Passionate about creating positive social change through design!
Student Ambassador and Course Rep at UAL (2015 - 2016) / Course Rep at UAL (2013 – 2014) By Linking the bridge between the student union and the student body I voiced the issues and concerns raised by students on the course. To help improve and make sure that the students are satis ed with teaching and support available on the course.
Shadowing Ulrike Oberlack (creative producer and head curator) for the Central Saint Martins London Design Week for the ‘Brain Waves’ exhibition. The work involved helping exhibitors set up their space in a precise way alongside other designs while balancing importance between each work. Learned how to maintain a narrative to have a invisible journey planed for the viewer to get drawn through; considering the spacing and lighting to help perfect intended result.
Primary and Secondary Researched into traditional sustainable materials used in architecture and its use in Rajasthan. Understanding the consequences of regional application of the materials discovered across india.
Product Design & Graphic Design TI Cycle of India, Chennai 13.07.2015 - 28.08.2015 Reported directly to Vice President with accountability for the design. Designed both the product and its graphics for 3 live projects. Team work played a major part in all of the projects, I always made time to assist other teams on as-needed basis. I had to give and take feed backs and turn them into positive outcomes that helped me take projects in a new direction. Designed and ideated the Skirt guard and chain guard for BSA Lady Bird (womens’ bicycles). Worked with a partner on the Graphics of icons for BSA Champ & XMR accessories.
Team Leader Tanjore South Indian Restaurant, Edinburgh 27.03.2015 to 27.04.2015 Worked under pressure during peak hours. Provided excellent customer service, frequently receiving a “pat on the back” for always greeting with a smile. While working there I learnt to be e cient and quick thinking; especially being a team leader i e ectively and con dently contribute to the team in order to meet the required standards. I was responsible for setting the tables, taking orders, oragnising reservations, and dealing with complaints.
Freelance Artist & Designer at New Udayam Restaurant, Kuwait 01.08.2014 to 10.01.2015 Produce large scale painting (dimension: 181*110cm) for a restaurant and designed logo which as used in campaign. Through this experience, I learnt to provide advice on what kind of art will suit the atmosphere while incorporating customer needs. After working closely with the owners, I learnt how to improve customer relationship. Rapidly became the go-to person for projects needing a design ‘twist’.
Product Sales Self-Employed, London 30.01.2014 Sold self-designed product (door wedges), this experience provided me with in-depth knowledge into the marketing and selling of a product, since I spent a lot of my time researching trends to identify opportunities within the market. I was able to improve my customer service skills through this experience.
Graduated with Upper Second Class Honours ( 2 : 1 )
Did a diagonistic course then specialised in Product Design and completed with a Merit
Fine art, Physics & Maths