© 2019 by Manasee Narvilkar

Design is more than just a vocation for me; it's a way of life.

I enjoy weaving storytelling in design and examining everything and questioning everything. I believe that design doesn't take place in vacuum, and that as a designer, one should be mindful of the social, economical, environmental, cultural and political impact that every design decision has. Therefore, I believe that design should be honest, responsible and respectful toward the people it is meant to serve.

 

I spend my time thinking about how speculative design thinking can help us lead better lives. I enjoy experimenting with layout and type, and I'm currently enjoying learning how to make impactful information visualizations using D3.

Experience

 

Senior Interaction Designer

Samsung R&D, Bangalore

2016 - 2017

User Experience Designer

Shaadi.com

2015 - 2016

User Experience Design Intern

Velocita Brand Consultants

2014

Software Engineer

Accenture

2010 - 2012

Software Engineering Intern

Tech Mahindra

2009

professional skills

 

User Research & Strategy

- Competitive Analysis & Benchmarking

- Contextual Inquiry

- Guerilla Research

- Affinity Mapping

- User Segmentation and designing Personas

- Experience Maps

- Storyboarding

Design

- Lean UX 

- Design systems and UI Guides

- Information Architecture

- Interaction Design

- Wireframing

- Rapid Prototyping

- UI Design

- Usability Testing

EDUCATION

 

MS in Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Georgia Institute of Technology

2018 - 2019

M Des. in Interaction Design

National Institute of Design

2013 - 2015

BE in Information Technology

University of Pune

2016 - 2010

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Don't take my word for it

“Manasee has consistently impressed me with her ability to empathize with the users, translate real user problems into use-cases and thereafter into wireframes and tangible interfaces. ” 

—  Samrat Nawle, Principal Designer
Samsung R&D India - Bangalore (SRIB)