Hey there, I'm Gautam Krishnan

I'm a multidisciplinary digital product designer, previously with Vitech in the US, where I made insurance administration software less boring. Check out my resume here
  •   Currently a nomad. Ex-Vitech, ex-Zoho.
  •    Chennai, india
  •   Design Generalist, Product Specialist
    •   User Experience
    •   Design Ops
    •   Design Systems
    •   Interaction Design
    •   Frontend Dev
    •   Photography
Vitech, Inc., Mountain View.
Sr. Product Designer
2017 - 2023
University of Illinois at Chicago.
Master's in Computer Science
2015 - 2017
Zoho Corp, Inc.
Product Designer
2012 - 2015

Campaign Center

Creation, tracking, and management of campaigns for Vitech's clients to achieve goals like enrollment, upselling and cross-selling their fintech products.
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University of Illinois at Chicago


Course project to design an Alexa voice skill that integrates the features of Piazza and Blackboard, two popular Learning Management Systems.
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University of Illinois at Chicago

Shadows in the Rain

Course project to visualize over 100K hurricanes from 1800s to 2010s on a map, showing the intensity, damage, and play them back to track their real-time progress.
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Fund Analytics Manager

Data visualization and modeling for fund managers in a Vitech SaaS application. Allows creation of fund portfolios and perform calculations on returns to share insights with clients.
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University of Illinois at Chicago

Compare and Conquer

A 3D holographic exhibit for Chicago's Peggy Notebaert Museum. Participants engage in a gamified activity to plan the flood mitigation for Chicago's Blue Island neighborhood.
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Journey of designing an internal Automated Regression Testing tool for Vitech's engineers and client teams to help them run tests faster and get results in real time.
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The purpose of UX: you don't know what you don't know.

Breaking CAPTCHAs by exploiting their accessibility features.

UX Review: Enabling Twitter mobile notifications.

UX Review: Google’s 2 step login.

UX Review: Skype for Business.

"A year from now you'll wish you had started today."