Karthik Rao

UX Designer, Prototyper & Developer

Portfolio: karthikrao.in Email: me@karthikrao.in Location: San Jose, CA


May 2016 Master of Science - Human Computer Interaction

Indiana University, Bloomington

July 2010 Bachelor of Engineering - Information Science & Engineering

Visvesvaraya Technological University, India


August 2018 to Present UX Engineer at VMware
June 2016 to August 2018 UX Designer at Juniper Networks
  • Built a design system to ensure consistency across applications and to make developers more efficient
  • Created wireframes, interactive prototypes and delivering production-ready front-end code for multiple projects
  • Supported the internal applications team by making design changes to legacy applications
June 2015 to August 2015 UI Engineer Intern at Juniper Networks
  • Created a proof-of-concept application to leverage internal network logs to make data-driven decisions about resource usage across the company's campuses
  • Conducted a heuristic evaluation and proposed a redesign of the company's employee directory
  • Assisted the team with minor design tasks such as creating effective presentations
November 2011 to July 2014 Interaction Designer & Lead Front-End Developer at Uberics
  • Led the design of Uberics' marketing platform across 3 major areas: Marketing/Administration, Support and Retail
  • Responsible for the interface of all web, smartphone and tablet applications - from wireframes to visual design to front-end development
July 2010 to November 2011 Interaction Designer & Front-End Developer at Netbramha Studios
  • Designed and developed websites & interfaces for 20+ clients such as Cisco India and EKA Plus
  • Created wireframes and developed the web interface of 2 large-scale applications - a social network for doctors and a knowledge base for lawyers
2006 to Present Freelance Web Designer & Developer - Part Time


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