Education
PRATT INSTITUTE
Masters in Communications Design, with Distinction, 2010 – 2012
Concentration in Digital and Interaction Design
Pratt Circle Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Pratt Institute Graduate Design Fellowship
Design Thesis: Designing and Branding The Smithsonian’s Indian American Heritage Project and Museum Exhibition

STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, 2000 – 2004
Dual Majors: Finance and International Business; Minor: Political Science

Experience
ELMWOOD BRAND DESIGN
Creative Strategist, September 2012 – January 2013

L2 THINK TANK
Marketing & Design Intern, May 2012 – August 2012

ASIA SOCIETY
Design Intern, September 2011 – May 2012

ALLIANZ CAPITAL PARTNERS
Investment Associate, 2007 – 2010

CITIGROUP GLOBAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Equity Research Associate (Media & Entertainment Team), 2004 – 2007

ROSS INSTITUTE OF NYU
Webmaster & Event Planner, 2000 – 2004

Skills
TECHNICAL
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML5, CSS3
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Mac and PC Platforms

PROFESSIONAL
Strong analytical, research, and communication (written, verbal, presentation) skills
Solid design, creative, and strategic thinking
Significant project management experience across cross-functional teams and multiple offices
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

LANGUAGES
Fluent in Gujarati and Hindi; Conversant in Spanish


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