Kenneth

Kenneth

Sr Dsgn Mgr @JivaAg in Bangalore, He/His

Work Experience

2022 — Now
Remote

Working on improving the revenues for smallhold farmers in Indonesia. Currently responsible for the product design team.

2017 — 2022
Bangalore

I joined as a senior product designer and eventually lead the Merchants product design team. I worked on and oversaw all the merchant facing products like GoBiz app, GoBiz web, GoBiz POS, Midtrans and Moka.

2014 — 2017
Bangalore

I joined as the first design intern in 2014 and saw the team grow from 4 to 32. I worked on the doctor and clinic facing products like Practo Ray and Practo Partner.

Projects

2023

We rebuilt the farmer facing app, Jiva Petani with our new design language 'Akar' and released it to farmers in Indonesia in June 2023

2023

Jiva Grosir is an app focussed on the agriculture retailers in Indonesia. We released this in April 2023.

2022

The Sahabat Jiva app is used by our Micro Collectors on the ground to offer various services to the Indonesian farmers. In 2023, we started a redesign project to simplify the app.

2018

Responsible for the merchant facing app which caters to usecases like food and grocery orders, online and offline payments, POS, etc.

2016

Responsible for the clinic-doctor facing product, the Practo Partner app on Android and iOS. Defined guidelines and directed a team of designers working on it between 2015-2017

Speaking

2020
Long distance relationship: How design and research collaborate at Gojek

Gojek has teams split across different countries, we've been working remotely before the pandemic. Feby and I spoke about how design and research collaborated across distances using metaphors from a long distance relationship.

Writing

2021

A biweekly newsletter I write about design management and other design stuff

2020

This is an article of our talk titled 'Long distance relationship: How design and research collaborate at Gojek'

2016

A short read on my learnings from my first year as a designer at a startup

Features

2023

I spoke to Kavan Antani, CEO of Indiefolio, as part of the podcast series 'DesignOops' centring around design operations and management.

2023

Saloni and I were interviewed about how the NewCampus courses have impacted our working style at Jiva

2022

A summary writeup of a twitter space a few of us did with Obvious regarding hiring designers

2021

This is an excerpt from my fireside chat with Ownpath in 2021

2019

Quoted:
“I treat the interview process as a reflection of the org. Are they using a generic job description? Are they able to communicate well during the process?” Kenneth D’Souza, Product Designer, Gojek

Education

2012 — 2015
Master's in Design at National Institute of Design
Bangalore, India

Information and Interface Design

2006 — 2010
Bachelor's of Engineering at NMAMIT
Karkala, Karnataka, India

Electronics and Communications Engineering

Contact

Twitter