Hello! I'm Pratik

I am a UX Designer with a strong passion for solving challenging problems. I have a proven track record of delivering innovative design solutions that cater to the needs of millions of users. My strength lies in being able to use my design and technical training and my experience in the education and consumer electronics industry to work with people from diverse backgrounds to deliver great user experiences while satisfying business and engineering needs.

Experience

UX Designer

HP Inc, San Diego, CA | Oct 2017 - Present

Currently leading a UX team at HP to define and design end to end product experiences for our next generation of smart laser printers. 

Experience Technologist

Second Story (SapientRazorfish), Atlanta, GA | Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

Worked as an Experience Technologist intern at Second Story Interactive Studios to expand their core experiences by enabling computation for common interactions. Knock knock is one such example project.

UX Designer

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA | Aug 2015 - May 2017

Worked as the sole UX Designer (part-time) on the EarSketch project to redesign the entire interface and add new features which now serves 100K+ users.

UX Designer

Dreamsocket, Atlanta, GA | Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Worked as a UX Designer intern on several digital media projects like Bounce TV website, Adultswim iOS app and also delivered v1 designs for the Dreamsocket CMS

Android Developer

uncommon - design + dev agency, Hyderabad, India | Jul 2014 - Jun 2015

Developed and published 3 apps (CollageFlow, Swiggy and TheQuint) to the Play Store. These apps now have over 5 millions users.

Education

Masters, Human-Computer Interaction

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA | GPA 4.0

Put myself through school at Georgia Tech where I received training in user-centered design. I undertook several projects the most notable among them being Comoge and MusiSkate

Bachelors, Computer Science

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore,India | GPA 9.17

Undertook several projects and research to explore data structures, algorithms, networking, operating systems and compilers which helped me develop a strong technical background

Skills

Professional Skills

User-Centered Design, multi-fidelity prototyping, User Research, Contextual Inquiry, Affinity Mapping, Usability Studies, Interaction Design, Visual Design.

Interpersonal Skills

Problem-solving, strong communication and presentation skills, effectively working with engineering and business partners, leading and mentoring user experience design teams.

Tools and Tech

Sketch, Illustrator, Xd, Photoshop, InVision, InVision Studio, Axure, Balsamiq, Figma, Arduino, Processing, Unity.

Hobbies and Interests

Cooking, Soccer, Traveling, Physics and Movies