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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, sketching, Reading and collecting books, studying Aryurveda as well as researching and doing various techniques of meditation.

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

Work Experience

I am a self learned UI / UX Designer who is adept at visualizing the story that drives the design of the product and results in delightful user experience.

Creative Lead / Creative Director

Dec 2016 - Present

Kathmandu
Nepal

One Platinum Technology
Achievements

Project success by leading the communication design, interactive design, and concept forward in any work assigned

Gained alternative methods of efficiency by researching new technologies.

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

Improved design delivery time by resolving user experience, operational problems and multiple design iterations.

Template Designer for Lander

Sep 2018 - Dec 2018

Kathmandu
Remote

Lander, Inc.
Achievements

I worked remotely as the main Template 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 developed a web based information portal that runs on Sona College Intranet named as "SonaTimes". This project emphasises on creating unified and single interface 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.

Senior User Interface Designer

Aug 2012 - Sep 2013

Kathmandu
Nepal

SoftYantra Pvt Ltd
Achievements

Led design efforts for UI and UX 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

Redesign. User Experience. 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.

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. Responsive.

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 the blog here

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 and SVG

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