driving expression & personalization for Outlook at Microsoft.
WITH Colin m, ARMAN K +7 others
Delivered 17 themes in collaboration with M365 partners. Led and evolved Outlook's theming story with design systems team to define a coherent solution. We redefined Outlook elevation, layering & color system to be consistent & polished on every platform.
Developed Outlook’s unique brand style & produced editorial content for customer touchpoints including app store, website and product illustrations. We collaborated closely with Microsoft brand team to define a strategy for branding investments in Outlook.
Collaborated closely with M365 partners to develop reactions UX grounded in Outlook's user-jobs. We contextualized reactions in the email experience and delivered a considered visual, interaction & motion experience.
WITH CHRIS J, JUSTINE D +5 others
Authored a framework comprising of design patterns, principles & guidelines for AI powered tools to integrate in the email experience. Goal was to maintain a simple yet flexible experience for end users and support our product partners to successfully integrate. Microsoft Bookmarks, Viva & Teams shipped embedded experiences using this framework.
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WITH David S, Sam r
Delivered 10+ smart templates as premium content offered via M365 consumer subscription. We were challenged to design high value consumer templates, using Wolfram data through a new capability called ‘datatypes’.
Re-designed filtering and shortcuts UX for Excel on the web. As an opportunity to modernize several core experiences of the product, goal was to elevate user-delight and boost product promotability.
I am a multidisciplinary designer, building inspiring product stories at scale for Microsoft. My background in architecture and digital design informs my creative yet grounded approach by embracing constraints.
It is a privilege to design products that empower millions of people to achieve more. As a mission, it fuels my passion to exercise craft and curiosity to help deliver experiences that bring joy. I believe that great experiences are an outcome of great collaborations and considered craft.
I consider myself a ‘forever student’, eager to both build my maturity as a design advocate for people and a craftsperson that stays in tune with latest trends through continued mentorship and personal development. I periodically document personal work on Instagram ↗ & Medium ↗