Jason Samuel

Founder & Design Director at Prodotype

Puducherry, India

Summary
Computer Aided designing (Ansys, Catia V5, Pro-E, Solid Edge) Computer Aided Geometric Design Packaging design Automotive Design Civil Design Mechanical Product Design Interior Design Product Design Entrepreneur Product Development
Former Autodesk Student Expert and Former Autodesk Student Ambassador 'Samuel Vijayakumar', fondly known as 'Jason Samuel', is the Founder and Design Director of Prodotype -which is a Product Design Firm having its Design house in Bangalore and rapidly expanding in Chennai, Puducherry and other parts of the Country. He holds expertise in various fields of design from simple sketching to high-end product design.


Having won the Autodesk National Level Product Design Designathon of 2016, he has also made several significant and notable contributions to the design industry in fields including, but not limited to Music, Medicine, Heavy Industrial Machinery and Home Appliances. Passionate about teaching and sharing Industrial Experience, Jason aims to connect the design Industry and Student community by constructing a creative bridge for growth and experience. He is the City lead of Pushstart -which is India's largest active Entrepreneur's community committed to the development of community-based projects and Innovations.


Before starting Prodotype, Jason was formerly the Head of Public Relations - Puducherry Region at Locally Internet Private Limited which is an E-commerce start-up.

Within six months of its inception, Prodotype has completed acquisitions of three startups each one in Entertainment, Energy and Medical Field respectively. Jason's Passion and drive aims to fuel Prodotype's success.


Experience

Founder & Design Director at Prodotype

Dec 2017 - Present

Head of Public Relations - Pondicherry at Locally Internet Private Limited

Oct 2017 - Dec 2017

Autodesk Student Ambassador at Autodesk

Feb 2017 - May 2018

Autodesk Student Expert at Autodesk

May 2016 - Feb 2017

1. Answering queries related to design. 2. Helping people to design effectively. 3. Helping people to clear their basic doubts regarding design field.

Chief Executive at Blossom Foundation

Aug 2014 - Aug 2017

It was a Non-Profit Organization where my duties were to, 1. Bring out effective social-relevant projects. 2. Organize clubs, debates, tech-talks and Quiz 3. Co-ordinate NGO related social activities.

Education

B.Tech/Mechanical Engineering at Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology

Jul 2014 - Apr 2018

1. Was the Elected Class representative for four straight years. 2. Was the Student Placement Coordinator for Mechanical Department.

Higher Secondary Certificate(HSC) at Don Bosco Matriculation Hr. Sec. School

May 2012 - Mar 2014

1. National Level Top-10 best Essay Writer 2012-Awarded by Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore. 2. State level Debate Champion 2012- Awarded by the Puducherry Government. 3. First Place in National level Interschool Poetry Competition 2013- Awarded by Don Bosco, Egmore. 4. First Place in National lever Interschool Short Story writing 2013- Awarded by Don Bosco, Egmore. 5. Third Place in Interschool Quiz Competition-St. Patrick’s MHSS Quiz Club, Puducherry. 6. First Place in State level Essay writing Competition- Awarded by the Puducherry Government.

Secondary School Leaving Certificate(SSLC) at Vailankanni Matriculation Higher Secondary School

May 2008 - Mar 2012

1. Inter-school Quiz Champion

Pre.KG to Grade-6 at Hilda Thomas Y.W.C.A Matriculation Higher Secondary School

May 1999 - Mar 2008