Kumar Gaurav, Designer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Kumar Gaurav

Verified Expert  in Design

Designer

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Toptal Member Since
October 9, 2018

With 12+ years of diverse experience, Kumar has tackled complex challenges with sharp business acumen and user-centric design. He translates user needs into innovative solutions that align with business goals. Kumar's leadership fosters collaboration and high-performing teams. Beyond technical mastery, he offers unwavering dedication, honesty, and a relentless pursuit of quality. Kumar anticipates challenges, finds creative solutions, and continuously learns.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Director of Design

2020 - 2023
The Verloop.io
  • Focused on building a highly talented design team that is skilled, collaborative, adaptive, and humble.
  • Encouraged and improved the team's internal and external collaboration.
  • Helped team members advance in their roles and carve paths to the next step on the ladder.
  • Aligned the team with product vision and built design processes to achieve efficiency and product design focus.
Technologies: Figma, Product Design, Chatbots, Chatbot Conversation Design, UX Research

Principle Product Designer

2019 - 2020
Embibe
  • Built an exceptionally talented and product-focused design team of 6+ designers in just six months.
  • Led consumer design initiatives for 5+ million monthly active users.
  • Designed products for multiple platforms—web, mobile, tablet, and TV.
Technologies: Adobe Experience Design (XD), Figma, Product Design, UX Research

Senior User Experience Designer

2016 - 2018
GreyOrange Robotics
  • Solved a complex design problem of a warehouse by automation using an amalgamation of bot and software, which used to be a manual operation at length.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams and global teams.
  • Assisted developers in achieving the perfect design outcome.
  • Conducted user research in several warehouses to study user behavior and working mental models.
  • Designed dashboards and mobile partner tools to gain a higher success rate in solving problems.
Technologies: Principle, Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, Design Leadership, Design Systems, Web, Mobile, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Cross-functional Collaboration, Consumer Products, Product Design, Mobile Design, UX Research

Lead User Experience Designer

2016 - 2018
BYJUS - The Learning App
  • Hired, mentored, and led a highly talented design team.
  • Designed products for responsive websites, Android, iOS, and tablets.
  • Awarded as the best app of the year in 2016 by Google Play awards.
  • Managed the work in agile mode, streamlined the design process, and built a system for efficient and productive results.
Technologies: Principle, Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Design Leadership, Design Systems, Web, Mobile, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Cross-functional Collaboration, Consumer Products, Product Design, Mobile Design, UX Research

Assistant Manager | Design

2015 - 2016
Genpact
  • Designed big data web apps for high-ticket clients like Disney, McDonald's, etc.
  • Learned a lot about data analytics and the big data industry.
  • Worked on sentiment analysis dashboard to gage the sentiment of people of a product on social platforms.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Web, Cross-functional Collaboration, Product Design

Senior User Experience Designer

2015 - 2015
Capital Float
  • Designed an Android and IOS app for investors to keep track of the money they have invested. Also, the vision was to make this app an online marketplace for lenders and borrowers in phase two. This helped lenders in finding prospects looking for investment and for borrowers to find investors to apply for investment.
  • Designed an internal dashboard for the company to keep track of a borrowers loan application across their internal teams for checking and filling borrowers before they take final call for disbursal of loan.
  • Designed user experience, user interface, and visual design.
  • Worked on the company website to redesign the whole experience.
  • Performed user research methods like user interviews to understand users psychology and their behaviour pattern which eventually helps in designing the experience better.
Technologies: Zeplin, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Design Leadership, Design Systems, Web, Mobile, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Cross-functional Collaboration, Consumer Products, Product Design, Mobile Design, UX Research

Assistant Manager | Design

2014 - 2015
American Express
  • Worked with across region clients and product managers.
  • Worked on one of the best CMS for events i.e Cvent.
  • Worked on HTML and CSS.
  • Designed micro-sites for clients.
Technologies: Microsoft PowerPoint, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Cvent, Web, Cross-functional Collaboration, Product Design

User Experience Designer

2011 - 2014
Infiniti Research
  • Worked on the company website to redesign the whole experience.
  • Designed an online B2B networking platform for companies to connect with each other and use their business network to grow their business.
  • Designed an online B2B events platform on which users can see the list of B2B events and show their interest in joining them.
  • Worked with their clients as well like Nokia on their app which was used by millions of users in India.
  • Designed style guide for their B2B networking website.
  • Gained expertise in HTML and CSS.
Technologies: WordPress, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Web, Mobile, Cross-functional Collaboration, Product Design
2010 - 2013

Bachelor of Science Degree in Animation and Multimedia

Arena—Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) - Bangalore, India

JULY 2021 - PRESENT

Leading Organisations and Change

MIT Sloan School of Management

JANUARY 2016 - PRESENT

User Experience Design Fundamentals

Udemy

MAY 2014 - PRESENT

User Experience (UX): The Ultimate Guide to Usability

Udemy

Tools

Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), InVision App, Zeplin, Principle, Microsoft PowerPoint

Platforms

Web, Mobile, MacOS, WordPress, iOS, Android

Industry Expertise

Consumer Products, Restaurants & Dining, Investments, Hotels & Lodging, Logistics

Languages

HTML, CSS

Other

App UX, Interaction Design (IxD), Information Architecture (IA), User Flows, UX Analysis, Mobile UX, Prototyping, Interface Design, UX Prototyping, Mobile App Design, User Interviews, Product Design, User Experience (UX), User Research, User Interface (UI), Android App Design, iOS App Design, Web Design, App Design, UI Design, UX Design, Dashboard Design, User Journeys, Web App Design, B2C, Low-fidelity Prototypes, Strategy, Product Growth, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Design Leadership, Design Systems, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Cross-functional Collaboration, Chatbots, Chatbot Conversation Design, Mobile Design, UX Research, Visual Design, Leadership, Early-stage Startups, Edtech Design, Learning Management Systems (LMS), B2B, Cvent, K-12 Education, Funnel Analysis, Redesign, Branding, UI Style Guides, Responsive Web Apps, Fintech, Finance, Investment Banking, Automation, Contextual Design, Android Material Design, Robotics, Supply Chain, User Testing, Car Rental, Framer, Gamification, Mobile UI, Design, Human-centered Design (HCD)

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