We want you to help us scale Design at Playment!

Illustration by Asmita Upadhyay

Product Design at a startup is tough. Things are chaotic. It is challenging, taxing and extremely demanding.

You’re always out of time. The feature you are designing today had to be shipped yesterday. The marketing team is breathing down your neck. The Android developer has already pinged you 5 times for the icons.

The roles are muddy, processes are vague, requirements are unclear and the products are unpolished. You’re in a constant iteration mode.

Design, Deploy, Iterate. Repeat.

You have to get your hands dirty. You have to wear many…


Nine reasons why interning at Instamojo isn't such a great idea. 

I interned at Instamojo in the summers of 2014 as an User Experience Designer. This post is for the hapless people who are considering interning/working at Instamojo. Consider this a fair warning, a cautionary message, a mindful afterthought.

Too Awesome People

You will be forced to work with many awesome people like @hiway, @kingsidharth, @sengupta, @sampad, @gehani, @nehajha05, @abhay_pruthi, @ruchir_89, @saiprasadch. All of them are sheer geniuses in their fields. The work they've done and the work they do will drive you to the feeling of lack of self-worth, doubt and uncertainty. Their awesomeness will continually make you feel bad about…


How Brazil dealt with humiliating defeat in the Semi-finals.

World Cup 2014 Semifinals

Brazilians were right on the way to win their sixth World Cup. but they hit a German roadblock instead. Not only did the Germans defeat them, they humiliated them. A 7-1 defeat in their own country.

50,000 Brazilian fans at Mineirão and millions elsewhere were in a state of absolute shock. Nobody loses this badly in a football match, much less at the semi-final of the World Cup.

Kübler-Ross Model

Recently, I had come across an interesting research done by Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. In her book, ‘On Death and Dying’ , she explains a series of five…


A satirical comparison between Typefaces and People. 

WARNING: After reading this long post, you will never see humans the same way again. You will be become a font-nerd and a type-racist. Proceed at your own risk.

Typeface?

a typeface (also known as font family) is a set of one or more fonts each composed of glyphs that share common design features. Each font of a typeface has a specific weight, style, condensation, width, slant, italicization, ornamentation

People?

‘people’ is a plurality of persons considered as a whole, as in an ethnic group or nation.

You might ask what is the correlation between them? You might as well be tempted…

Dhvanil Patel

Designer at Playment

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store