Resume

WORK HISTORY

2017

UX Manager

Athena Health

Defining a world class experience for cloud-based services and mobile tools for medical groups and health systems.

2016

UX Director

Zivame

Defining shopping experience across multiple offline and online properties of Zivame. In an effort to build Zivame as a global lingerie destination, we are currently doing a major redesign exercise with heavy focus on brand.

2014

Sr UX Designer

Kaseya

Taking the company’s UX to the next level by redefining the experience on corporate website, e-commerce portal and flagship product. Also contributing to marketing collateral, presentations and team building.

2012

UX Engineer

Cisco

Defining animation & developing high fidelity interactive prototypes in Flash/AS3. Innovating & designing new tools for set-top boxes.

2010

Mobile & Devices Engineer

Adobe

Porting Flash runtimes to mobiles & devices, maintenance of runtimes, testing & certifying devices, enterprise support & troubleshooting.

2007

Software Engineer

Applied  Materials

Development of upgradable device drivers in C++, for a chip manufacturing tool – Endura. Enterprise support & troubleshooting.

EDUCATION

2007

BE, Computer Science

Thapar  University

7.6 GPA (scale of 10)
Held the posts of General Secretary of Creative Computing Society and Convener of Debating Group in Literary Society.

2003

12th (HSC – Science, Maths)

Central  Academy – CBSE

74% aggregate
Built solid foundation of Science.

2001

10th (SSC)

Kendriya  Vidyalaya – CBSE

86% aggregate
Held the post of School Captain.

TRAINING & CONFERENCE

UX India 2016 – Hyderabad, India

A 3 days conference, October 2016
Take a look at My Key Takeaways
or visit UX India 2016

UX India 2015 – Bangalore, India

A 3 days conference, October 2015
Visit UX India 2015

HFI CXA Track

A 10 days training & certification program, September 2015

  • How to Design for Persuasion, Emotion and Trust (PET design™) – 3 Days
  • The PET Architect – 2 Days
  • How to Design for The Big – User­-Centric Innovation and Strategy – 3 Days
  • How to Support Institutionalisation of a Mature UX Practice – 2 Days

Visit HFI Training Website.

HFI CUA Track

A 10 days training & certification program, October 2012

  • User Experience Foundations – 2 Days
  • User-centered Analysis and Conceptual Design – 3 Days
  • The Science and Art of Effective Web and Application Design – 3 Days
  • Practical Usability Testing – 2 Days

Visit HFI Training Website.

Toolapalooza UX Conference – Cisco, San Jose

October 2013
Presented demos of Free Hand Animation Tool and Express Branding Tool and won the best demo award.

Developer Conference – Cisco, Monte Carlo

December,2013
Presented demos of Free Hand Animation Tool

iExpo Conference – Cisco, Bangalore

National Conference on Sensors – Thapar Univ.

2005
Published & Presented a paper

CERTIFICATION

HFI Certified User Experience Analyst (CXA)

Visit HFI CUA Central to verify.

HFI Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)

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Adobe Certified Expert – Flash

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Adobe Certified Expert – Illustrator

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DESIGN SKILLS

UX Strategy (Research & Plan)

Structural Design (IA & Wire-framing)

Detailed Design (Visual & Interaction)

Usability Testing (Formative & Summative)

TOOLS PROFICIENCY

Illustrator

Balsamiq

Flash

Photoshop

TECHNICAL SKILLS

HTML, CSS

WordPress

Javascript

Analytics (GA, Localytics)

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Best demo award – Cisco, San Jose

Toolapalooza User Experience Conference, 2013
Received best demo award for showcasing Express Branding Tool and Free Hand Animation Tool

Innovation excellence award – Cisco, Bangalore

All Hands Meet, 2013
Awarded for innovative idea and execution of Free Hand Animation Tool that allowed for smooth animation on set-top boxes.

Spot award – Zivame, Bangalore

First Award Ceremony at Zivame, 2016
Awarded for my contribution to conversion optimisation on mobile. Made incremental enhancements to Zivame mobile site in order to optimise the conversion funnel.

Spot award – Kaseya, Bangalore

First Month at Kaseya, 2014
Awarded for my contribution to presentation design for Kaseya Connect 2014. Company’s CEO, CTO and Sr. Engg. Managers were my customers!

One of top 10 apps – Adobe, Bangalore


App Rumble, 2011

Developed an app Slidemaker during this Flash app development contest. My app was selected to be in the Top 10 apps.

Spot awards (twice) – Cisco, Bangalore

Two Nice Days, Jun 2012 & Jan 14
Was awarded for my contribution to Evo Lite, Express Branding Tool & Video on Demand

1st in Game Programming Contest – Thapar Univ.

Intra College Tech Fest, 2004
Developed an impossible to beat tic-tac-toe game in C++.

1st in Elocution Contest – Thapar Univ.

Acumen, 2006
Was a team work. It was parliamentary debate contest(inter-hostel). I was one of the 3 speakers from my team.

TESTIMONIALS

Guruprasad Baskaran

Guruprasad Baskaran Director Engineering – Zivame

Udit is not just excellent at design but also understands the nuances of requirements from the viewpoint of a product manager / business person.

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar Senior Visualizer – Cisco

Udit is a key player in the team. His work is on the forefront of all our Team’s showcases.

Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy CSO – Kaseya

Udit’s attention to detail is excellent, his intuitiveness is incredible and his skills are extremely excellent.

Christie Flanagan

Christie Flanagan VP, Corp. Marketing – Kaseya

Quick turn around. Very happy with his creative work. He manages the process as well which makes things very easy for me.

Tom Hayes

Tom Hayes VP, Product Marketing – Kaseya

Udit’s work was on time and of the highest quality. He offered excellent insight on the task, & was a pleasure to work with.

Jamie Simpson

Jamie Simpson Sr. Engg. Manager – Adobe

Udit is a very committed individual. I can always count on Udit to go that extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

* Designations mentioned are contemporaneous.

Udit Khandelwal