MY NAME IS JASON GILES.
I AM A DESIGNER DIRECTOR MENTOR

With over 20 years design experience, I am driven
to inspire highly effective creative teams
as we deliver innovative and delightful experiences.

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ABOUT ME

I've spent my career establishing and building UX process and culture within large, complex organizations. Partnering across functional boundaries, my teams have established credibility by revealing deep customer insights, introducing innovative concepts and solutions, and consistently delivering high-quality results.

I am passionate about developing the next-generation of design leaders, and apply my design skills to organizational management. Focusing on the strengths of individuals, my teams grow to challenge each other with a shared investment in each other. I foster a collective culture of passion, dedication, self-awareness, and humor.

Specialties

With a breadth of experience across large and small organizations,
I've worked with both local and distributed teams supporting multiple development processes and methodologies.
These are the capabilities on which I hang my hat:

Design Management

Manage, mentor and inspire highly effective designers and user experience practitioners

Innovation

Champion and drive innovative user experience objectives that delight customers

User Insights

Develop deep understanding and advocate customer needs with clarity and effectiveness

Creative Direction

Articulate the customer narrative, separate the music from the noise, and defend the soul of the experience

Collaboration

Partner across functional and organizational boundaries

Drive

Thrive and deliver amidst uncertainty and demanding product and technical requirements

Latest Work

DIRECTV

Television re-invented

Lifeshield

Home security and smart home control

Xbox One

Next-generation gaming platform

Xbox 360

Cross-screen entertainment ecosystem

Microsoft Tag

Image recognition and AR mobile app

Microsoft Office 365

Cloud-based enterprise productivity suite

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I'm always on the hunt for my next creative challenge or collaboration.

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