Aakash Shrivastava
 

Solve Problems with Design

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Hello, I’m Aakash!

I use design to solve problems and specialize in product strategy, user research and experience design.

I’m a team player and love working with multiple stakeholders, collaborating with product & engineering teams. I always keep the holistic product goals in mind, and ensure that my designs are consistent, address the right user needs and solve big problems for business & customers.

Resume

I have over two years of work experience and a versatile skill-set, specializing in - planning and conducting user research, facilitating design sprints, collaborating with multiple stakeholders, rapidly prototyping and shipping detailed visual design.

I started the design team at FarEye, New Delhi, where I led the redesign for their flagship SaaS offering, solved problems of usability, scale, and growth. Being the first designer on the team, I pushed for a culture of user-centered innovation across the company and built a diverse + motivated design team.

Experience

UX Designer
FarEye, New Delhi
Oct 2016 to present

UX Design Intern
Design For Use
May 2015 to June 2015

UX Designer (Contract)
Brisky, Pune (India)
Nov 2015 to Dec 2015

Education

Bachelor of Design
Major - User Experience Design
Symbiosis Institute of Design
Class of 2016

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Featured Work

 
 
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Re-imagining Modern SaaS for Ecommerce Logistics

A modern redesign for a legacy SaaS solution for e-commerce logistics that is adaptable to regional/business anomalies, and makes primary tasks up to 3x faster.

#Interaction Design #Design Systems #Visual Design


Visually Programming Hardware

A visual programming environment that follows Imitation as a metaphor for Interaction design. This project pitches a new programming paradigm where users don’t have to follow/understand any of the usual programming vocabularies.

#Arduino #HardwarePrototyping #AcademicResearch

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Brisky - Mobile App Design

Brisky was a bootstrapped early stage startup based out of Pune and recently got acquired by food-tech company SpoonShot. Brisky helped it’s users in discovering nightlife events and bringing transparency with regards to entry/cover charges and stag/couple entries.

#Visual Design #MVP #Booking


Groupon Mobile App Design

Groupon India (now NearBuy) is a unique marketplace for deals spanning domains such as Food and Dining, Travel, Products, Fashion etc. This project covered 50+ screens and was done while I interned at Design For Use, Delhi NCR.

#VisualDesign #CrossPlatformDesign

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