Om Jha

Om Jha

UX Designer in Atlanta, He/Him

I’m an experience designer passionate about building for a playful future. I trust in solving hard problems with design thinking and producing solutions that evoke joy.

  • I can work with:
    Figma, Photoshop, After Effects, C4D, Spline
    Rust, Swift, C++, TypeScript
    React, Next.js, Svelte





Data Science Around The World


Generating the Future, Right Here in the 404


Crafting the world's largest XR Hackathon

Pylontechnics - CS 3750

Navigation, discovery, and schedules in a single interaction, for any MARTA station

Work Experience

2019 — Now
Bethesda, MD
  • Crafted brand identity for a news publication targeting Indian Diaspora, launching marketing initiatives that led to conversions of thousands of subscribers
  • Designed, developed and hosted initial website that scaled to thousands of users
  • Worked with international development team to update brand, expand to multiple languages, and enhance marketing efforts
2020 — Now
Bethesda, MD
  • Inventor of Virtual Newsroom System Patent describing innovative system that redefines relationship between Journalists and Media Houses
  • Attracted hundreds of journalist sign-ups through powerful brand identity and marketing initiatives, worked with international development team across time and language barriers in building our core application
2023 — Now
Atlanta, GA
  • Built a new design team that scaled Startup Exchange's design support and goals from Atlanta area to nationwide, crafting web experiences and marketing that attracted collaborations with dozens of startups and major accelerators, and Fortune 500 companies.
  • Built brand identities for multiple international events, including world's largest XR and AI hackathons. Managed stakeholder expectations and produce timely deliverables under time limitations and setbacks.
2021 — 2022
Atlanta, GA
  • Spent hundreds of hours practicing observation, interview, and other user research skills at Woodruff Park in Downtown Atlanta
  • Followed a rigorous user research process to understand the stakeholders and communities in Woodruff Park
  • Presented and communicated community needs and potential solutions that emphasized local-first and marginalized groups directly to the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District @ City of Atlanta
2022 — 2022
Arlington, VA
  • Worked closely across teams to build out a new design system experience across legacy and brand new components
  • Built powerful new visualization modes to generate insights about supply chain impacts during a time of rapid global changes to production, directly enhancing customer experience across multiple Fortune 500 clients
  • Worked and integrated projects across Figma, Next.js/React, and legacy systems
2018 — 2018
Laurel, MD
  • Designed and built new pages to allow non-technical staff to quickly understand key data from internal contracts system
  • Employed a focus on accessibility and ease of use


2020 — Now
Atlanta, GA
  • Media + People Threads (HCI)
  • Major GPA: 3.46