Shruthi Padala designer, developer, researcher




Yahoo | UX Design Engineer

2014 - Current, LOS ANGELES

I work in Yahoo's video experiences team to design and implement experiences that are scalable across devices, languages and browsers for Yahoo Screen and Yahoo Premium

Yahoo | UX Design Intern


Performed user research, interaction and visual design of a contextually aware mobile web app that integrates all of Yahoo’s services – news, sports, weather and finance – to present relevant information to the user at the relevant time

Experimental Television Lab| Experience Designer

2013 - 2014, ATLANTA

Designed and built second screen tablet companions for viewers of long form television shows like Game of Thrones and House of Cards


Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S Human Computer Interaction

AUG 2012 - MAY 2014

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

B.E Information Technology

SEP 2008 - APR 2012


User Research

Survey design, interviewing, personas, ethnography

Experience Design

Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, Axure, Adobe Edge Animate

Web Development

HTML5, CSS3, node.js, d3.js, dust.js (templating), Mocha (unit testing), Protractor (functional testing), Compass/SASS

Usability Testing

Research study design, writing IRB protocol, conduct studies and analyze findings

"Design is how it works" - Steve Jobs

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With a background in Human Computer Interaction, I practice empathy, creativity and technology to imagine, design and create immersive experiences that enhance the way people interact with digital artifacts

As a UX Engineer at Yahoo I work on delivering immersive and scalable video experiences to users of Yahoo Screen, by bridging the gap between idealistic design scenarios and realistic product and technical use cases. I work closely collaborate with designers, product managers and engineers to strive for the best user experience

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