Jai Wadhwani, Designer in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Jai Wadhwani

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Designer

Location
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Toptal Member Since
May 4, 2021

Jai is a multidisciplinary design professional with 20+ years of experience crafting engaging user experiences. He is a certified usability analyst with a proven track record of back-to-back successful digital product launches in India. His understanding of business requirements, user needs, and UX processes set him in a sweet spot to design world-class product experiences that meet business needs. Jai is also a co-inventor and designer of a consumer product with a granted global patent.

Portfolio

Work Experience

UI/UX Designer

2023 - 2023
Cellboard Media Corporation
  • Built complete product experience for web and mobile, including landing pages within stipulated timelines. The creative community and business owners can easily create their portfolios, menus, ads, etc., on Folio Mobile.
  • Established a robust design language with a detailed style guide, including typography, iconography, color palette, imagery, and other assets.
  • Delivered complete experience in a clickable Prototype with micro-interactions.
Technologies: Product Design, UX Design, UI Design, Figma, Mobile UI Design, Mobile UX Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Best Practices in Design, Web, Adobe Photoshop, Journey Mapping, Software as a Service (SaaS), Presentations, Visual Storytelling, Storytelling, Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Vice President (UX/UI)

2018 - 2019
MarketsandMarkets
  • Launched 360quadrants.com successfully within 12 months while working closely with the CEO, product head, technology team, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Enabled thought leadership and design thinking in the organization. Worked on a global digital product design experience. Ideated UX solutions, design strategy, user research, task analysis, personas, IA, wireframes, and hands-on prototyping.
  • Developed the go-to-market (GTM) strategy. In parallel, working on GTM strategies with key stakeholders to reverse engineer the product experience and seamlessly incorporate user interactions basis the approved design direction.
  • Led a team of UX/UI designers and UI developers to deliver a seamless user experience for a software ratings and reviews platform.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), App UI, UI Design, Digital Product Design, Mobile UX, Mobile App UI, User Personas, Fintech, UX Leadership, Design Sprints, Task Flows, Usability, Experience Maps, User Journeys, Responsive UI, Rapid Prototyping, Visual Design, UX Strategy, Mobile UI, UI Style Guides, Mobile Design, B2B, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), B2B2C, Web App Design, Web App UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Color Theory, Mobile-first Design, Web App UX, Enterprise SaaS, Social Media, User Experience (UX), UX Design, Dashboard Design, eCommerce UI, eCommerce UX, Sketch, Dashboards, User Workflows, Workflow, User Onboarding, Brand Identity, Branding, eCommerce Design, Design Thinking, Design, Analytics, Customer Research, Responsive Web Apps, Data Visualization, Responsive Design, Web UX, Personas, User Flows, Websites, Mobile, Wireframing, Mobile App Design, App Design, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, Style Guides, UX Flows, Marketplaces, Apps, Event Ticketing, Booking Systems, Mobile eCommerce, Business to Business (B2B), Brand Guidelines, Story Mapping, Figma, InVision, Experience Design, Workshops, High-fidelity Mockups, Design Leadership, High-fidelity Prototypes, Information Architecture (IA), Brand Design, Marketing Technology (MarTech), Zeplin, Design Systems, Sports, eCommerce, Marketing Design, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing Design, Digital Design, Pitch Decks, Finance, Product Requirements Documentation (PRD), Product Roadmaps, Healthcare Services, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Landing Pages, Conversion Rate, Interaction Design (IxD), Best Practices in Design, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Complex Web Systems, Logo Design, Color Palettes, Web, Adobe Photoshop, Tailwind CSS, Journey Mapping, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cryptocurrency Wallets, Wearables, Presentation Design, Presentations, Visual Storytelling, Storytelling, WordPress, Product Management, Product Launch

Chief Manager (Product Design and Marketing)

