Skand Bhandarkar, Designer in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Skand Bhandarkar

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Designer

Location
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Toptal Member Since
August 16, 2019

Skand is the winner of Design4India Award 2018, presented by Adobe and Facebook in the Web category. He has been working in the design field for the past 13 years, with nine years in the UX/UI field. Skand specializes in user interfaces, wireframing, and prototyping. He has worked with companies like HP, Paramount Pictures, and Avis Car Rental. Skand has designed complete web, social, and print identities for clients worldwide.

Portfolio

Work Experience

WordPress Designer (via Toptal)

2024 - 2024
IMDS Experts Inc.
  • Designed the website to offer IMDS-related courses.
  • Designed a web app for IMDS and similar tools for report generation.
  • Animated a video showing the Flow features using Figma photoshop and Adobe After Effects.
Technologies: WordPress, eCommerce, UI Design, Branding, B2B, UX Design, Figma, After Effects CC, Logo Design

WordPress Developer

2024 - 2024
TopLateral
  • Did thorough research of the top job portals and firms related to law.
  • Designed the complete flow and resolved various pain points.
  • Implemented the design in a WordPress website using an Elementor page builder and ACF Pro (Advanced Custom Fields).
Technologies: Web Design, WordPress, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), UX Design, UI Design, Logo Design

WordPress Web Designer and Developer

2022 - 2023
battleface, Inc
  • Worked with the team to design landing pages and code them using Elementor and Bootstrap.
  • Designed and developed a document management library based on WordPress.
  • Created and developed a React-based WordPress plugin for the search of documents.
  • Worked on rebranding the website and designed and developed the elements library to be used in various sections.
Technologies: WordPress, Web Design, Websites, Landing Pages, Landing Page Design, Figma, Elementor, Bootstrap, React, Angular, Prototyping, eCommerce, eCommerce UX, On-page SEO, Adobe Creative Suite, Digital Design, Visual Design, Website Redesign, Content Management Systems (CMS), Landing Page Optimization, Development, Layout, Web UI Design, Google SEO, MySQL, UI Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web, Blog Design, Blogs, WordPress Design, Responsive UI, Newsfeeds, Design Systems, WordPress Theme Design, Design, Web Development, Organic SEO, Front-end Development

WordPress Web Designer and Developer

2022 - 2023
Battleface
  • Designed and developed the new FAQs page, ensuring its consistency and ease of use site-wide.
  • Helped in the preparation and implementation of a new style guide.
  • Contributed to the UI and UX design and development of various aspects of the website.
Technologies: WordPress, Web Design, Websites, Landing Pages, Landing Page Design, Figma, PSD to WordPress, UX Design, UI Design, UX Strategy, Elementor, Layout Design, Angular, Prototyping, eCommerce, eCommerce UX, On-page SEO, Adobe Creative Suite, Digital Design, Visual Design, Website Redesign, Content Management Systems (CMS), Landing Page Optimization, Development, Layout, Web UI Design, Google SEO, MySQL, UI Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web, Blog Design, Blogs, WordPress Design, Responsive UI, Newsfeeds, WordPress Theme Design, Design, Web Development, Front-end Development

Website Manager, Designer, and Developer

2021 - 2022
Applied Materials
  • Conducted the website consultation for the best possible platform and storage solution for the website.
  • Completed a UX audit of the existing website. Pointed out the pain points and the areas of improvement.
  • Designed and developed the website based on the findings of the UX audit.
  • Connected the website with various platforms like Google Analytics, Salesforce, and Google Sheets.
Technologies: WordPress, Figma, Google Analytics, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Responsive Web Design (RWD), PSD to WordPress, UX Design, UI Design, UX Strategy, Elementor, Layout Design, UX Wireframes, Prototyping, On-page SEO, PowerPoint Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Graphic Design, Digital Design, Visual Design, Website Redesign, Content Management Systems (CMS), Professional Services, Landing Page Optimization, Development, Web UX Design, B2B, Web UI Design, Google SEO, MySQL, Pharmaceuticals, UI Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web, Blog Design, Video Processing, Animated Explainer Videos, Animated Videos, Blogs, WordPress Design, Web Marketing, Responsive UI, Leadership, Design Systems, WordPress Theme Design, Design, Web Development, Organic SEO, Email Design, Landing Page Design, Presentation Design

Creative Director

2013 - 2022
eLEOPARD Design Studios Pvt
  • Worked closely with the content creator team to develop the launch strategy of the new products.
  • Handled market research for new projects and worked on the design and web footprint strategies for product launches on the web.
  • Collaborated with teammates on brand guidelines, web experience, and marketing assets.
  • Directed and assisted the animation team with various training videos and the company's showreel.
  • Led the team with the print and social assets of the company.
  • Prepared the knowledge and asset-sharing strategy to minimize the reworks on various commonly-used assets.
Technologies: Mobile Applications, User Interface (UI), WordPress, InVision, Figma, User Experience (UX), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Branding, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UI Design, UX Strategy, Elementor, PowerPoint Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, Graphic Design, Digital Design, Visual Design, WooCommerce, Content Management Systems (CMS), Professional Services, Webflow, Agency Websites, Development, Drop Shipping, Shopify, Retail & Wholesale, Web UX Design, Advertising, Wireframing, Web UI Design, UI Development, Web, Fintech Design, Video Processing, Animated Explainer Videos, Animated Videos, Brand Strategy, Responsive UI, Leadership, Design Systems, WordPress Theme Design, Design, Web Development, Landing Page Design, Presentation Design, Logo Design

