Jim England

Jim England

New York, NY, United States
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Jim England

Jim England

Designer
New York, NY, United States
Member since February 9, 2016
Jim is a senior product designer with experience at startups large and small. He has been the product design founder and worked as a designer at two startups (one acquired), and has freelanced for a number of clients including Handy and Bombfell.
Jim is now available for hire
Employment
  • Director of Product
    Bezar
    2015 - 2016
    • Led product development initiatives at Bezar, working with developers to implement features from inception to release.
    • Designed flows and experiences for multiple personas including customers, vendors, and site administrators.
    • Established product development consensus with the executive team and internal stakeholders through consistent sprint planning processes.
    • Defined quantitative success metrics and integrated metrics into the feature prioritization process.
    • Collected qualitative feedback through surveys and customer development interviews.
    Technologies: Pivotal Tracker, Sketch
  • Lead Product Designer
    Quirky
    2013 - 2014
    • Led small teams of developers, designers, and community managers on invention-related projects.
    • Designed wireframes and visual layouts and collected feedback from community members and internal stakeholders on those designs, using both qualitative and quantitative data to inform product decisions.
    • Implemented the front-end designs of these products in production using HTML/CSS and JavaScript.
    • Involved in the hiring process for designers and engineers, working to establish the hiring practices for product designers.
    • Presented new feature announcements to the community.
    Technologies: Pivotal Tracker, Photoshop, Sketch, HTML/CSS
Education
  • Accelerator Program Certificate degree in Startups
    500 Startups Accelerator Program - Mountain View, CA (USA)
    2012 - 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Information Systems
    Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland, Ohio (USA)
    2005 - 2009
Experience
  • HTML12 years
  • CSS12 years
  • Design8 years
  • User Interface (UI)8 years
  • User Requirements8 years
  • Product Design8 years
  • Responsive Design5 years
New York, NY, United States
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