About Samiksha Makhijani

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Salary 1850
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Graphics Designing
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Education

  • 2018
    Georgian College

    Graphic Design

    - User Experience and web design - Interface Design - Advertisement Design - Branding and Identity

  • 2016
    Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology

    Industrial Design

    - Furniture and Spatial Design - User Experience Design - User Research - Production

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Experience

  • 2020 - 2020
    Shutterstock

    Product Designer

    Brand Approvals:
    • Created an end-to-end workflow and explored components, using design system to provide seamless experience to the users.
    • Participated in client interview calls to understand user needs and behavior.
    • Collaborated with the team to design a workspace that will reduce the turn around time by 3 days.
    • Presented the user workflow at the stakeholder’s review to receive feedback and understand the business strategy.

    Contributor Selection:
    • Collaborated and worked closely with the project managers, engineering team and data scientists to create approval workspace for the brands.
    • Designed a scalable solution to release MVP for testing the product at an early stage.
    • Created a rich interactive prototype for UserTesting.

  • 2018 - 2020
    Designwerke

    Product Designer

    Digital Annual Report for cross-platforms:
    • Applied design thinking process and created user flows, persona, and customer journey map to understand user needs and behaviour.
    • Produced interactive prototype using Adobe XD and experimented animations to integrate into the design.
    • Followed WCAG guidelines to ensure accessibility of
    the website.

    Website Redesign:
    • Conducted a competitor analysis to evaluate competitors strategies, weakness and strengths using standard heuristic principles.
    • Created user journey map to identify the pain points and the scope for improvement.
    • Used card sorting to organize the information and create effective navigation through the website.

    WordPress website facelift:
    • Created personas and user journey map to understand the user demographic, and user flow.
    • Updated the website with their new campaign material using HTML and CSS.
    • Worked with colour contrast, type sizes and break points

  • 2017 - 2018
    Growing Georgian

    UX/UI Designer

    iOS app for Georgian College Students:
    • Conducted stakeholder interviews to understand the organization’s vision and scope of the project.
    • Based on the information generated from the interviews, created personas and task flow to understand the user journey through the app.
    • Created Information architecture, low fidelity wireframes and high fidelity wireframes.
    • Produced interactive prototype for user focused group testing of around 10 users and improved designs.

  • 2014 - 2018
    Citigroup

    Junior UI/UX DESIGNER

    • Created interface designs that enhanced user experience and supported senior designers.

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Portfolio

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Honors & awards

  • 2018

    Graduate Award

    Presented by Registered Graphic Design Association

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Skills

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