Pushkar Patange, Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Pushkar Patange

Designer in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Member since June 26, 2018
Pushkar is a UX/UI designer with a focus on VR/AR digital experiences. He recently worked on Doom3VR, to be released on PSVR in March 2021. Pushkar has years of design and advertising experience in some of the world’s leading design studios and ad agencies. He is currently working at a world-leading VR/AR gaming studio. His goal is to create the most immersive user experiences in virtual and augmented reality. Pushkar also teaches Data visualization and Human-centred design at a VRAR program.
Pushkar is now available for hire

Employment

  • UX/UI Designer on Doom3VR. UX/UI Designer for VR/AR Games and Business Solutions

    2018 - PRESENT
    Archiact
    • Worked on a UX/UI for Doom3 for PSVR, set to release on 29th March 2021. https://youtu.be/UgrBa7Xzv_o.
    • Designed the UX for VR and AR for business solutions. This included creating the wireframes, personas, and user journeys to help developers, designers, and stakeholders align on the product vision.
    • Crafted the user interface and visual design for a seamless experience. This included rapid prototyping, designing the user interactions, implementing them in Unity3D, and iterating and validating the designs by user testing.
    • User-researched and collected player feedback and prioritized tasks for developers to complete the UX feedback loop. Conducted various types of user research including UX flow, persona, and competition.
    • Designed the UX for VR and AR for game development.
    • Worked on a UX/UI for Doom3 for PSVR, Set to release on 29th March 2021. https://youtu.be/UgrBa7Xzv_o.
    • Shipped successful VR games on Oculus store "Slots in deNile", Ocul.us/39f5HTK & "Deep Space Battle VR."
    Technologies: UI Design, UX Design, Adobe After Effects, Unity3D, InVision, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Human Centered Design and Data Visualization Instructor

    2018 - 2021
    Vancouver Film School, VRAR Dept and Digital Design Dept
    • Taught Data Visualization, Human-centered Design (HCD), and portfolio development courses in the AR/VR development program (Vfs.edu/programs/vrar).
    • Taught an HCD course with a focus on understanding the user and designing a product that will best suit their needs. Provided a foundation for creating experiences that focus on the user’s needs, goals, and behaviors.
    • Created "Data visualization for the VR AR course" from scratch. Worked on the course where students learn how to access data sets and transform them into a visualized and interactive VR/AR experiences.
    • Held a "Portfolio building workshop" guiding students and recent graduates; took a user-centered design approach to portfolios with the goal of getting an interview in the digital design industry.
    • Taught a "Persuasive design Elective Course for Digital design" students that teaches game design principles to help them create habit-forming and persuasive design products.
    Technologies: Presentations, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Creative Suite, Unity3D

Education

  • Master's degree in Digital Media (UX and Product Design)
    2017 - 2018
    Simon Fraser University, Centre For Digital Media - Vancouver, Canada
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Design, Communication, Graphic Design
    1994 - 2000
    Sir JJ Institute of Applied Arts - Mumbai, India

Certifications

  • Web Development with HTML5 & CSS
    JUNE 2017 - PRESENT
    Innosoft
  • Cinema 4d — Advanced 3D Modeling
    MAY 2016 - PRESENT
    Aptech
  • Social Media Marketing
    APRIL 2016 - PRESENT
    Naseba
  • Digital Design
    JANUARY 2016 - PRESENT
    Naseba

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