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Vishnu Mahendran

Vishnu Mahendran

Designer
San Francisco, CA, United States
Member since June 29, 2017
Vishnu is a software engineer turned designer. His journey from “how” things are built to “why” things are built led him to the interesting position of being able to holistically design systems. He has designed products used by world’s leading brands like Sky, MasterCard, Netflix, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and New York Times. Vishnu is also an avid world traveler and food lover.
Vishnu is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Return Path | Smart Alerts
  • Return Path | Campaigns
  • Reel Me In
  • Novell iPrint
  • Univenture
  • Will Work For Food
Employment
  • Product Designer
    2016 - 2016
    Return Path
    • Introduced localization as part of design process by creating a tool to localize mocks.
    • Created wireframes, mocks, interactive prototypes, and micro-interactions for enterprise dashboard tools in agile sprints.
    • Ran usability tests and customer interviews to validate designs with Fortune 500 companies & received positive feedback.
    • Worked on building the design system based on atomic design.
    • Researched and suggested best practices for data visualization.
    Technologies: Sketch, FramerJS, Zeplin
  • UX Team Lead
    2015 - 2016
    University of Michigan - Design Clinic
    • Provided design & stategy consultations to many early startups.
    • Led 4 member team to design & created a roadmap for web based entrepreneur social platform.
    Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Illustrator
Education
  • Master's degree in Human Computer Interaction
    2015 - 2017
    University of Michigan - Michigan
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2010 - 2014
    PSG College of Technology - India
Experience
  • Adobe Illustrator8 years
  • Adobe Photoshop8 years
  • Information Architecture (IA)4 years
  • User Research4 years
  • UI Design4 years
  • Interaction Design (IxD)4 years
  • Framer2 years
  • Sketch 32 years
Tools
  • Sketch 3
  • Framer
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
San Francisco, CA, United States
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