Nitish Sharadchandra Wakalkar

Contact

+1 646 624 9147
nsw281@nyu.edu
nitishsw@gmail.com

Location

New York city, USA.

I am a multidisciplinary Experience Designer, with over two years of experience in the Design industry. Currently studying at NYU for masters in "Interactive telecommunication Program", with prior graduation in "Industrial Design" from MIT Institute of Design. My approach in design is focused on Problem Solving, which I refer to as "Function with Aesthetic finesse".

I have worked on various design projects, the objectives ranging from Product aesthetics, CAD, User Experience Design, Strategy Design and Visual Design, spread around different industries and services like : Medical (equipment & interface), Industrial & Manufacturing goods, Packaging, Consumer Electronics, Robotics, Toys & Games (physical & digital), Banking, Souvenir market, Information Kiosks and Branding.

Key strengths:
- Passionate problem solver
- Developing strategies based on aligning user needs and business objectives
- Meticulous about research & analysis
- Hands on with prototyping & user testing
- Quick learner
- Tech & design enthusiast

Other interests:
Creative coding, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Physical Computing, Front-end development, Interactive Art, Illustration, Mechanism Design & Fabrication.