Design the Future
January 19–20, 2016: Training
January 20–22, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
James DeAngelis

James DeAngelis
Product Designer, Pinterest


James De Angelis is a friendly product designer who makes things for Pinterest on the virality/collaboration team. He has a passion for building interesting, memorable, and useful things.

With over a decade of industry experience, James has worked with big brands and tiny startups alike. He cofounded a design services company, Dayrise, that helped startups with design; led the UI team for Sydney-based incubator Pollenizer; and at TBWA\Sydney, created digital advertising campaigns for companies like Nissan, Apple, and NRMA.

When he isn’t glued to a glowing rectangle, he strums the uke, explores strange wildlife, and has an unhealthy interest in corgis.


1:15pm Friday, 01/22/2016
Location: Fire House
Maria Giudice (Autodesk), Scott Tong (Pinterest), Bo Lu (Pinterest), James DeAngelis (Pinterest)
Average rating: ***..
(3.17, 6 ratings)
At Pinterest, one of our core mantras is “put Pinners first.” But what does that really mean when designing a product? How do you balance your gut, the feedback from your users, and what the numbers say? The Pinterest design team talks about the art and science of product design and explores how to build a product that hits all your aggressive growth goals but still feels human. Read more.