Manoj has nearly a decade of design experience, including print, web, and user interface design, and user experience design for web, mobile, and enterprise applications. He is an expert in human-computer interactions and user-centered design methodologies.
Managed the complete visual design for the corporate internal portal based on SharePoint Modern UI. Closely collaborated with the engineering team for detailing and timely quality deliverables. Clean UI, rich content, and iconography were some of the highlights.
Designed the information architecture and high-fidelity wireframes defining interactions and advanced search capabilities for a web-based reporting tool that provides an efficient platform for data collection.
Worked on the overall user experience of a property management tool for both web and mobile (iOS and Android). It is a highly integrated tool that provides an intelligent platform for property owners, managers, and service providers to manage, track, and record multiple tasks and related costs for the smooth and efficient functioning of property maintenance. Additional features include monthly reports, task reminders and live chat with partners.
Identified scenarios, and created personas and task flows for different use cases. Created wireframes and visual designs with interactions. Closely collaborated with developers for timely deliverables.
HUL (Hindustan Unilever Ltd (Consulting from Altimetrik India Pvt Ltd)
Closely worked with the product manager, worked bottom up on remodeling the existing legacy system with improved user experience and effective user interactions. Introduced real-time material resource order tracking and live collaboration among respective stakeholders across departments for an internal web application tool to identify requirements to allocate, track, collaborate and manage material resources for personal care products and consumer goods across multiple departments including production, packaging, distribution, marketing, promotions, and finance.
Contributed primarily on payments, payroll, and customer support (CARE) initiatives, with my contribution towards bringing new user-centric features receiving high regards from customers who appreciated the effectiveness of the latest features that saved a lot of time, effort and money in their day to day business communications and transactions.
Worked on a highly configurable ERP capability product for distributors. When the existing inventory management system needed an upgrade in a highly competitive market, his role was to reinvent the wheel for the existing customers and for the potential users.
Conducted interviews with existing customers and taking surveys from potential users, his research brought great insights that defined the path for the future of the product. Strategic approach keeping both business and technology in mind, he brought new concepts and ideas on the table that redefined the overall performance of the product to a new level of competence.
Provided quick onboarding, simple yet effective data management, live tracking, and real-time invoicing built a completely new level of confidence among users.
Connected banking products and services through one seamless web interface where the users were able to compare their choices in terms of risks, benefits, and returns.
Achieved simple and effective user interface and design architecture that enabled the best experience for the users of a single mobile application that powers multiple bank accounts merging multiple banking features, seamless fund routing and merchant payments under one hood. It also caters to the "Peer to Peer" collect request which can be scheduled and paid as per requirement and convenience.
Designed graphic elements for multiple products/projects as and when required.
Provided estimation for each design task and complete it within deadlines.
Discussed ideas and concepts over sketches and layout models through wireframes using the required tools and design software.
Decided and worked on the right tool to produce the required visual effects.
Developed storyboards for interactive and digital products.
Supervised and guided other designers through different phases of the design and development process.
Established guidelines and specifications for other designers to follow.
Created and shared design assets with the development team for production.
Collaborated with stakeholders to understand and evaluate content and design requirements to meet their requirements.
Executed strong interaction design, visual design principles, and created a responsive design.
Worked closely with other teams to arrive at conclusions across multiple levels of the design process.
Technologies: SketchUp, Adobe Premiere Pro, Interaction Design (IxD), Visual Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
Senior UI/UX Specialist
2015 - 2015
Built the complete B2B web experience where users can view products, compare prices, manage orders and pay online in a seamless way. The experience was built thoroughly through field research talking to various vendors, business partners, and customer needs. The website was able to fulfill orders for both small and large scale construction material requirements.
Translated concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences for constructcart.com eCommerce website (now msupply.com).
Collected necessary information, organize and design the overall experience through page layout and flow of the website.
Collaborated with other team members and stakeholders to develop graphics, content, and interactions.
Facilitated product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, storyboarding, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for the product.
Designed and delivered wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for web, tablet, and mobile devices, and interfaces.
Decided on the site architecture and determine both software and hardware requirements.
Conducted quality tests and identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
Made strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
Took a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate designs.
Technologies: Interaction Design (IxD), Visual Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
Group Head (Creative) - Digital
2013 - 2015
Pixel Mavericks Pvt Ltd
Supervised and led the graphic designing team (3 teams each consisting of 8 members).
Contributed to conceptualization, wireframing and visual design for web, mobile and iPad applications.
Analyzed and planned the framework of design according to the laid-out concept and established specifications of the project.
Utilized a design-based innovation approach to solve customer challenges.
Ensured that the delivered products or services adhere to the policies and standards of the company.
Delegated job responsibilities among junior team members and oversee that quality work is being completed within the deadline.
Oversaw page layout and production of digital magazines.
Oversaw that new techniques and processes are used to provide the best quality of designs.
Trained and mentored junior designers and entry-level entrants.
Reviewed and approved designs, artwork, photography, and graphics developed by the design team.
Kept up with the latest techniques and procedures used in designs.
Suggested new ways of improving the quality of designs and other project issues.
Designed and decided on templates (fonts, colors, layout, images) to apply for each magazine.
Assisted the team members to choose the right style, attractive graphics, images, and other visual elements to adapt them according to the objectives of the project.
Worked in collaboration with colleagues across different departments.
Conceptualized and visualized magazine (digital version) cover art and animation.
Created advertising or media campaign, and coordinated the work of other artistic or design staff.