Sanjay Rajapaksha

User Experience Designer/ Researcher

Some people say why? I say why not.

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Available Soon Please contact me for availability directly for projects.

Email hey@itsmesanjay.com

Phone 0412 207 253

Living in Canada for over 3 years allowed me to be immersed in the Digital Design and Advertising culture.

What I learned overseas I apply to my work in Australia.

I enjoy being active in the sun or snow when I get the chance.

Branding, Marketing, User Experience and Mixed Martial Arts are my passions.

In my spare time I am designing an app that will assist parent and child interactions.

I adapt to varied clients from large corporate companies to small to medium agile startups.

Seeking creative thinkers involved in exciting new challenging opportunities.


Clients

Draftstars
TAC
Village Cinemas
Telstra
Dulux
Trade Nomad
Henley
Rialto Group
Pacific Shopping Centres

Skills

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Basic HTML & CSS
WordPress
Sketch

Specialties

Wireframing
Creative Thinker
Art Director
Branding
Design
Brand Manager
Graphic Designer
Social Media
User Experience
Marketing Specialist
Account Manager

Experience

itsmesanjay

Contract UI/ UX Designer for Draftstars

Australia, Canada, UK · 2016 – Present

Conceptualising campaign branding elements
Constructing pitch decks
Developing print media for marketing
Initiating User Experience workshops/surveys
Wireframing, developing User Journeys for mobile/ web app
Designing landing pages for marketing collateral
Design eDM templates
Pivoting when needed to make adjustments to user research findings

Hive Creative

Digital Designer / Account Manager

Melbourne, VIC · April 2015 – September 2015

Hired on a contract basis for Village Cinemas. Worked with colleagues to devise an advertising campaign that met the client’s brief and budget.
Liaising with, and acting as the link between, the client and advertising agency by maintaining regular contact with both, ensuring that communication flows effectively.

Papercloud

Digital Designer/ Producer

Melbourne, VIC · October 2014 – March 2015

Researching and construction of Branding elements; Logo, Colour Palettes & Typography.
Creation and assistance of Proposal, Scope and Wireframe documents to the Producer team.
Brainstorming & design concepts alongside Producer team. Editing responsive web pages from code using CSS and HTML.

Hitori Inc

UI UX Designer/ Digital Producer

Melbourne, VIC · November 2013 – November 2014

UI/ UX Design for iOS, and Android apps
Wireframing and Developing client briefs
Project Manage Developers to meet customer brief
Providing Social Media content and strategy
Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives

Awards

2007 Mixed Media Art Award, Victoria university

Education

Eliquo

CSS Certificate for Web page Design

Ottawa, Canada · 2012 – 2012

Victoria University

Graphic Design

Melbourne, VIC · 2003 – 2006

Victoria University

Sales & Marketing

Melbourne, VIC · 2000 – 2002