Chad Alderson

Chad Alderson

Chico, CA, United States
Member since July 23, 2015
Chad is a veteran software product manager, strategist, user experience designer, and technologist. He is the owner of a small agency in Northern California.
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  • Owner
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Conceived and designed a project management bot experience that runs meetings "automagically" via Slack - think of it as a virtual assistant for agile software development.
    • Designed Instateam For WordPress - a multiuser WordPress plugin that curates team focused posts.
    • Designed an HR onboarding iOS app for recent college grads starting their first "big company" job.
    • Worked with a Fortune 500 fast food chain to teach their marketing teams how to become better at rapid prototyping.
    • Created both wireframes and visual design for an international wine directory listing service.
    Technologies: Sketch3, InVision
  • CTO / User Experience Designer
    2011 - 2014
    • Created the strategy around sales funnel optimization for Dollar Shave Club.
    • Was involved in business strategy and consulting for eBay, Inc.
    • Served as an interaction designer for the eBay Human Resources college recruiting platform.
    • Worked on the business strategy for a number of startup clients.
    • Designed the wireframes (UX) for 21Days, a challenge-based, self-improvement platform with deep social ties to Facebook's API.
    Technologies: Sketch3, InVision
  • Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems
    1995 - 1999
    California State University-Chico - Chico, California
  • Product Management10 years
  • Wireframing10 years
  • Interaction Design (IxD)10 years
  • Rapid Prototyping10 years
  • InVision6 years
  • Responsive Web Design (RWD)4 years
  • Grid Systems4 years
  • Sketch3 years
  • InVision
  • Sketch


Chico, CA, United States

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