Leading UX Design for Mailgun by Rackspace
- San Francisco, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
Lee Munroe's Overview
- UX Designer at Rackspace, the Open Cloud Company
- Co-Founder at Lookaly.com
- Freelance Web Designer at Lee Munroe
Lee Munroe's Summary
Product Designer for web and mobile products.
User research, problem discovery, sketching & prototyping solutions, usability testing, interface design, front-end HTML/CSS/SCSS, product management and lean product development are my thing.
User Interface / Web Design
User Experience / Interaction Design
HTML / CSS / SCSS
iOS Design (iPhone, iPad)
Lean Product Development
Experience working with Ruby on Rails, PHP, Node.js, Haml, Coffeescript, Git
Lee Munroe's Experience
Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; RAX; Information Technology and Services industry
2013 – Present (1 year) San Francisco
I joined the Mailgun team as their first full time design hire to lead product design. Mailgun was acquired by Rackspace in 2012. Working closely with our small team of 8 back-end engineers. Aligning UX across the product; control panel, website, documentation. Shipping front-end code. Managing product development roadmap for new features.
January 2009 – Present (5 years 9 months) Belfast, United Kingdom
Co-founded Lookaly, a social review website for Northern Ireland, while at University.
Design, branding, front-end development, product management, marketing.
Lookaly won best iPhone app at the 2011 DANI Awards.
Lead UX Designer
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Software industry
2012 – 2013 (1 year) San Francisco Bay Area
Founding team member and sole designer. Working closely with our Founder, PM and Engineers. Joined the startup very early so spent a lot of time doing user research, prototyping, running small experiments and measuring results. The product enables developers to run code in the browser, so spent a lot of time researching developer needs and getting to know the developer tool industry.
Lead User Experience Designer
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry
2011 – 2012 (1 year) Irvine, CA
Rapid prototyping, user testing, interface design, front-end development (HTML/SASS), product discovery.
Trying to make a difference in healthcare software. First full-time design hire then lead the 3-person UX team.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry
2009 – 2011 (2 years) San Francisco
User flows, wireframing, UI design, web design, Wordpress, Expression Engine, HTML, CSS.
Lee Munroe's Skills & Expertise
- Interaction Design
- User Experience
- User Interface Design
- Web Design
- Web Application Design
- Web Development
- Mobile Applications
- User-centered Design
- HTML 5
- Social Media Marketing
- User Experience Design
- Web Applications
Lee Munroe's Education
MA, Multi-disciplinary Design
2007 – 2009
Developed www.thebigwordproject.com and www.lookaly.com as part of my Masters
Activities and Societies: Researched web application design and usability
BSc (Hons), Interactive Multimedia Design
2003 – 2007
Graduated with a 1st Class Honours
Activities and Societies: Web design, web development, 3D design, graphic design, Flash, CMS
Lee Munroe's Additional Information
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- Honors and Awards:
Silver W3 Award for TheBigWordProject.com
Shortlisted for 25k Award
Interview in Wired (http://j.mp/leewired)
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