About AkshayProduct Designer who loves to improve designs, make scalable and efficient processes, and build products that solve real problems, or just bring people together..
I have had different product and visual designer roles in different companies since 2009.
For more in-depth information on my work details, see my LinkedIn
- Mobile UX designer in a startup 2017-Present
- UX designer in a large Canadian enterprise 2016-2017
- User experience(UX) and User Interface (UI) designer in a PocketSocial Inc. 2015
- Product Designer and Manager at MantraTech Ventures Pvt. Ltd. 2013-2014
- Lead graphic designer at MantraTech Ventures Pvt. Ltd. 2012
- Graphic designer in a brand management agency 2011-2012
- Independently worked on a lot of freelance web design projects to experiment and diversify my portfolio 2009-2014
Arbitrary graph of my skills
UX research + UX Designing
- Content Management Systems
- Knowledgement Management Systems
- Collaborative Content Authoring
- Event Management Systems
- Learning Management Systems
- Enterprise User Management
- Multi-domain dashboards
Other Interests (when I am not designing products)
Illustration + Videography + Street Photography + Keto Cooking + Kayaking(when I can)
In my off time, I like to work on side projects to learn new skills and force myself to come up with different ideas. I sometimes makes Illustrations, sketches, photography, and video document my work and share it on my Instagram.
1. Designing enterprise cloud app
Gave a talk about challenges faced while designing a scalable web app at UX Design Therapy Workshop in Vancouver.
2. Service Design vs Product Design
Gave a presentation on What Service Design is and how it differs from Product design at BCIT School of Business, Downtown Campus.
- Scrum Alliance Product Owner – Toronto, ON
- Diploma in Digital Design and Development – BCIT, Burnaby, BC
- Bachelors in Multimedia Technology – PTU, India
- Blockchain Beyond the Basics
- Design Thinking: Venture Design
- Content Marketing Certification – HubSpot
- Video Production Techniques: Location Lighting
- Vocal Production Techniques
- Foundations of Graphic Design History
- InDesign CS4: Typography
- Industrial Design Sketching
Books I love
See all my favorite books here →
- Audio production at UX Design Therapy at Payfirma HQ
- Videographer for Persuasive Design Workshop at The Network Hub
- Videographer / Photographer at Global Service Jam ’15
- Marketing Strategist for World People Projects Photography website
- Videography / Production Assistant at TEDxBCIT 2016
- Soundboard setup at Mini Maker Faire Vancouver 2016
Another Arbitrary graph that describes me
- Logo animation competition by Singapore Tourism Board – All expense paid trip to SingaporeYourSingapore Animation
- NASA Space Apps Challenge People’s Choice Awards Round I
Tools of trade
These are the tools I use on a daily basis to get my work done.
Who I have worked with
To see a historical archive of my works, see my Behance profile. I am in the process of adding design projects to this site but Behance is your best bet for a complete history.