Arsalan is part of the Product Design at Careem and a problem solver at heart. He graduated
in 2014 with a BS Media Sciences from SZABIST, with majors in Ad Strategy & Design.
Starting first as a freelancer in parallel with his studies, he worked on various communication
design projects, ranging from brand identities to presentation, before joining JWT’s digital
Not finding advertising his cup of tea, he then pivoted and joined VentureDive in Nov 2015
where he started working for Careem. After getting acqui-hired by Careem in Sep 2016, he’s
since been part of key product revamps and founding teams for a bunch of internal tools to
cater to the millions of customers from across the network.
Bootstrapping his way into tech, he pursued an Interaction Design Specialisation offered by
the University of San Diego, but still considers himself a student and always curious to learn
more! He’s a strong propagator of design for social change, and the role of designers as
equal product thinkers. Arsalan spends his free time facilitating product and design teams,
academia, non-profits and individuals.