Hi there! I’m Arif.

I am an Agile Project Manager and UX Designer working at Deloitte with 6+ years of experience. I have a strong record of delivering high-quality, robust, and user-centered solutions through leading teams in design thinking, ideation and prototyping, and iterative development in close collaboration with clients and their users.

Clients I’ve Served

Core Skills

User-Centered Design
User-Centered Design

From personas to hi-fidelity prototypes, my user research, ideation, and iterative designs have led to satisfied clients and new work.

Project Management
Project Management

I have led teams of 7+ direct reports and brought in over $5M from proposals. I make it my first priority to be a trusted partner to my clients.

Technical Expertise
Technical Expertise

I thrive in complex I.T. environments, and bring clarity to our work through business analysis, design, and front-end development tools.

Case Studies

The following are select case studies that cover featured work from the last two years and showcase my skills in user-centered design, client interactions, and technical expertise.

Complimentary Skills

In addition to the case studies above, I have also recorded quick walkthroughs of other projects I have worked on which highlight additional skills.

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Interaction Design

I served as the interaction designer for an app called “Cando”, which provides incentives through gamification to build good habits.

Visual Design

I entered a 45-minute design challenge to redesign a Parks & Recreation website. This video chronicles my design decisions and final output.

Featured Testimonial

I trusted his input, ability to meet timelines with little or no supervision and everyone sought his input. He is very collaborative and has the ablility to pay attention to details to work with everyone from developers to senior management to business. Excellent SDLC and technical writing and design skills.

John Vichinsky

Arif’s Former Client, dte energy

Giving Back

I believe it’s very important to be involved in one’s community and to help everyone around oneself to increase in gratitude and humility. Here are some ways I try to give back and involve others to do so too.

Mentoring
Mentoring

I serve as a mentor for students in P-Tech (Pathways In Technology Early College High School) located in Baltimore, MD.

Volunteering
Volunteering

I organize volunteer events with my company to assist at homeless shelters and in STEM education initiatives for youth.

Speaking
Speaking

I provide workshops for high school and college students on project management, resume writing, and more.

Get in Touch

I enjoy connecting with new folks and learning more about them, their careers, and their aspirations. If you’d like to ever get a cup of coffee or chat over the phone, let me know!