * Designed initial crosswords for the game Aksharit in 7 Indian languages. * Made layouts and gameboards for a science game based on balanced diet. @ HABA toys, Germany * A, 3- in- 1 soft toy which transforms from a snail, to tortoise to a seal! * A rubber powered, modular, waggling m...
Funskool India Ltd
Jan 2006 - Mar 2007 (1 year 2 months)
January 06' March 07'
National Institute of Design
Apr 2005 - Oct 2005 (6 months)
April 05' December 05'
RV TIFAC Composite Design Centre
Jan 2002 - May 2002 (4 months)