I have a Bachelors in Design from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad with a specialisation in Visual Communication, and Masters in Design with a specialisation in Interaction Design from IDC, IIT Bombay
During my bachelors, I went on a semester exchange to Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
In 2018, I competed in IndiaSkills - a series of city, district, state, regional and national level competitions organized by the Govt. of India for the category of Graphic Design. As an outcome of excelling in these competitions, I was selected to represent India at the international 45th WorldSkills Competition held in Kazan, Russia in 2019.
For my training, I was sent to countries like Abu Dhabi, Italy & Russia to train under industry experts from around the globe. At the final competition, among 63 participating countries, I proudly bagged a Bronze medal for India.
I am currently working as a designer at Microsoft R&D, Bangalore with the People's Team. We work on Contact & Group management across all Microsoft Apps
Along with completing my Graduation project as a 6 month internship at Samsung Research, Bangalore I also went on to continue working there as a Designer for 2 years. At Samsung, my role included working with the On Device AI Team on core Samsung apps.
For my summer internship at IDC, I interned with Google with the NBU Ads Team where I worked on a live project for Google Merchants
I have also worked on multiple projects as an independent freelance designer.
Previously, I have been invited as a speaker for two TEDx events - TEDx @ Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology and TEDx @ Siddaganga Institute of Technology
I have spoken at various events hosted by NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) as well as organisations like FICCI
I have also given a talk at SRM, Chennai and had a live session with Baatein, NID
In 2023, I was selected from more than 70 applications of past WorldSkills Competitors to be a volunteer member of the WorldSkills Champions Trust. The 11 members of the trust act as young voices in the organisation, volunteering to advocate for the importance of vocational skills and training programs. The work also involves speaking at conferences and interactions with delegates, governments officials, policy makers and sponsors from across the globe.