Seasoned professional with an overall career of more than six years in improving end-user experience through web-performance consulting, front-end optimization and customer interaction. Pursuing a career in design and technology with focus in interaction design and visual design. Innovative, adaptable and competent.

Experience.

STUDENT ASSISTANT, THE NEW SCHOOL
October 2017 to present | New York City, USA
Working as an instructional and visual designer to create online courses. Providing pedagogical and technical support to the faculty.

SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT, AKAMAI
March 2013 - June 2017 | Bangalore, India
Analyzed websites and developed customized proof of concepts to justify Akamai’s product value and thereby improve end-user experience. Customers included sales, engineering and product management teams of mainly Fortune 500 companies from various domains across the globe. Specialized in front-end optimization and evolved from an associate role to a specialist.

   Re-designed the new-hire training for sales teams, globally.
   Designed infographics to assist product marketing teams.
   Trained sales teams of about 15-20 members from USA,        Costa Rica, Bangalore and Japan, in web-performance.
   Closely mentored four new hires and groomed them into        dependable resources within six months.
   Served as a subject-matter-expert for two of Akamai’s        products.

SYSTEMS ENGINEER, INFOSYS
November 2010 - December 2012 | Chennai, India
Designed internal testing tool frameworks in a team of four, for an intra-unit engineering team of about 300 employees.
Topped the design thinking evaluation conducted by The UX Academy, Infosys, Q3 2012, that recognized potential designers across Infosys, India.

Achievements.

2017
   Qualified for the Reality Virtually AR and VR        Hackathon, MIT, Cambridge, USA.
   Chair of DorkShop – skill-sharing volunteer        organization to serve all students of The New School.
2014
   Reached the Top 30 from about 450 ideas, Akamai        Wizards, Global Idea Summit.
   Volunteered for ‘Akamai Community Care’ with        Missionaries of Charity, Bangalore, India.
2010
   Product Design, 1st Place, IIT Bombay TechFest.
   Elected Branch Captain, Dept. of Computer Science,        NMAMIT, Nitte.

Education.

M.F.A. DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
August 2017 to present | New York City, USA
Parsons School of Design, The New School

B.E. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
2006 - 2010 | Nitte, India
NMAM Institute of Technology | CGPA 3.6/4.0

Skills.

   HTML, CSS, Javascript
   OO Programming
   HTTP, DNS
   Design Thinking
   Design for UX
   Photoshop/Illustrator





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