Ritu Gulati

Principal, Jewellery & Accessory Design

Ritu Gulati has 20 years of experience as Jewellery Design academics and has worked with design schools at various academic and administrative levels.

She holds Masters Degree in Human Development and Diploma in Jewellery Design from APeejay Institute of Design. She has also accumulated certificate in Retail Management from LDT Nagold, Germany and certificate in Diamond Grading from GIA (Gemmological Institute of America).

As an educator she has led institutions such as National Institute of Jewellery Technology, Meerut and Vishnu Samad Design Academy, Chennai.

As a designer, she has been experimenting, evolving and discovering new meanings of jewellery. She has keen interest in gemstones and the healing properties of natural crystals. Her own design studio “Nature Crystallised” re-crafts and re-invents heritage and antique jewellery in a contemporary mode. 

She has also helped Jewellery brands like “Izaari” to reposition and rebrand for better visibility in the trade.

She is also associated with QCI(Quality Council of India) as a consultant for Jewellery programs running in India.

 

Anaik Singh –

Faculty

 

 

Anaik Singh earned a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the College Of Art New Delhi, Delhi University where he received the B.C. Sanyal award for excellence in Final Graduate Project at the College Of Art.

Anaik has 18 years of experience in the field of Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Computer Graphics and Computer Video Games. He worked as a graphic designer in the industry, along with training students in institutes such as Arena Animation, Aakriti Institute for Animation and Ramjas School.

He has been associated with companies such as Dhruva Interactive, Bengaluru; a leading developer of computer games, Lakshay Digital, Gurgaon; Escosoft Technologies, New Delhi a sister concern of Escorts Pvt. Ltd.

He has worked on projects for Microsoft studios like Forza Motorsports (AAA Title) and Toca Race Driver by Code Masters, UK.

His interests include Visual Communication, Photography, Drawing, Clay Modeling and Water-color Painting. He believes, the best way for students to learn is to be motivated from within and has thus inspired students to self-motivate for creativity and innovation.

 

Pankaj Kumar Singh

Faculty

Pankaj is pursuing his Masters Degree in Animation & Multimedia Technology. He is a graduate from Delhi University and has completed a 2- yrs Diploma in 3D Animation, Graphics & VFX along with 1- Yr Diploma in Computer Operation & Programming Assistance from ITI Delhi.

He has more than 5 years experience in the industry, thereafter has been teaching Communication Design for 12 years.

Pankaj is a dedicated and a resourceful person with key professional strengths in Digital Graphics, 3D Animation, Academic Operations, Design & Development of Course Curriculum and Team Management.

He is a creative, confident, hard working individual with good team handling and networking skills.

 

Niteen Kumar Sinha

Faculty

Niteen completed the 4- yrs. B. Design Degree in Fashion & Lifestyle Accessory Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology, (Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India) in 2007 from Chennai.

He has more than a decade of industrial experience with brands like A. V. Thomas Leather & Allied Products Pvt. Ltd., Chennai as Senior Designer (Accessories & Leather Goods). Supreme  Overseas Export India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore as Creative Head (Footwear, Leather garment, Accessories & Leather Goods) and Fume Designs, Bangalore /Delhi.

He has been a visiting faculty at NIFT and has been a member of Jury panel at NIFT – 2016, 2017 & 2018. His expertise lies in Form Studies, Design Process & Planning, researching Fashion Trends and Design Range Development as per the global seasonal forecast. He has experience in Visual Merchandising along with thematic display of product ranges in the showroom for buyer visits.

He is currently teaching in Fashion Design and Accessory Design Dept. at IMS Design & Innovation Academy, Noida, UP.

Besides being creative, determined and result-oriented he has excellent communication, interpersonal and team handling skills.

Swati Joshi

HOD – Fashion Design

Swati is a UGC NET qualified, Post- graduate in Fashion Design from Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi and Home Science graduate from GBPUAT, Pantnagar.