2013 - 2018
Saregama
  • Co-invented and designed Saregama Carvaan, a digital audio player with 5,000 pre-loaded songs (Patent No. CA3062751A1). Carvaan helped Saregama resurface its brand identity. It is a massive success, with 2 million units sold.
  • Delivered a music streaming app, Saregama Classical Music, for Indian classical music lovers. It allows sampling music for seven days and a subscription after that. Features include mCommerce, offline songs, multiple device links, and playlists.
  • Marshaled product UX and UI design for saregama.com, including eCommerce flow for seamless music and product buying experience on desktop and mobile. Constantly innovated to improve caravan sales and promoted the same across platforms.
  • Led a team of UX/UI, graphic designers, social media marketing managers, and motion graphic designers to deliver solutions for retail and digital marketing.
Technologies: Industrial Design, Product Design, Consumer Products, Music Players, Over-the-top Content (OTT), Music Streaming, App UI, App UX, Rapid Prototyping, Digital Product Design, Mobile UX, Mobile App UI, User Personas, Fintech, UX Leadership, Task Flows, Usability, Experience Maps, User Journeys, Responsive UI, Visual Design, UX Strategy, Mobile UI, UI Style Guides, Mobile Design, B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), B2B2C, Web App Design, Web App UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Color Theory, Mobile-first Design, Web App UX, Social Media, User Experience (UX), UX Design, Dashboard Design, eCommerce UI, eCommerce UX, Sketch, Dashboards, User Workflows, Workflow, User Onboarding, Brand Identity, Branding, eCommerce Design, Design Thinking, Design, Analytics, Customer Research, Responsive Web Apps, Data Visualization, Responsive Design, Web UX, Personas, User Flows, Websites, Mobile, Wireframing, Mobile App Design, App Design, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, Style Guides, UX Flows, Marketplaces, B2B, Apps, Event Ticketing, Booking Systems, Mobile eCommerce, Business to Business (B2B), Brand Guidelines, Story Mapping, Figma, InVision, Experience Design, High-fidelity Mockups, Workshops, Design Leadership, High-fidelity Prototypes, Information Architecture (IA), Brand Design, Photo Editors, Video Editing, Videos, Design Systems, Marketing Design, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing Design, Digital Design, Pitch Decks, Product Requirements Documentation (PRD), Product Roadmaps, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Landing Pages, Conversion Rate, Interaction Design (IxD), Best Practices in Design, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Complex Web Systems, Logo Design, Color Palettes, Web, Adobe Photoshop, Journey Mapping, Software as a Service (SaaS), Wearables, Presentation Design, Presentations, Visual Storytelling, Storytelling, WordPress, AI Design, Product Management, Product Launch

Executive Creative Director

2006 - 2013
NETWORK18
  • Led a team of UI, visual, and motion graphic designers to successfully launch some of the most prominent products—some established digital brands in India like BookMyShow, Firstpost, Yatra, Tech2, and Moneycontrol.
  • Evangelized user experience as a core practice, besides planning, delegating, overseeing, and polishing all project deliverables with a team of 30 including designers and developers.
  • Led, built, and directed multidisciplinary creative teams through recruiting, mentoring, and training including UI designers, UI developers, and visual designers.
  • Oversaw the team that developed the Moneycontrol iPad App, which topped the charts on the App Store in the finance category and won Mobby's 2012: Best iPad App Award.
  • Led the team that developed m.moneycontrol.com, which won the Digital Media Award and was recognized as the 13th Annual Webby Awards official honoree—the first-ever Indian mobile site to receive this recognition.
Technologies: Digital Product Design, Music Players, Music Streaming, Mobile UX, Mobile App UI, User Personas, Fintech, UX Leadership, Task Flows, Usability, Experience Maps, Responsive UI, Rapid Prototyping, Visual Design, UX Strategy, Mobile UI, UI Style Guides, Mobile Design, B2C, B2B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), Web App Design, Web App UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Color Theory, Mobile-first Design, Web App UX, Banking & Finance, Enterprise SaaS, Social Media, User Experience (UX), UX Design, Dashboard Design, eCommerce UI, eCommerce UX, Dashboards, User Workflows, Workflow, User Onboarding, Brand Identity, eCommerce Design, Design Thinking, Design, Analytics, Data Visualization, Responsive Design, Web UX, Personas, User Flows, Websites, Mobile, Mobile App Design, App Design, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, Style Guides, UX Flows, Ticketing, B2B, Marketplaces, Apps, Event Ticketing, Booking Systems, Mobile eCommerce, Business to Business (B2B), Brand Guidelines, Real Estate, Edtech Design, Education, Experience Design, High-fidelity Mockups, Design Leadership, High-fidelity Prototypes, Information Architecture (IA), Advertising Technology (Adtech), Marketing Technology (MarTech), Photo Editors, Video Editing, Videos, Marketing Design, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing Design, Digital Design, Pitch Decks, Finance, Product Roadmaps, Healthcare Services, Landing Pages, Conversion Rate, Sports Websites, TV Sports, Cricket, Fantasy Sports, Interaction Design (IxD), Best Practices in Design, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Complex Web Systems, Logo Design, Color Palettes, Web, Adobe Photoshop, Journey Mapping, Software as a Service (SaaS), Presentation Design, Presentations, Visual Storytelling, Storytelling, WordPress

