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Ricky Lyman

Ricky Lyman

Designer
Boise, ID, United States
Member since June 12, 2016
Ricky helps people through technology. He designs products through ongoing validation, a keen set of eyes, deep product instinct, a decade of experience, and by working closely with engineering to find the market fit. Ricky has worked in agency and startup environments building products for iOS, Android, and the web.
Ricky is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Simply Breathe
  • Referral Card
  • Treats - Aquire
  • Volocore
  • Bodybuilding.com Commerce App
  • VIO Bluetooth Camera
Employment
  • Director of UX
    2016 - 2017
    Refer.com
    • Led the research efforts to truly understand the referral process and market pain-points for financial and real estate industries.
    • Developed and tested both referral and acquisition strategies through ongoing prototype testing, quantitative analysis, and user interviews.
    • Designed the UX and UI of Referral Card—a product that combines a professional online profile with a CRM and marketing tool suite.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress, CSS, PHP, Angular, Bootstrap
  • Senior Product Designer
    2015 - 2016
    Clinkle
    • Built and led a team of designers to create marketing tools for mobile applications. Managed each step of product development from user research, design, requirements, implementation, and measurement.
    • Implemented user research studies to identify trends in user acquisition and retention, validate product ideas, and test the efficacy of prototypes and software releases.
    • Worked with companies like Spotify and Tophatter to develop and implement acquisition and engagement strategies.
    • Increased Tophatter’s referral downloads to an additional 20% on top of what they already have, as of January 2016.
    Technologies: Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, Usertesting.com, iOS, Android, Ruby, CSS
Education
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television, and Digital Media
    2000 - 2005
    University of Idaho - Moscow, ID, USA
Experience
  • Adobe Illustrator12 years
  • HTML8 years
  • CSS8 years
  • Prototyping6 years
  • Product Management6 years
  • UX Design5 years
  • Agile5 years
  • Sketch2 years
Tools
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch
Boise, ID, United States
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