Garima Mehta

Experience Designer | A11y Advocate | Founder-Qalamkaari

Hi! I'm a UX Designer working with WONGDOODY-  Human Experience Company powered by Infosys. 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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Design Education

Master's in Design -User Experience

Practiced User Centred Design Research, UX Methodologies, Ideation & Conceptualisation, and End-to-End Product Development along with Interface Designing.

Rhode Island School of Design- SDP

A 4-weeks- Strategy Design Program, to understand, anticipate and embrace uncertainty in complex user behaviours and create futuristic client solutions through critical thinking and innovation.

Web Accessibility- WCAG

Foundation in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and WAI-ARIA – creating digital products for people with disabilities, meet international standards, and design a "Universal for all"  as well as Inclusive product experience.

B.Sc in Electronic Media

Developed skills for all forms of Digital Media & Print Design, Graphic Design, Packaging, Motion Graphics, Content Writing, Film-Making, Photography, Post-Production.

Webinars and videos

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

Implementing accessibility practices in digital world- A brief idea of assistive technologies, accessibility evaluation, accessibility heuristics and auto-testing tools.

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

Basics of accessibility practices in digital world.