RAJARSHI RAY

  • Role: Experience Designer
  • Company: Thoughtworks
  • University/Institution: IIT, Bombay

About

Currently, he is working in Thoughtworks as an eXperience Designer in a highly Agile environment. Ray believes, to build a successful product it should go through several quick cycles of (buid – test – build) to finally churn out with the best. He has worked on products in BFSI, Power systems, Retail, Game Design etc. He has also been associated with few non profit organizations to advise on design practices.

Currently, he is working in Thoughtworks as an eXperience Designer in a highly Agile environment. Ray believes, to build a successful product it should go through several quick cycles of (buid – test – build) to finally churn out with the best. He has worked on products in BFSI, Power systems, Retail, Game Design etc. He has also been associated with few non profit organizations to advise on design practices.

He also finds time to talk to students about design & design methods, both at school and colleges, besides conducting hands on workshops. Even at Thoughtworks, he is busy talking to people about design and conducting workshops to percolate design thinking amongst all. In the past, he had practiced as an Architect, Industrial Designer, Graphic Designer and Cartoonist and continues to switch roles often. Ray obtained his Masters in Design with Industrial Design as core from IDC, IIT Bombay. Prior to that he had obtained his Bachelors in Architectural Design from BESU, Shibpur. His main project in Industrial Design was around addressing banking needs of the masses whereas in Architecture he had designed a Science City where buildings were envisioned as experiences. He is interested in anything under the Sun, where he can put his Design Thinking and loves to discuss if there is a great idea around.