Aneesha Bharadwaj

Aneesha Bharadwaj

UX Designer


Green Dot

Pasadena, CA USA


You’ll realize that everybody’s had a tough route. You go through that phase, but in the meantime, you keep improving…there is no end in learning. [It] never stops.

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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Born and raised in Mumbai, India.
Attended the Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts in Singapore and received a bachelor's degree in product design.
Then attended the Domus Academy in Milan, Italy, and received a master’s degree in business design.
After graduating, worked for a couple of years in packaging design and design strategy for companies in India.
Wanting to get better as a designer, Aneesha made the decision to move to the United States—says the experience and exposure in the U.S. was a huge career booster.
Attended UCLA Extension—received a certificate in design communication arts with a focus on user experience design.
Got the opportunity to intern as a designer at both the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Now works as a UX designer for Green Dot, untangling complex technical requirements to make their banking software more user-friendly.
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Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Industrial and Product Design
Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts
graduate
Graduate
Industrial and Product Design
Domus Academy
certification
Certification/License
Graphic Design
University of California-Los Angeles
Career

Career

UX Designer

I design intuitive and engaging user experiences for a variety of products.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Design
Design
Art
Art
Being Creative
Being Creative

Day to Day

There are three steps to UX design: research, build, and test. Any design or UX project begins with a problem. In order to solve the problem(s) I am working on, I have to do a lot of research and investigate what services or functions are missing, but would make it better. I then work on building out the various aspects of those fixes/updates. I work with lots of engineers and product developers to create things, so teamwork is a huge part of my daily work. I then develop testing methods.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Be able to do research and to draw conclusions on how to solve problems based on the results of that research. Get feedback on your work and always be willing to take constructive criticism and improve. Stay positive.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Get to know the industry you want to be in. Talk to people and get as much training as you can.

Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You don't have any experience working in the U.S."

Challenges I Overcame

Relocation
First-Generation Immigrant
Financial