Jason Clauss, Designer in Seattle, WA, United States
Jason Clauss

Designer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since January 8, 2021
Jason has 21 years of experience in design. He brings new products from inception to launch on the market—the proverbial "zero-to-one" phase. Jason has delivered excellent products in often difficult environments such as minimal access to IA or users. He has built and led teams of designers, developers, and project managers. Jason's design focus is on complex products with dense interactions and serious applications. Every project he's worked on has produced at least one major design innovation.
Jason is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Director of UX and Product Owner

    2017 - 2021
    Canadian Supplement Manufacturer
    • Hand-picked a team including interviewing and portfolio reviews - consisting of visual designer, researchers, and project manager - to build a brand new application.
    • Built a digital model of the human nervous system in collaboration with the company's science team, combining symbolic AI and deep learning to power the application's insight engine.
    • Coordinated the work of team members in Russia, Indonesia, and Canada, maintaining a smooth, asynchronous communication that enabled us to deliver well ahead of schedule and within budget, despite ambitious scope.
    • Delivered an application that increases vitamin regimen adherence by 35% and product purchases by 350%.
    • Built a healthcare application involving nutritional supplements that is in use by doctors in the US and Canada despite a general industry reluctance to rely upon supplements.
    • Built a technology culture at the company which had no previous IT experience - including hiring and training a CTO and VP Product - reducing their future reliance upon consultants.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Figma, Product Design, Web App UI, Web App UX, Responsive Web Apps, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, Form Design, UI Design, UX, UI, Web App Design, Web Design, Zeplin, User Research, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Mobile App Design, Dashboards, Branding, Education, iOS, Information Design, Forms, User Journeys, Web Forms, Client Interaction, Client Management, Communication, Design Consultation, Mobile Design, Mobile UI, Mobile UX, Wellness
  • UX Consultant

    2012 - 2021
    BehindTheName
    • Added a comprehensive package of UX improvements, interactivity upgrades, social features, and mobile compatibility over the course of nine years.
    • Increased user engagement rate and revenue by 300%, allowing BTN to remain the top names site on the internet.
    • Reversed a long downward trend in site visits, time on site, user retention, and Google search ranking.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, User Interface (UI), Dashboard Design, Form Design, UI Design, UX, UI, Web Design, User Research, Mobile App Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Branding, iOS, Information Design, Forms, User Journeys, Web Forms, Client Interaction, Client Management, Communication, Design Consultation, Mobile Design, Mobile UI, Mobile UX

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
    2003 - 2006
    University of Washington - Seattle, WA

Certifications

  • Human Centered Design
    JANUARY 2018 - PRESENT
    MIT
  • Gamification
    JANUARY 2012 - PRESENT
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Product Management
    JANUARY 2010 - PRESENT
    University of Washington

Experience

Location

Seattle, WA, United States

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