Sankar Venkatanarayanan

UX Strategist, User Experience Consultant, Design Management, Design Thinker

Chennai

Summary
UX Solutions UX/UI Design User-centered Design
- Facilitating project communication to Product Managers, design and development throughout all phases of the project
- Have undergone training with HFI, Proof (Lean UX) and IIT B (Creative Thinking and Problem Solving)
- Continually evaluate/monitor industry best practices to enhance experience for advancement
- I proactively analyze and come up with new ideas to implement, when the old ideas fail to give a desired result. Thus, tactfully lobby for the best solution.
- Adopted a more customer focused business strategy
- Understanding the customer and their issues by analyzing the touch points of the existing system by creating Customer Journey Map and story board, Consequently identifying opportunities.
- Made it as a mandate to Qualitative and Quantitative research
- Created and Defined Information Architecture, Wireframes, Low / High fidelity prototypes for various clients
- Defined Usability Standards to reduce design efforts and to maintain consistency
- Understand competitor products so we can do a better job at addressing end-user needs and wants than they do.
- Good Communication, Interpersonal, Leadership Skill and Design Management
- Hiring, Managing and Mentoring the designers.
- Had a pleasant and effective team leadership working with Product Managers, UX Designers,
Visual Designers, UI Developers and other stakeholders.
- I would prefer to emphasis on large complex projects
- Hands on experience in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Axure, Balsamiq etc,
Experience

User Experience Consultant at IBM

May 2016 - Present

1. My Process involved design research, contextual inquiry, filtration of foundational research into user personas, creation of empathy map and a high-level design strategy. 2. Design research, conducting interviews, brand collaboration, sketching, wireframing, interactive prototype creation and visual design. 3. Collaboration with developers on the little details that matter 4. Responsible for the building strategic design direction and experiences across all digital channels for customers 5. Mentoring and Managing designers 6. Building Design Strategy, Roadmap, Architecture for Major clients

Education

Professional MBA at Manonmaiam Sundaranar University

Dec 2010 - Oct 2012

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