Lead Product Designer at LaunchDarkly | Heavybit Ind | 500 Startups

Justin has over 10 years of experience at the intersection of design and development, particularly in the startup world (from early stage to series A). He is a tennis playing design aficionado who loves creating intuitive mobile and web products. He holds degrees from UC Davis and USC, with a UX certification from NYU. In his spare time, Justin is completing his M.S. in Application Design at Northwestern, harnessing his studies to solve LaunchDarkly's data design challenges. Aside from design, Justin enjoys computer games, collecting rare rocks/minerals, and volunteering.


Recent posts by this Author

Millennials: Your Dream Job Is a Solid Portfolio Away


When hiring for both non-technical and technical positions, companies are searching for all-star talent who take initiative, work as a team, and provides exceptional value to the organization.  However, when you’re applying to a job, your resumé just becomes a piece of paper: a…

3 Holiday Marketing Tips to Keep Your Customers Joyful

The holidays are upon us!  It is time to enjoy a vacation and spend time with our loved ones.  But, of course, this doesn’t mean that we put down our phones, stop using websites, and stop using the apps we love. Have you even…

Stay Informed with These Data-Driven Election 2016 Apps

Stay Informed with These Data-Driven Election 2016 Apps

As elections modernize over time, we see candidates embracing technology to reach voters, further their agendas, and broaden their fundraising reach.  We also see news organizations and startups trying to make information more accessible, including polling data, latest news, voter registration, and electoral maps….

A/B Testing: Lipstick On a Pig?

AB Testing: Lipstick On a Pig?

Are you putting lipstick on a pig? So, your company wants to increase revenue. They want more conversions, more clicks, more shares, and more users. What do they tell you to do first?  Well, A/B test! Compare two versions of a page, define a…

Ecosystem: The Main Reason New Apps Fail

8 Affordable Apps That Help Build Your Business

When developing a mobile app, it’s easy to get tunneled into a particular use case. Having the perfect app idea is one thing, but being able to execute it and is quite another. However, too many product teams get tunneled into the thinking that their…

The Dark Launch: How Google & Facebook Release New Features

Top 10 Highest-Paying Jobs at Google

Have you ever wondered why some of your friends get to see the latest Facebook messenger or Gmail upgrade before you do? Why do some people get to play with the newest features weeks before others? And, why do these features sometimes disappear within…

Revl Launches Its Smart Action Cam to Take on GoPro

Revl Launches Its Smart Action Cam to Take on GoPro

After raising $2M in February 2016, Revl has announced the launch of their gyroscopic action cam to take on GoPro. In recent years, GoPro has become a household name in the action cam arena.  Founded in 2002, they have consistently dominated the industry with their HERO…

How to Launch a Successful Minimum Viable Product

It’s time to launch the first iteration of your company’s product.  Where do you start?  What do you need?  What is a minimum viable product? The Minimum Viable Product The purpose of a minimum viable product (MVP) is to get your product to market and in…