Michael Helmbrecht

A product designer, plus developer & marketer. A proud generalist who adapts to the situation.

Current work

Lead designer

Archipelago · January 2019–Now

Designing products, processes, & features for a new data-centric application for commercial real estate insurance.

Founded the design team!

Previous work

Product lead & engineer

Kidfund · January 2017–January 2019

Designed & developed new product features in collaboration with founders.

Started with product vision and insights obtained from conducting user interviews. Defined new & updated features, then designed UX through visuals & wrote copy. Quickly validated designs with users. Finished by implementing changes to the iOS app & shipping to the App Store.

Designer & developer marketer · Realm · July 2015–January 2017

Designed & built website, including marketing pages & developer documentation. Wrote website copy. Directed branding.

Advised strategy for developer-focused content marketing. Edited blog posts for tone & technical correctness.

iOS developer · Motiv · May 2014–February 2015

Developed iOS apps & device SDK for wearable device.

Designer · Fino Consulting · August 2013–May 2014

Designed iPad apps for teachers & energy salespersons.


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