Head of Design
Rupika believes in using design as a tool to create value and impact. She has worked with multinationals like JWT, LG Electronics, Toshiba and Whirlpool translating user needs and business goals into rich and delightful experiential solutions. She is a design graduate from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and is currently perusing Master’s in Sociology to deep dive into the intersection of technology, design, and human behavior.
Akshay is an Industrial Designer with experience in end-to-end product design. He completed his post-graduation in Product Design from MIT Institute of Design after a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining Dr. Reddy’s, he was a part of the Global Design team of Dolby Laboratories, and has worked at design consultancies in multiple consumer product domains.
SENIOR UX DESIGNER
Animesh believes in minimising suffering through meaningful design. He holds a Masters in Human Factors and Ergonomics from San Jose State, California, and a MA in Organisational Behaviour Psychology. Animesh has worked with companies like Apple, Deutsche Bank and Tradewith. He specialises in research and design of a wide range of human-centred tools, technology & processes.
Ankita Ravindra Muddalkar
Ankita is a Graphic Design graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. As a Design professional, she has worked on digital products in sectors of finance & banking, travel, and enterprise design. Ankita is a meticulous creator who enjoys creating experiences that make the digital world more human.
visual design lead
Anu is a Visual Communication graduate from Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. She also attended a Summer Residency in Illustration and Visual Storytelling at SVA, New York. She has worked in publishing, real estate, hospitality and health-tech in the past. Anu is passionate about building brands with heart, while exploring the intersection of graphic design and user interface to create meaningful experiences.
Omkar Anil Purav
Omkar is a formally trained graphic designer from MIT, Pune. He has worked with multinational agencies & design studios on various brands like Airtel, Cipla, Micromax, Paradise, TCS, Yardley; and also helped build startups. His approach to design is anchored in the belief that ‘Design is effective when it’s simple and meaningful’ His passions lie beyond design, he is a flag bearer for foodies and ironically an after-hours gym freak.
Prajakta Ashish Malgaonkar
Prajakta holds M.Des. from IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, G.D. Applied Art from Sophia Polytechnic Mumbai and a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA). Her design practice combines design thinking, user research and user testing, all with persistent focus on the user and design solutions to cater better user experience. Have delivered innovative and usable solutions using UCD methodologies. She has worked with companies like Cognizant, HFI, TCS and Mphasis.
Riya Nimesh Shah
Riya has pursued her masters in graphic design from National Institute of Design. She completed her graduation from Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai. While in her masters programme at NID, she attended a 6 months exchange programme at Birmingham City University, UK. Riya is passionate about creating meaningful brands, with a sustainable approach. She likes to create illustrations that reflect the humorous-side of things.
Shubha has academic as well as industry experience to fuel her passion for Design Thinking and Cognition. She has worked with Domino’s Pizza,UK, Cognizant,Titan,CIIE-IIM Ahmedabad. She has also been a Researcher at NID, faculty at Whistling Woods and MIT-Ujjain. She holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering & Master’s in Game design from NID. Shubha has attended Burg Giebichenstein, Germany, as an exchange student. She has a keen interest in illustrations and game-based learning.
Soham is a UX Designer, passionate about solving problems with a design thinking approach. Learning how to continuously humanize problems and create meaningful, cohesive end-to-end product experiences is something he strive towards everyday. He completed his B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering and started career at TCS. Since then, he has worked extensively on designing and developing B2B product experiences for multiple clients from the telecom domain; alongside various gigs in the sports media design industry before joining Studio 5b.