Proficient, passionate, and appreciate simple yet effective design.
My name is Kash Gunaretnam, and I'm product designer based in Sydney Australia. In 2010, I made a shift from the finance sector to pursue my passion in the creative industry, which was the start of my creative journey.
Major shift from finance to creative industry in 2010 to follow my passions.
Worked on two failed startups between 2014 to 2020. Currently working on personal project and helping many others.
I never saw myself as a mentor, but one of my colleagues introduced me to Design Lab, and it has been quite satisfying.
In my free time, I like to get involved with building mental heal awareness through participation in a fundraiser and voluntary work. Additionally helping out at non-profit organisations that do great things for unprivileged kids higher education in Sri Lanka.
The headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation, is an Australian non-profit organisation for youth mental health established by the Australian Government in 2006.
Uthayasoorian (Rising Sun) - Student Help Centre is a non-profit organisation that assists underprivileged children in pursuing higher education.
Empowering the world's next generation of designers
Sharing something I'm passionate about with the next generation of designers that are new to the creative field or have been doing it for years in various areas of the creative industry, as well as career changers looking for a fresh start through Design Lab.
Mental models refer to the ideas users have in their heads and what steers their use of things. So, any mental model users have represents different factors and events such as one's first time experience with an application and previous experience with other products.
"Sharing some of the design blunders I've made and the lessons I've learned over the last ten years in the design industry.