Kenneth

Kenneth

Senior Design Manager 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

2022

Responsible for the product design work that happens on this 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

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