EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
Hello, I'm Manish, an integrated designer and innovation strategist with 14+ years of industry practice. I'm a digital nomad and globally-minded professional. My journey has taken me to the cultural melting-pot of Toronto, the alpha city of London, and now the future cities of Dubai.
I'm an M Shaped Person
Creative • Critical • Intuitive • Problem Solver
Multi-Skilled with holistic deep knowledge across situations,
domains and a specialist in multiple areas.
Speculating futures to anticipate usability
Prototyping world-building brand stories.
Managing remote teams & cultural project agility.
HYPER ISLAND - MANCHESTER, ENGLAND
Digital Experience Design, Masters (2016-2018)
Under the tutelage of AKQA, IDEO, LOVE and USTWO we were guided through design principles such as, effort-impact, circular design thinking, experiential learning spiral, end of life outliers.
Team project developing a social economy and finance app
Business transformation for electric and virtual tech revitalisation
I.O.T home and experiential cultural ethnographic spaces
OLIVER AGENCY: LONDON, ENGLAND
Contract (Bx & Ux) Designer (2015-17)
Crafted strategic vision developing #1 home brand across sector
Utilising ethnographic research to develop way-finding
Privileged in creative direction for local marketing
Responsible for European communication intelligence platforms.
Developed strategies which bring the new brand positioning to life
DEZEN CORP. LONDON, ENGLAND
Creative Director (2012-16)
Established as an international life x style collective, crafting enriching experiences between consumers, companies & their environment.
ANALOG FOLK / ENGINE / MCCANN / SPARK44
Contract Digital (Ux & Ui) Designer (2011-14)
Developed site interface modules for responsive digital site
Jaguar Land Rover
Articulated the point-of-view on native advertising
Created the digital strategy for launch of the latest windows
Generated media ideas for digital strategies for Q3/Q4
Assisted in designing software application and strategy
INSTITUTE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES: TORONTO, CANADA
Integrated Design & Research Strategy, Post Degree (2009-10)
Partnering and under tutelage of Bruce Mau, HOK, ARUP and TCHC the design lab and research program, the Institute Without Boundaries seeks to work towards collaborative strategy and action, by responding to real briefs, set by clients, based upon their needs and presenting in-front of stakeholders, peers and members of the community.
COOLER SOLUTIONS, TORONTO, CANADA
Research & Design Intern (2009)
Collaborating with B2C & B2B companies, developing and implementing unified branding across digital & print.
BUSINESS BY PHILOSOPHY: TORONTO, CANADA
Jr. Graphic Designer & Art Director (2006-09)
UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD: MANCHESTER, ENGLAND
Graphic Design, Bachelor of Arts (2002-04)
TAMESIDE COLLEGE: LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
Art & Design, Higher National Diploma (1996-00)
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THANK YOU :)