Biography of Sameera Thilakasiri
I'm a front-end developer, User Experience Design Lead based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Specialist in User Interface Design, User Experience, Usability and Accessibility, Information Architecture, Responsive Web Design, Interactive Design and Search Engine Optimisation. Public speaking in technical areas.
Follow the best practices and the latest W3C web standards guidelines, resulting in responsive, semantic, usable, accessible, SEO friendly markup using XHTML, CSS and jQuery.
A technically competent and industry savvy IT professional with more than nine years of overall experience, in lecturing, team leading, web designing, web developing. Functions performed in the projects include scheduling work, managing team, meeting project deadlines on time and communicating with the segment leadership. A good team player who sustains high team morale and focuses on assisting the team in producing and delivering high quality user interfaces on time ensuring highest customer satisfaction.
I have obtained skills in sports and music during my primary and secondary education, where I was able to gather team work and leadership qualities, and also high professional qualifications of confidence to accept responsibilities.
I have also been actively involved in many charity drive programs, which has helped me in developing my personal and management skills. The experience gained throughout has helped me to develop my analytical, communication, design, presentation and creative skills.
A fast track professional with excellent creative thinking, ability to translate original thoughts into professional designs, high order planning and organising abilities, good interpersonal skills, communication skills in the field of Multimedia (Information Technology).
I was awarded MCS by The Computer Society of Sri Lanka, Professional Membership of BCS, chartered Institute for IT and Professional Membership of ACM
Over 11 years of experience with a vast number of projects handled, including clients, CITI Bank, BT, Alere, Network Rails, Lavastorm - Martin Dawes, OppenheimerFunds, UTC Fire & Security and Sri Lankan Airline.
In my leisure, lifestyle photographer and blogger for technical areas, just visit my personal technical blog and keep in touch for latest updates.
Currently positioned as User Experience Design Lead and Interactive Designer, working at Zaizi Asia Pvt Ltd (www.zaizi.com) , is an experienced information and technology consulting firm headquartered in London specialising in open source enterprise content management solutions.
Previously worked in Virtusa Pvt Ltd, Colombo 9, Sri Lanka as a Consultant Specialist UI