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A little about me

chandan chaurasia

I am UI / UX / Web Designer born and raised in Birgunj, currently based in Kathmandu, Nepal with more than 7 years of Web and User Interface Design experience.

I am fueled by passion about how User Empathy is envisioned with simplicity in Design Thinking Process. I add Delightful User Experience through Human Centered Design.

My self learned skills, engineering background and years of design experiences has allowed me to take ideas and concepts from prototype to working delightful products. I am also a mentor with leadership ability and supportive quality fostering great relationship with newbies, team as well as clients.

Apart from design and technology, I enjoy and spend time drawing, sketch, write articles for my blog, read and collect books, study Aryurveda by self as well as research and do various techniques of meditation.

Also, I love to learn new languages. Presently, I can speak English, Nepali, Bhojpuri, Maithili, Hindi and basic Tamil (read and write too).

Interests

Currently, I’m interested in creative applications of technology in the social and environment sector. I am trying my best spreading awareness regarding environment and climate using web and social media via Birgunj City page.

My Skills

User Experience (UX)

  • Research Methods
  • Personas and User Stories
  • Use Cases
  • Journey / Experience Mapping
  • Storyboards
  • Information Architecture & Sitemap
  • Wireframes

Design

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe XD
  • InVision
  • Balsamiq
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Gravit Designer

Engineering

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JS Libraries
  • Wordpress
  • GitHub
  • Netlify

General

  • Leadership & Management Skills
  • Mentoring and Teaching Skills
  • Interaction / UX Design
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Visual Design
  • Wordpress
  • GitHub
  • Netlify

My Online Résumé

A creative self learned UI / UX Designer who is adept at visualizing the story that drives the design of the product which results in delightful user experience.

You can download my LinkedIn generated pdf resume from Google Drive

Creative Lead / Creative Director

Dec 2016 - Present

Kathmandu
Nepal

One Platinum Technology
Achievements

Achieved project success by leading the User Experience design, product concept & strategies as well as effective communication with team & client.

Gained alternative methods of efficiency by extensive user and UX research

Met work standards by following productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.

Improved design delivery time & performance by resolving UX problems, operational problems and doing multiple design iterations.

Template UI Designer for Lander

Sep 2018 - Dec 2018

Kathmandu
Remote

Lander, Inc.
Achievements

I worked remotely as the main Creative Template UI Designer for Lander. I worked directly under the CEO and CTO of Lander and designed more than 25 templates that is used by thousands of Lander App users worldwide. In addition, I also designed the DTR feature page of the main Lander website.

Web Development Team Lead

Dec 2015 - Sep 2016

Salem, TN, India

Sona College of Technology Research & Development
Achievements

I designed and developed a web based information portal that runs on Sona College Intranet named as "SonaTimes". This project emphasises on creating unified and single interface with enhanced user experience as well as robust and secure backend for R&D Center admin to manage all the information regarding college circulars, news, upcoming events, hall reservations and contacts management. This project was also submitted to the university as my final year project approved by Research and Development department of Sona College of Technology.

Replacing the old system was indeed a tough task. A thorough User Research was done along with applied UX Research for developing the new web based portal.

Senior User Interface Designer

Aug 2012 - Sep 2013

Kathmandu
Nepal

SoftYantra Pvt Ltd
Achievements

Led design efforts for UI and UX Design and Research tasks related to various websites increasing client satisfaction towards company's work methodology and design practices.

Gained significant proficiency in debugging websites using various debugging tools with major focus on speed and load-time of all web projects.

Delivered satisfaction and happiness with user-centered design solutions in fast paced environment, with quick iterative cycles

Acquired skills in communication and collaboration by working with team on various projects remotely

Web Designer / Web Design Instructor

Sep 2010 - Jul 2012

Kathmandu
Nepal

E-Prabidhi Pvt. Ltd.
Achievements / Accomplishments

Mentored web designers in their projects and ideas from start to finish which helped them secure jobs in various companies

Increased new customer acquisition successfully by redesigning and redeploying the existing company website using HTML5/CSS3 and making it responsive

Excelled in User-Centered Design with focus on needs and limitations of end users of product and services with extensive attention at each stage of the design process.

Gained experience with tools like Google Analytics, Google WebMaster and Google AppEngine to understand the design’s impact ultimately improving Search Engine Optimization skills

Boosted search ranking of company’s institutional arm IT Training Nepal’s website (http://www.ittrainingnepal.com) and outperformed existing top ranking websites in search results

Educated and influenced novice web designers with basics and advanced web technology

Honors and Awards

Best Outgoing International Student by Sona College of Technology

Excellent Academic Performance Award by Sona College of Technology

Silver Jubilee Scholarship by Government of India

Time Person of the Year 2006

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Design Portfolio

These are some of the selected designs that I have done in past couple of years. For details and in depth case studies, please visit my portfolio on Behance.

URL of Behance Portfolio: https://behance.net/kaajoo/

Snarpur App

Concept. User Experience. UI

Snarpur enables professionals in industry to increase business efficiency with individuals who need professionals.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2N2IBaG

GasItUp App

User Flow. Graphics. UI

Gas delivery to your vehicle easily through app.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2S2ysLb

Open Tax Data Portal

User Research. UX. UI

NOTD’s mission is to harness the power of Open Data and empower you to easily access, re-use and share taxation data.

Project URL: http://notd.online

NOTD Logo Design

Graphic Design.

The final logo design for Nepal Open Taxation Data portal.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2LLIwXx

OnePlatinum Technology Homepage

Concept. Direction. User Research.

The final revamp of One Platinum Technology's company website with responsive UI.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/30lj7Iv

MedLine International

Graphics. Logo Design.

The final logo design concept for MedLine International Nepal.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2G0hl7F

DTR Page for Lander App

Web Design. Graphics. UI

The responsive page design of Dynamic Text Replacement features of Lander App, one of the landing page creation web tool.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2orT1mf

Lander Product Launch Template

Template Design. Graphics. User Research.

A template design under category Product for Lander App customers to use.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2JyeUdK

EPrabidhi Nepal Company Website

UI Design. Graphics. Responsive.

Responsive design of EPrabidhi Nepal company website.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/2S7cvdD

Other Projects

Website Design for Non-Profit

UI Design. Graphics. HTML/CSS.

Volunteered for Website design of Gurudwara Guru Nanak Satsang, a Sikh gurudwara located in Birgunj.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/30xGezK

iLearn mobile side project

User Interface. Graphics.

Designed user interface for an iOS app named iLearn as a side project during 3rd year of MCA.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/30x7le0

CyberTalk'15 Poster

GRaphic Design. Print Design.

Promotional poster design for prestigious yearly national level technical symposium CyberTalk held at MCA Department, Sona College of Technology.

Project URL: https://bit.ly/32rlEm3

Posts from Blog

Latest updated posts from my blog.

You can visit my blog at blog.chandan

by Chandan Chaurasia

Keep up with the standards. And forget the concerns of longevity.

The ever growing agitation among "most" of the Web developers is the long existence of their work...

by Chandan Chaurasia

Free Sketch plugins you need to increase your design productivity

If you are completely new to Sketch, or recently started getting used to it, you will be surprised to ...

by Chandan Chaurasia

An Introduction to Zdog - A 3D JavaScript engine for canvas

Described as a 3D JavaScript engine for canvas and SVG, Zdog gives you ability to design...

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Awesome Web Tools of the Week - July 2019

These are some of the list of must-try web resources that will make your site a better place....

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Managing Time: Execute your plan with Time Boxing

n the time management process, execution is the hardest part. When you've a detailed plan to spend your tracked ...