Naineka Patil
Accessories/ Footwear Designer
Naineka Patil
Accessories/ Footwear Designer
Based in
Rome, Italy
5 - 10 years experience
28 years old

My name is Naineka Patil and I am a passionate designer with a brief experience in the leather industry, where I have designed bags, footwear and jackets for the Indian market.
I am a graduate in Leather Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology, India. I currently live in Rome, to pursue


my MBA in Fashion Management from Rome Business School.
In addition to my experience and personal qualities I have a strong passion for designing bags, footwear and jackets. I seek to explore the fashion industry internationally and gain more experience & knowledge in the design as well as the managerial aspect of the industry.
I’m a passionate self motivated artist having the desire to learn the trends and technological advances happening everyday in the industry. I am energetic, curious, creative, able to perform under stress and with a team. I look forward to grow with people around me.
I am seeking a new role which leverages my skill set.

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MBA in Fashion Management
Rome Business School Jul. 3, 2019 - Sep. 1, 2021
Rome, Italy

MBA in Fashion Management

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Junior Designer
Brandis Jul. 1, 2018 - May. 1, 2019
Bangalore, India

-Designed footwear ( sport shoes) for the brand 2GO
-Layout Designing for the brochure & catalogue for footwear
-Designed prints for activewear apparel

Bachelors in Design ( Leather Design)
National Institute of Fashion Technology Jun. 1, 2014 - Aug. 1, 2018
Chennai, India

Bachelors in Design ( Leather Design)

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Design Intern
Ramjee Leathers & Supplies Jan. 1, 2018 - May. 31, 2018
Chennai, India

-Designed 2 collections each of leather bags for A/W 19
-Designed a collection of leather jackets for A/W 19
-Developed various surface techniques on leather

Design Intern
A.H Group of Companies Jun. 1, 2017 - Jul. 31, 2017
Chennai, India

-Designed men's casual footwear for the brand Language Shoes
-Pattern making & Technical packs for the footwear

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Design Volunteer
Leder Pointer ( College Project) Mar. 1, 2017 - Mar. 31, 2017
Chennai, India

Designed leather wallets, money clips & card holders for the brand Levis as a part of the Leder Pointe Project

Designer's Fair Feb. 1, 2017 - Feb. 27, 2017
Chennai, India

Member of visual display of Leather goods, Garments & Footwear at Designer's fair for NIFT, Chennai at ITC Grand Chola

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Craft Study Aug. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2016
Kolhapur, India

-A detailed research on the making of Kolhapuri Chappal
-Documentation of the entire design process & production of Kolhapuri Chapel

A.V. Thomas Leathers Jul. 1, 2016 - Aug. 5, 2016
Chennai, India

Tannery Training and detailed documentation of the entire process of the leather tanning

Industry sectors






Technical Packs

Logo Designing

Layout Designing

Product Designing

Footwear Designing

Market research

Brochure Designing

Catalogue Designing

Software skills

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Corel Draw

Shoe Master




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Native language


Native language

Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Part time
Internship / Work-study
Personal details

Potentially open to relocate