Internationally qualified Automotive Designer with innovative and skilful ideas. Have played varied roles in various organizations with utmost zest and dedication. Always ready to explore, learn and create new vehicles. Dedicated and hardworking designer who is capable of being an asset to the organisation he is working for.
Istituto Europeo Di Design, Turin, Italy. October2006-July2009
3 Year Transportation Design. Final Thesis Project sponsored by Aston Martin. October2006-June2009
Chandigarh Engineering College, Mohali-Punjab, India
Bachelors of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. August2002-May2006
Tata InfoTech, Panchkula-Haryana, India
1 year diploma in computer programming languages. 2000-2001
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies. India. April 2013-Present
Currently working as an Assistant Professor-Senior Scale. Being a founder member of the School of Design Studies have assisted the complete creation of the same. Conducting lectures on the topics of Automotive Design Sketching and Automotive History for the M.Des is currently the key role.
Freelance Work. 2009-Present.
Apart from working full time, I also work on freelance basis. Few of my works pertaining to graphic design have already been published at various places.
Have worked at different levels with different people on various projects. From concept building to 3D modelling to face lift designs. Currently I am working for an automotive project which is due to hit the market very soon. Due to confidentiality with the clients, the details of this project can not be shared unless in Person.
Mazel India Pvt. Ltd. India. July 2011-December-2012
Worked as a Designer with Mazel India Pvt. Ltd, a Mazel Group Company. Mazel Group is famous for providing design, engineering and prototyping consultancy to various automotive houses across the world. Have worked on design proposals for OEMs based in India, along with assisting Barcelona Design studio of the company for design projects.
DYPDC Centre for Automotive Research and Studies. India. July 2010-July2011
Worked as Lecturer-Automotive Design for DYPDC CARS. College is located in Pune and is mentored by Mr. Dilip Chhabria and run by the D Y Patil Group. Work also included Assisting the Management on founding the college from scratch.
Stylus Automotive Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore. India. Feb2010-march2010
Six week internship as an automotive Designer and worked on a scooter for the Indian market. Job included consumer surveys, free hand concept sketches, concept building and development, interpreting the side views done senior designer into all other views, basic 3-D modeling in alias for visual ideas, preparing the design for client presentations
Apex Motors Pvt.Ltd. Pune, India. July 2005-December 2005
Underwent six months industrial training as a car restorer. Searching for prospective vehicle, Dismantling the vehicle, Analyzing the damages, Separating the damaged and re-usable car parts, Searching the required parts, 3-D modeling the untraceable parts, modeling the car for visual analysis were the main jobs I was personally handling. Practically working on the damaged parts.
Sketching Workshops Delivered. India. 2011-Present.
While working with DYP-DC and currently as a freelancer, I deliver Automotive Sketching Workshop across many cities of India. The participants are from varied ages, educational backgrounds and professions. The participants do not have any basic knowledge of sketching. They are introduced to;
Design Processes undertaken in design firms/studios.
Car segments in the market and their key point according to design.
Proper usage of hand skills.
Proportions of car segments.
Basic sketching of side view of a car.
Perspective sketching of the car.
Basic reflections on the car surface.
Around 450 participants have been benefited with the workshops so far and the number is growing.
Interpretation with Design By Chris Bangle. Pune, India. November2010
Successfully completed 4-day workshop with Chris Bangle. The topic of the workshop was aimed at understanding the 3 basic design challenges. It familiarized us with the problems and solution approaches available to the Car Designer in addressing three types of mobility challenges.
Challenge 1: The Urban Small Car and the Function of Mobility
Challenge 2: The Large Limousine and the Role of Brands
Challenge 3: Sports Cars and the Emotion of Speed
Aston Martin Thesis Project. IED Turin. 2009
Conceptualized and Designed Aston Martin 2025 Sports Coupe. The coupe is a hybrid vehicle named "Third Mind" based on “cut-up” strips of metal without any heavy chassis follows a new design but at the same time maintains the design language of Aston Martin. Hybrid vehicle is low on cost and is environment friendly. At the conclusion, comprehensive presentation showing all aspects of product development including trend research, demographics, market analysis, ideation, vehicle design and digital model was made.
Second proposal was named as "Megla". It was purely a technological concept where the body of the Super-SUV was made out of a special transparency changing material. The material had the ability to change its transparency levels at the will of the owner. It targeted those customers who wanted to be seen yet aloof. Single handedly I conceptualized and designed the complete vehicle and it was presented to Aston Martin.
Alstom Tram Workshop. IED Turin. 2008
Studied the basic needs of the Turin commuters and hence, designed a tram for their daily needs. The whole concept revolved around the beautiful city of Turin.
Ideation, Pencil Sketching, 2D and 3D representation, concept research, product presentation, illustration, marker rendering, clay modeling
Photoshop & Painter: Sketching, high definition rendering, project presentation, poster designing, header designing, broacher designing, Wacom Tablets
Alias: Modeling basic surfaces, material application, rendering, visual analysis.
Bunkspeed Hypershot: Material application, light and camera arrangements, environment application, back plate selection, rendering the 3-D models.
Rhinoceros 3-D: Surface Modeling, material application, rendering, Prototyping. Basic knowledge.
Catia V5: Mechanical product designing, 2-D & 3-D designing, assembly. Basic knowledge.
English (Excellent), Italian (Good), Punjabi (MT), Hindi (Excellent)
Sketching cars, analyzing conceptual objects, studying current market designs, working on alias and bunkspeed, surfing net, Cooking, traveling.