Hello! I'm Pratik

I am an Experience Designer with a strong passion for solving problems through technology. I love building cohesive and seamless solutions/experiences. I follow an evidence-driven iterative approach to problem solving and I have experience working in all phases of the product development cycle - from research to development.

Experience

Experience Designer

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

Current working as an Experience Designer responsible for end to end user experience (both hardware and software touchpoints) on our next generation of printers catered to home and micro-business users.  

Experience Technologist

Second Story (SapientRazorfish), Atlanta, GA | July 2017 - September 2017

Worked as an Experience Technologist intern at Second Story Interactive Studios where my role was to experiment and design new ways of interacting with our environment that are natural and can be used for delightful interactive installation based experiences. Knock knock was one of the projects I undertook at Second Story

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.

Application Developer

CommVault, Hyderabad, India | Feb 2014 - Jun 2014

Improved the efficiency of the backup tool in Simpana by 150% when I was working as an Applications Developer intern at CommVault.

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

User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Multi-Fidelity Prototyping, User-Centered Design, User Research, Contextual Inquiry, Affinity Mapping, Usability Studies, Android

Technology

Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, Axure, Balsamiq, Unity, Arduino, Processing, Android Studio, Intelli J, Java, Python, C#, XMind, ELAN, Qt, HTML, XML

Interests

 
interests.jpg

Travel, Stories & Tech

Some of my favorite things