About Akshay

Product Designer who loves to improve designs, make scalable and efficient processes, and build products that solve real problems, or just bring people together..

Work History

I have had different product and visual designer roles in different companies since 2009.
For more in-depth information on my work details, see my LinkedIn

  • Field research in Amazon Rainforest 2021 – 2023
  • UX Specialist @Manulife Financials 2018 – 2021
  • Product designer – iOS and Android @7shifts 2017 – 2018
  • UX designer @Vendasta Technologies Inc. 2016 – 2017
  • User experience(UX) and User Interface (UI) designer @PocketSocial Inc. 2015
  • Product Designer @MantraTech Ventures Pvt. Ltd. 2013 – 2014
  • Graphic designer @MantraTech Ventures Pvt. Ltd. 2012
  • Graphic designer in a brand management agency 2011 – 2012
  • Freelance web designer worked on various small web design projects 2009-2011

Products Expertise

UX research + UX Designing

  • Content Management Systems
  • Knowledgement Management Systems
  • Collaborative Content Authoring
  • Event Management Systems
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Enterprise User Management
  • Multi-domain dashboards


  • Scrum Alliance Product Owner – Toronto, ON
  • Diploma in Digital Design and Development – BCIT, Burnaby, BC
  • Bachelors in Multimedia Technology – PTU, India


  • Blockchain Beyond the Basics
  • Design Thinking: Venture Design
  • Content Marketing Certification – HubSpot
  • Video Production Techniques: Location Lighting
  • Vocal Production Techniques
  • Foundations of Graphic Design History
  • InDesign CS4: Typography
  • Industrial Design Sketching

Educational institutes where these certifications are from :–

See all my certifications here →

Tools of trade

These are the tools I use on a daily basis to get my work done.

Who I have worked with

To see a historical archive of my works, see my Behance profile. I am in the process of adding design projects to this site but Behance is your best bet for a complete history.

I wear many hats, shirts, and costumes..

Akshay Chauhan - UX and Product Design based in Vancouver BC