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UrbanClap appoints Amit Das as its new VP, Design

10-May-2016
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UrbanClap appoints Amit Das as its new VP, Design

UrbanClap, India’s leading mobile services marketplace, has announced the appointment of former Housing.com VP, Amit Das as its new Vice President – Design. In his new role, Das will be responsible for leading the product development & design function within UrbanClap. Furthermore, his prior experience in data visualization & interaction design, UI design, usability testing, and user research will be instrumental in furthering business goals of UrbanClap.

Inspired by pure enthusiasm, drive and razor sharp focus within UrbanClap’s highly skilled team, Das is certain that this dynamic enterprise is one of the best places to work and grow with. He also hopes to develop critical problem solving solutions in order to curb any potential roadblocks within the company and help augment its stature in the E-commerce industry manifold.

Commenting on the new appointment, Abhiraj Bhal, Co-founder, UrbanClap said, “In competitive times such as these, having a unique product and business model can make any business stand out among its competitors. Therefore, we are delighted to have Amit on-board with us to utilize his expertise in making UrbanClap a pioneer in the E-commerce platform. We are confident that his prior experience in the field of visual design and user interface will help us develop a world-class product, which caters to the need of its customers.”

Speaking on his decision to join UrbanClap, Das said, “I was familiar with the UrbanClap app and had used it for a while in Mumbai and later, in Gurgaon, where I recently shifted base. I was quite impressed with its design and user-friendly interface. After meeting the founding team and few senior members, I could very well relate with the company goals and came on-board inspired by their vision of my role within the company - helping build the largest service marketplace via world-class product design, enabled by innovative technology.”

Das, who started his career as a developer in Mumbai, had earlier worked at companies like Fab.com and FusionCharts. Apart from starting his own web design startup, viz. Kria Interactive, he was an integral part of Housing.com as the Head of its Design Team. Gradually, he rose to become its VP, Design, where he conceptualized the next generation of housing & buying opportunities with design and data collaboration with its in-house data team.

Das earned his B.E. in Information Technology from Karmavir Dadasaheb Kannamwar College of Engineering.

Ever since its launch, UrbanClap has become a name synonymous with outstanding household service solutions. It provides highly-skilled professionals for any kind of chores, be it plumbing, home décor, music lessons, or anything that suits your fancy. In next few years, the company hopes to scale its business by maximizing its reach to a wider consumer spectrum.

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