User Experience Designer 
 

Experience

April 2018

Designed and installed a wind phone at the Reimagine End of life Event, San Francisco

March 2018 

DEFY VENTURES

Coach/ volunteer at Defy Ventures, Business Coaching Night

August 2017 - Present 

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS, SAN FRANCISCO

Master in Interaction Design from California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

March 2017 - August 2017

ACCENTURE, INDIA

Design ManageR, Design Thinking consultants team

 

Introducing design thinking methodologies and frameworks within BTG.

Addressed Technology and business challenges for Accenture clientele using design methodologies.

Designed customized frameworks, templates and workshops to help make onshore teams self- sufficient in applying design methodologies.

Framed concrete solutions and viable offerings based on ideas exchanged during the workshops.

Developed animated videos to convey ideas and solutions designed.

June 2016 - March 2017

INNOVATION AND DESIGN CENTER, GODREJ, INDIA
INNOVATION AND DESIGN CENTER, GODREJ, INDIA

Designer, Innovation culture and insights team

Workshop design - Introduction to Innovation in corporate finance.

 

Business Model designing for integrated offering from the house of Godrej for ‘Design and build’ construction segment.

 

Preliminary research for Project ‘Teerandazi’ to study people's daily routine, lifestyle, environments and understand the pain points to see if a positive intervention can be made via technology.

 

Studied user behaviors and perception around making green choices for Project “Powering Life”, observed usage and buying patterns around batteries and products, and explored new opportunities to increase adoption of rechargeable batteries.

 

Defined attributes and iconic elements as part of brand analysis project for Godrej to help translate new designs to establish an emotional connection with users.

March 2014- May 2016

SECURITY SOLUTIONS GROUP, GODREJ, INDIA

Assistant design manager, Innovation, and New product Development team

 

Developed product portfolio ‘for jewelers market.

 

Designed exhibition for Board of Directors showcasing integrated offerings.

 

Created visual language project for institutional products.

 

Designed research and strategy study project for ‘ financial Inclusion in rural India.

 

Designed customized bank lockers for kids ina global indoor theme park designed to enhance their social and cognitive skills.

JULY 2011 (6 WEEKS)

DESIGN DIRECTIONS, INDIA

Internship with a design consultancy in Pune, India

 

Designed roto-molded outdoor furniture for kids

 

Designed handles and accessories for a cookware range

 

Designed overhead water tanks for a local manufacturer

March 2013 - March 2014

SECURITY SOLUTIONS GROUP, GODREJ, INDIA

Graduate design trainee

 

Designing valuable locker storage solutions for banks and private vaults

 

Vital, Providing accessible and affordable primary healthcare solution for urban slum dwellers

CASE STUDIES

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Vital

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Agronomics

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Tarang

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P - Dexa

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CONTACT

If you are interested in my work, have an opportunity to discuss or just want to say hello! please contact me via any medium that suits you.

sneha@cca.edu

Tel: 1-510 709 7812

User Archetypes

Efficient user

I want to get my food quickly. I’ve been here before, and I know what I want.

Inspire me

I don’t know what I want to order. I need you to inspire me to decide what I should eat.

Perfect meal

I have particular taste, and I love to customize all my meals. 

Sneha Gokhale  2018