Dhilan Kumar Patel, Designer in Hyderabad, Telangana, India
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Dhilan Kumar Patel

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Location
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Toptal Member Since
January 14, 2022

Dhilan is helping brands and products tell their stories over the last 10 years, He has worked on various industries and products over the course of his professional journey, starting from startups to enterprise, commerce, design tools, platforms, and cloud. Dhilan loves to solve problems in a user-centered approach and drive design culture. He has a master's degree in interaction design and information structuring and visualization and is a computer science engineering graduate.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Principal Experience Designer

2021 - PRESENT
Salesforce
  • Managed the design of the industry cloud with manufacturing.
  • Led the team of three designers, mentoring and helping them achieve more.
  • Collaborated with leadership to understand the pipeline and vision to align the experience.
Technologies: Product Design, Design Systems, Enterprise Design, User Experience (UX), User Research, UX Prototyping, Dashboard Design, UI Components, SaaS, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Flows, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Leadership, UX Strategy, UX Architecture, Software as a Service (SaaS), Layout, Banking & Finance, B2B, Prototyping, UI Prototyping, Management, Product Strategy, User Interviews, Design Leadership, User Personas, User-centered Design (UCD), Dashboards, Component Libraries, Data Visualization, User Interface (UI), Discovery Workshops, Mobile, Healthcare, Data Collection, Journey Mapping, Consumer Products, Web App Design, AI Design, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Heuristic Analysis

Lead UI/UX Designer

2022 - 2023
Dash Applications
  • Worked on a data-heavy application to simplify and align it to the information design guidelines by reducing cognitive load and providing the user with a sensible data presentation with visualizations.
  • Contributed to creating a design system to bring consistency and make the tool modern and fast in terms of experience, navigation, and interaction improvements.
  • Created a set of report templates to keep the experience consistent for the user and the business needs and make it scalable across all verticals.
  • Designed the wireframe, components, and high-fidelity mocks in Figma.
Technologies: Dashboard Design, UX Design, UI Design, Data Visualization, Design Production, UI Components, Web App UX, Web App UI, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Flows, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Leadership, UX Strategy, UX Architecture, Webflow, Layout, Branding, B2B, Prototyping, UI Prototyping, Management, Product Strategy, User Research, User Interviews, Design Leadership, User Personas, User-centered Design (UCD), Dashboards, Component Libraries, User Interface (UI), Discovery Workshops, Mobile, Healthcare, Data Collection, Journey Mapping, Consumer Products, Web App Design, AI Design, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Heuristic Analysis

Senior Experience Designer

2019 - 2021
Microsoft
  • Joined the Azure Commerce and Ecosystems (C+E) team that helps businesses of all sizes fuel their growth by offering platform, cloud services, and tools to enable commerce across 240 markets.
  • Led the product design and research of the enterprise commerce business that enables Microsoft's customers, partners, and global sales teams to acquire and manage Microsoft products.
  • Envisioned and shaped the next-generation Bing Webmaster Tool at Microsoft, focusing on research and case studies on AI and ML.
  • Helped webmasters and SEO specialists improve their website's presence on Bing search, building capabilities that provide insights and tools for superfast indexing, page traffic analysis, and SEO reports.
Technologies: Design, Product Design, Enterprise Design, Web Platforms, Web Search, Azure, UX Design, B2B, B2C, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Dashboard Design, Design Production, UI Components, SaaS Design, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Organic SEO, Web App UX, Web App UI, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Flows, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Style Guides, Layout, Design Systems, Prototyping, UI Prototyping, Management, Product Strategy, User Research, User Interviews, UX Strategy, User Personas, User-centered Design (UCD), Dashboards, Component Libraries, Data Visualization, User Interface (UI), Discovery Workshops, Mobile, Data Collection, Journey Mapping, Consumer Products, Web App Design, Heuristic Analysis

