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Interest

Educational Technology and User Experience Design

Objective

To work on diverse issues of Interaction Design, Instruction Design and Visual Communication.

Summary

A New Media Designer exploring the areas of interaction design, instruction design and visual communication across different areas. I have keen interest in research and design for edutainment.

References

Kuntal De

Mr. Kuntal De has been my faculty and discipline coordinator at National Institute of Design.

Srinivas Raghavan

Mr. Srinivas has been my industry guide for project "Klassroom" sponsored by Texity Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Shirsendu Ghosh

Mr. Shirshedu Ghosh has been my guide at National Institute of Design during the industrial project of "Klassroom" (six months).

Portfolio

Work experience

Mar 2011Present

Manager Interaction Design

InfoEdge Pvt Ltd

Working on the interaction and UI for www.naukri.com

Oct 2009Feb 2011

Asst. Manager User Experience Design

Liqvid elearning Pvt. Ltd.

Working as a part of the product development team of English Edge, a complete learning solution for English language. I have worked on its software solutions (ILT and WBT) and mobile applications. My role involves designing different learning activities, conducting user study and testing for prototypes and controlled releases; and enhancing the product with UX design concepts and principles.

Feb 2009Sep 2009

Asst. Manager Information Designer

Mexus Education Pvt. Ltd.

Working on the redesign of an education web portal iken.in My role involves the information architecture, interaction and interface design for the Iken portal and its different products.

Jan 2008Jun 2008

User Experience Design Intern

Texity Systems

The final semester industrial project of my post graduation was persued at Texity Systems. The project "Klassroom" relates to research and design for student classroom behaviour.

Apr 2007May 2007

New Media Design Intern

Lopez Design

Involved for design of interactive services at Lopez. My internship at Lopez exposed me to design thinking, design process and varied interactive products of web.

May 2005May 2005

Visual Design Intern

Vision Advertising Agency, sister concern of Mudra Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Worked on the packaging and visual design for print media of different brands.

Apr 2005Apr 2005

Visual Design Intern

Hindustan Times Newspaper

Exposure to newspaper design has reflected in my approach and skills till date. I learnt about the newspaper design basics, its influences and challenges.

Education

Jun 2006Dec 2008

Post Graduate Diploma Programme

National Institute of Design

My learning’s at NID has helped in my understanding and approach for a design solutions. Exposure to New Media Design has helped me analyze and synthesize different media. User Centered Design has enabled my design process and deliverables.

Courses:

Information Design and Architecture Interaction Design Systems Thinking Game Design Ergonomics Rapid Prototyping Design Concerns and Concepts Contextual Inquiry Research Methodologies Film and Video New Media Art Story Telling Typography Photography Colour And Form

Jul 2002May 2006

Bachelor In Fine Arts (BFA)

College of Art

College of Art helped me pursue my interests in an environment where I learnt the basic skills of visual art. Studying Applied Art along with exposure to other disciplines like Sculpture and Painting helped me explore my artistic and creative skills for professional growth.

Final Project:

Pulse Polio Immunization Advertising Campaign - Targeted to the High Risk Areas for Polio in Uttar Pradesh. My role included Conceptualization, Visual Design and Copywriting.

Skills

Soft Skills
Sketching, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Mixed Media, Branding and Packaging
Technical Skills (Software)
Proficiency in Macromedia Flash, Microsoft Visio, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere, Corel Draw and other supporting tools.
Core Skills
Sketching, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Mixed Media, Branding and Packaging.