For independent music producers, commercial release of work includes accessing crucial copyright information of sounds they sample. The current process involves several points of friction through unreliable communication channels that drastically reduce user success.
How can this problem be solved?
SAMPLR is a concept for an application that uses audio recognition to empower independent music producers by facilitating communicating key copyright information and easy communication channels to copyright holders.
My research was focused towards understanding the current audio sample clearance process to identify potential obstacles. Then, my design approach was to integrate the application's features into a producer's workflow through visual and interaction design.
Twisualize is an experimental data visualization of Tweets as opinions on various topics based on research studies.
RIT's MyCourses is a high traffic website used by students, instructors & staff. Students visit the site everyday to access crucial course information such as readings, assignments, dropbox submissions & grades.
User surveys and design research helped in identifying the current design's usability issues.
Therefore, my design direction was focused on enabling instant access to weekly course materials, facilitating smooth out of classroom communication while representing RIT as one of the leading innovative technical institutions of the country
Over the summer of 2016, I had the chance to work as a product design intern on the LastPass team at LogMeIn in Boston. The experience provided me a wonderful opportunity to learn, about the product design methodology in a SaaS environment, and further contribute to projects through information architecture, sketching, wireframing, visual/ interaction design and user testing. Work available upon request
Humane is a concept for a social application that would increase visibility and scope of action towards global human right violations by improving communication channels between victims, activists and non-governmental organizations
In terms of design, my focus was towards interaction design with a focus on micro-interactions that both meaningful and delightful
An animation about the Iroquois creation story for the Rochester Museum & Science Center.
The creation story is one of the classic stories passed down from one generation to the other through personal narrations from elders. My direction was to focus on simulating a personal narration while also giving basic information about the confederacy and its constituents. I chose a loose illustration style as such stories are given a new dimension as they're passed over generations.
The illustrations were made in illustrator, animated in After Effects and edited in Premier
Voice narration: Sean Beckett
Tennis is a sport that has spread all around the world. Top players come from different parts of the world and
have their own unique style and strategy.
Yet, there are very few options for lovers of the sport to enjoy products their favorite players use. Majority of tennis equipment is bought from major sports warehouses which offer a limited choice of products and guidance.
TNNS is a concept store dedicated to help customers purchase their perfect racquet through interactive features such as the 'Racquet Finder'.Such features help customers shortlist racquets in a matter of seconds and saves them the pain of dealing with boring technical information.Understanding the increasing interest for fashion on the circuit, it also features latest designer apparel worn by your favorite players!
'Exploration Station' is a concept TV channel that encourages travelling and exploration by covering unique places across the globe.
My approach to the animation was to capture the essence of the first hand experience of a traveler. Therefore, I used images from my trip to the Himalayan region. Townships sprinkled over a vast, misty landscape brought out the beauty of the region.
The logo was rendered in Cinema4d, compositions put together in Photoshop & animated in After Effects
Print work from different class projects. All pictures and design assets made over the past year