Ricky Lyman, Designer in Boise, ID, United States
Ricky Lyman

Designer in 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


  • Director of UX

    2016 - 2017
    • 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: Bootstrap, Angular, PHP, CSS, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Zeplin, InVision, Sketch
  • Senior Product Designer

    2015 - 2016
    • 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: CSS, Ruby, Android, iOS, Usertesting.com, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television, and Digital Media
    2000 - 2005
    University of Idaho - Moscow, ID, USA



Boise, ID, United States

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