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Being a startup’s first product designer

There are few things more tantalizing than taking the reins at a growing startup in Silicon Valley as the first Product Designer. The entire visual and interactive experience is in your hands, and everything a user sees and does happens through the filter of…

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Building a Rocket in 4 Days – A Kicksend Story

Kicksend lets you send tons of photos to people you love. A month ago, we released a revamped version of the awesome Kicksend web app. The relaunch was closely tied to making Kicksend a lot friendlier towards everyday people. To push that…

From consulting to employee #1

Has it already been a month?  Right before Kicksend, I was engineer at Pivotal Labs, a software consultancy. I had an awesome time there and learned an incredible amount, but I missed startups. Life at a startup is very different than a…

Derrick Ko: New Kicksend Team Member

We’re ecstatic to announce that we added a new product engineer to the Kicksend team: Derrick Ko.  Derrick’s a stellar engineer who previously worked at Pivotal Labs. Derrick also started Startup Roots Singapore, and previously created Bartop & Yum.sg. At Kicksend, he’ll be working directly on our web…