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OBJECTIVE:

Seeking a full-time position in the area of User Experience Design and Interaction Design.

EDUCATION:

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2009 – 2011 (expected)

M.S. Human-Computer Interaction GPA: 3.90


UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS 1999 – 2003

B.E. Electrical and Electronics EngineeringPercentage: 76%


PROJECTS:

LIQUIDTEXT HELP SYSTEM DESIGN Group Project, Aug 2010 - Present

  • Designed help system and help videos for gestures in an iPad application
  • Wireframing, Storyboarding

TANGIBLE BULLETINBOARD Group Project, Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

  • Designed and built a digital interactive bulletinboard which allows the posting of physical flyers
  • Wireframing, Programming - Canvas, Javascript

SPLASH Group Project, Aug 2010 - Dec 201

  • Designed and built a system which allows the exploration of photographs on a mobile phone (or on FB) using a TV as an external display and the touch screen phone as a gestural input device
  • System Design, Programming - Javascript, Node.js (Server-side Javascript), Canvas

VISUALIZING JOB RECOMMENDATIONS AND RESUME COLLECTIONS Individual Project, May 2010 – July 2010

  • Built a system to visualize all the resumes and job postings in the CareerBuilder database
  • Built a webpage to help job seekers visualize and filter a large number of job recommendations

VISUALIZING PRODUCT REVIEWS AND DISCUSSIONS Individual Project, Aug 2009 – Till date

  • Studied problem of evaluating a product based on a large number of reviews and discussions
  • Created a large corpus of consumer reviews and analyzed existing visualization systems
  • Created visualizations to help digest all this data

FIREFIGHTER VISION SYSTEM Group Project, Aug 2009 – Dec 2009

  • Interviewed firefighters and analyzed problems faced by them
  • Designed an Augmented Reality (AR) System to navigate low-visibility environments
  • Built and evaluated the prototype AR system comparing it with existing technologies

GOVTRACK 2.0 Group Project, Aug 2009 – Dec 2009

  • Designed a web-based system to help users to comprehend United States legislation
  • Studied existing systems and performed an user evaluation to discover problems with them

EXPERIENCE:

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2010 - Dec 2010)
  • Worked on visualizing product reviews and discussions

SATYAM COMPUTERS

Team Leader, Lead Architect, Lead Developer (Jan 2004 – Mar 2009)
  • Designed and Developed an applications that worked across Unix, Windows and the Web
  • Created reusable libraries and tools which improved usability and cross-browser compatibility

SKILLS:

USABILITY EVALUATION

Cognitive Walkthrough / Think-Aloud Testing / Heuristic Analysis

UI DEVELOPMENT

Wireframing / Storyboarding / MVC / Design Patterns / Web Standards

TOOLS:

PROTOTYPING & DESIGN

Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign

ARCHITECTURE

jQuery / Prototype / ASP.NET

DEVELOPMENT

XHTML / CSS / Javascript / Python / Perl / C# / SQL