adhithya ramakumar

adhithya ramakumar

product designer


staff interaction designer, google

2018 - Present

Android 🤖

  • Leading the design of Android Studio, an integrated developer environment, impacting 17m+ developers and 2.5b+ Android users

  • Led a team of 5+ in developing Android Studio's design tools such as Interactive Previews, Layout Inspector, Animation Previews, Theme editor & more that help developers build & design app interfaces

  • Enhanced developer workflows by building tools that improved app performance by designing complex system profilers

  • Played a pivotal role in bridging the gap between design and development, ensuring seamless integration of design tools that support the visualization and implementation of complex UI designs directly within Android Studio.

google Commerce 🛍️

  • Headed the merchant experience for Google Shopping, enabling 200k+ retailers globally; Instrumental in monetization strategies and enhancing shopping ad experiences.

  • Orchestrated strategic e-commerce integrations with major partners including Shopify, ShipBob, ZedCommerce, C.H. Robinson, and ShipStation. Enhanced merchant capabilities and streamlined the online selling process on Google.

  • Pioneered new initiatives in collaboration with product and engineering leadership to strategize the evaluation and classification of merchant trustworthiness and standards on Google's e-commerce platforms.

product designer, opendns/cisco

2016 - 2018

  • Designing solutions to complex enterprise problems that address the needs of service providers using Cisco Umbrella

  • Designing the end-to-end flow of a service provider’s experience of creating and managing dashboards at a scale

  • Leading accessibility efforts to make Cisco Umbrella usable by a wider audience & AA compliant

  • Building and maintaining a reusable Sketch UI library from ground-up that is used by all the designers in the team

ux engineer, tata consultancy services

2012 - 2014

  • Led front end development for a social networking learning platform which aided students across the globe to get together, collaborate & learn.


Indiana University of Bloomington

2014 - 2016

Master's Degree, Human Computer Interaction

Institute of technical education & research

2008 - 2012

bachelor's, computer science


Designer. Guitarist. blogger. amateur at something or the other at any given point


• UI Design

• Experience Design

• rapid prototyping

• user research

• design strategy