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Moulding next generation music listening experiences in following roles,

– End to end ideation/visual/Interaction design for Sonos Controllers – design for multiple platforms (iOS/Android), form factors (handhelds, tablets) and desktop applications for Windows/Mac.

– Define “Play to Sonos” experience (ability for a partner app to directly play to Sonos players) covering single controller to single device, single controller to multiple devices, multiple controllers to multiple devices use cases.

– Responsible for crafting, managing and growing partner music services’ experiences within Sonos controllers.

Thirty Five patents filed.

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IMDb Windows Phone 7 app

Responsible for end to end experience. Directed an external design agency on content space, information architecture, interaction model, UI controls, visual concepts & execution, animation details while making sure the app performance was never compromised.

Microsoft chose to demo the IMDb app as one of only two showcase apps at the Windows Phone launch.

Gizmodo shares some love.
IMDb Windows Phone 7 app demo

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IMDb mobile web

With m.imdb.com we focused on supporting a mobile optimized experience for IMDb covering a broad range of Blackberry, Nokia, Palm and other devices where we didn’t already have a dedicated app experience available. Has seen phenomenal growth for IMDb page views since launch.

Some PreCentral coverage. Responsible for end to end experience.

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Pivot makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun. The interaction model accommodates the complexity and scale of information rather than the traditional structure of the Web.

Visually rich search experiences within Pivot v2 (explorations).

Microsoft Live Labs Pivot

Some early explorations that informed the final Pivot logo design.
Microsoft Live Labs Pivot

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Windows8 Explorer - rethinking Folders (Seadragon)

How could Seadragon technology be utilized to improve the Windows Explorer?
Opening a folder is as simple as zooming in. Navigating back a level up is as simple as zooming out to a certain depth. The proposed UX surfaces up contextual action at the folder level and makes it easy to peruse files inside, without opening the folder. Additionally, the file management actions like delete or creating a new folder are integrated within the interactive surface – double tap scroll bar area to change the two dimensional surface into a faux-3D one where the corners are now utilized as “Delete”/”New folder” affordances.

Windows8 Explorer - rethinking Folders (Seadragon)

Windows8 Explorer - rethinking Folders (Seadragon)

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Seadragon technology from Microsoft Live Labs enables context aware zooming interactions. This project explored how such technology could re-imagine Windows Explorer browse and search UX.

Windows8 Explorer (Seadragon)

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Imagine poring through your life time worth of photos within a fluid, instantly responsive photo browsing experience. PhotoExplorer was an experimental product to showcase Seadragon technology and philosophy. Bing Maps for example utilizes Seadragon technology for rendering maps when the user zooms from the world view to street.

Live Labs PhotoExplorer

Live Labs PhotoExplorer

Microsoft Live Labs brand focused on exotic sea creatures for internal product branding. Some quick logo explorations for PhotoExplorer.

Live Labs PhotoExplorer

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Desktop gadget - Notes

Envisioned a lightweight communication system by re-imagining “notes” that sync across desktop, mobile and web. This one in particular captures a part of the desktop UX. You could “tear off” a note from the stack to delete it, flip it like a notebook etc. There are no drop down menus or flyouts.

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