I am Manya Singh, a final year student at IIT Roorkee, with a passion for problem-solving and undertaking creative enterprises.
I started my journey as a Product Designer with Information Management Group, a group of 50-odd tech enthusiasts that aims to make the digital stay of the residents of IIT Roorkee easier. I have had the pleasure of working alongside some brilliant developers and designers during my stint at IMG and have inculcated great working ethics.
I worked as a Product Design Intern with an early-stage startup, URekamend during the summer of 2020. I worked on a Movie Recommendation Application and was involved from the initial stages of brainstorming to final UI and branding. …
Culinary Club is an on-campus student-run cafe at IIT Roorkee. They have a core team of about 20 members and serve dishes to the campus every Sunday.
Every aspect of the club, from cooking to managing the pantry and organising campus-wide culinary events is managed by the members of the club.
Being only one-year-old, the group had no system in place to manage its various functionalities. This provided me with a perfect playground to get my hands dirty and practice at solving some good ol’ problems. I collaborated with a Product Manager and two developers to work on this project.
I started my process by getting acquainted with the procedure of running the Club. …
Watch Out! is the official campus news media body of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee run by students under the aegis of the Dean of Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy (SRIC), IIT Roorkee. Twenty-four years after its conception, Watch Out! has grown to offer news and commentary from around the campus on its website and Facebook page in conjunction with a semesterly print issue.
Watch Out! is moving towards increasing its digital presence and releases up to 2–3 articles per week. We took this opportunity to analyse our users and redesign the existing website.
After analysing the current website and discussing with fellow group members, I came up with the following prominent issues on the…