Souvik Das Gupta

Souvik Das Gupta


  • Joined Apr 2012

Souvik architects information and builds content-heavy websites. He works at Miranj — a web design and development studio in New Delhi which he co-founded in 2011.

Souvik has been wearing many hats at work which includes strategising websites, managing web projects, exploring business opportunities and handling client relationships. He has been speaking on information architecture, user experience and web standards at conferences in India and abroad. He’s also the organiser of World IA Day in New Delhi and the weekly Content Web conversations with Hasgeek.

Outside work, he indulges in music, coffee and cooking.

Ten years of Hasgeek

A friendly community, a resilient organisation and a bunch of interesting individuals

Before Hasgeek, my idea of attending conferences was similar to that of attending a live concert where you watch a few rockstars perform from a distance. Hasgeek turned the entire idea conferences into that of an approachable community. Everyone at their events — speakers, volunteers, attendees, organisers and sponsors — share a sense of belonging to the same community. There’s something for ever… more
  • Submitted
  • 15 Dec 2020

Content Web Call for Presentations

AMP - advanced level sessions

Why should you consider AMP? Why does AMP do well on Core Web Vitals? What technical strategies does AMP deploy? more
  • Submitted
  • 17 Jul 2020

Understanding Technical SEO – The Modern Approach to Search Optimisation.

Technical SEO – How approach to SEO has evolved in the last decade.

Let’s understand how Search Engines work and how Technical SEO is imperative to rank well on search engines. This session will be particularly revealing for people who have always looked at SEO as an “added service” or a silver bullet that will bring in web traffic. Also relevant for content and development teams who are not aware about their roles in achieving SEO. more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 08 Aug 2020

Meta Refresh 2012

Designing in the Browser

To show why designing websites directly in the web browser makes sense. more
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 03 Apr 2012
Section: Default Technical level: Intermediate Session type: Lecture

Meta Refresh 2013


To encourage designers to proactively reduce exposure of unnecessary details in their designs. more
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 11 Jan 2013
Section: Process Technical level: Intermediate Session type: Lecture

JSFoo 2013

Fallback Not Found

To challenge a mindset that approves of Javascript dependent webapps/websites. more
  • Submitted
  • 25 Aug 2013
Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Intermediate

Meta Refresh 2014

Embracing Progressive Enhancement

To understand the principle of progressive enhancement, and to adopt it in everyday web design/development. more
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 06 Jan 2014
Section: Workshops Technical level: Intermediate

Meta Refresh 2014

Web is flux

To emphasise the changing nature of web, and to encourage adoption of progressive enhancement. more
  • Confirmed
  • 12 Jan 2014
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Meta Refresh 2015

What’s your web?

To break the designer / creator bias towards laptops (and desktops) while designing experiences on the web. more
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 09 Mar 2015
Section: Application Design – full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Meta Refresh 2016

Architecting Content Driven Websites

While UI/UX has grown popular with transactional websites, informational websites have largely relied on visual communication design. This typically translates into a collection of page templates with clear visual hierarchy, good typography and tasteful aesthetics. However, the visual design aspect is merely the tip of the design iceberg and needs the support of a robust strategy around structuri… more
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 29 Aug 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

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Project discovery for a content website

Biases creep in pretty much everything we approach in life, and creating a website is no exception. After all we’re humans. A new website project typically starts off with a client telling us about what they want, and often jumping ahead to describe (or dare I say, prescribe) the outcome or the solution in their mind. From that point onwards, we guide the conversation towards a journey of unlearn… more
  • Confirmed
  • 14 Feb 2018
Technical level: Intermediate