I am a designer living and studying in Helsinki, Finland.

I am currently pursuing a Masters in Visual Communication at Aalto University.

For freelance work, collaborations or just to say hi please email me at: shambhavi990@gmail.com

Resume

Skills & softwares

 

Education

Languages

Work Experience

MA in Visual Communication Design, Aalto University, 2019-present

BA in Art and design, visual communication design, 2014, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology

BA (hons) Psychology, 2011 Jesus and Mary college, Delhi University

12th standard ISC, 2008

10th standard ICSE, 2006

 

Service design, Design Research, Illustration, Graphic Design, Video editing and animation

 

Adobe softwares (Illustrator, Photoshop, After effects, Premiere Pro, Indesign, XD) Blender (basic), Unity (basic), Figma, D3 (basic)

English, Hindi, Finnish (basic)

 

Research assistant, Visual communication Program, Aalto University (Jan 2021 - present)

Designs for program collaterals, assisting staff in projects, social media and website communication, liaising between students and staff

 

Counternarratives project (July-August 2020)

Creating memes to counter online hate speech.

 

Illustration for AYY10 book (March 2020)

 

Save the Children (Oct-Dec 2019)

Concept design for installation on child sexual abuse, a collaboration between Aalto University and Save the Children.

 

Fields of View (2017 - 2019)

Researcher and Visual Designer: Game design and assets design. Design and conduct workshops. Role involved creating Visualisations, communication and outreach material, liaising with practitioners and civil society groups.

 

Projects:

Cantor’s World: Visual language design for Cantor’s world, a game on Inclusive Wealth Index for UNESCO-Mgiep, New Delhi.

 

Made To Order: Game design and background research for Made To Order. The game was developed for Gender Bender (2017), a collaboration of Sandbox Collective and Goethe Institute, Bangalore.

 

Joint Road Forward: Interface Design for Transport Trilemma, a game on public transportation planning in Bangalore.

 

Integrated governance platform for planners in Chennai: Interface design for Simulogue, a simulation platform for inegrated governance in Chennai.

 

Workshops design and facilitation:

Design thinking workshop on the Constitution, Bangalore.

Visualisation workshop during the Bengaluru Design Week, Bangalore

Conducted design thinking workshop for young social entrepreneurs at IIT-Madras, Chennai

 

Game sessions facilitation:

Conducted City Game sessions for students at Genwisesummer School for the Gifted, Bangalore

Made to Order game session at UWC summer school’s Theatre, Gender, Identity and Film programme, Pune

Made To Order game session with students at Samvada, Bangalore

Rubbish! game session with Master’s sudents of Planning at CEPT, Ahmedabad

 

Course facilitation:

Co-facilitated International Open Elective course ‘Pucca House’ at NID Bangalore

Assisted Game design course at CEPT, Ahmedabad

Facilitated ‘Pucca House’ elective at Wadiyar Institute of Architecture, Mysore

 

Pratham Books (June - Oct 2017)

Illustrated a children’s book called Laundry Day.

 

Design Environment and Law Laboratory (December 2015 - March 2017)

Research Assistant. Role involved Field research in the Western Ghats, Assisting in designing the LenS International workshop. Teaching assistant for M.A Interlude at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology.

 

Murals

October 2016

Mural for St+Art at Majestic bus stand. (Bangalore chapter: emerging artists).

 

June 2015- August 2015

Mural commisioned by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) at Peenya Metro station (Bengaluru).

 

May 2015

Mural commission by Monkey Bar bandra (Mumbai).

 

Freelance

Print Collaterals, Logo design for Staging Histories. (Dec 2015).

Print collaterals for Bengaluru Storytelling (BeSt) festival. (Jan 2016).

 

Internships

DEL Laboratory (June-July 2014).

Design Concentrate (June-July 2013).