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Product Designer, Artist, & Creative Technologist

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Ishraq Ashtarian

Product Designer with a focus on user-centered design, skilled in creating intuitive, innovative, and beautiful user experiences. Passionate about simplifying complex tasks through elegant solutions, with a proven track record in UI/UX design, collaborative project leadership, and a deep commitment to enhancing user interaction.

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ISHRAQ

ASHTARIAN

ARTIST, DESIGNER,

& CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST

Wireframing

Prototyping

User Research

User-Centered Design

UI/UX Design

Storyboarding

Mockups

Figma

Photoshop

Unity 3D

Blender

P5.js

Visual Design

SKILLS

The Highest  Average Mark

Parsons School of Design

HONORS

Cumulative GPA 4.0/4.0

Quantum Design Jam

Honorable Mention in the

Category of Creative Use of

Quantum Technology

in Visual Arts

John L. Tishman Scholarship

The New School

Top Applicant and Received More

than 50K for Showing Interest

and Commitment to

Sustainable Development,

Design, and construction

Website/Portfolio

ishraqashtarian.com

E-mail

Contact

(647) 446-2524

Product Designer with a focus on user-centered design, skilled in creating intuitive, innovative, and beautiful user experiences. Passionate about simplifying complex tasks through elegant solutions, with a proven track record in UI/UX design, collaborative project leadership, and a deep commitment to enhancing user interaction.

EXPERIENCE

ishraqashtarian.com

Freelance Production Designer

Led the design and creation of digital art for a new line of a fitness product, -Tracy Anderson, focusing on aesthetic appeal and brand consistency. Developed and executed the opening animation for “The Longevity Game” podcast, collaborated with producers to create a visually engaging sequence.

2023

Exert Platforms Inc.

Co-Founder | Product Designer

Founded a start-up business company at Queen’s University’s Innovation Centre. Designed interface, developed, and launched a sports skill-sharing platforms that connect sports enthusiasts for collaborative learning, shared experience, and exchange skills beyond monetary transactions.

2023 - Kingston, ON

The New School

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant in two courses; ‘Immersive Storytelling’ and ‘Critical Code’, Constructed the course outline and syllabus, Conducted discussion section and recitation

Fall Semester 2021 - New York City, NY

Queen's University

Marketing Intern

Conducted survey and market research on audiences for Queen’s University performing arts center; The Isabel, Helped the management team with creating and designing the marketing and the strategic plan, Proposed a mobile platform based on the results from market research.

Summer 2019 - Kingston, ON

EDUCATION

Parsons School of Design - The New School

Class of 2023

MFA in Design and Technology
Thesis: A short film about Quantum Computing

New York City, NY

Queen's University

Class of 2020

MA in Arts Management and Leadership
Thesis: How to Attract Young Audiences Through Technologies in Performing Arts Centres
Diploma in Arts Management 2018

Kingston, ON

Tehran University of Art

Class of 2017

BA in Architecture
Thesis: Tehran Performing Arts Centre

Tehran, Iran

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