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Resume

Resume 2017-02-17T01:59:45+00:00

About Me

I am a User Experience designer and researcher who has worked on SaaS enterprise software and designed cross platform experiences in lean agile environments.
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Work Experience

IDC Technologies – Costa Mesa, CA User Experience Designer (Jul 2016 – Oct 2016)

UX Lead for global website for documentation of API product offerings at Experian PLC.

  • Developed IA and categorization for 300+ APIs from 6 global business units representing all of Experian’s offerings.
  • Gathered requirements, developed information architecture, designed wireframes, validated designs with users, and documented designs for developers.
  • Established design patterns for development of UI.Planned, conducted user tests to design and implement MVP features.
  • Implemented and managed agile workflow in a typically waterfall development process.

RightScale – Santa Barbara, CA User Experience Designer (Feb 2015 – May 2016)

UX Lead for Self-Service – SaaS products to orchestrate, automate, and govern and optimize costs for cloud apps.

  • Designed over 30 features in an agile iterative design workflow.
  • Mapped Information flow and user flows in Self-Service and identified 4 major and over 20 secondary areas for improvement.
  • Implemented a comprehensive, scalable documentation style to support the UX, product management, engineering and QA teams.
  • Conducted regular usability tests using Axure and Invision Prototypes with customers to validate designs.
  • Developed user personas based on interviews with internal stakeholders and existing customers to aid in design and development.
  • Leveraged Google Analytics to inform the design and product roadmap.

Semblance AR – Brooklyn, NY (Oct 2014 – Feb 2015)

User Experience Designer Experience and Interface designer for delivering Augmented Reality solutions across mobile and wearable devices.

  • UX driven design for iOS and Android apps of PlayAR – an augumented reality game.
  • Designed for the wearables experiences (Google Googles, Epson Smartglasses).

Vernalis – New York, NY (Jun 2014 – Oct 2014)

User Experience Designer Jr UX Designer for product design of custom built cross platform SaaS applications.

  • Designed product experience, and oversaw development of software for Major League Baseball, Ernst & Young, and Australian Football League.
  • Designed user experience for web based and cross platform experiences for SaaS products.
  • Interfaced with offshore developers to oversee proper implementation of the designs.

CaseRails – UX Designer/ Web Developer Intern (Oct 2013 – Jan 2014)

Designer for the IA and UI of legal documents collaboration tool.

  • Translated business requirements and engineering specs into wireframes, information architecture, user flows and final UI.
  • Designed and built company website in wordpress with a custom theme.
  • Defined and set the design standards for navigation and UI elements in the product.

Community and Volunteer

  • Moderator of User Experience Design Hangout Slack community ( http://designerhangout.co ) – a community of 8000+ user experience designers from all over the world.
  • Moderator of the Get Started in User Experience Design Slack Community ( http://gsiuxd.slack.com ) – India’s largest slack community for UX designers.
  • Organizer of Mumbai’s UX Brunch Club Meetup ( http://facebook.com/groups/UXBrunchClub ) – platform for UX professionals to connect, discuss design and share skills.
  • Co-Organizer of the Santa Barbara UX Meetup, a professional growth and networking meetup for UX practitioners and enthusiasts in the Santa Barbara area. ( http://www.meetup.com/SB-UX-Meetup )
  • Co-Founder of UXNYU, a student club aimed at promoting and making UX learning more accessible to NYU students ( www.fb.com/uxnyu )

Education

  • NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering New York (Sept 2012 – Aug 2014) MS, Digital Media – GPA : 3.94
  • Thakur College of Engineering & Technology Mumbai (July 2005 – May 2010) B.E. Information Technology

Skills

User Experience Design

  • Documentation
  • Usability Testing
  • Personas
  • User Flows
  • Information Architecture
  • Wireframes
  • Prototyping
  • Analytics
  • A lot more than I will love to talk about in person.

Software Proficiency includes but not limited to

  • Sketch
  • Adobe XD
  • InVisionapp
  • Illustrator
  • Axure RP
  • Omingraffle
  • Balsamiq
  • Photoshop
  • HTML + CSS