Sugith Karunaratne

I am Sugith Karunaratne, a professional web developer who has more than 5 years experience in web development as a developer as well as a designer. If I was contemplating promoting myself as a web developer, I would endeavor to make my work perfect, not for the benefit of the customer, but because it would be of the greatest importance to me.  

Professional Skills

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blackicon 2012 - 2014 Technology Management - BTech.
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Edmonton, Canada


blackicon 2004 - 2008 Information Technology - BSc (Hons.)
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
Colombo, Sri Lanka


blackicon 2003 Certificate in Graphic Designing
Kent Academy of Digital Science
Colombo, Sri Lanka


blackicon 2002 PC Assembling, Networking & User Tech. Support - Diploma
IDM Computer Studies (Pvt)Ltd.
Colombo, Sri Lanka



blackicon 2015 April- Current  Technologies in Education, University of Alberta
Web Developer

Working at Technologies in Education, University of Alberta as a web developer. I am responsible in maintaining the existing web applications.


blackicon 2013 February- 2015 April Smart OTT Inc. | WildTV Inc.
Lead Developer

Working at Smart OTT Inc. and Wild TV Inc. as a lead developer. Wild TV is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel broadcasting hunting and fishing programs. I am responsible in maintaining the existing company websites, create components, modules and plugins for Joomla framework for specific tasks. Work with the Amazon AWS Cloud and integrate it with the existing web system. Connect the websites with the payment gateways like Beanstream, Paypal, for online payment facilities. Work with Python and Django web application and smart TV applications with HTML5 and JQuery. Furthermore working on creating API endpoints for the application.


blackicon 2014 April - 2015 February Chinook Multimedia Inc.
Web Developer

I was working as contract web developer for Chinook Multimedia Inc. from April 2014 to February 2015 and I was responsible in modifying and adding new features to a Joomla website that they are currently working on.


blackicon 2010 April - 2011 December IBCScorp LLC.
Software Engineer

Worked with iBCSCorp LLC in Sri Lanka as a Team Lead/ Web Developer/Software Engineer from April 2010 till December 2011. (iBCSCorp is a USA based company which established the developing branch in Sri Lanka). Create, update, and maintain site pages for the clients of United States, using CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP and CMSs like Joomla, Silverstripe, and cakephp. Coordinate with project managers in United States and Joomla developers to make sure we give what the client requested. Assist with web design efforts for site pages; create components and modules for Joomla and create e-commerce web sites. Provide technical support for usability issues and critical site problems, as needed.


blackicon 2008 June - 2010 April Eyepax IT Consulting (pvt)Ltd.
Software Engineer

Worked with Eyepax IT Consultant Private Limited in Sri Lanka as s Software Engineer from June 2008 to April 2010. Worked on team to develop Joomla CMS websites and shopping carts in Magento, dotnetnuke and aspdotnetstorefront. Coordinated with the clients and the developers of the projects and gathered the necessary information to carry on the projects, trained the clients with administering the web sites and shopping carts. Furthermore I worked on Search Engine Optimization on the web sites.