Sreejith K K
User Experience Designer

Education
2011-13
MSc. Product Design and Development
Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
Cognitive Systems, Human Factors & Ergonomics for Engineers, Applied Mechatronic Design, Product Planning and Market Analysis, Product Development Management, Project Management.
2007-11
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Malnad College of Engineering, Karnataka, India
Microprocessor and Mechatronics, Operations Research, Control Systems, Computer Concepts and C programming.
Work Experience
June 2014 - Present
3 years 9 months
Co-founder, Head of Design and User Experience, Freshout AB
Freshout.se
Web application currently under beta development. Performed informal user interviews, created user stories and prepared requirement specifications for developers. Expressed the UX intended with high and low fidelity mockups, defined animations for app interactions according to latest UI patterns.
January 2016 - Present
2 years 3 months
Founder-editor, ThoughtCode Labs
thoughtcode.io
Technology blog, Web development and User Experience design agency. Write about UX for autonomous cars, VR and UAVs. Successfully assisted in the shipping of several websites from Sweden for our client Omnes Media AB.
November 2014 - August 2015
9 months
Research Student, UX for cars
Division of Design & Human Factors, Chalmers University of Technology
Projects involved in:
AIMMIT (Automotive integration of multimodal interaction techologies)
Literature studies, one-one interviews and concept development

AUX (Automotive User Experience)
Storyboard and concept evaluation with potential users.

HATRIC (HMI For Automated Driving in Traffic)
Literature studies and seminars
View publication here
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
7 months
Thesis Research Intern, Automotive interaction design
VTI, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute/ Volvo Car Corporation / SHADES Research Project
Developed an automotive dashboard interface application for notifying failures during semi-autonomous modes of driving. Paper prototyping, Adobe Illustrator mock-up, Simulator mock-up of the instrument cluster in Visual Studio Expression Blend with C# code-behind, High fidelity prototype for driving simulator in Processing written in Java, Usability Testing with potential users in the driving simulator at VTI.
View publication here
December 2011 - June 2012
7 months
Product Design Project Intern
Clean Motion AB, Göteborg, Sweden
Part of a five-member team to upgrade driver cockpit of Clean Motion's electric vehicle ZBee. Concept development, design and prototyping of steering dashboard modules for both iPhone and iPad devices. Lead designer for Clean Motion's concept app for iPhones and iPads that helps users unlock their ZBees with a passcode, view personal info, real-time charge status, weather updates and navigation maps.
Other Experience
2010 - 2011
Vice President, the Literary Club
Malnad College of Engineering
2010 - 2011
Mekano Zeta
Bachelor’s thesis work, Malnad College of Engineering
Automated track guided robot for automatic forklifting operations. Used Sanguino programming board embedded with ATmega644p microcontroller for stepper motor control and IR sensor array programming.
2009 - 2010
Event Manager, the Literary Club
Malnad College of Engineering
2009 - 2010
Art Editor, Praakaamya 2008-10
Malnad College of Engineering
Part of a seven member team from university for the design of bi-annual student magazine. Responsible for page layouts, typography, composition and article reviews.
Noteworthy
European Automotive Congress 2015
Abstract- An HMI concept for for conveying technical failures in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, accepted at the EAEC-ESFA 2015 held in Romania.
Visual Interfaces for Safety and Enhanced Driving Experiences
ViSES, my work for VTI was presented at the Human Factors Collegium forum and SAFER seminars held in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Chalmers University of Technology
IPOET scholarship recipient from Chalmers University of technology for consecutive years 2011-2013. (Given for academic excellence)
Praakaamya 2008-10
Critical acclamation for the team/design work put in in bringing forth the special edition of the student magazine.
Skills
Design and Prototyping
I am fluent with Illustrator, Photoshop, Inkscape and Invision. I am also familiar with After Effects, Sketch and XD. I have worked with keyframe animations in Microsoft Expression Blend and Flash in the past with a bit of C# and ActionScript code-behind respectively.
Coding and Languages
I like experimenting with HTML5, CSS3 and p5.js. I have also used Processing and Actionscript for my projects.
Content Management Systems
I have experience working with Wordpress and Joomla.
Concept development and Evaluation
Wire framing, Usability testing, Heuristic Evaluations, Personas, Prototyping, Storyboarding, Sketching, Task Analysis, Hedonic/pragmatic UX evaluations
Languages
I am fluent in Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada and English. Also can understand and speak a bit of Swedish. :)