CV

Curriculum Vitae


Abilities

Interaction design, Experience design, Speculative Design, Critical Design, Game design, Concepting, Web and application design, User interface design, HTML prototyping, Experience prototyping, Information design, User research, Usability testing, Sound design and General photography.

 

Proficiencies

Fluent in  C++ (Openframeworks, Cinder), Processing, Arduino, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Maya, Microsoft Office Suite and general knowledge of Adobe Flash, Steinberg Nuendo, Audacity, Fruityloops studio, Max/MSP/Jitter, ASP.NET and JavaScript.

 

Work Experience

2014, Oct – Current: Designer, Google, UK.

2013, Jul – Sep: Design Intern, Google, UK.

2012, May – Sep: User Experience Designer, Microsoft Inc.

2011, Nov – 2012, Apr: Associate Designer (Research), NID-IBM Open Source Collaborative Research Project, Research and Publications, National Institute of Design, India.

2011, Oct: Trial, FABRICA – The Benetton Group Communication Research Center, Italy.

2011, Feb – Jul: Intern, Interaction Designer and Developer, Local Projects LLC, NYC, USA.

2010: Gujarat Trade Show, Vaama Communications, India. (Freelance)

2010, Apr – May: Intern, Interaction Designer, Goose Bumped, Hyderabad.

2008 – 2009: Co-founder, Letzknow.com.

2000 – 2003: Co-founder, Tech Track Technologies.

 

Teaching / Lectures / Workshops

2014, Aug: (Lecture) Speculation Design, National Institute of Design, India.

2011, Nov – 2012, Apr: (Tutor) New Media Design, Post graduate, National Institute of Design, India.

2012, Feb: (Workshop) Projection Mapping, National Institute of Design, India.

2010, Dec – 2011, Jan: (Teaching Assistant), New Media Design, Post graduate, National Institute of Design, India.

2008, Aug: (Lecture) Design and Film Making, VIT Film Club, India

2007, July: (Lecture) Design and Film Making, TVS Academy, India

 

Education

2014 Masters in Arts, Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, London.

2011 Post Graduation, New Media Design, National Institute of Design, India.

2009 Bachelors of Technology, BioTechnology, Vellore Institute of Technology, India.

2005 Certification in advanced 3D modeling and character animation, Institute of Multimedia, Arts and Graphic Effects, India.

 

Publication

R. Promila, S. Thoddu Srinivasan. FRAMEWORKS. In the Proceedings of SIGGRAPH Asia 2011, Art Gallery. Hong Kong, China. 2011

 

Exhibitions

2015 May: Beyond Blood exhibited at the FIBER Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2015 May: Pixel Currency exhibited at the Ask / Alternative Scenarios (Poznań Design Days) Poznań, Poland.

2015 Jan: Beyond Blood exhibited as a part of ‘enter14′ at the  Watermans Art Gallery, London.

2015 Jan: Pixel Currency exhibited as a part of ‘enter14′ at the  Watermans Art Gallery, London.

2014 June: Beyond Blood exhibited at the Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.

2014 June: Pixel Currency exhibited at the Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.

2014 Jan: Beyond Blood exhibited at the Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.

2013: Pixelate exhibited at the Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.

2011: FRAMEWORKS: Nice Cube exhibited at ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 Art Gallery, Hong Kong.

2010: FRAMEWORKS: Jesture exhibited at the Yahoo! USID Academic Showcase 2010, India.

 

Awards

2014: Nominated for the Helen Hamlyn Award, London

2010: Runners-up of Yahoo! USID Academic Showcase 2010, India.

2010: Runners-up of 2010 OZCHI Online Student Design Challenge.

2007: Won a biomedical design challenge conducted by IIT, Madras.

2006: Won “Best Documentary of the year” by Jeevan TV.

2003: Awarded with “YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD” at Global Young Leaders Conference in Washinton DC.

2003: Ranked #1 in the Southern India Science Fair conducted by VITM, Bangalore.

2000: Ranked #3 in World Wide Drawing competition (Peace Poster Contest) by Lions Club International.

1998: Ranked #2 in State Level on-the-spot Painting Competition conducted by Young World, THE HINDU.

1997: Ranked #1 in International Peace Poster Contest conducted by Lions Club.

1997: Painting selected as the ‘Best Entry’ at the school level painting competition conducted by All-India Camel Colour Contest.

1996: Ranked #1 in All-India Camel Colour Contest’s on-the-spot Painting Competition conducted by Camel.

1994: Ranked #2 in State Level Drawing Competition conducted by Anantha Vikadan Magazine.

 

Recent Projects

Pixel Currency, Classroom project.

Beyond Blood, Classroom project.

Pro-Folio, Classroom project.

Pixelate, Classroom project.

Office Mobile, Microsoft Inc.

Sixteen Dots, Self initiated.

Multimodal Interface for Mobile Devices, Research and Publications, National Institute of Design, India.

Nice Cube (FRAMEWORKS), ACM Siggraph Asia 2011, Hong Kong.

GetStamped(), National Institute of Design, India.

Nimble, Self initiated.

Connecting Dots, FABRICA, Italy.

Dots and Boxes, FABRICA, Italy.

Palette, FABRICA, Italy.

The Great Civil Debate Wall, University of Florida, Florida.

Early Learning Zone, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland.

Turtle Link, Sea World, San Diego.

AOL Home Page, AOL, New York.

Play Pong, National Institute of Design, India.

Awesome Pics, Self initiated.

Privacy Pixels, Self Initiated

Engrave, Self initiated.

ENHANCED, Classroom project.

_sines _cosines, Self initiated.

BLOC, Classroom project.

Jesture (FRAMEWORKS), Classroom project.

Pong (FRAMEWORKS), Classroom project.

Artificial Truth, Classroom project.

Ethnography Research, IBM India Research Lab.

Multitouch Tables, Indian International Jewellers Show, Goa.

Microcosm, Self initiated.

Play, Self initiated.

Alzhiemers, Alzheimers Related Disorders Society of India.

Chalisthenics, Nokia Research Center, Finland and IIM, Ahmedabad, Mobile Application Design.

 

Open Source

2010 RemoteVLC, Open Source library for Processing environment.