Designing 💡 products that create transparency
- Name: Jay Desantis
- Job: Venture Product & Design Partner
- Age: 27 Years
- Hometown: Boston MA
Passionate product designer dedicated to building elegant user experiences that make complex problems seem easy for real people. In my career, I have had the opportunity to collaborate and design innovative applications and user experiences for many Fortune 500, Vc firms as well as start-ups. I am an entrepreneur too, having founded BlueUnicorn, a company whose disruptive social recruitment platform that was later acquired by LinkedIn.
You can find 💸 backing brilliant minds with more than just capital while creating strategic partnerships and relationships that help early stage organizations in user centric design as well as agile product development that significantly improves the organization's velocity and growth in the market.
I solve your toughest challenges through design | agile development.
By matching organizational capabilities with genuine needs, I can help you make the right product decisions.
Beyond platform or device, the user interface is what your audience interacts and ultimately fall in love with.
Through iterative prototyping and relentless user tests, I can identify all parts of the user experience that your company needs.
I've got skills i'm proud of
User centric design
Marketing strategic growth
Storyboard - Wireframing
some pretty cool 😎 things Iv'e done with the right focus
A f2f allocation to top tier VC firms
The first Social Recruitment tool sold to Linkedin in 201.
KAE Capital UI/UX consultant team
Take a look at the places where I've worked
PRODUCT & DESIGN PARTNERAndra Capital | Venture Capital & Private Equity company focused on late and early stage
Created the early stage advisory suite of services that provided resources to strategic partnerships and development workshops.
SVP PRODUCT & DESIGNFUTR | | Higher Education Finance Management and Student Loan Servicing
Collaborated with the CEO /executive team and applied research-based principles to drive the design of products that fully support end-user needs while also achieving the business vision. Led user research and interface design processes creating personas, visualizations, story boards, task flows, wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and prototypes. Continuously measured and optimized the user experience through a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
CEO FOUNDERCEO FOUNDER | Disruptive creative social recruitment platform
Injected Lean UX paradigms into Agile development processes significantly improving the scrum team's velocity and overall collaboration while placing the user at the core of the lifecycle. Attained over 150K beta users in the first two months. Successfully exited the market in 2014 for $28million. Created and distributed the first algorithm and test that was 95% accurate on the candidate's skill set.
Take a look at what other people say about me
I have never met a more motivated, creative, process driven dedicated individual. I worked with him briefly but he made a very strong influence.
Jay's ability to juggle multiple projects was unlike any I’ve seen before and made a dramatic difference in the productivity and delivery for our company.”
Strong assest to any organization.
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