Danny Walcoff, Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Danny Walcoff

Designer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since March 21, 2019
Danny is a San Francisco based designer with over ten years of experience. He spent three and a half years at Uber designing complex data tools as well as the core app used by millions of drivers worldwide. He holds a US patent for his work on a dashboard interface designed at VMware. Danny loves working directly with clients to create experiences that bring unprecedented simplicity and accessibility to the most complex problems.
Danny is now available for hire

Employment

  • Senior Product Designer

    2019 - 2020
    BetterUp
    • Designed experiences that help people feel whole, supported, and inspired.
    • Designed a platform for members to manage their relationship with their coach, track goals, and explore learning content.
    • Worked with a small team to create a prototype for a future vision of the core product.
    • Led the design of BetterUp’s “Explore” feature, opening up a library of thousands of resources to our members.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision
  • Product Designer

    2016 - 2019
    Uber
    • Designed tools for the data design and business platform teams; these tools enabled actionable insights around Uber's data. Projects included designing Uber's company-wide financial planning tool, a machine learning tool to run and analyze models, and a data visualization tool that enabled anyone to create beautiful charts.
    • Led the design and implementation of the Driver Earnings experience during the complete redesign of the Uber Driver app.
    • Designed a low-tech literacy, low-device-language literacy onboarding experience for drivers in developing countries, significantly increasing the number of driver sign-ups in the fastest-growing markets.
    • Led the design of the driver experience team's efforts to create a better onboarding experience for new drivers. This included designing a "test drive" feature that allows drivers to experience the app before picking up real passengers for the first time.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Principle, Figma

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Management Information Systems
    2006 - 2010
    California State University, Chico - Chico, CA, USA

Experience

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

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