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Ravi Shankar

I am a UX Designer with a passion for problem solving and creating user-centric experiences driven by research. I thrive on creating delightful and functional products that resonate with users. Additionally, I leverage my experience as a Web Developer and Video Editor to bring a unique perspective to the design process.

Experience

  • Video Editor, Web Developer and UX Designer

    Freelance

    From May 2021 to Present

    • Heavily focused on UX Design in the past year and collaborated with a mental health professional to design and prototype a landing page, focusing on user experience and branding.
    • Provided video editing services to content creators, ensuring a polished and engaging visual experience.
    • Designed and developed static websites, landing pages, blogs, and portfolios for clients, focusing on responsive design and user-friendly interfaces.
    • Explored independent content creation, honing skills in storytelling and visual communication.
  • Associate Consultant

    Wipro

    Aug 2017 to May 2021

    • Contributed to the front-end development of over 40 responsive applications using SAPUI5 for a Top 10 Fortune 500 company in the petroleum industry.
    • Created intuitive dashboards and visualizations for plant performance and KPIs, ensuring optimal user experience and data-driven decision-making.
    • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and design user-centric solutions.
    • Developed tools and processes for streamlined deployments of VMs, docker containers, and Kubernetes clusters as part of an internal CoE team.

Skills and Tools

  • UX Design Skills

    With a strong passion for creating seamless and intuitive user experiences, I bring a diverse skillset to the table. My expertise lies in

    • User Research (Interviews, Surveys)
    • Building robust Information Architecture
    • Wireframing & Prototyping (Figma, Jitter, photoshop and photopea)
    • UI Design (Visual Design, Typography, Design Systems, Web Design, Mobile App Design)
    • Usability Testing & Iteration
    • Rapid Prototyping with HTML, CSS, TailwindCSS and JavaScript frameworks
  • Web Development and Video Editing Skills

    • Web Development (HTML, CSS, JS, TS, TailwindCSS, Astro.js, Svelte, React, SAPUI5, jQuery)
    • Video Editing (DaVinci Resolve, After Effects)
    • Middleware/API Creation (Cloudflare Workers)

Education

B.Tech in Electronics and Communication

VIT University, Vellore

From June 2013 to May 2017