Krunal Palande

Information Design | Interaction Design | Visual Design

I’m a self-taught designer based in Mumbai with an over 16 years of experience including over 6 years of leadership experience across various phases of design and development. My focus is Information and Interface Design. I use the principles of data visualisation with my UI/UX expertise to create new digital experiences.

EXPERIENCE

Senior Design Consultant, Fractal
Mumbai, Jun 2020 – Feb 2021
Researching and visualising information for clients and delivering prototypes. Consulting for the digital and financial services for adoption of data-driven solutions, providing guidance through design principles, help communicate insights from data, recommending visual story-telling techniques, coordinate and oversee visual output.

Design Lead, eClerx
Mumbai, Mar 2019 – May 2020
Managing the design team, managing UI/UX and data-design projects from concept through completion, communicating with clients, collaborating with project teams, managing progress, stakeholders and quality of output. Facilitating and leading design workshops, coaching teams and individuals to grow their visualisation capabilities.

Design Lead, Prudential
Mumbai, Aug 2014 – Feb 2019
Established the information design team; managed design projects for Prudential and M&G clients. Building visual narratives to describe complex systems of information – translating information into visual designs for print and digital consumption.

Analyst, Prudential
Mumbai, Jul 2007 – Jul 2014
Monitoring service company activities, branching of expenses and reconciliation of accounts for Prudential.

Processing Officer, Citigroup
Mumbai, Nov 2004 – Jun 2007
Processing outgoing fund transfers (wire transfers – MT103, MT202) for foreign currencies as per instructions received from customer.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Commerce
Mumbai University, Mar 2005

SKILLS

User Research
Storyboarding
Information Architecture
Wireframing
Prototyping
Data Visualisation
Illustrations
Visual Design
Data Analysis
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe XD
Figma
Spreadsheet
HTML/CSS