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Product Stories

Product Stories

By Kaushik Murali
Product Stories is a podcast for product and design enthusiasts to understand how best designers and product managers work by telling them their stories and talking about the problems they solved that can inspire solutions and actions.
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#11. Graphic Designer to UX Designer - Radhika at Microsoft
The guest for our latest episode is Radhika Sen. She is a graphic designer turned UX Designer. She is currently working as a UX Designer in Microsoft. We talk about studying in a design school, her exchange program, what is interaction design and how can one get started, and her most challenging design project.   Reach out to Radhika here:   🔵 LinkedIn: 📸 Instagram: 🌎 Website:
October 6, 2021
#10. Why did I start Product Stories?
A question that I constantly keep getting is why did I start Product Stories or why do I host a podcast. Tbh when I started, I was not clear about why I wanted to do it. Over time, it became clear about what the podcast is about and who is its audience. In the latest episode, I talk a bit about my design journey and how Product Stories podcast took shape.  Contact me:   🌎 Website: 📸 Instagram: 🐦 Twitter:
September 8, 2021
#9. Working Remotely as a Designer - Sankalp Sinha at
Our guest for today’s episode is Sankalp Sinha. He is currently working as a Senior Product Designer at SellersCrowd. He is someone who has been working remotely long before the pandemic. In this episode, we talk about working remotely, how to collaborate remotely, and his side projects (YessCSS and Rooster).   Reach out to Sankalp here:    LinkedIn: Instagram: Twitter:  
August 25, 2021
#8. Leveling up in the Design Industry and How to Keep Growing as a Designer - Sahil Pandita at Gojek
In the latest episode of Product Stories, we have Sahil Pandita. Sahil is a Product Designer at Gojek. We talk about the design process at Gojek, documentation for designers, mistakes junior designers make, roles and responsibilities of a designer, and the design landscape in India. About Sahil: Sahil is a Product Designer at Gojek. He previously worked at Ibibo and various other companies. Sahil also runs a YouTube channel called The Creative Hustle. Valley Girl (Substack article): Reach out to Sahil here:  LinkedIn: Instagram: Twitter: The Creative Hustle:
August 10, 2021
#7. How to Build Side Projects That Matter - Kushagra Agarwal at Rainway (Ex Zeta, Housing)
In the latest episode of Product Stories, we have Kushagra Agarwal. He is currently a Lead Designer at Rainway. We talk about how to come up with side project ideas. We also talk about his side projects, Cone, Unwind, and CSS Battle.  **About Kushagra:** Kushagra Agarwal is currently a Lead Designer at Rainway. He was previously at Zeta, Housing, and Wingify. Kush is a front-end developer turned designer who also develops apps. Reach out to Kushagra here:   LinkedIn: Website: Twitter: CSS Battle: Cone: Unwind:
July 23, 2021
#6. Building Figma Plugin and Side Projects with Milan Maheshwari (Product Designer at Swiggy)
In the latest episode of Product Stories, we have Milan Maheshwari. Milan is a Product Designer at Swiggy. He is a graduate of IIT Roorkee, he interned in Blackbuck and Cleartrip while at college.   In this episode, we talk about getting design internships as an engineer. We also talk about Milan's side projects, Morph and Spectrum. Last, we talk about designing video games. Reach out to Milan here:   LinkedIn: Website: Twitter:
June 30, 2021
#5. Designing FinTech Product for the USA with Niket Kamat (Product Designer at OnJuno)
In the latest episode of Product Stories, we have Niket Kamat. Niket is a Product Designer at OnJuno. We talk about building the Corona Tracker and scaling it to 5Mn users. We also talk about what it's like to design a FinTech product in India for the US audience. We touch upon other topics like business competency for designers, specialist vs generalist, etc. Reach out to Niket here:   LinkedIn: Instagram: Twitter:
June 16, 2021
#4. Designing in Europe and with Aiswarya Kolisetty (Product Designer at Alan, Ex -, Zomato)
In the fourth episode of Product Stories, we have Aiswarya Kolisetty. Aiswarya is a Product Designer at Alan. She was previously working with and Zomato. We talk about how to get a design job abroad and move, what it is like to work in a big design team ( has over 200 designers). We also talk about how the design culture has been changing and a bit about illustrations. Reach out to Aiswarya here:   LinkedIn: Instagram: Website:
June 2, 2021
#3. Internships and Personal Branding with Rahul Goradia (Product Designer at Zomato)
In the third episode of Product Stories, we have Rahul Goradia. Rahul is a Product Designer at Zomato. We talk about design school, how to bag internships in top companies in India, personal branding for designers, and common mistakes to avoid as a junior designer. Reach out to Rahul here:   Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: Dexign Workshops:
May 19, 2021
#2. Being a Full Stack Designer with Anoop Sethumadhavan (Senior UX Designer at Zeta)
In the second episode of Product Stories, Anoop Sethumadhavan talks about how to transition from a developer to a designer, being a solo designer at an early stage startup, synergizing with engineering and product teams, being a full-stack designer, and Kerala Designers Collaborative (KDCo) Reach out to Anoop here:   Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: Kerala Designers Collaborative:
February 8, 2021
#1. Developer to Designer and Side Projects with Shubham Bhatt (Product Designer at Udaan)
In the first episode of Product Stories, Shubham Bhatt talks about how to transition from a developer to a designer, how side-projects can help designers, what is All Design Events, and how it all started.     Reach out to Shubham here:   Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: All Design Events:
January 2, 2021
Trailer - Product Stories
A gist of what the podcast is going to be about and what kind of content the users can expect. 
December 5, 2020