Hi, I'm Chandima - A Product Designer

I specialize in UX/UI design and product strategy. I write about UX on Medium, run a newsletter, and tweet about design all the time.

If you want to work with me, feel free to get in touch or keep browsing to check my work.

Work

Hiomi - Asian parental control startup

Hiomi is a parental control app based in Singapore that aims to keep children safer online. I redesigned the UX and UI of both the parent and child apps.

UX/UI Design
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Oneread - A book tracking app

Tracking my books has always been a hassle for me. Since I couldn't find the ideal app in the app store, I decided to design one myself. This is a case study on how I approached this problem.

UX/UI Design
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Frimi - Payment flow review and redesign

Frimi is the leading finance management app in Sri Lanka. With this project I tried to improve the payment flow of the app by redesigning the UI and UX.

UX/UI Design
UX Review
Screenshots of the project
Writing
May 26, 2021

My 5 takeaways from “Show Your Work” as a UX Designer

My takeaways for designers from Austin Kleon’s book “Show Your Work”. I talk about 5 things every designer can learn about sharing your work with others and building a following.

February 26, 2021

Why every website on the internet looks the same 🔥

I talk about why familiarity is important in UX design and why most landing pages on the internet looks alike due to this. I also explore how Jacob's Law can help us explain the reasons behind doing this.

December 06, 2020

MacOS Big Sur: Thoughts from a UX Designer 🔥

A review of Apple's (then) latest release of MacOS from a designer's point of view. I compare the update with the previous version of MacOS and give my opinion about some of Apple's decisions.

May 17, 2020

7 books to carry with you in 2020 - UX designer edition

A collection of my best books for designers for the year of 2020. These vary from design, business, and marketing. In this article, I talk about 7 books that I own and reviews the ones that I have read.

May 09, 2020

What bad tweets can teach us about UX 🔥

I use the tweets of the leader of opposition in Sri Lanka to teach people about how writing with people in your mind is important. Spoiler alert; the tweets are an example of how not to do it.

April 30, 2020

What designers should learn before using Webflow

An article I wrote after the first time I tried Webflow. I wanted to share with other designers about the basic knowledge they should have before working with Webflow.

About

I’m designing user experiences for over to 3 years now. I currently work as a Senior UI/UX Designer for Beyond, a digital product and marketing firm in Colombo. Before that, I worked as a UX Designer for Thiken, a software agency based in Austin, Texas for more than 2 years. I try to take projects if I have the time for it, so please feel free to contact me.

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