She has 5 yrs of industrial experience with Pacific Trade Links, SIA Lifestyles and Vibe Fashion.

She also has teaching experience of 6 yrs and 7months with Amity University- as Programme Leader & Asst. Professor. 

Her key strengths are design development, range building, planning & organization, problem solving, coordination and analysis and forward-thinking strategist. Her personal traits include optimism, relationship skills, dedication and honesty.

Lily Kant Chadha

FACULTY

Lily holds Bachelor’s in Architecture from TVB School of Habitat Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, along with a certificate course in ‘Sustainability’ from Indian Green Building Council.

She comes with 10 years experience in the industry and has worked with companies like ARCOP & Jaypee.

She has taught Interior Design at Institute of Vocational Studies and Delhi School of Architecture & Design.

Her core competencies range from Conceptualizing and Designing to knowledge of Building Services, Vastu, Sustainability and Auto CAD, Google Sketch Up and Photoshop.

Lily is a writer and a visionary herself and believes in the minimalist Architect Mies Van der Rohe’s saying “God is in the Details”.

She has an inherent capacity to drive her students to realize their dreams and concepts keeping the technical aspects of the contemporary global scenario in mind.

Aanchal Trehan

FACULTY

Aanchal is a professionally qualified MBA in Fashion Management from Swami Vivekanda Subharti University. She also has a B.Sc. in Fabric and Apparel Science from JD Institute of Fashion Technology with 1 year specialization in Fabric and Apparel.

She has worked in industry as an ethnic-wear designer under Bharat and Reshma and also has 8 years teaching experience in fashion colleges like TECNIA Rohini and JD Institute.

Her core expertise lies in Pattern Making, Draping, Garment Construction, Drafting Techniques, its derivations and CAD in the field of Fashion Design and apparel production. She is well versed with Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, Reach CAD, Reach Fashion Studio and Tukatech. She is acquainted with MS-Office and Windows operating system.

She is also part of Government MES scheme as a Garment Construction Assessor.

Baljeet. G. Jain

FACULTY

She is a Graduate in Fashion Design from Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar and has completed a 1 month Certificate course from INIFD.

 

She has worked with Lalit Dalmia for Lakshika Couture Pvt Ltd, Reflect Sculpt Pvt Ltd. by Gaurav Gupta, Tahiliani Design Pvt Ltd and Manav Gangwani.

She has worked as a lecturer with Lovely Professional University, Phagwara and has taught History of Fashion, Fashion Illustration, Elements & Principles of Design and Surface Ornamentation. She is currently teaching Fashion Illustration at IMS Design & Innovation Academy, Noida, UP.

Her core competencies are Fashion Illustration and Presentation, Interpreting Forecast for Fashion Trends, Market Survey for Forecast, Fabrics Sourcing and effective implementation of given task and responsibilities.

She is hard working & diligent, has team spirit and is flexible. She also possesses good work ethics.

Shatabdi Mitra

FACULTY

Shatabdi is a B. Des. (Bachelor of Design) in Fashion and Apparel Design from NIFT (Kolkata).

She has more than 6 years of industry experience, along with 3 years of experience in teaching.

Her key strengths include Digital Illustration, Fabric Manipulation, History of Costume, Indian Traditional Handloom Sarees and the Traditional Indian Draping Techniques, Fashion Terminology, Digital Documentation, Video Documentation, Concept development and Design Process.

She has excellent communication skills, is a passionate dancer, a travel You Tuber and a nature lover.

Deepika Chauhan

FACULTY

Deepika has completed her B.com from Delhi University in 2010 and B.Sc in Jewellery Design in 2013 from DIA (Design & Innovation Academy).

She has industry experience of 5 years with PC Jewellers, New Delhi and also has 6 months experience in teaching at IMS – DIA, Noida.

Her key strengths are Jewellery Illustration & Rendering and CAD Matrix.

Deepika has good communication skills, is focused on her goals, is a good listener, hardworking and sincere.