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Jason James is a designer of products, brands, teams, and companies, repping Chicago on the West Coast. Currently, he’s leading product design for the customer-facing side of Thumbtack.

His work and work ethic are both deeply influenced by his blue-collar, modest upbringing in Northern Illinois. When not working, he plays with his two cats, Whiskey and Ringo, and drinks bourbon with his wife while watching HBO Now. If you’d like to say hello, email

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AARP, Chicago Design Museum, DoneDone, Earnest, Intercom, Gogo Air, Google, Kin, Notre Dame, State Univ. of New York, Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Louisiana, Univ. of Nebraska, UW-Madison, Weapons of Mass Creation Fest, Zombie Research Society, Zondervan

Bloomberg, Buzzfeed, CNBC, FastCo, Forbes, Fortune, Kottke, Lifehacker, Mashable, NerdWallet, New York Times, Quartz, Refinery 29, Site Inspire, TechCrunch, TheStreet, TIME, US News & World Report, USA Today, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, Wired, Yahoo! Finance, 99u

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