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Barun Prabhakar

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  • date: 2-22-11
CAREER OBJECTIVE: A goal-oriented approach, effective team worker, aspiring to grow in a progressive organization providing my technical strengths in managerial capacity, particularly in designing, Product Development, Sourcing, and putting my s

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  • Category

    Footwear
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Womens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Coral Draw version 13
    Adobe Photoshop
    MS-Office
  • Schools/Training

    2 yrs footwear tech.(CENTRAL FOOTWEAR TRAINING INS
    B.B.A Madras university.

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KEY SKILLS:

Conceptualize and create design collections by developing prototype samples followed by range for all categories (Men’s/ Ladies/ Children) combining influences of trends, fashion, sport and lifestyle.
Market surveys to keep abreast competitive environment in terms of pricing, product introductions and new launches..
Coordinating with the marketing team, merchandisers and manufacturing units.
Making recommendations for the development of systems and processes.
Training subordinates and building effective team.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Designer, (woodland) (2nd Oct 08 –Till date)
Responsible for the category of men’s casual footwear (leather and canvas footwear) Leather accessories and garments.
Providing concepts for Accessories, footwears, soles, and various graphics through sketches and design software.
Looking after all creative and technical part of branding work for men’s category.
Sole designing. Mold development.
Range planning and range building.

Designer, (Sparx, Product Development)
RELAXO FOOTWEARS LTD (11th Nov 06 –30th sep 08.)

Designed and developed a new range of ladies sports shoes for entirely different product appeal, for the brand SPARX, which are running well in the market.
Designed and developed the collection of premium range SPARX Gents joggers, which are already in, market with high sales.
Introduced new vendors & develop new products to meet the objective of style, performance, cost and consumer requirements.
Built the complete range of fashionable slippers and canvas shoes for exports as well as Injected slippers for Spring-Summer 08.
Standardized operating tools for effective process control.

Asst. Designer (26th Aug 05 –28th Oct, 06)
A.V.T, Chennai (One of the leading manufacturer of Leather goods & Footwear, India)

Developed the complete Summer-Spring range 06 (Ladies) for the buyer, VERHULST, Netherland.
Coordinating with the buyer and customer, understanding the perspective and requirement and necessary amendments.
Worked for many other buyers like HUGO BOSS, GABOR, MARC, GEOX, PRIMIGI, ROHDE etc.

PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACHEIVEMENTS:

2 Yrs Diploma in Footwear Designing and Production from Central Footwear Training Institute (Ministry of India), Chennai, 2005.

Got the industrial exposure in CARLTON OVERSEAS PVT LTD. in the field of product development for the duration of two months (11th April-10 June 05.
Appreciated for developing trims and belts, which got large orders from the buyer.
Selected in TOP 20 in LINEAPELLE DESIGN COMPETITION, Lineapelle, Italy in October 06.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

Pursuing B.B.A from Madras University, Chennai.
Intermediate from I.C.S.E Board, Patna, 2001

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:

Coral Draw version
Photoshop
MS office and Internet skills

INTERESTS AND EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITES:

Net Surfing, sketching, Reading news related to Footwear Industry globally & to remain professionally updated, Making friends, Etc.

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