NIFT delhi Alumni,2002 batch.With Sharp designing & color,aesthetic taste,Managerialskill in handling both Product development & merchanding team,I have served the renowned Homefurnishing export houses -working 12 yrs into designing & 5 yrs into managing merchandising operations.
Independently handling buyers account with complete faith is my strength.
Sr.designer & Sr.Merchandiser
From June 2009
The company has a total annual export tunover of Rs.30 crores
Designation: Sr.designer & Sr.Merchandiser
Artasia is today a well known and reputed name in Indian homefurnishing industry as Govt. recognized Export House with strong presence in various international markets like Europe, USA, Australia and Gulf. With it's professional approach, Artasia's working standards have met with Compliance standards of Hallmark Cards, USA ;MATRIZ IDEAS, USA; Otto Germany. The clientele includes:
HALLMARK CARDS ( THRU INDUS VALLEY)
CASA& IDEAS ( DH EMPRESAS)
AGENCE VIVA INC.
DG37 PVT. LTD
HOME & GIFTWARE
PACIFIC FURNITURE GROUP
ACKLAND HOLDINGS LTD.
EURODIFF / BOUCHARA
ALINEA(THRU EXCESS MERCHANDISING)
FINLAND LUHTA HOME
SWEDEN: ON INTERIORS (THRU CINNAMON SPRINKLE)
LANDMARK Group( GCC, Q, SPLASH)
JAPAN IKI CO. LTD.
Accounts being Handled
Independent handling of Prestigious accounts of - Hallmark Cards, Matriz Ideas S.A., "Q" homestore, DG37 LTD., Meble Vox, Textura Interiors , Portico, Luhta Home , IKI Co.Ltd.
Designing & product development
• Designing & product development of homefurnishing made-ups for International fairs-Heimtextil, Ambiante, Tendance & HongKong fair & EPCH fair, Greater Noida .Products designed & developed ranges from Decorative Pillows to co-ordinated Bedstory & Curtains.
• Ensuring changes in design, fabric, techniques to meet buyers price targets, wherever required.
Planning for new order procurement, re-order, Shipment planning of different orders in pipeline, Supporting production dept. with my product knowledge in systematic execution of order.
b)Sales & marketing support Activities
Handling important buyer accounts, Order generation and it's timely execution and shipment...
Malani Impex Inc
August 2008 - May 2009
Malani Impex Inc. is a Jaipur, Badhmer based export unit. It caters to very upmarket clientele with wide variety of homefurnishing products, Antique textile wall hangings.
Having a very strong source of very economical craftsmen based in badhmer, it has an exclusive range of Bedcovers, Quilts, Dec.Pillows
It's clientele includes approximately 500 big-small Retail buyers from around entire europe, U.K like Pier1 Imports, Pier Import, Indiska, Iansnow, Damian, Bizzotto , DH Empresas and so on.
• Worked as Sr.designer., Homefurnishing madeups.
• Heading a team of 3 Designers & heading product development for offering to buyers' & preparation for Expomart fair'2008.
• Responsible for designing and development of homefurnishing made-ups especially bedlinen including top of bed- Quilts, Duvetcovers, Bedcovers, Curtains, Decorative Pillows; Tablelinen; Pouffs.
Alps Industries Limited
November 2006 - June 2008
Ghaziabad (An ISO 14001 & ISO 9001 Company)
Nov 27th'2006 - June 29th '2008
The company has a total annual export turnover of Rs.250 crores
Designation: Sr.Designer-Homefurnishing Madeups.
Alps Ind. is a vertically integrated unit. It aims to produce world class fashion, furnishing and decor products with concurrent objective to protect environment through use of eco-friendly material.
Being the pioneers in producing fully standardized Eco-friendly Natural Dyes, it is Well known for it's organic cotton & natural dyes. In domestic market - for it's brands like VISTA, LE PASHMINA -working in lines of bedlinen, pashmina shawls, contract fabrics & wooden floorings.
