Education Qualifications

Year
Degree
University/Board
GPA/%
2008
M.S. in Human Computer Interaction (Design)
Indiana University, Bloomington
3.95
2004
Bachelor of Information Science
University of Delhi
75.0%

Skill Set

  • Usability and Design
  • Wireframes, Prototypes, Storyboarding, Information Architecture
    Ethnomethodology, Content Analaysis, Data Triangualtion, Cultural Probes
    Persona Creation, Rapid Design Development, User Centered Design, Accessibility, Survey Designing
    Heuristic Evaluation, Usability Test, Think Aloud Protocol, User Research, Focus group, Contextual Inquiry, Affinity Diagram

  • Programming
  • C, C++, C#, SQL, Phidgets

  • Web & UI
  • HTML, CSS, ASP, JavaScript, script.aculo.us

  • Applications
  • Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, TOAD, Oracle D2K

  • OS
  • Unix
    Win 9X & Win XP

Research groups and Activities

  • Implemented LiveSearch using AJAX, CSS, Javascript, PHP
  • Usability Analysis using paper prototype for the new departmental web pages
  • Designer in the Creative and Aesthetic Interaction Design group, School of Informatics, IUB 2006 - 2008
  • Researcher and Designer in the Affective HCI Research group focusing on domestic technology, emotions, and influence of culture, School of Informatics, IUB 2007 - 2008
  • Smartphone Prototyping, created basic applications to run on Windows CE 2003 and Symbian smartphone operating systems


Work experience and Undergraduate Projects

IUB (from Aug. 2006)
  • Research Assistant of Dr. Shaowen Bardzell, working in the field of Affective Interaction, Evaluation of Experience, Material Semiotics
  • Mentor of graduate class for HCI Design (I) course in Fall 2007
  • Associate Instructor for undergraduate course, ‘Introduction to Informatics’,
    • Taught undergraduate class, conducted labs, assisted lectures, graded students
    • Taught HTML, CSS, SQL, Basics of DBMS, Networking, Theory of Computation

AlphaCube Designs, Denver CO (May. 2007-Aug2007)
    User Experience Intern
  • Designed and developed an internal website
  • Researched on Accessibility in Web and Design Patterns in Web
  • Created wireframes
  • Created reusable web design snippets

Amdocs (Sept. 2004 to Jul 2006)
    Subject Matter Expert
  • Worked on Amdocs Billing Product, Enabler, Development of new client requirements, different tools for maintenance
  • Worked on Amdocs Billing Solution, Ensemble, Development of new functionality and interface for the client, Maintenance of the existing system
  • Writing High Level Designs, Technical Designs, Cross-Module Impact Analysis (on Design and Technical Level), Providing business knowledge to users and testers
  • Worked for Leading Telecommunication Service Providers of U.S.A. like Cingular (Cingular & ATT wireless merger), ATT (IPTV product)
  • Received several bonuses and certificates in appreciation of my work and performance

CMC (Feb 2004 to Jun 2004)
  • Worked as a student for the undergraduate project, Was part of ‘Office Automation’ solution offered by CMC
  • Developed Front End (GUI), reports, backend for the Automation of Financial Voucher Management

NSDL – A Replica
  • Under graduate project, Simulated working of National Stocks and Depositories Ltd. (NSDL), flow of information and ‘Demats’ within the system
  • Main person behind analysis, coding and working on GUI


Academic Awards

  • Secured 3rd position in University and 2nd position in college in Freshman year
  • Top 8% grades in the university which has an student acceptance rate of 1.4%
  • Awarded K.C. Mahindra Scholarship twice in ’97 and ‘98
  • Awarded Honour Scholarship award by K.C. Mahindra Education Trust in’98
  • Awarded Sandeep Khanna Memorial Prize for being school topper in CBSE X AISSE examinations in the year 1997
  • Received several citations and awards for topping school throughout the school life


Extra Curricular Achievements

  • Treasurer of BLITZ, the computer society of Keshav Mahavidyalya
  • Organized inter-college annual computer festival BrainWave-02
  • Managed the functioning of the CD Library of the BLITZ
  • Holder of ‘A’ level certificate of National Cadet Corps
  • Have won many painting (School , Russian Embassy) and Dumb charades (inter-college) competitions





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