Hi, I'm Dean Pham.
Product Design Lead & All Round Good Guy.
I am known for helping businesses drive growth & retention through user-centric design & building world-class design teams.
I am a strong advocate of building great user experiences with the help of Data Science, Business Metrics, User Psychology and Visual Design. My passion is building complex products that are easy to use and connecting people with brands they love. Alongside pixel perfection, I enjoy music, eating food, playing with my pets, gaming and making people laugh.
Currently Design Team Lead @ Freelancer.com
I am known for:
Building & Leading World-Class Design Teams.
With experience in hiring, mentoring & leading designers.
Being Multi-Disciplined in Product (UI/UX) & Visual Design.
A jack-of-all-trades comfortable in most mediums imaginable.
Combining Growth With User Experience.
Balancing headline metrics and sound user experience design.
Using both data science and user insight to make confident product design decisions.
Having insights into SaaS businesses.
In particular growing customers (user acquisition) and creating products people love to use (product value + retention).
Driving Design @ Freelancer.com
Having an intimate understanding of the mechanics behind complex two-sided marketplaces.
Not afraid of getting my hands dirty.
Product Designer / Design Team Lead
Freelancer.com | June 2014 - Present
Currently in Matchmaking (Core Funnel). Previously User & Project Acquisition, Contests, Warrior Forum, Freemarket, Profiles.
Product Designer / Manager
InStock, BCB Retail | January 2013 - June 2014
Designing the User Interface and Experience, Brand and Product of InStock, an instore retail kiosk. Looking after App Designs, Websites, Branding e.t.c
Art Director / Head of Artroom
Between the Flags | March 2012 - June 2014
Art Direction for one of Australia's premier beach and lifestyle brands. Looking after product and range, website design, apparel and production.
Lead Print + Web Designer Roles
Various Roles | 2007 - 2013
Previously working in the Music, Print and E-commerce industries for Taperjean Records, Mammoth Merchandise, and Pro Print. Working on Websites, Packaging, Print Advertising and Production
Living in Sydney, Australia