Manjul Rathee
Design thinking
for social impact
and enterprise

Developing a game to help tackle anxiety in young people
SBRI, Innovate UK, MindTech
bfb-labs.com

Co-founding UK's first child-led initiative to fight avoidable blindness
Collaboration with medics, NESTA New Radical 2018
eyeheroes.org.uk

Developing a model for expansion to diverse regions for Whole Child International
wholechild.org/en/

Using a user-centered design approach to design a service to support action on early childhood development
CIFF, Shift
Nurturing Care Framework

Innovating an accessible solution to enable young people with moderate to severe learning disabilities to express their views and wishes
Winner of Children and Young People Now Award 2017
mindofmyown.org.uk

1. Innovating a new model for guided reflection in the annual NCS summer programme for young people (15-17 years of age)

2. Creating a new challenge-led approach to train and engage young people in meaningful Social Action
ncsthechallenge.org

Collaborating with designers to help reduce energy consumption in homes across Europe
NATCONSUMERS by European Commission
NatConsumers online

Engaging young people with mental and physical disabilities in their rights and responsibilities within the NHS constitution
National Children’s Bureau, Council for Disabled Children, NHS
getyourrights.org

Enabling front line police officers to record incidents quickly and efficiently
Hackathon for The Met Police

Social network concept for those who may be unemployed or disengaged from their work
AIGA Cause Effect 2012 winner
Share the rain on Facebook

More...

I love to experiment

and play

born in an Army
cantonement

loads of
curious accidents

beetle catcher, sand
sculptor, tree surgeon,
bow maker, cow dung
inspector, trike rider

dad let me go on
my first bike ride

drawing people,
things, dreams

test, tests and
more tests!

sports captain,
moped riding

school captain

trans-eurasia
travel

poverty

hard
labour

a real
design job

money,
travel

more
design
jobs

sustainable
design

learning,
experimenting

human-centred
design

problem
solving

Work experience

Jobs

Shift, London
Mind of My Own, London
Forster Communications, London
Shelter, London
Nvisage, Brighton
Oliver Wyman Group, Cheshire
BBC, Manchester

Traineeships

Arena Magazine, London
T.M. Designs, Portsmouth
City Print & Design, W.Midlands

Collaborative Projects

NatConsumers,
European Commission
Eye Heroes,
Co-founder
Bet for Good,
Websions at Fjord
Metropolitan Police,
Hackathon
Down The Road,
Community project

Designathon
Nesta, Ideo
Open Labs
Cancer Research UK, Branding 'Nature'

Freelance

Hampshire Cultural Trust (for Justice studio)
Speak out online by Voiceability (for Jenni Parker Associates)
Salter Baxter (London)
Door 22 (Brighton)
TechyFolks (Brighton)
Kurdish Film Festival (Manchester)
Cavannagh Hill (Manchester)
Goat Circus (Manchester)
Leofric Films (W.Midlands)
The Arts Council
A Travel Duet (Calcutta)

Key skills

Social enterprise
Service design
Human-centered design
Design strategy
User experience
Public speaking
Visual storytelling
Communication design
Graphic / visual design

Technical Skills

Proficient in:
Adobe Photoshop
Fireworks
Illustrator
InDesign
Flash
Microsoft office
Balsamic Mockups
Axure
Marvel

Familar with:
HTML
Actionscript 3
Web development
Final Cut Pro
Adobe Premiere

Some clients
I've worked for

NSPCC, National Osteoporosis Society, Shelter, KPMG, British Petroleum, Fujitsu, Co-operative Insurance, Transport for London,

National Citzens Service, Whole Child International, Shelter, Mind UK, NSPCC, RBS, No More Landmines Trust, Specsavers, Unichem, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hiscox, Asda, M&S

Languages

English
Hindi

Education

M.A Sustainable Design
(High Distinction),
University of Brighton

B.A (Hons.) Graphic Design
(Distinction),
Coventry University, U.K

BTEC Foundation in Art & Design (Distinction), Coventry University, U.K

Advanced Diploma in Advertising & Graphic Design, Wigan & Leigh College (U.K) Ltd., India

12th Grade (Commerce stream, Distinction), Army School, India

Short Courses

Service Design Thinking,
CIID, Copenhagen

Storytelling for Change,
+Acumen, London

Human Centered Design,
Ideo and +Acumen, London

Responsive Design & Data Driven UX, General Assembly, London

Design Methods & Processes
for Innovation
, Goldsmiths,
University of London

Member of

Service Design Network,
Design Can Change,
Open Ideo, Open Labs

Interests and achievements

Theatre, light & sound shows, travelling, independent cinema, longboarding, street art, horse riding, squash, table tennis, kite flying (recent)

Travel

El Salvador
Nicaragua
Portugal
Denmark
Cuba
Mexico
Brazil
Japan
Canada

Russia
India
Thailand
UAE
England
Ireland
Scotland
France
Spain
Italy
Austria
Germany
Netherlands
Belgium
USA
Nepal

Achievements

NESTA New Radical,2018UK, 2018

Winner of the Children and Young People Now Award 2017, (MOMO) UK, 2017

Outcome one poster winner, UK Vision Strategy, 2016

Winner AIGA Cause / Affect award 2011, San Francisco

Winner 'Embracing Our Differences' 2010, Billboard Commission, Florida

Work exhibited in the Annual New Blood Exhibition 2006, London

Awarded 'Best All rounder Student' trophy 2000, Army School, India

Appointed 'School Captain' 1999, Army School, India

Appointed 'Sports Captain' 1998, Army School, India

Participated in Table Tennis Junior Nationals 1996, India

Mumbai Junior Table Tennis 2nd Seed 1996, India

Redundant skills

Car Assembly Operator, Peugeot

Assembly Operator, Walkers Crisps

Security Guard, Group 4
Wimbledon Tennis Championship

Electrician, British Telecom

Cashier, British Petroleum Store

Bar Tender, Various

Post Woman, Royal Mail

Bakery Operator, Heinz

Administrator, HSBC

Pigeons aren't the
quickest these days

Simply email me on
julixe@gmail.com