"Good design is good business."
—Thomas J. Watson
Jack started his career at GrubHub. As the 2nd hire he saw it grow from a tiny startup to a post–IPO company. After nine years of enormous growth, he left to explore other ideas and consult for numerous startups and companies.
Consulting work to date includes: User Experience Design • Product Optimization • User Flows • Mobile Design • Design Prototyping • Interaction Design • Visual Design • Data Visualization • Improved New User Onboarding • Product Feature Brainstorming
As the 1st designer he maintained a central role in design over nine years. His involvement in everything from user experience design, branding, optimization design, front–end design, and marketing gave Jack a broad and unique set of design skills.
As Lead Designer, Jack co-led the UX design team, was resonsible for the visual design of all GrubHub products, in addition to building and leading the initial product optimization team.
As the first Creative Director, Jack had a significant role in building and defining the brand. He was also responsible for ensuring marketing and product design were inline, as well as helping build the first creative team.
Designer & more
As a wide–eyed recent graduate, Jack found himself working at alongside people much smarter than he, and used that opportunity to learn what it takes to create something from nothing as he helped design and build the early iterations of the GrubHub website. Also responsible for such vital tasks as stuffing evelopes and refilling printer cartridges.
A decade spent in the ever–changing world of web design required proficiency of numerous design disciplines, practices, techniques, and approaches. Experienced in…
User Experience Design
User Research • User Flows • Wireframes • Prototyping • Interaction Design • User Interface Design • User Psychology • Behavioral Economics
Landing Page Design • Conversion Improvements • Additional Signups • Better New User Onboarding • Increased Repeat Users • Better Bounce Rate • SEO & SEM Landing Page Design
Design strategy & management • Building an effective design team • Hiring strong designers • Brand Stewardship
Typography • Color Theory • Brand Identity & Guideline Creation • Iconography • Data Visualization • BFA in Graphic Design. Ball State University, 2004.
HTML/CSS (HAML • SCSS • SASS) and jQuery. Experienced working on both java and rails applications. Familiar with both Subversion and Git.
Branding • National Ad Campaigns • Lead Generation Websites • Email Templates • Banner Ads • Sales Brochures • More Banner Ads
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Jack can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org