Arnav has nearly seven years of experience as a designer in many specialties, including UX/UI and iOS and Android design. He finds design to be therapeutic—a way to alleviate cognitive overload. This mindset helps him consistently balance a human-centered thinking framework while producing system-level solutions. Arnav believes in asking the right questions rather than chasing hypothetical answers—a process that ensures success.
Collaborated with a lean product team and helped set up the UX foundations for the product ecosystem as the second product designer on the team.
Built and evolved the Qatalog design system that enabled designers on the team to work even faster.
Resolved the UX for workflows and goals sub-products within the Qatalog ecosystem.
Ensure tight collaboration and shipping quality with engineering through setting up QA processes with the team.
Conducted and analyzed product design through in-person and async user testing methodologies and iterated upon the insights to ensure customer feedback gets distributed routinely into our design process.
Built and shipped foundational product experiences and product UX to the first 600 users on the platform.
Technologies: Figma, Framer X
2018 - 2020
Redesigned Outlook on the mobile web, aligned with the Outlook ecosystem and Microsoft fluent web language, conducted usability tests, and launched new features by understanding customer pain points on a user base of 70 million.
Drove thinking towards an ideal vision for what the product can be by pitching ideas to stakeholders and getting buy-in for building features on well-researched insights.
Led the effort to unify the Outlook mobile web design system to help other designers on the team establish consistency in patterns and components for quicker handoff and concept ideation.
Helped ideate and develop branded showcases to communicate, conceptualize design efforts for new initiatives like Outlook for KaiOS, and celebrated the work that our team was doing over the quarters.
Technologies: Principle, InVision, Flinto, Sketch
Co-Founder and Principal Designer
2016 - 2018
Led the overall product design, branding, print, and digital marketing initiatives.
Managed design and development with external contractors and shipped v1.0 of the product to be tested with initial beta testers.
Collaborated with multiple stakeholders and conducted extensive market research around target users and business models to understand user needs and inform the design accordingly.