Nikhil Bora


Experience Designer, ANZ

Nikhil Bora is a visual design powerhouse with strong UI, Accessibility and motion design skills. With over 10 years of experience, he has designed and worked across agencies and large organisations on a variety of print, motion, installation, and interactive projects for Nike, Telstra, ANZ, Pandora, SBS, and Australia Post.

He became the 10th person to receive a cochlear implant in the world. Nikhil uses Auslan as his primary language and is the co-founder of SignHow, an innovative startup that produced the first inclusive and accessible sign language for all communities around the world. He is passionate about inclusive design and accessibility – a better digital life for everyone.

Currently working as an Experience Designer at ANZ.

Presentation: Helping you create Deaf-friendly Experiences
In this presentation, Nikhil will discuss the experience and knowledge, of how important it is to understand the accessibility for Deaf people and Sign language users. We have a responsibility to follow some basic recommended guidelines which will give everyone the right access to information for Deaf and Sign language users. We want to enhance the deaf user-friendly experience for your services and products.


• Understand the profile of the Deaf Community
• Services and Products accessibility barriers for Deaf and Hard of Hearing users
• Expertise comes from a data-driven, heart-to-heart understanding of what Deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers want.
• Business Analysis and Digital Accessibility to Deaf and Sign languages users checklist