Aanchal Khandelwal

Designer → This or That?
👋 Hello there, I’m Aanchal Khandelwal. I design stuff, draw sometimes and observe mostly. I’m interested in designing digital products that make a difference to create an experience and bring real impact to the business and its users. I've played roles in product, entrepreneurship, community management. Always keen to learn, who believes that great design is an amalgamation of passion, sensitivity and hard work, it is efficient to execute with a bearable sense of humour.
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Experience Designer

Key Expertise
  • Building accessible UX solutions
  • Design Systems
  • User Research & Testing
  • Business requirements of the Product
  • Visual Design & Detailing
Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC - Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Xd, Notion, Invision, Protopie, Framer, Miro, Mural, Loom, Autocad, Sketchup, VRay, Lumion.
What I do
User Experience (UX) Design Ideation, User Research, Quick Prototyping (Wire-framing), Information Architecture, Usability Testing
Product Design Leadership, Project Management, User Research, Contemporary Research, Roadmap
User Interface (UI) Design Material Design, Design Systems, Design Thinking, Mobile/Web, Collaborative Design
Visual Design Illustrating, Graphic design, branding, comics, storytelling, Design System
Space Planning Schematic Architectural Design, 3D Visualisations, Tender Drawings, Model Making



Cognizant, Gurgaon — Experience Designer                                                                                                           
July 2021 - Present   Website
Cognizant, Gurgaon — Experience Designer July 2021 - Present Website
Working as a Project Associate, on developing digital solutions & research based on customer experience.
  • Mercedes Benz Research & Development India - UX Designer Working with the cross-functional team focusing on user research on Insights WLTP CO2 Emission Compliance.
  • Grupo Bimbo - Perfect Store KPI Development - UX Designer Mexico Retail Chain Store, Design for KPI's - Planogram Compliance Stacks in the Store & Out of Stock material with Gamification Methods.
ABRD Architects, Delhi — Junior Architect & Designer Dec 2019 - May 2020 Website
Served as a Designer, on developing design systems & Architectural coordination with consultants & clients.
  • Company Rebranding & Website Developed the illustration style and brand guidelines for the company. Rebranding the product with more emphasis on projects use-case.
  • Aarvy Hospital, Manesar Space Planning and Design Development Drawings (Schematic) with furniture detailing & designing the Entrance Lobby GFC Drawings.


User Experience & User Interface

I tend to approach & solve the problems with innovative & empathetical approaches which are extending human reach through intelligent design. These are enabled by better Design thinking & Design executions with various co-team collaborative & accessible methods of developing solutions in the service of people. Experience Design is all about the diverge & converge methods where having self-motivation & strategic design path leading to on-point striking prototypes while working with the clients.

Creative Direction & Visual Branding

I approach things through the detail-oriented lens to dig deeper into the product. I'm equally passionate about process and people, thus building upon brands the key basics with innovative and accessible ideas. The focus extends on Strategy Ideation & Research which creativity enables a product of services & systems. Sharp visual Vocabulary with the industry trends, easy, approachable process with communication; building key relationships and can act as a point of escalation for business.
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Accessible Reach
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Visual Design
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Creative Ideation
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Product Execution
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User Research

School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
Bachelor's in Architecture Aug'16 - May'21
7.63 DGPA Field focusing on Design & Technique of Space Planning, User Needs, Form & Function.
  • Co- Sports Coordinator 2018 for Athlos- SPA Annual Sports Event
  • Active in Cultural Societies & Editorial board.
3D Academy Senior Sec School, Dausa
Senior Secondary School Apr'14- Mar'16
94.2 % RBSE Board Specialised in Science-Maths
  • District Topper Class 12 examination with PCM 98.6%, with State board rank 17th in 2016
  • Pro-active in sports & extra circular activities.
St. Mary's Convent School, Dausa
High School 2001 - 2014
9.8 CGPA CBSE Board Head Girl
  • Represented School in district level Debate competitions and active participant in sports event
  • Among top 3 in school for academic performance.

Favorite Question

How come from Architecture to Product Design?

Architecture = User Experience
Architecture deals with physical environments and UX deals with digital environment, We know how to empathise, how to communicate ideas, how to work with constraints, we take feedbacks positively, we are good with tools.
A lil bit about who and what I am.