Murtaza Electricwala

Designer

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  • LocationNortholt, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Design Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Prototyping
  • Sketching
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Solidworks CAD 3D

Work history

Currently

Freelance Designer

Designsolutions.me

Nov 2014
  • I am responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The role involves effectively liaising with the client and understanding their requirements to develop a design brief from which I must generate creative concepts and ideas which meet the client’s objectives. Previous work has included designs for a wide range of products and activities such as websites, advertising, branding, magazines, posters, product packaging, exhibitions and displays.

2014

Design & Programme Leader

Acres Engineering

Aug 2013 - Nov 2014
  • Working within a team I was responsible for managing several projects whilst ensuring tight deadlines were achieved. I managed the design team by coordinating and organising all workflow and implementing design processes. Also I was responsible for supervising production by liaising internally and externally with both staff and customers, ensuring all jobs were monitored through their project cycle. I was involved in leading and developing design projects as well as assisting the marketing team with creativity and analysis of global clients.

2012

Design Engineer

Acres Engineering

Jul 2011 - Aug 2012
  • As a design engineer I specialised in providing bespoke quality engineered products whilst designing for manufacture and assembly. Products were risk assessed at the design stage and the designs were produced in accordance with the appropriate European Standard (BS EN directives). The products were designed for safety, integration, standardisation, low maintenance, easy use and low cost life cycle.

Education

2013

BSc Product Design

Nottingham Trent University

Aug 2009 - May 2013
  • Focus on the design of products for manufacturing, digital, industrial, electronic and medical applications.

2012

European Project Semester

Copenhagen University College of Engineering

Jan 2012 - May 2012
  • Working with an international team on a live project to optimise the construction details of a product in order to produce a commercially viable solution.