I'm Jason, a Product Designer who builds simple product experiences that delight.
I’ve spent the past 10+ years working across different areas of design; email design, marketing websites, brand design, frontend development, to designing UI/UX for digital products.
Most recently, I worked at Informed.co as a Senior Product Designer. At Informed, I practiced user-centered design methodology to create impactful user experiences to increase customer success, and percieved value. Part of that meant creating and defining visual interface and interaction patterns in adherence to brand principles and usability guidelines.However, I also actively contributed to brand design, institutionalized a design system, and took agency of design team operations, all while coding the experiences that I was creating.
At Informed, I worked alongside incredibly talented individuals and learned so much from them every day. Over time, I built influence within the organization, which allowed me to impact product strategy and create team processes that improved team output. These opportunities allowed me to sharpen my literacy and understanding in other areas of the organization.
Outside of my design world, you'll find me adventuring with my family, kicking back with friends, camping, hiking, snowboarding, supporting Liverpool Football Club, baking sourdough bread or trying out something completely new and unusual. Life begins where your comfort zone ends.
My tastiest weekly ritual
My tastiest weekly ritual
Informed.co, Senior Product Designer
2018 - 2020
- Led design on the comapny rebrand as Appeagle became Informed.co. My duties involved contextualizing and documenting the brand definition, experience principles, and design standards for the organization. Documenting and evangelizing these rubrics ensured that the new brand was appropriately interpreted through the teams' work.
- Proactively established tools, processes, and practices that helped improve the efficiency and effectiveness of teams' output. This includes a foundational design system, a streamlined processes between design and engineering, and new collaborative rituals within the design team.
- Interviewed, onboarded, and mentored new team members as they transitioned to successful individual contributors.
- Owned operational leadership to help facilitate the design team's effectiveness.
Informed.co / Appeagle, Product Designer
2015 - 2018
Led design and frontend implementation on a number of user-facing experiences across the product. Worked within teams to shape, communicate, and action product strategy that directly led to significant increases in customer value.
Night Owl Interactive, Designer and Frontend Developer
2014 - 2015
Worked directly with clients to develop clear business goals and execute on those goals by conceptualizing, designing and developing online marketing solutions.
Hanover Direct, Designer and Content Manager
2013 - 2014
Designed and developed marketing emails and storefront websites across high-volume eCommerce brands - The Company Store, Scandia, and Undergear. Managed and published storefront content using Demandware.
2011 - 2012
Designed presentation materials and marketing collateral for a number of large pharmaceutical brands.
New York Institute of Technology
2008 - 2010
BFA - Graphic Design
- UI / UX Design
- Interaction Design
- User Research / Testing
- Design Systems
- Design Ops
- Brand Design
- Design Leadership
- HTML / CSS