Experience Designer

2014 - 2019
Adobe
  • Designed and delivered major product features to shape the next generation of design and prototyping tools at Adobe. Worked on Adobe XD as an experience designer.
  • Worked closely with product management and engineering to analyze our usage pattern and help define our roadmaps. My major focus continues to be on modernizing Dreamweaver CC for web designers, developers, and students.
  • Supported the Brackets open-source community and project while at the same team modernizing the code editor with Brackets as the new base. Brackets.io is an open-source project at Adobe.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator, Web UX Design, Product Design, User Research, Figma, B2B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), B2B, B2C, Microsoft PowerPoint, UI Components, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Flows, Mobile UI Design, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, iOS, Android, Layout, Design Systems, Prototyping, UI Prototyping, Management, User Interviews, UX Strategy, User Personas, User-centered Design (UCD), Dashboards, Component Libraries, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, Discovery Workshops, Mobile, Data Collection, Journey Mapping, Consumer Products, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Web App Design, Heuristic Analysis

Interaction Designer

2013 - 2014
Publicis Sapient
  • Designed new products for various brands to meet people’s evolving digital lifestyles. Some of the brands I worked with include MasterCard, Harley-Davidson, Coca-Cola, Wegmans, Sun International, G6 Hospitality, Jeep, and MD Anderson.
  • Collaborated with PMs to understand the concept and work on the initial ideas.
  • Pitched the design to stakeholders in collaboration with business analysts and product owners.
Technologies: UX Design, UI Design, Product Design, App Design, Responsive UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Google Material Design, Mobile UX, Mobile UI, MVP Design, Mobile UX Design, Mobile Game UX, Visual Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, Marketing Design, Web App UX, Web App UI, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive Prototypes, High-fidelity Prototypes, User Flows, Mobile UI Design, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, iOS, Android, Layout, Branding, Design Systems, UI Prototyping, Management, User Interviews, UX Strategy, User Personas, User-centered Design (UCD), User Interface (UI), Mobile, Journey Mapping, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Web App Design, Heuristic Analysis

Web Designer

2012 - 2013
Thomson Reuters
  • Ensured cross-browser compatibility by writing W3C validated XHTML and using BrowserCam. Utilized float and position properties to align elements in the web page. Embedded Flash Shockwave files that need to be nested in the HTML application.
  • Designed and created a layout for their quiz application presented on the Facebook website. Worked with PHP developers to integrate XHTML and PHP coding. Utilized Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, and Illustrator for creating images.
  • Used JavaScript to handle client-side validations and DHTML to create interactive web pages.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe After Effects, Microsoft PowerPoint, Rapid Prototyping, User Flows, WordPress Design, Mobile UI Design, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Layout, Management, User Personas, User-centered Design (UCD), User Interface (UI), Mobile

Web Designer and Application Developer

2011 - 2012
L2S Training and HR Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • Built and edited HTML pages and proofread articles ready to be published. Utilized the Convio CMS. Provided technical support for internal organization members on how to use the application.
  • Created HTML pages and designed and delivered emails, which are daily and weekly promotional e-newsletters. My duties involved adding and updating English and Spanish content on HTML pages.
  • Designed banners and updated images on the website using Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady. Used Dreamweaver for creating HTML pages as required.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Banner Design, UX Wireframes, Low-fidelity Prototypes, iOS, Layout, User-centered Design (UCD), Mobile
2010 - 2012

Master's Degree in Interaction Design

IDC School of Design - Mumbai, India

2006 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology

Biju Patnaik University of Technology - Rourkela, India

AUGUST 2021 - PRESENT

Accessibility in Action

Microsoft

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

Learning Data Science: Tell Stories with Data

LinkedIn

AUGUST 2015 - PRESENT

Scrum Master Certified

SMC

AUGUST 2015 - PRESENT

Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft

MARCH 2014 - PRESENT

Human Computer Interaction

Coursera

FEBRUARY 2012 - PRESENT

Master of Interaction Design

Lynda

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