Lead Designer and Developer

2019 - 2020
Paragon Security
  • Helped the client with the UX and UI of their employee hiring web app. The project was based on Kendo UI. I worked both in the UX, UI, and front-end code.
  • Created the UX and UI for the client's loading dock app. The app enabled companies to log the entrance and exit times of the employees and guests visiting. These entries were then available as reports for the company security to view.
  • Performed the WordPress development for the client's company website. Did a complete development of the website from scratch based on the older design.
  • Re-coded the entire website to bring down the size of website files from 1GB to just under 150MB.
  • Worked on improving the performance and speed of the website by implementing various SEO tools and guidelines. Worked on image optimization to increase the speed as well.
Technologies: Kendo UI, WordPress, Figma, Photoshop CC, Web Design, Angular, Product Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), PSD to WordPress, UX Design, UI Design, UX Strategy, Elementor, Layout Design, Interaction Design (IxD), UX Wireframes, Responsive Web Apps, User Journeys, Prototyping, User Scenarios, On-page SEO, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, Digital Design, Visual Design, Website Redesign, Content Management Systems (CMS), Professional Services, Development, Retail & Wholesale, Web UX Design, B2B, Web UI Design, Google SEO, UI Development, Web, Blog Design, Blogs, WordPress Design, Landing Pages, Responsive UI, Leadership, WordPress Theme Design, Design, Web Development, Organic SEO, Front-end Development

Lead Designer and Developer

2019 - 2019
Sun Trans Corp
  • Researched the client's provided idea and created a relevant set of logos, out of which the client selected the final one.
  • Worked on the UX and UI website based on the initial meeting. Presented the client with two samples, and he finalized one of them.
  • Designed social profiles based on the website UI. Created matching profile banners and profile images for the client's Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages.
  • Worked on the WordPress website for the client based on the design. Due to time constraints, the website was finished in under 24 hours.
Technologies: Illustrator CC, Figma, Photoshop CC, Web Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UI Design, Elementor, Layout Design, Prototyping, On-page SEO, Adobe Creative Suite, Visual Design, Content Management Systems (CMS), Development, Retail & Wholesale, Web UX Design, B2B, Web UI Design, MySQL, Responsive UI, Design, Web Development, Logo Design

UX/UI Designer

2012 - 2013
Tata Consultancy Services
  • Brainstormed and designed the user flows for various apps.
  • Designed visuals for marketing of various products of the company.
  • Produced various videos based on screencast and voiceovers for marketing the products to potential clients.
  • Developed the strategy and designed the company's quarterly magazine.
Technologies: Mobile Applications, User Interface (UI), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Branding, Product Design, Adobe After Effects, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UX Design, UI Design, UX Strategy, PowerPoint Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Advertising, Wireframing, Web UI Design, Video Processing, Responsive UI, Design, Presentation Design
2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research - India

FEBRUARY 2018 - APRIL 2019

Growth Driven Design

HubSpot

JANUARY 2017 - FEBRUARY 2018

Inbound Marketing

HubSpot

Tools

Photoshop CC, Figma, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Premiere Pro, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Illustrator CC, Google Analytics, Pardot, Google Webmaster Tools, Visual Studio, Infusionsoft, After Effects CC

Platforms

WordPress, WooCommerce, Web, Mobile, WordPress Theme Design, Webflow, Shopify, Salesforce, Firebase, Android, iOS

Industry Expertise

Professional Services, Retail & Wholesale, Advertising, Real Estate, Consumer Products, Pharmaceuticals

Languages

HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript

Other

Web UX, Award-winning, Responsive UI, WordPress Design, Landing Page Design, WordPress Themes, PSD to WordPress, Product Design, Bootstrap, User Interface (UI), Mobile Applications, Web Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Websites, Landing Pages, UX Design, UI Design, UX Strategy, Elementor, Layout Design, UX Wireframes, Responsive Web Apps, Prototyping, Web App Design, eCommerce, Digital Design, Visual Design, Website Redesign, Content Management Systems (CMS), Landing Page Optimization, Agency Websites, Development, Web UX Design, Wireframing, Layout, B2B, Web UI Design, MySQL, UI Development, Blog Design, Video Processing, Blogs, Leadership, Direct to Consumer (D2C), Design Leadership, Design Systems, Design, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Mobile UI Design, Web Development, Mockups, Organic SEO, Front-end Development, Responsive, eCommerce UI, Newsfeeds, Interactive Prototypes, Branding, User Experience (UX), User Flows, App UI, Angular, Ionic 4, Interaction Design (IxD), User Journeys, User Scenarios, eCommerce UX, On-page SEO, PowerPoint Design, Graphic Design, Drop Shipping, Google SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Fintech Design, Animated Explainer Videos, Animated Videos, Web Marketing, Brand Strategy, Journey Mapping, Email Design, Presentation Design, Logo Design, App UX, WebApp, Modular Design, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), Philanthropy, Web UI, Print Media, Social Media Design, Style Guides, Hybrid Apps, Hybrid Frameworks, Kendo UI, Ionic, React, HubSpot, HubSpot CRM, React Native, Accessibility, Responsive Design, HTML Email, Newsletters, SaaS Design, Mobile UI, .NET, ASP.NET, Material Design, Fashion Styling, Fashion Design

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