Kamakshi Madankumar, Designer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Kamakshi Madankumar

Verified Expert  in Design


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Toptal Member Since
June 16, 2021

Kamakshi is a senior product designer with over 16 years of experience delivering user-centered solutions for various clients (including enterprise and startups) in healthcare, eCommerce/retail, social networking, e-learning, and human resource. She has experience working as an integral part of product teams right from idea conception to deployment. Kamakshi is passionate about improving the lives of others through design and joined Toptal to find projects where design has a real-life impact.


Work Experience

Product Designer

2020 - PRESENT
Lee & Max Experience Design
  • Gathered design requirements based on discussions with the client and their internal teams.
  • Conducted user research for gathering insights and mapped them to design solutions.
  • Created user stories, personas, user journey maps, and empathy maps.
  • Designed wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and the MVP.
  • Interacted with clients and drafted the product roadmap in order to understand what the product design was meant to achieve.
  • Collected feedback about primary product designs and made changes according to client feedback.
  • Reached out to prospective clients using online platforms and other mediums.
Technologies: Figma, Miro, Notion, Slack, Discord, Web Design, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Human-centered Design (HCD), Design Leadership, Usability, Mobile App Design, Graphic Design

Product Designer | Founder

2019 - PRESENT
Park Agro Enterprises
  • Gathered design requirements based on information from internal teams and user research.
  • Created a design for an eCommerce platform that sells organic and agricultural produce in India.
  • Managed the product throughout the product lifecycle—gathering and prioritizing customer requirements and defining the product vision.
  • Identified and analyzed how the product will satisfy market needs and customer preferences.
  • Created user stories, personas, user journey maps, and empathy maps.
  • Coordinated with other design and development team members to ensure consistent and accurate communication.
  • Presented product design ideas to team and stakeholders.
  • Built the brand identity guide for the web and social media.
Technologies: Figma, Miro, Zoom, Stakeholder Management, User Journey Maps, Marketplaces, Graphic Design

Product Designer

2021 - 2023
Accolite Digital
  • Spearheaded user research initiatives, gathering feedback from key stakeholders and end-users to inform the product's design and ensure a user-centric approach.
  • Oversaw a team of designers, providing mentorship, guidance, and conducting regular design critiques to elevate the overall design quality and foster professional growth.
  • Initiated and facilitated design workshops to foster creativity and innovation within the design team, leading to the generation of groundbreaking ideas and patent applications.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams, including product managers and engineers, to define product requirements and ensure seamless design integration into the platform.
  • Maintained a design system and style guide to establish design consistency across the product, leading to improved user understanding and increased efficiency in design implementation.
  • Conducted usability tests, iterating on design solutions to optimize user experience.
  • Performed competitive analysis and market research, identifying opportunities for product differentiation and guiding the product roadmap.
  • Conducted regular design audits and user feedback sessions to improve the product's user experience and effectively address pain points.
  • Received recognition and accolades from clients and industry peers for the product's exceptional design and positive impact.
  • Developed intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces, streamlining the user journey.
Technologies: Low-fidelity Prototypes, Human-centered Design (HCD), Design Thinking, Usability Testing, High-fidelity Mockups, Market Research, Digital Transformation, Design Leadership, Usability, Mobile App Design, Fintech, Graphic Design

Project Engineer

2004 - 2006
  • Worked with the design team to create UIs for enterprise projects.
  • Communicated effectively with project managers regarding project requirements, change requests, and iterations.
  • Worked with HTML and CSS and for achieving cross-browser compatability.
  • Reviewed deliverables and took appropriate corrective actions.
Technologies: User Interface (UI), HTML, CSS, Adobe Photoshop
2019 - 2020

Diploma in Digital Product Design

Xperian School - Hyderabad, India

2000 - 2004

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology

Sri Venkateshwara College Of Engineering - Chennai, India


Product Design Intensive Diploma


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