Bilal is a product designer with a mix of engineering mindset and critical design thinking. He loves exercising prototyping skills in his work. He values a data-informed approach, which is quintessential to balancing one's intuition, and he believes in more of a process-driven design approach, which is yet to become commonplace.
Mentored UI/UX design skills---students can learn with the help of an expert mentor (in this case, me) through our unique online courses. They master the techniques they need to design stunning web and mobile products.
Technologies: Design, Course, Nanodegree
Senior Product Designer
2014 - 2016
Built a skilled product design team, as a senior product designer at India’s biggest eCommerce marketplace with more than 80 million users.
Designed frameworks for discovery, engagement, growth, and retention for Flipkart’s mobile app and desktop experience.
Helped Practo build their patient facing product among their suite of healthcare products, which soon became India’s go-to health app. I designed the first cut of the Android app as well as the web experience.
Technologies: Healthcare, Web, iOS, Android
2013 - 2013
Assisted with various tasks for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cell, a setup that nurtures early-stage ventures through their journey from start to scale, and enable this through design. Entrepreneurs, mentors, researchers and academicians come together to create an inspiring environment for new ideas and action. Deep interaction between the theory and practice of entrepreneurship brings the best out of both, creating unique synergies. This place has been an active catalyst in the growth of Indian startup eco-system since 2002.
Flipkart, India’s leading eCommerce marketplace, questioned why they were losing customers and asked themselves: How do you build a loyal customer base, increase engagement and solve the issue of app uninstalls? What behaviors should be studied to come up with a winning solution? The answer lay in designing a habit-forming experience.
Nanodegree in Product Design
2015 - 2016
Google - Udacity
Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science