Product Designer, with engineering experience. Possess capabilities in creative problem-solving, concept design, product design and visualization. Skilled in multiple tools with an aptitude to transform ideas into tangible products and usable experiences. Significant exposure and experience in product design & development, manufacturing & usability.
Product Development Life Cycle & Product Design process Design Research including Contextual Inquiry, Ethnography, User research Product Design involving Concept Sketching, Ideation, Form Exploration, Benchmarking, TRIZ, QFD, Product Design Specification, DFMA CAID, 3D Modeling, Rendering & Class A Surfacing Demonstrated ability in expressing ideas by Freehand Sketching, Story Boarding etc. User Centered Design, Usability, Human Factors & Ergonomics Excellent Visualization skills including Manual, Digital & Photorealistic Rendering Materials & Manufacturing techniques, Automotive Manufacturing Hands-on Model making experience in PU Foam, POP, Polystyrene, Wood, Plastic, Clay & Cardboard
Education: MSc in Product design, 2010, Merit at MSRSAS, Bangalore (Affiliated to Coventry University, UK) BE in Automobile Engineering, 2003, 10th Rank at MCE, Hassan, Karnataka. (VTU)