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


Cognizant, Gurgaon — Experience Designer July 2021 - Present Website
Mercedes-Benz Research & Development, India      Website
October 2021 - Ongoing / Contract Client, Bangalore
Mercedes-Benz Research & Development, India Website October 2021 - Ongoing / Contract Client, Bangalore
Working as a contractor with MB - RnD India to make emission calculations simple, fast & market ready. WLTP Insights, is a tool for emission calculation of CO2 based on emissions data, simulation analysis for RnD for manufacturing.
  • Designed and shipped all new calculations SaaS product’s web- interface, for Automatic Data Provisioning access from Dialog-E.
  • Leading the Research over various upcoming features with collaboration into the PO Support Role and Requirement Engineering.
  • Working across the Crossfunctional and Agile Scrum Team based on Sprint system with Developers, DevOps, BU departments.
  • Developed the “Design System” for internal SaaS tools (now, used across teams), while transitioning to Sketch.
Grupo Bimbo, Mexico
August 2021 - October 2021 / Client, Remote
Grupo Bimbo, Mexico August 2021 - October 2021 / Client, Remote
Worked on a 3 months of span project of a Mexico Retail Chain Store, B2B Design for KPIs -Planogram Compliance. Ideation to Key execution of Initial Design Phase.
  • Designed the mobile- interface for a store compliance check.
    • Image - scanning of stacks in the Store to check the compliance, based on heat map and planogram variation for sales aspects, thus tracking on data.
    • Out of Stock material detection and ordering within the application making the whole system standalone sufficient .
  • Research and data depiction through user research and analysis on available stats based on sales on respective positions in key chain outlets.
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



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.