WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Dell EMC (EMC/Mozy/Isilon)
    Senior User Experience Designer (Nov 2014- present)
    Working on user experience of v1 responsive web application for data protection scenarios. Responsibilities include gathering user requirements, creating user flows, producing wireframes, prototyping and documenting user interface specifications.

  • Microsoft Corporation
    User Experience Designer (July 2008- Nov 2014)
    Worked as Lead UX Designer on several Cloud Services and Management Products in Microsoft's Cloud Division. Responsibilities include end to end ownership of UX from ideation, wireframes, and prototypes to final implementation.

  • Centre of Advanced Research, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    Interface Specialist Intern (Summer, 2007)
    As a research intern, I worked on interactive treemap visualizations used to identify anamolies in large scale transactional data.

  • Indiana University Bloomington, United States
    Associate Instructor (Fall, 2006 - Spring, 2008)
    As an associate instructor facilitated a discussion section for the course Social Informatics. The course introduces theoretical approaches to how technology is used from psychological and socio-technical perspectives.

  • ENST Bretagne, FRANCE
    Research Intern. LUSSI Department, (Summer, 2005)

  • Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay, INDIA
    Interaction Designer (Summer, 2004)

  • Rajasthan Patrika, Jaipur, INDIA
    Interaction Designer (Summer, 2003)


EDUCATION

Indiana University, Bloomington (USA)
Master of Science, Human Computer Interaction- Design (Aug 2006- Oct 2008)

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT Guwahati, INDIA)
Bachelor of Design, Communication Design (July 2002- May 2006)


SKILLS

Design Application Softwares
Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Invision

User Research
Question-asking protocol, Ethnographic Study, Contextual Inquiry, Persona Development, Focus Groups, Affinity Diagramming, Card Sorting

Usability Evaluation
Think- aloud protocol, Heuristic Evaluation, Usability Testing, Cognitive Walkthrough

Programming
HTML/CSS


ACHIEVEMENTS/HONORS
  • Midas award for innovation in Q3 2016 for my work on EMC Cloud Portal.
  • Semi-finalist for CHI Student Design Competition held in Florence, Italy in April 2008.
  • Recipient of the prestigious National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scholarship awarded by Government of India (http://www.ncert.nic.in/)
  • Awarded IIT Guwahati Institute Merit Scholarship for excellent performance in the year 2003- 04.