Sree Teja Kalakota

UX Design Student

University of Texas at Austin

Personal Info

Full name Sree Teja Kalakota
Email [email protected]
Location Austin, Texas
Roles Web Developer, Graphic and UX/UI designer


User Experience Designer with extensive knowledge of web technologies, as well as professional and academic experience in computer programming and user interface design. Succeed in collaborating with creative, multilingual, and multicultural teams to approach design challenges analytically. Extensive professional goals entail a focus on developing user-centric experiences in the domain of computer-human interaction design.

Professional Experience

User Experience Specialist
The University of Texas Center for Teaching and Learning, Texas
June 2023 - Present

  • Facilitating website updates by incorporating stakeholder and user feedback, while aligning with client requirements.
  • Executing updates for enhanced user experience and organizational goals, aligning with industry best practices.
  • Assisting in the design and development of digital products and services, enhancing the communication strategy.

Software development Engineer (SDE)
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
Feb 2021 - Aug 2022

  • Spearheaded AEM development for the e-commerce project, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance.
  • Implemented a robust CI/CD pipeline with Bitbucket for efficient code integration and automated testing.
  • Customized CQ5 Templates, Dialogs, and Workflow on AEM for smooth content management.
  • Collaborated closely with UI/UX designers to create functional AEM components and enhance the user experience.
  • Optimized the AEM-based e-commerce website, leading to increased user engagement and higher conversion rates.
  • Actively participated in code reviews and knowledge-sharing sessions to uphold coding standards.
  • Identified opportunities for process improvements, proposing innovative solutions for efficient workflows.

Visual Designer
Aditya Mehta Foundation
Oct 2018 - Feb 2021

  • Officiated as the design captain of the franchise for 3 years
  • Crafted the India Cycling Team jersey for the 2019 Asian Road Cycling Championship.
  • Masterminded the interior of the Infinity parasport academy and rehabilitation center.
  • Conceptualized the planning and execution of the design activities for more than 15 National Events.
  • Mapped out designs in collaboration with major brands, celebrities, and para-athletes.

User Experience Design Intern
Intense Technologies Limited, India
March 2017 - August 2017

  • Involved in the planning and design of a low-code, rapid enterprise application production platform.
  • Conducted comprehensive usability testing, analysed data, and optimized design approaches.
  • Produced high-quality animations and motion graphics for use in marketing campaigns and presentations.

Academic Qualification

Masters in Information Studies - User Experience Design
The University of Texas at Austin - Texas
Feb 2021 - Aug 2022

Specializing Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design as a domain of expertise.

Bachelors in Computers and Information Technology
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University - India
Aug 2016 - Oct 2020

Developed an Android-based gamification assessment application for academic students in a school system.

Academic Projects

Smart Cookbook with Advanced Pantry Management
Aug 2022 - Dec 2022

  • Implemented a competitive analysis on existing applications based on Information Architecture.
  • Screened User Interviews and Surveys to understand the user flow and created a Content Inventory.
  • Designed Wireframes and High Fidelity UI based on the information hierarchy of the study.
  • Responsibility: Competitive Analysis, User Interviews, Content Inventory, Wireframes and High Fidelity UI.

An Android Application for Gamified Learning
Dec 2019 - Apr 2020

  • Prospected a research on the metrics to determine a student's understanding in a course work.
  • Magnified the application of gamification techniques in the educational sector.
  • Incorporated the analysed data to build an Android application that integrates gamification techniques.
  • Technology: Java, Android Studio, Embedded JavaScript, Bootstrap, Node JS, Firebase NoSQL DB.

An Intra College Social Networking Portal
June 2019 - Oct 2019

  • Empowered a basic research to understand how my undergraduate friends connected with our on-campus instructors to receive advice for their research papers, experiments, assignments, and academic assistance.
  • Tailored the pain points from the research insights, designed a model to tackle the issue and developed a website as part of my academic coursework.
  • Technology: JavaScript, PHP, Apache Tomcat, Bootstrap, MySQL DB

Skill Base


User interviews
Heuristic Evaluation
Card Sorting
Information Architecture


User scenarios
Hi-fi & Lo-fi Mockups
Visual design

Web Design

Javascript ES6
Node JS




Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
AEM 6.5
Visual Studio Code
Android Studio


Indo-Tibetan Border Police expressed gratitude for my commitment to the promotion of paralympic sports in India.

Commended by the Indian Border Security Force for offering gratuitous design workshops to the handicapped people.

Appreciated by IEEE Hyderabad Section for working as an UI Designer for 'IEEE CovidMove' website in 2020.

Finished first place in Robokart's Game Design Competition using Unity 3D in 2017.