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  • Viraj Avachat

    Lead Visual Designer at Cognizant Technology Solutions

    North Chicago, IL

Viraj Avachat is a Design Strategist and a Lead Designer specialized in Corporate and Brand Identity Development, Print Design, GUI, Creative Direction & User Experience Design in Mobile & Desktop. He has been creating Digital, Print Designs & Visual Effects (VFX) for over 9 years, and has produced creative solutions in the Production Houses, Design Studios and in Digital & Corporate Agencies. He holds a degree in Applied Arts from Abhinav Kala Mahavidhyalaya. His specialization is in Typography. He strongly believes in Research, Aesthetics, Innovation, Guidelines and their expression in a variety of media. He is always inspired to come up with crazy innovations and designs. Work aside,Viraj is passionate about Art, Illustration, Photography, Theatre Acting & Music. Specialties: Graphic Design - Brand Development, Communication Design, Interactive Media Design, Motion Design

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Work History

  • Lead Visual Designer

    • Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corp.
    • Jan 2011 - Present (6 years 10 months)

    - Lead Designer with over 9 years of experience in Branding, visual communication and interface Design.
    - Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary and distributed team environment
    - Experience in articulating clear and actionable creative brief, identifying desired brand attributes, Brand Research and their context of use

    Core Skills: Visual Design, Creative Design Direction, Leadership & Mentoring, Design Research, Corporate Brand Identity, User experience Design, GUI, Data Visualization, Digital Illustration.

  • Volunteer and Advisory member at Euphoric Acid Design

    • Euphoric Acid Design
    • Nov 2012 - Jan 2013 (2 months)
  • Lead Graphic Designer

    • Lemon Design Pvt. Ltd.
    • Apr 2010 - Jan 2011 (9 months)
  • Senior Designer - Graphic Design

    • Lemon Design Pvt. Ltd.
    • May 2007 - Apr 2010 (2 years 11 months)
  • Senior Designer - Graphic Design

    • Thatzit Pvt. Ltd.
    • Jun 2005 - May 2007 (1 year 11 months)


  • Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya

    • GD Art Design and Visual Communications, General
    • 2000 - 2005
  • Karnatak High School

    • 1996 - 2000