Garima Mehta

Experience Designer | A11y Advocate | Founder-Qalamkaari

Hi! I'm a Design Consultant working with EY, former design lead with Infosys, WONGDOODY. I love creating Experiences & Aesthetic Solutions for different digital platforms & have worked on various inclusive products, awareness campaigns & collaborative projects.

 

I started my career as a mural artist and founded Qalamkaari, recognised by Times Of India, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) & Radio Mirchi.

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My superpowers :)

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Research

Worked on various academic and  self-initiated research projects. Hands-on quantitative & qualitative research, stakeholder workshops, interviews, contextual inquiry.

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Design

Freelanced for various branding and graphic design works. Proficient with Figma- design system, auto-layout and many new features; as well as Sketch, and Adobe XD.

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Strategy

Performed a holistic approach of product design and have received training from Rhode Island School of Design in Strategy Design & Ecosystem Understanding.

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Accessibility

Delivered many talks, carried out awareness campaigns with design communities, volunteer with D&I team at Infosys, practiced ADA and WCAG on different products.

Design Tools

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Recent Experiences

Consultant, Experience Design at Ernst & Young 

Working at client site, at Microsoft, Bangalore for designing customised solutions on products created by the top brand for various companies.

Sr. Lead- Experience Design at Wongdoody, Infosys

Led many design projects from banking to telecom, Learning & Development head for Pune design studio, running bootcamp for new joiners & trainees, working for pre-sales, innovation programs, accessibility SME and many more.  

Head for Gurukul & Stories at RethinkingUX

Leading the annual mentorship program for one of the largest slack community of designers, product managers and design leaders at- RethinkingUX. Also, helping enhance community engagement and managing the Stories initiative.

Design Mentor at ADPlist

Contributing back to the design community by guiding design aspirants on how to transition into UX design, portfolio review and group sessions of various topics.

Top features

An Interview from 2017 in a regional TV show about Graffiti & Mural art.

Journey on successfully transitioning into UX design from a graphic designer and experiences pursuing a Master's degree in UX Design at MIT-ID.

Tips and best practices on designing first UX design portfolio for beginners.

Learn about various design thinking frameworks and the importance of structured process in design.

Accessibility in UI Design, Plugins and Practices to achieve WCAG Level AA in Figma.

Basics of accessibility practices in digital world.