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VINCENT ALBERT

i n d u s t r i a l   d e s i g n e r


B-6-12, Ria Apartments,
Jalan Kampung Benggali,

12000 Butterworth

Penang, Malaysia
Phone: + 60-19-528 4554
Email: vincent_albert7@yahoo.com

Website: http://creativince.tripod.com

 

 

OBJECTIVE

I am interested in a challenging position in design / R&D of a product, involving conceptualization to manufacturing with design management responsibilities.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Adept in conceiving and modeling products, both in virtual and physical form.
  • Passion for complete product development from conception to product launch.
  • Ability to manage and work in large teams of designers, engineers & technicians for development.
  • Experience of developing products with emphasis on ergonomics, user interface & aesthetics.

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • CAD : Pro-E Wildfire v2, AutoCAD 2006,
  • Graphics : Photoshop 6,
  • Web : Dreamweaver 3, Fireworks3, MS FrontPage 2000
  • Desktop : Microsoft Office2003/ XP
  • Platform : Windows 98/2000/NT, Macintosh

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SMPC Dexon Sdn Bhd, Penang - Malaysia

Nov ‘05  - Till date

Industrial Designer (HoD – Design Dept.)

 

  • Provide New Product Design and development solution & planning based on Marketing reqts.
  •  Design inputs for product modification & upgradation.
  • Monitor, facilitate and guide new product and non-std. product development.
  • Handling of non-standard enquiries with feasible and optimal solution.  
  • Identifying training needs of all the personnel of the department.
  • General administration of the department 
  • Facilitate and be part of Customer / Inter Department interface and product presentations.      
  • Establish, maintain and amend documents for the department as per ISO procedures.
  • Responsible for Design and Document Control as per quality requirements.       

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Mumbai - India

Aug ‘01  - Oct 05

Asso. Manager - Design & Development

 

  • Design & development of new products.
  • Product/component modifications.
  • Active participation in Benchmarking & Value Engineering sessions.
  • Performed surveys and analyzed data on customer preferences.
  • Maintained competitive information.
  • Coordinated the company’s involvement in testing and certification of products/components.
  • Team building and sub-ordinate development
  • Visited ORGATEC 2004 Cologne, Germany for exposure in international trends.
  • Co-ordinator for Design Dept. for ISO 9001:2000 & ISO 14001:2004.

 

EDUCATION

Industrial Design Programme, IIT Delhi

1999 – 2001

Master of Design (Industrial Design)

 

Allahabad Agricultural Institute, University of  Allahabad

 

1993 - 1997

 

Bachelor of Technology (Agriculture)

 

TRAINING

Farm Machines Training & Testing Institute,

Anantapur (A.P.)

2/6/97 to 30/6/97

B.Tech. (Agri.)

  • Study, dismantling & assembly of 5HP diesel engine.
  • Study, dismantling & assembly of 35HP tractor.
  • Study of irrigation pumps & plant protection equipments.
  • Study of agricultural implements & their adjustments.

 

 

PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

Industrial Design Programme, IIT Delhi

Master of Design                  (Industrial Design)

 

  • Design of a home security system for Indian conditions
  • Biomass Chopper (Client : Development Alternatives, New Delhi)
  • Dual Chambered Bottle for Beverages (Client : Shahi Café, New Zealand) [PATENT PENDING] 

 

Allahabad Agricultural Institute, University of  Allahabad

Bachelor of Technology     (Agriculture)

  • Modification & testing of groundnut decorticator

 

 

 

Other Projects

  • Salary Computation of a Company (in BASIC)
  • Prototype of a Fun Trike
  • M.Des. Dep’t. Website(IITD) [http://idp2.tripod.com]
  • Tractor control panel design
  • Concepts for an Intelligent drink maker
  • Die development for a digital camera
  • Electric lamp with 22 SWG
  • Futuristic Electromagnetic Iron (in CAD)
  • Future computer workstation design

 

 

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

DoB

22nd March 1974

Interests

Playing guitar, football, chess, Internet, web page design (front-end), graphic design, interface/ interaction design, music.

 

 

 

Vincent Albert