I am a User Experience & Product Designer based in New York City, with some stints in the Pennsylvania countryside.
Currently I am working upon a few small freelance projects, but available for work. I am actively looking for additional clients or the right full time position.
My recent clients include: O2KL.com, Fluid.com, McGarryBowen.com, TheWaggingTail.com, NorthRiverNY.com, Omnigon.com, MTV.com’s MusicExperiment.com, TechStars.com, HP.com, HarrisonandStar.com, EuroRSCG.com, and DraftFCB.com.
Notable career highlights include:
- From 2009 to 2012, I worked with the excellent team at Omnigon.com on web, tablet, and mobile projects for MTV.com, MusicExperiment.com, Clear.com, SportingNews.com, USTA.com, Bellator.com, FoxSports.com, Nascar.com, Rockettes.com, TheJockeyClub.com, MSG.com, and CapeCod.com
- In 2011, I worked at TechStars NYC as a HackStar/Senior IA/UX Designer where I have worked with the following companies: SideTour.com, Ordr.In, CourseKit.com, Contently.com, Spontaneously.com, GetAmbassador.com, MobIntent.com, Urtak.com, ChatID.com, Dispatch.io, and Piictu.com.
- Prior to TechStars, I worked with HP on the release of their TouchPad tablet, specifically on the creation of the monthly App Catalog magazine, PIVOT.
- From 2006 to 2009, I was hard at work on several Citizen Science initiatives at Mediated Spaces, Inc.
As a co-founder of a mobile phone software startup, I worked upon The WildLab, The Skymap, and The Soundscaper. The WildLab was available for purchase at Apple’s iTunes store.
- In 2006, I spent six months working at Frog Design, Inc. where I worked on several mobile phone applications, commercial websites, and innovative new features.
- In May of 2006, I received my master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, where I focused on mobile phone application development, narratives, games, and examining creative uses of technology. My technology projects, including Socialight and Gridlock’d!, and artwork have been shown in several galleries and exhibits, both public and private.
- Prior to attending ITP, I was technical director of ym.com, the online site of YM Magazine.
- My first job in New York City was for Starpoint Solutions, where I was a Technical Lead in the Collaborative Applications Technology team, the company’s Lotus Notes and Domino group.
- I enjoying spending time with my Golden Retriever, building furniture, cooking, hacking my car, technology, photography, and traveling.
- I hold a B.A. in Computer Science and Economics from Gettysburg College and an MPS from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Please contact me at mohit [at] santram [dot] net.