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James Tucker

James Tucker

San Francisco, CA, United States
Member since May 30, 2018
James is an idea machine and master problem-solver when it comes to user interfaces. He is passionate about making users love the product because of the naturally intuitive adoption the user has with the UI. James fuses cognitive science techniques with clever interaction design to make products people love.
James is now available for hire
  • Cerebro
  • Tenfold
  • EventCandy
  • Tubular Labs
  • Xtime
  • WinePro
  • VP of user Experience
    2017 - 2018
    • Collaborated with CEO to define new products and processes.
    • Redesigned core product and presented reports when piloting to customers.
    • Communicated the value of the redesign through product marketing efforts.
    • Defined detailed spec, design, test, build, ship, and monitor workflow.
    • Improved workflow and reduced 200-220 seconds and 5.5 clicks per call.
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Framer, Photoshop, Lookback, Lucid Charts, Axure, MixPanel, Amplitude, Confluence, JIRA
  • Director of UX
    2016 - 2017
    Tubular Labs
    • Defined the UX process and shaped the product feature requirements.
    • Created flow charts, wireframes, prototypes, and visual design concepts.
    • Gathered data from all departments to formally kick-off features.
    • Discovered new business opportunities through UX research studies.
    • Validated theories on how to build the next evolution of product.
    Technologies: InVision, Slack, Lookback, MixPanel, Adobe Products, Framer, Hype3, Confluence, JIRA
Other Experience
  • How to Recruit UX Research Participants (Publication)
    Finding the right UX research participants can result in valuable insights even from a mediocre UX testing plan. UX researchers should spend the time to identify and find the right participants.
  • UX Myths – Prototyping, User Testing, and UX Deliverables (Publication)
    Prototyping, user testing, and UX deliverables are important to the design process, but there are some UX myths that can put these processes at risk of being devalued by clients.
  • Associate of Arts degree in Architecture
    1987 - 1999
    Mesa College - San Diego, CA
  • Fundamentals in Cognitive Science, Visual Arts
    1990 - 1992
    University of California San Diego - La Jolla, CA
  • Fundamentals in Sales
    1991 - 1991
    Dale Carnegie Training - San Diego, CA
  • Fundamentals in Filmmaking, Marketing
    1989 - 1991
    San Diego State University - San Diego, CA
  • Wireframing20 years
  • UX Research20 years
  • Prototyping20 years
  • SaaS15 years
  • InVision8 years
  • Axure RP Pro7 years
  • Sketch5 years
  • Figma2 years
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Figma
  • Axure RP Pro
San Francisco, CA, United States
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