Vatsal Bhushan, Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Vatsal Bhushan

Designer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since June 14, 2022
As an experienced UX designer, Vatsal has been advocating for users while working collaboratively with product managers, designers, researchers, and developers for over seven years. He is adept at using the user-centered design process to craft intuitive and delightful experiences by blending insights from users, technology, brand, and culture. Driven by empathy and curiosity, Vatsal encourages businesses to think differently and help create simple and effective solutions to complex problems.
Vatsal is now available for hire

Employment

  • Senior UX Designer

    2021 - PRESENT
    Trend Micro
    • Curated a design vision for a new unified hybrid-cloud security product (fusion of seven products) by researching complex legacy systems.
    • Analyzed gaps in existing products through competitive analysis, user interviews, and usability sessions; applied findings to design the information architecture schema and user journey flows, leading to a 2x revenue increase.
    • Led the practice for accessible and inclusive design; collaborated with design teams across four countries to build a global design system that exemplifies accessibility.
    Technologies: Figma, Adobe CC, InVision, Balsamiq, UX Design, Web UX Design, UX Flows, UX Strategy, User Stories, Jira, Mobile UX, Web UX, Experience Maps, Interaction Design (IxD), Pitch Decks, Accessible Design, Usability Testing, UX Research, UX Review, Project Planning, Agile UX, Design Thinking, Miro, MURAL, Rapid Prototyping
  • Usability Analyst

    2020 - 2021
    University of Toronto
    • Executed the research, planning, and redesigning of U of T’s future student website for the financial aid and awards team.
    • Conducted multiple stakeholder and user interviews to analyze how the students navigate through the website and what problems they face while searching and applying for the awards.
    • Prototyped and tested both old and new designs for web accessibility and WCAG 2.0 AA compliance.
    Technologies: User Research, UX Strategy, UX Design, Usability Testing, UX Research, Data Research, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Experience Maps, User Flows, Data Flows, Accessible Design, Inclusive Design, WCAG 2, Web Accessibility, Web Usability, Usability Analysis, Project Planning, Rapid Prototyping, Figma, Interactive UX, Interaction Design (IxD)

Education

  • Master's Degree in UX Design
    2019 - 2021
    University of Toronto - Toronto, ON
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
    2010 - 2014
    UPTU - UP, India

Certifications

  • Usability Starts with Accessibility
    MAY 2020 - PRESENT
    Pluralsight
  • UX Research Analysis
    MAY 2020 - PRESENT
    Pluralsight
  • UX Fundamentals
    NOVEMBER 2015 - PRESENT
    Gymnasium

Experience

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

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