Harshana Gamage profile from UI UX portfolio

Hello, I'm Harshana,

a UI/UX designer with a background in software development & project management.

My Journey

Hello again, I’m Harshana Gamage, a UI/UX designer with experience. Having started my career as a software developer, I’ve evolved through roles such as website designer, Java Back-end Developer, PHP web application developer, Project Manager and eventually found my true passion in crafting exceptional user experiences.

2021 - Present
NovaTechZone (Pvt) Ltd
UI/UX Designer
  • UI/UX designer for web and mobile applications, collaborating closely with development teams to ensure seamless integration of design elements.
  • Conduct user research and usability testing to inform design decisions and drive iterative improvements.
  • Develop design systems and style guides to maintain consistency across products and platforms.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing sessions to foster continuous learning and growth.
2018 - 2021
NovaTechZone (Pvt) Ltd
Project Manager
  • Managed software development projects using Agile methodologies to meet client requirements and business objectives.
  • Provided valuable insights and guidance to development teams, ensuring alignment with project goals.
  • Implemented project management tools and processes to enhance communication and stakeholder engagement.
  • Led post-project reviews to identify areas for improvement and drive process enhancements.
2016 - 2018
Chamathkaara (Pvt) Ltd
Software Developer
  • Developed PHP and Java web applications, focusing on front-end and back-end development.
  • Collaborated with designers and stakeholders to translate requirements into technical specifications.
  • Implemented Java and Spring frameworks to enhance application performance and security.
  • Participated in team meetings and knowledge sharing activities to foster collaboration and innovation.
2014 - 2016
ITES (Pvt) Ltd
Web Application Developer
  • Developed web applications using PHP and Java technologies, laying the groundwork for subsequent roles in software development.
  • Collaborated with team members to deliver high-quality, scalable solutions that met client requirements.
  • Gained foundational experience in software development methodologies and best practices.

Skill-set

My skill set is diverse, covering UI/UX design, proficiency in Java, and PHP and a solid foundation in project management. This unique combination allows me not only to conceptualize and design user interfaces but also to understand the technical intricacies and manage projects efficiently.

Project Highlights

In my previous role as a Project Manager, I have led dynamic teams in creating mobile apps, and web applications applauded for its intuitive user interface and seamless performance. As a project manager, I have closely worked with developers, UI/UX designers, and client to bring their project that exceeds client expectations in both functionality and design.

Approach and Philosophy

My design philosophy revolves around User-centricity. Every decision I make is grounded in the goal of enhancing the overall user experience. Drawing on my background in software development and project management, I ensure that my designs are not only visually appealing but also technically feasible.

Collaboration and Communication

Thriving in collaborative environments, I’ve managed cross-functional teams, closely worked with clients, and provided guidance to developers, fostering a cohesive workflow. My effective communication skills facilitate a smooth exchange of ideas and expectations between design, development, and project management teams.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Through my project management role, I’ve sharpened my entrepreneurial skills by closely working with entrepreneurs and businesses. Guiding development teams to achieve project targets, I’ve cultivated a holistic understanding of project life-cycles, from ideation to delivery.

Client Testimonials

Here’s what some of my clients have said about working with me:
"I had the pleasure of working with Harshana in outsourcing some of my projects to his company. He is clear and precise with requirement handling and his product design exposure enables him to lead his team well. The products he developed for us has been of high quality and has been well tested. In addition he is very timely on delivery. In addition to his core technical strengths, he is also a very pleasant person to work with. He is not uptight and is very flexible to client request. Wishing Harshana and Nova Tech Zone a bright future!"
"Working with Harshana Gamage was fantastic. I found him as someone with great expertise and deep understanding of business solutions. Broad minded ui designer - his exceptional work flow, skills, imagination and understanding of change requests made the project a dream. He leads by example and many people at NovaTechZone find his enthusiasm and dedication both inspiring and motivating. He had vision to see the benefits and the passion to turn that into a competitive advantage for NovaTechZone. I could always depend on him to set the best example as ui designer at NovaTechZone. I have always felt Harshana was one of the most effective team mates I have ever had the privilege of working with. "

Future Aspirations

I am excited about the prospect of joining a dynamic team where I can contribute my skills and experience to drive innovative projects. I aspire to continue evolving as a UI/UX designer, staying at the forefront of industry trends and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in user experience.

Let's Connect

If you’re seeking a versatile UI/UX designer with a solid foundation in software development and project management, I’m eager to connect. Let’s collaborate to bring innovative design solutions to your organization. Feel free to reach out. I look forward to the opportunity to contribute to your team’s success.

How I can help with your organization!

As a UI/UX designer with a strong background in web application design, mobile app development, and project management, I bring a wealth of international experience and a versatile skill set that can significantly benefit your tech company. My proficiency in both design and development allows me to bridge the gap between creative vision and technical implementation seamlessly. With a proven track record as a collaborative team player and effective leader, I excel in guiding colleagues toward a unified goal. Here’s how my skills and experience can contribute:

Some of the amazing clients I've worked with

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