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Milestones

Recently concluding my masters in the Interaction Design programme at National Institute of Design, India. I take keen interest in humans as species and designing solutions for them in the space between the physical and the digital. I strive to create designs that are simple yet impactful, provoking and delightful.

Scroll through some of my milestones below...

Work Experience

User Experience Design Intern | 6 Months | 2017

As a part of the Dynamics 365 team, project aimed to envision the future of CRM systems, leveraging on Office 365, Cortana Intelligence, Microsoft & LinkedIn graph. Interviews with various stakeholders led to discovery of untapped markets & an opportunity to design an end to end system ground up.

User Experience Research Assistant | 3 Months | 2017

Conducted primary and secondary research on car dashboard infotainment systems in India, with a keen focus on Indian behaviour and aesthetics.

User Experience Design Intern | 2 Months | 2016

Walmarts Saving's Spotter is a chrome extension by Walmart that makes shopping easier by giving lower-price alerts, and other deals. The task was to understand online user behaviour, compare and understand similar competitor products and re-design to improve the UX of the extension to get more click-throughs and drive traffic to walmart.com.

Software Engineering Analyst | 1.7 years | 2014-15

As a ASP .NET Developer for a healthcare and a retail giant in the west, developed and supported critical web and windows applications.

Research Intern | 6 Months | 2013

The task at hand was to develop a telemetry system that is re-programmable from the ground stations for deep space missions like Mars Orbiter Mission and Chandrayaan.

Volunteering

User Experience Designer | Present | 2018

Supporting web design of the project "ittakesactions" for Noble Mission Change Initiative, Nigeria. The project's goal is to enhance government transparency and accountability, and to improve citizen engagement and participation in governance.

Education

Master of Design | 2.5 Years | 2015-Present

Majoring in the Interaction Design programme that focuses on user research, sociocultural aesthetic and aspects of design and behaviour of various forms of digital products.

Bachelor of Engineering | 4 Years | 2009-13

Majored in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a keen interest in microcontrollers, robotics and programming.

Awards

Winner | Honors | 2017

I designed & developed this website as a showcase of my recent projects. It won an Honorable Mention, awarded by Awwwards that recognises the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world.

Winner | Design Excellence Award | 2017

In the 11th Edition of Pune Design Festival 2017 a total of 432 project were submitted by students from design schools all over the country. Project Alpha stood as the winner in the User Interface category.

Winner | Designathon | 2016

The 10 day long design-a-thon focused on design for future of the IT Experience. Finalists had an opportunity to present their work at the Honeywell Innovation Center, Bangalore

Designed and Developed by Amit Sharma. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License All Rights Reserved, 2018.