Team: Oculus

Welcome to our portfolio!

Meet Team Oculus, based in the city that never sleeps, New York City. Our diverse backgrounds span the realms of Architecture and Graphic Design, as well as the ever-evolving landscape of Computer Science. With this rich tapestry of skills and perspectives, we’re committed to harnessing the power of our multifaceted expertise on this exciting journey.

 

Our Process

OCULUS: Embracing the Journey

OCULUS: Embracing the Journey

Greetings and welcome to our portfolio! It's hard to believe, but 7 weeks have already passed since our exciting journey in the Product Development course...

The Minds Behind Oculus

Priyanka Kadam
Priyanka Kadam

Human-Centered Design

Priyanka is currently immersed in her M.S. in Human-Centered Design at Pace University. Her other qualifications encompass a diploma in Art Direction. Her superpower? Remarkable observations, which, when combined with her harmonious blend of determination and the love for her craft, steer Priyanka toward crafting design solutions that seamlessly meld timeless designs with a deep sense of empathy.

Beyond the world of design, Priyanka finds joy in long drives and indulging her sweet tooth. She’s also an avid outdoor enthusiast, always ready for a new adventure.

Nishant Doshi
Nishant Doshi

Human-Centered Design

During his pursuit of a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering in India, Nishant discovered his passion for User Experience Design while volunteering as a Graphic Designer for his college’s IEEE student branch. He’s now on the path to further hone his craft with a Master’s in Human-Centered Design in the bustling city of New York.

Beyond his design journey, Nishant is a dedicated FC Barcelona fan who enjoys strumming his guitar to ’80s rock ballads and playing FIFA in his free time.

Lauren DeMaio
Lauren DeMaio

Computer Science

Lauren is currently in her final year of undergraduate study at Pace University, pursuing a BS degree in Computer Science with a minor in Italian Studies. Prior to her studies at Pace, Lauren was a Jazz and Contemporary trainee at the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC. She loves to push both her creative and logical passions in life, and is always searching for new ways to overlap the two. 

Liza Karimova
Liza Karimova

Human-Centered Design

Liza joins the team with 6 years of experience designing and building custom residential architecture. Originally from Russia, Liza went to UC Berkeley to complete her B.A. Her passion for experimentation, problem-solving and new technology has lead her to pursue a career in Product Design, which debuted with her M.S. at Pace University.  

Liza enjoys acrylic and oil painting, cooking and eating creative dishes, reading Sci-Fi novels, traveling, and sketching architectural projects.