design

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…

rocket ship

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…

Wells Riley Product Designer

Wells Riley – Our New Product Designer

Kicksend empowers everyday, non-technical people to connect better with people they love. One very important way we accomplish this is through carefully constructed interaction design on all of our web and mobile products. As such we’re always searching intensely for amazing new…

Introducing Verified Delivery for your Files

At Kicksend, we make it incredibly easy to share files with the people you love.  But sometimes you want to share files with people you like. Or people you barely know. And you want some assurance that they are getting to the…

Kicksend Gets a Makeover

Over the past few months we’ve experimented with a few different designs.  Each change was an improvement but we still wanted something better.  I’ve been the one doing most of the design work for Kicksend but we felt that we needed a…