Raj Narayanan Academic Associate Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Mr. Raj Narayanan is an Academic Associate in the Design Thinking department. Mr. Raj did his M. Des in Visual Design from IIT Hyderabad. Prior to joining MEC, he worked as a User Experience Designer at My Medicare Pvt. Ltd.

  • Education
    • M. Des (Visual Design), IIT Hyderabad
      Interests: Collaborative Design, Design Methods, Form Explorations, Semiotics, Physical Interactions
    • B Tech (Mechanical Stream-Industrial Engineering), College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
      Subjects: Methods and Systems Design, System Modeling and Simulation, Facility, Planning, Heuristics
  • Experience
    • User Experience Designer, My Medicare Private Ltd. Since 13th August 2018
    • Centre for Management Development
      Project: Manpower Assessment and Review of Organizational Structure in the factory of HLL Lifecare Ltd.
  • Others

    Projects

    • Transportation infrastructure planning for Lingampally Junction, Hyderabad.
      The project involved a multi-pronged approach (collaborative, psychological&simulation based) to solve the prevailing traffic problems in a major location in Hyderabad.
    • Writing on the walls
      An installation that offers an experiential exhibition of scripted videos and pictures by the use of Augmented Reality. The site which otherwise is a hollow glass-walled building allows the user to leave his mark on it which in turn transforms the site into a tangible art object.
    • Water-bottle
      Involved the design of a water bottle and its packaging, the goal was to explore the forms based on fruits and abstracting it to fit the function.
    • Amma
      An animation that tries to capture the truth of a mother’s pain as the narrator describes. We try to blend it with the flavours of the current scenario, where the child stays away from her mother and tries to remember her days with the mother.
    • Illustration for a documentation of Bonalu
      Bonalu is the state festival of Telangana. The project tries to bring out the ambience by means of illustrations.