Creative Head

2001 - 2006
Urbaneye Media
  • Led a team of designers to deliver multiple overseas projects for clients in the US, UK, and Australia.
  • Developed, implemented, and monitored quality standards across communication materials.
  • Designed interactive marketing campaigns for international clients.
  • Communicated ideas and strategies effectively to all project stakeholders.
Technologies: Web UI, Web UX Design, Digital Product Design, Visual Design, UX Strategy, UX Leadership, Mobile Design, B2C, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), B2B2C, Web Design, User Experience (UX), UX Design, Design, Mobile, Ticketing, Real Estate, Edtech Design, Experience Design, Marketing Design, Digital Marketing Design, Digital Design, Pitch Decks, Interaction Design (IxD), Best Practices in Design, Logo Design, Color Palettes, Web, Adobe Photoshop
1995 - 1999

Bachelor's Degree in Commerce

Mumbai University - Mumbai, India

JULY 2011 - PRESENT

Certified Usability Analyst

Human Factors International

Tools

Figma, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision, Photo Editors, CV Builder, Zeplin

Languages

Visual Design Language

Platforms

Music Streaming, Mobile, Android, Web, iOS, WordPress

Industry Expertise

Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Education, Consumer Products, Sports

Other

App UI, Web UX Design, Mobile UI, Digital Product Design, Web UI, UI Design, Information Architecture (IA), Fintech, Mobile UX, UX Leadership, Product Design, Music Players, Rapid Prototyping, Responsive Design, User Experience (UX), UX Design, UX Strategy, Visual Design, Brand Design, UI Style Guides, Mobile UX Design, UX Process, Prototyping, Branding, User Interface (UI), Mobile App Design, Mobile Design, Web App Design, Web App UX, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, SaaS Design, B2C, Dashboard Design, eCommerce UI, eCommerce Design, App Design, Mobile UI Design, Mobile Apps, Style Guides, UX Flows, Brand Guidelines, Experience Design, Design Leadership, High-fidelity Prototypes, Marketing Design, Digital Design, Interaction Design (IxD), Best Practices in Design, Journey Mapping, Presentation Design, Presentations, Responsive UI, UX Principles, User Research, Usability Analysis, User Personas, Mobile App UI, Personas, Usability, Design Sprints, Experience Maps, Design Systems, Wearables, eCommerce, Web App UI, Color Theory, Mobile-first Design, B2B, B2B2C, eCommerce UX, Design Thinking, Design, Analytics, Customer Research, Responsive Web Apps, Data Visualization, Travel, Booking Systems, Apps, Business to Business (B2B), Story Mapping, Marketplaces, Edtech Design, Advertising Technology (Adtech), Workshops, High-fidelity Mockups, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing Design, Healthcare Services, Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C), Product Roadmaps, Product Requirements Documentation (PRD), Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Conversion Rate, Pitch Decks, Finance, Complex Application User Interfaces (UI), Complex Web Systems, Logo Design, Color Palettes, Tailwind CSS, Software as a Service (SaaS), Visual Storytelling, Storytelling, AI Design, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Web3, Product Management, Product Launch, Web Usability, Usability Testing, Portfolio Management, Software, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Design, Over-the-top Content (OTT), Web UX, Wireframing, Websites, User Flows, Fantasy Sports, Cricket, Sports Websites, TV Sports, Videos, Video Editing, Audience Targeting, User Profiles, User Journey Maps, User Journeys, Dashboards, User Workflows, Workflow, User Onboarding, Task Flows, Brand Identity, UX Branding, UI Branding, HR Tools, Social Media, SaaS, Enterprise SaaS, Mobile eCommerce, Event Ticketing, Ticketing, Marketing Technology (MarTech), Video Calling, Video Conferencing, Virtual Hosts, Video Streaming, Dark UIs, Dark Design, Web UI Design, Landing Page Design, App UX, Shopify Design, Brand Books, Landing Pages, Trade Finance, Financial UX, Financial Data, Financials, DataViz, Data-informed Visual Design, Visualization, Data-driven Dashboards, Web Dashboards, Responsive UX Design, Responsive Layout, Cryptocurrency Wallets

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