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Aarshin Karande

Professionally and personally, I prescribe to Albert Einstein’s conviction that, “No problem can be solved at the same level of consciousness that created it.” As a Media Experience Strategist, I am committed to creating and studying media experiences that help evolve consciously and solve global challenges.


My expertise includes media, design, policy, and management, which I’ve studied at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Washington Bothell (UWB). As a professional, I want to create products, services, and policies that foster human potential via innovative media experiences.

Background & Experience


• M.Sc., Media and Communication Governance (2015-2016)

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

• B.A., Media and Communication Studies; Minor, Consciousness (2010-2014)

University of Washington, Bothell (UWB)


Education and Consciousness: Undergraduate research with the UWB’s School of STEM studying the effects of learning about consciousness on undergraduate students. Developed and designed a framework for the Center for Education and Research in Consciousness (2013 – 2014).

Mindful Games: Undergraduate research with the UWB’s School of IAS studying games, mindfulness, health, and wellness (2014).

User Interaction and Experience: Collaborative research at foundry10 with Valve Software studying learning, skill acquisition, and cognition in gaming (2014-2015).

Contemplative Media Design: Independent research at YantraWare about media, design, and consciousness, presented at the Towards a Science of Consciousness conference (2014 – Present).

Mindful Media: Graduate dissertation at the LSE studying media, consciousness, and culture (2015 – Present).

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Visual identity, websites, graphics, templates, social media, marketing materials, packaging, presentations, games, reports, illustrations, etc.


Analysis and development of governance strategies, regulatory schemes, policy aims, performance, delivery, etc.


Produced, directed, and edited various video, audio, photography, campaigns, multimedia, transmedia, games, websites, social media, etc.


Employed qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methodologies for published studies about UI/UX, consciousness, cognition, media, games, etc.


News-writing and reporting (AP Style), research writing (Harvard, MLA, APA), copy-editing, creative poetics, advertising, technical writing, etc.


Expertise with audio, video, image, text editing software (Adobe, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Microsoft Office, etc.) and production hardware (cameras, lighting, props, etc.).


Team-building, strategy development, campaign organizing, consulting, innovation management, business plans, entrepreneurship, etc.


Semi-professional performing artist with 10+ years advanced training in Hindustani Classical improvisational singing, harmonium, and tabla.

Philosophy & Clients

Capturing voice, spirit, and passion is essential to my work, whether for clients, collaborators, or myself. I believe in minimalist and pragmatic solutions that focus on experience and long-term utility. I am meticulous and relentless about producing smart and beautiful results and bringing forth the best of old and new.