Media Experience Design| Interaction Designer

Rethinks, investigate and design the ways of interaction in digital, virtual and physical worlds. I am a Designer and a Maker.

I like working on creating interactive experiences in mixed media and I am interested in how digital worlds are been augmented onto physical spaces. As a designer I have worked across disciplines, solving problems in different fields. I focus use technologies into the right context (if needed) to solve and simplify the problems to bring intuitive and comfortable experiences.

With the learning and experiences during my academics and profession, I am proficient with the following methodologies and skills.

DESIGN

UX prototyping, Design Thinking, Concept Development, Information architecture, Wireframes, Visual design, Storyboards, Ethnographic research, New media studies, Physical computing

CREATIVE + CODING

Arduino, Processing, Unity 3D, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects) TECHNOLOGY/MEDIUM OF INTERACTIONS Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality, Interactive Interfaces, Mobile Application, Web Application, Smart Televisions


EMPLOYMENT
Designer, Moonraft Innovation Labs, Bangalore, Dec 2016 - till now Experience Designer,BeeldenGeluid (Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision), Amsterdam, Feb 2016 - Jun 2016

Co-Founder & Designer, Kidorohealth (TarantulaLabs), Gandhinagar, Jul 2015 - Oct 2015

UX Intern, Microsoft India (R&D) Private Limited, Hyderabad, May 2015 - Jul 2015

Experience Designer Intern, LinkMySport.com, Bangalore, Aug 2014 - May 2014

User Interface Designer , Infosys Technologies, Bangalore, Jun 2012 - Jun 2013

Software Engineer, Accenture Services, Bangalore, Aug 2010 - May 2012


EDUCATION
Masters in New Media Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, 2013 - 2016

Bachelor Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institue of Engineering, Mysore, 2006 - 2010


SKILLS
Design : UX prototyping, Information architecture, Wireframing, Visual design, Concept Development, Storyboarding, Ethnographic research, New media studies, Physical computing

Creative + Coding : Arduino, Processing, Unity 3D, Vuforia, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)


LECTURES/ WORKSHOPS
Open Source Hardwares for prototyping (lecture), National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, May 2014

Paper to Screen - Adobe Photoshop (workshop) , National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, Jan 2009


AWARDS/ ACTIVITIES
IXDA Student Design Challenge 2014 - Envisioning the Wearable City (Submission), Dec 2014

IIHS National Student Challenge 2013 - Transform Urban India (Finalists), Oct 2013

OZCHI 24 Hour Design Challenge, Future Email (Submission), Sep 2013

All India Collage Competition, Accenture Services, Theme - Insight Driven, Apr 2011

Web Designer, IEEE Student Chapter, National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, 2009

Formed and lead a team for creative services, to cater Techno-Cultural events at National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, 20017 - 2010