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* logos shown in grey are the additional brands / clients I have worked for being in the respective organisation

2 yrs 9 mos

Lead Product Designer (UX) / Co-Founder

February 2017 - Present | 2 yrs 9 mos

  • Creating and crafting product experiences across domains. Have successfully consulted and crafted products for Commercial Real Estate, Fin-tech and Medical domain.
  • Managing company operations and day-to-day activities
  • Design, lead and manage projects / resources and to ensure that the idea gets translated to the product at every stage of product design and delivery.
  • UI / UX design for digital products, mobile (iOS & Android) and web apps (including enterprise applications)
  • Creation of both low & high fidelity wireframes, workflow design and prototyping using various applications.
  • Also responsible for creating pitches and delivery of digital UI / UX design projects for Startups and MNCs.
  • Design Lead for Tower 360's commercial real estate enterprise application (B2B) :
  • - Closely collaborate with T360 management / product team to arrive at the product / feature brief and figure out a strategy for quick turnarounds based on the need.

    - Lead and managed a team of UX designers & UI Developers

    - Created POCs for several digital products for commercial real estate management & leasing including automated floor plan and 3d stacking plan generator

  • Clients include award winning startups like Tower 360 GmbH, numberz, Global brands like Decathlon and Indian brands like Medi Assist (MediBuddy).
  • 2 yrs 9 mos

    Senior Digital Sculptor

    October 2016 - May 2017 | 8 mos

  • Digital sculpting of seats and 3D design proposals for Cadillac brand using Autodesk Alias & Maya softwares.
  • Collaborated with Designers & Engineers of GM North America.
  • Collaborate with clay clay sculptors to make sure that the physical output and surface quality of the seats are same as the digital one.
  • Proactively collaborate with engineering team to bring more clarity to prepare for various key design and engineering releases.
  • Ensuring that all the regulatory, ergonomic, styling / aesthetic and engineering requirements are met in the final sculpted product before releasing to the engineering team for manufacturing / prototyping.
  • Making sure to enhance the physical UX of the individual users sitting of these seats.
  • Class-A surfacing and 3D modelling.
  • Digital Sculptor

    September 2014 - September 2016 | 2 yrs 1 mo

  • Design and digital sculpting of various components for GM brand vehicles (Opel, Vauxhall & Buick) using Autodesk Alias. Especially the interior trims of the vehicle to enhance the visual and comfort experience of the user / driver.
  • Worked in close collaboration with Engineers based in GM Europe.
  • Collaborate with clay sculptors to make sure that the physical output and surface quality of the interior trims are same as the digital one.
  • Digital sculpting of seat design for Cadillac brand.
  • Collaborated with Designers & Engineers of GM North America.
  • Ensuring that all the regulatory and engineering requirements are met in the final sculpted product before passing on to the Engineer team for manufacturing / prototyping.
  • Class-A surfacing and 3D modelling.
  • 2 yrs

    Designer & Deputy Manager Styling Studio at Ashok Leyland

    August 2012 - August 2014 | 2 yrs

  • Designed and managed several vehicle design and styling projects
  • Physical Interface and experience design of truck dashboard including restyling of the existing dashboard to reduce component cost but enhancing experience.
  • Design and restyling of Commercial Vehicle (CV) components
  • Managed Ashok Leyland Stile ( Nissan Evalia) customisation project from scratch to execution under the Ashok Leyland - Nissan JV
  • Regular interaction and presentation to top management of Ashok Leyland and Hinduja automotive under the guidance of Design / Styling studio head.
  • Design and styling of Defence vehicles and their components
  • Design sculpting of concepts
  • 1 yr 1 mo

    Software Engineer

    June 2007 - July 2008 | 1 yr 1 mo

    Worked for a key account at Infosys. Being at the client location, was responsible for software deployment, change management and certain amount of automation for hassle free deployment of Microsoft based enterprise applications.


    2 yrs

    Teaching Assistant

    July 2010 - June 2012 | 2 yrs

    • Creating and crafting product experiences across domains. Have successfully consulted and crafted products for Commercial Real Estate, Fin-tech and Medical domain. • Managing company operations and day-to-day activities.

    4 yrs 8 mos

    Founder

    February 2015 - Present | 4 yrs 8 mos

    www.thebrandtales.com

    A brand repository concept. As of now it is implemented as a simple wordpress website.

    1 yr 1 mo

    Founder

    September 2019 - Present | 1 yr 1mo

    www.mobilepttrns.com

    A mobile UI design repository. As of now it is implemented as a simple wordpress website.

    M.Des , Mobility & Vehicle Design

    2010 - 2012

    from IDC, IIT Bombay

    PG Cert , Automotive Product Design

    2009 - 2010

    from M S Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (MSRSAS), Bangalore

    B.E , Mechanical Engineering

    2003 - 2007

    from Malnad college of Engineering, Hassan

    Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology

    2001 - 2003

    11th & 12th | PUC

    Schooling

    1991 - 2001

    From 1st to 10th grade

    Personal interview and mobility vehicle design concepts showcased on Russian national television, REN TV.

    Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV) In-Rapido appreciated and showcased on Russian news channel. News clip showcases a part of the concept's explainer video.

    Won Special Jury Award in Automotive Design Challenge 2010

    Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV) In-Rapido appreciated and showcased on Russian news channel. News clip showcases a part of the concept's explainer video.

    Design got selected among the top 20 concepts across India.

    Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV) In-Rapido appreciated and showcased on Russian news channel. News clip showcases a part of the concept's explainer video.

    Personal Mobility Vehicle (PMV) In-Rapido appreciated and showcased on Russian news channel. News clip showcases a part of the concept's explainer video.

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