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Resume

Experience

Design manager, Staff II Product Designer

Credit Karma, Oakland ā€“ (Nov 2019 - Present)

  • Led the design for personal loans marketplace delivering 3X revenue
  • Shaped the long term product vision and strategy
  • Actively contributed to improve team health
  • 2x winner of Exceptional Impact Program award šŸ†

Product Designer

Dropbox, San Francisco Bay Area ā€“ (Jan 2018 - Oct 2019)

  • Led the design for Dropbox sharing experience across platforms
  • Designed the link model to enable sharing google docs from Dropbox
  • Evangelizing the new link model across teams at Dropbox

Principal Designer

NerdWallet, San Francisco Bay Area ā€“ (Sep 2015 - Nov 2017)

  • As part of the tiger team, designed and shipped the credit monitoring app within a month across iOS and Android
  • Led the design NerdWallet Advice on Demand Platform from scratch to validate the product market fit

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Lead Product Designer

Intuit, San Francisco Bay Area ā€“ (Feb 2014 - Sep 2015)

  • Redesigned Mint mobile apps to better match the user mental model
  • Led the design for a financial product in collaboration American Express

Lead Product Designer - Yahoo Mobile & Emerging Products

Yahoo, San Francisco Bay Area ā€“ (Apr 2012 - Feb 2014)

  • Led the design for Yahoo Mail & Messenger iOS apps
  • Designed best practices to onboard new designers

Lead Product Designer - Yahoo Communications

Yahoo, San Francisco Bay Area ā€“ (Oct 2011 - Mar 2012)

  • Designed UX and UI for Yahoo.com across platforms

Lead Visual Designer - Yahoo R&D

Yahoo India, Bangalore ā€“ (Apr 2010 - Sep 2011)

  • Designed & launched the first iOS application for Yahoo India

Senior Visual Designer - Yahoo R&D

Yahoo India, Bangalore ā€“ (Nov 2007 - Mar 2010)

  • Designed UI and UX for Yahoo Cricket, Yahoo India Local & Yahoo India Homepage

Mobile gaming - Several positions held

Mumbai ā€“ (Apr 2004 - Jun 2007)

  • Art direction for websites, arcade, puzzle & role-playing mobile games
  • Designed concepts, pixel art & animations for game characters

Skills

  1. Define strategy and execute design
  2. Lead and manage design team
  3. Communicate ideas effectively
  4. Build empathy for the users

Patent

Method and System for Relaying Application State through Colors

US IPCOM000233975D

Education

B.F.A (Applied art) Visualization Sir J.J Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, 1999-2003