John Rodrigues
Product Designer| Young Entrepreneur | Musician

Hi, I am John Rodrigues, Product designer, young Entrepreneur and a musician.I am an explorer of Design, Engineering, and Business.I am passionate about building products and create an enriching experience around them
The design being multi-disciplinary domain has made me an explorer of design, art, and businesses.


June 2016 independent freelancer

Collaborizm.New York USA
Job Role:Product Designer |community leader| Lead ambassador (virtual working )

Collaborizm is an online collaborative workspace and freelance marketplace for makers-engineers-aspiring entrepreneurs-hackers & creatives.

  •  Handling the clients and creating a roadmap for developing the prototypes for entrepreneurs
  • Buiding hardware related products. starting with making Ideation sketching, to CAD modeling, rendering and 3D printing.
  • Managing ongoing projects, and helping the community members to take their projects to the next stage.
  • Conducting promotional events and talks about collaborizm in various universities in India


  • Top community leader
  • Lead ambassador
  • My project coffeeBot was featured in New York Times, your story and times of India along with collaborizm 
  • won first place in global Hackathon held in 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

May 2016 – July 2016

Bharati Robotics Systems Pvt ltd.
Job Role: Product Designer
  • Projects: Design and manufacturing of Automated Guided Vehicle.
  • The prototype of this product was a build from scratch from sketching, Manufacturing to making Visual illustrations of the Product.
  • -FLoor cleaning Robot: Created 3D models and digital illustration of the product and worked on solving various mechanical related problems.


  •  The product was featured in Asian Robotics Review.
  •  The AVG project was named after me.

May 2012 – Feb 2014

Sense it out.
Job Role: Mechanical Design Engineer Department: R&D
  • worked on an automobile project for Indian agriculture.
  • Developed a field Study od current approach and research on the Constraints involved in the traditional methods
  • Developed 3D in Solidworks, rendered in Keyshot and made digital illustrations for the business pitch.
Freelancing Experience

1.Cocreation Space LTD.UK                                                                                                       working on making conceptional 3D models and rendering of automation products. some projects are undergoing patent.

2.HelmetSmart. USA                                                                                                                                Enclosure Design of the IOT based device. It’s a wearable to eliminate traffic-related accidents

  • Featured in New York Times, Times of India, Deccan Herald and  Daiji world in 2017 for the work on CoffeeBot
  • Won the first place global Hackathon, conducted by collaborizm in the year 2017
  • Featured on St.Joseph Engineering college website for my accomplishments
  • Was assigned as a Top leader and community expert on collaborizm.
Educational Highlights


St.Joseph Engineering college, Mangalore -NBA accredited
Mechanical Engineering


SDM college Honnavar
Science. PCME


Holy Rosary Convent School,Honnavar
Training and courses
Certified Professional in Product Design and and Analysis.
CADD Centre Training Services Pvt Ltd.
Individual Effectiveness Labs and Organizational Effectiveness Labs
i-POINT Consulting Services Pvt Ltd
Online Courses
Entrepreneurship Certificate Program
Starting-up India hub
Product design: The Delft Design Approach
Product Design: Form And Ergonomics


Photoshop Design: Sketch like an industrial designer


Product Design in Fusion 360: From Idea to Prototype


Principles of Design Thinking
Public Speaking And Conducted Workshops
  • Talk about Product design and Young Entrepreneurship at St.Joseph Engineering college Mangalore along with Claran Martis (Pictures)
  • Talk about Product design, Young Entrepreneurship and collaborizm in Christ University Bangalore  (Click here for the pictures)
  • Conducted workshop on Arduino in collaboration with Cvision.
Attended conference and workshop
  • Design and degree conference held in IIT Bombay in the year 2017.
  • Design thinking workshop held by Nasscom Pune in the year 2016.



Professional Projects 

  • CoffeeBot: CoffeeBot is a coffeeBot is designed to deliver coffee at workplace
  • Design and fabrication of Automated guided vehicle, during work at BRS India.
  • Curbicus: New Accessory line for Dog owners                                                                               Satus: Under Provisional Patent
  • Projects for Automation Technologies

Personal Project

  • Design and Fabrication of RoomBot: Afordable Floor cleaning machine
  • Smart lock build based on deepstream server
  • Kandy Eye: Security device Prototype
  • Asembling DIY 3D Printer
  • Book Sorting Machine




Software Skills
  • Autodesk fusion 360
  • Solidworks
  • Blender
  • Google Sketch Book.
  • Ansys Work Bench
  • CATIA V5
  • Autodesk Sketchbook
  • KeyShot
  • AutoCAD
Volunteering Experience And Other Activities
  • Member of All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF)                                                                                                                                                                                                          Conducted science exhibition for rural schools in Mangalore | Conducted fundraising activities for Charity | Conducted various musical activities for orphan children
  • Student coordinator for All India technical Education association.
  • Music Coordinator, for the college choir from the year 2015-2016.
  • Reading Books
  • Playing guitar
  • Singing
  • Sketching
  • Blogging
  • Traveling
  • Hanging out with friends
  • Gaming
Languages Know.

English | Hindi | Kannada | Konkani


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