Hey, Akanksha here! 

A Software Developer turned UX Designer.
I enjoy crafting delightful digital experiences
that empower people.

 
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UX Design | UX Research | Passion Project

DaysKeep

A reminder/scheduler application that reminds and automatically sends text wishes to loved ones at scheduled times and dates.

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UX Research | Visual Design | Client Project

Best Buy

Designed in-app features using gamification principles to facilitate crowd management during Black Friday.

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UX Design | UX Research | School Project

Fitbit

Proposed new feature "FitBET", a Fitbit addition that encourages regular physical activity through social engagement.

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Illustrations | Photography | Sculpting

Art Work

I love to represent my inner chaotic creative work through illustrations, sculpting, and photography.

Featured academic projects
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Experience Design

Bank Home Screen

Designed 3 versions of a home web page of the pretend MSUX Bank that pose radically different User Experiences.

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Measuring UX

AirPods Pro

Created a User Research plan for measuring User Experience in a quantitative way.

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Voice Interface UX

English Tutor Lucy

Designed a voice Interface or CUI to assist non-native English speakers learn English by conversing with virtual English tutor Lucy.

Featured academic Research papers
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IEEE Conference

ELATE-Mental health therapist chatbot

Designed and developed a chatbot mobile application by employing a sentiment analyzer to curate humanly chat.

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Academic Paper

Value Sensitive Design framework

A comprehensive review on how a value-sensitive design approach can be beneficial to remove racial biases seen in Amazon's face recognition software.

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Academic Paper

Users as economy producers

A detailed reflection on how might Instagram Influencers promote Capitalism.