It's clientele includes big brands from U.S.A, Europe, U.K, South Africa like Park B. Smith, Spring Mills, CCC, Alexander & Noble, Pablo Paniker, Ikea, MFTA, Habitat, FCUK, Mr.Price, Hub, and many other new clients like Extreme Linen, Sunham, Dan River, Saturday Knight, CHF, etc.
• Working as Sr.designer- P.D.D deptt., Homefurnishing madeups.
• Heading a team of 3 Designers & Product Development team for Different buyers
developments & company' s inhouse product developments for offering in buyers' meetings.
• Responsible for designing and development of homefurnishing made-ups especially bedlinen including top of bed-Sheetsets, Quilts, Duvetcovers, Comforter, Curtains, Decorative Pillows; Tablelinen; Kitchenlinen; Shower Curtains & Blinds.
• Involved in adjoining responsibilities like Catalogue Designing, Making Company's Profile, Meeting all CAD requirements for different buyers.
• Attending buyers' meetings.
• First time Participation at Tex-styles'07 at Pragati Maidan, N.Delhi. Privileged with the honour of Best Display Award. Very impressive response at the fair.
• Product developments for CCC, MFTA, Myers, Alexander & Noble - finally taken to production.
Faze Three Limited
August 2004 - November 2006
Mumbai(at panipat branch)
Aug'2004 - Mid Nov'2006
The company has a total annual turnover of more than Rs.150 crores.
Designer-Home furnishing Made Ups/Floorcoverings.
The organization possesses strong goodwill, as regards its sharp designing and quality output with world renowned clients across the globe-middle end as well as high end clients.
Its clientele includes big brands like Walmart , Target, LNT, JC Penny, Pottery Barn, Kohl's , West Elm of U.S ; Marks & Spencer , Next , House Of Fraser of U.K, Selcon of Japan and many others.
• Interpretation of design briefs received from clients; Selection and visualisation of color, design and look of the product and designing accordingly.
• Meeting CAD requirements for Buyers' approval.
• Accountable for designing and sampling of homefurnishing made-ups i.e Decorative pillows, Curtains, Table-linen, Throws, Floor coverings for different seasons i.e Spring-summer , Fall-winter , Harvest , Christmas and Holiday seasons.
• Ensuring product development as per buyers' specifications.
• Production orders worth more than Rs 4 Crores from Walmart alone with repeated orders.
10 styles of Rugs and 2 styles of dec.pillows.
• Production orders from Target-Thomas O'brien woolen rugs, LNT for rug,
• Production order from West Elm for bathmat & my design creation applied for homefurnishing collection, Selcon- for rugs.
• Very positive response at all buyers' meetings over the samplings of Floorcoverings/madeups for big clients Like Walmart (U.S, Canada, Mexico), Target, LNT, Kohl's, Selcon, Shopko. Samplings done as per their design briefs.
Heritage India Exports
November 2002 - July 2004
Home furnishing madeups.
• Successfully developed designs as per the existing buyers (such as Marina Gulf Trading, Mediterranean House, Marricart) and export markets of Europe, Dubai and UK.
• Actively involved in making sample ranges of various made-ups such as table linen, cushions and co-ordinated curtains, using different techniques of surface embellishment.
• Entrusted with the responsibility of costings of home furnishing made-ups, being sampled.
• Received appreciation at India Gifts and Crafts Fair, New Delhi, 2003.
• Worked on a large variety of natural and synthetic fabrics.
I have done design projects for
o Diploma project with Shree International, Noida, 5 months,2002.
o Designed Tablelinen, cushions and curtains for Mats International, New Delhi for Heimtextil fair, 2001 and India gifts & crafts fair, 2001.
o Designed Rugs collection for Shree International, Noida.
o Designed Tablelinen and Quilts for the clients of Dayaraj Exports, New Delhi.
I have an expertise in computers in softwares like
o Expertise in CAD designing on CorelDraw & Adobe Photoshop
o Well versed with MS-Office.
My personal details are ..
Address: 4D/1124, Bokaro Steel City, Dist Bokaro- Pin 827004
Parental Status: 1 child (4.5 Yrs)
Dependants: Family including Parents.
Qualifications & Certifications
Textile Design & Development
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION
Delhi Public School
V.M.V College , Patna University.
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