EXPERIENCE

Samsung Mobile

User Experience Designer |  Sep 2013 - Present

Designer of Visual Voice Mail app and Emergency Alerts app present on all Samsung Verizon phones.

  •      Understood client requirements based on technical documents.
  •      Created information architecture of the application.
  •      Conveyed designs through wireframes created in Microsoft Visio.
  •      Performed multiple iterations of the design based on client feedback.
  •      Provided application developers a UI guideline for developing the application.
  •      Working on changing interactions based on OS interaction changes and current UX trends.

 

UX lead for multiple Samsung devices. Presently working on Samsung's next flagship devices.  

  •      Understand UX deltas in the device and communicate them to the mobile carrier.
  •      Thoroughly review the device and provide expert opinion on UX changes.
  •      Conduct small group usability studies and prepare analysis report.
  •      Act as the liaison between Product Management, Marketing, Research, and Development teams as well as with mobile carrier clients. 

 

Bloomberg LP

User Experience Lead - MHCI Capstone Project |  Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Improving sales force experience and enhancing customer relationships through a solution that is based on transparency and simplicity.

  •      Responsible for determining user research methodology and conducting user testing.
  •      Designed final research report and client posters.
  •      Successfully delivered research findings and design idea visions.
  •      Working on delivering a working prototype of redesigned sales tools.

 

Commonlands LLC

Project Lead - MHCI Small Group Study |  Jan 2013 - May 2013

Understand what is important to people who enjoy public recreational lands and create a unified solution that provides a positive and engaging experience.

  •      Worked with startup founders to define project scope and deliverables.
  •      Conducted research in local parks and indoor rock climbing location.
  •      Delivered high fidelity mockups of web interface and design specification.

 

NVIDIA Corporation

System Software Engineer |  Aug 2010 - March 2012 

  •      Improved NVIDIA’s video drivers by resolving multiple issues. 
  •      Implemented Microsoft’s DXVA specifications of Multi-view Video Coding for 3D Vision.
  •      Achievement: Resolved maximum number of issues in 2 quarters. 

 

Engineering Intern |  June 2009 - May 2010

     Developed a ‘Virtual Mirror‘ application that detects a person and allows the person to select an apparel. Implemented intelligent mapping of apparel on the detected                person. Achievement: Winner at Techkriti 2010, Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Kanpur’s national level technical and entrepreneurship festival.

 

EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

Master of Human-Computer Interaction

Graduated August 2013

 

University of Pune, India

Bachelor of Computer Engineering

Graduated June 2010

 

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